How to Write a Letter of Recommendation for Graduate School Admissions presents abouts tips on writing letter of recommendation; general outline of the recommendation letter; dos and don’ts for recommendation letters; questions and answers for recommendation letters; useful phrases for recommendation letters; writing your own letter of recommendation.
Ideal for overseas students studying at English-medium colleges and universities, this practical writing course enables international students to meet the required standard of writing and use an appropriate style for essays, exams and dissertations. Newly revised and updated to include extra exercises and material suggested by teachers and students, Academic Writing explains and demonstrates all the key writing skills and is ideal for use in the classroom or for independent study.
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3 practice Module C Reading and Writing tests
3 practice General Training Module Reading
and Writing tests
3 practice Listening tests with cassette tape
Annotated Answers to all the practice tests
A guide to the Interview Phase of IELTS
Topic 1 Why go to university?
I strongly believe that everyone should attend university. Entering university is
at the same time a so much promising step into a world of opportunities as long
as it is accompanied by a strong will and desire for distinction. The quality and
diversity of opportunities and the spread spectrum of choices higher education
can provide us is the core motive for everyone intending to attend university. I
will try to examine below the specific reasons for entering university according
to which I think are the most common viewpoints nowadays....
Entrepreneurs—and entrepreneurial companies—live or die by the quality of their plans and proposals. Whether it's to get funding for a new product line or business from a client, writing hard-hitting prose that answers essential questions and makes specific requests is an indispensable skill. Entrepreneur, ad man, and writing teacher Dennis Chambers shows how entrepreneurs can persuade people,
Initial Phase: Formulating the Idea
You have a great idea for a company – now is the time to do your homework.
Before writing a business plan, extensive research is required to answer several
* How clear is the idea? Can it be summarized in two sentences or less?
* What are the vital market demographics?
* Who will be your customers?
* Is there a real need for this product?
* How is your company different from others?
Once you've answered these questions, you can move on to the next phase....
On another occasion they might suggest a pleasing modesty; here they would weaken the force of her argument.These strategies are effectively realized in the style: in the clear rhetorical questions, each immediately followed by a straightforward answer; and in the short uncomplicated sentences, echoing speech.
These strategies are effectively realized in the style: in the clear rhetorical questions, each immediately followed by a straightforward answer; and in the short uncomplicated sen¬tences, echoing speech.
Action Plan for IELTS is a short, self-study guide for students about to take the IELTS test. The book is organised by paper and examines each question type in detail. It gives students a last-minute action plan, providing examples, mini practice tasks and strategies to maximise their band score in the test. Action Plan for IELTS is available for both the Academic and General Training module. The Academic module is suitable for students around Band 6+ and the General Training module for students around Band 5+....
In this important resource, 30 real, winning scholarship essays are analyzed, revealing what makes them successful and how they fit the judges' criteria. Essays and interviews are the two components of scholarship competition that often determine the award's recipient, yet most books on scholarships simply provide a directory of awards. This book includes sample interview questions and answers, along with strategies to help students overcome nervousness and be more prepared.
This task asks for an opinion about a topic- The Test taker will use personal knowl¬edge and experience to write an essay of at least 300 words to answer the question. The test taker may write more than 300 words if lime permits.
I think it was Gibb the Younger who said, ‘It’s only words but
words are all I have to take your heart away.’
Words were certainly all I had when asked earlier this
year to take the stand at Unilever House and address a body of
men and women who call themselves ‘26’. So called after the
number of letters in the alphabet, 26 is made up of people who
write for a living. Otherwise they look and act like perfectly
normal human beings.
The question doss not ask you to express your persona) opinion. Vou wiff be able lo see the reading passage again v/hen it is time lor you to write You may use your notes to help you answer the question. You will have 20 minutes to wrlle your response.
As a development team, you want to be productive. You want to write flexible, maintainable web applications. You want to use Ruby and Rails. But can you justify the move away from established platforms such as J2EE? Bruce Tate's From Java to Ruby has the answers, and it expresses them in a language that'll help persuade managers and executives who've seen it all. See when and where the switch makes sense, and see how to make it.
This book has been written to provide students who are preparing for the IELTS exam with a brief summary of how to write a report in the first part and to write an effective essay in the second part of the IELTS writing section. It helps IELTS learners have thorough insights into the structure as well as the style necessary to answer a variety of different types of writing that
commonly appear in the exam.
Insight into IELTS offers comprehensive preparation for the International English Language Testing System, known as IELTS. The course progressively develops skills and language for each test paper by examining the four IELTS papers one by one, including both Academic and General Training modules for the Reading and Writing modules. Insight into IELTS also introduces students to the types of communication tasks which they are likely to meet in an English-speaking environment.
1. Choose a point of view and support that view. (Sample question)
Some people believe that university students should be required to attend classes. Others believe that going to classes
should be optional for students. Which point of view do you agree with? Use specific reasons and details to explain
This type of question asks you to look at only ONE side of the issue - the side you agree with. DON'T write about both
sides. You tell which side you agree with and support your ideas with details and examples.
Sample Essay for this...
Anyone who has visited a dentist has been told that eating excessive amounts of sweets risks harming the teeth. This is because sweets lower pH levels in the mouth to dangerous levels. When the pH level in the mouth is kept above 5.5 acidity is such that teeth are unlikely to be in danger of decay...
Complete First Certificate is a new course for the 2008 revised FCE exam. Informed by the Cambridge Learner Corpus and providing a complete FCE exam paper specially prepared for publication by Cambridge ESOL, it is the most authentic exam preparation course available. Complete First Certificate combines the very best in contemporary classroom practice with first-hand knowledge of the challenges students face. There are exercises to help students avoid repeating the typical mistakes that real FCE candidates make, as revealed by the Cambridge Learner Corpus.
The two daceds between 1975 and 1995 brought significant changes in the representation of women in Freedonis's work force, according to the graph. In 1975, for example, some 300.000 men and 250.000 women in the communications sector. Twenty years later, though the number of men remained unchanged, the number of women rose to 550.000....