Thursday, December 29, 2016

How to Develop a Compelling Argument Using the Modes of Persuasion

 A writer who presents an argument, or counterargument, tries to convince readers that his/her proposed solution or claim is better, if not the best, compared with others.

In one way or the other, whether spoken or written, you will have to present and discuss an argument. It may be in school or in the workplace. In whichever case, your argument must be compelling, calling readers or members of the audience to action.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Commonly Confused Words to Avoid

Some words have the same spelling or sound but differ in meaning. IELTS test takers must be extra careful in using these words especially when answering the IELTS Writing exam.

Grammar Range and Accuracy is one of the criteria for the Writing exam.  It assesses how accurate is the test taker’s grammatical resource. Thus, it helps to be familiar with common homonyms to avoid committing errors. There are numerous options to choose from. You can read books, listen to audiobooks, use a dictionary or enroll in an IELTS review center. There are lots of tutorial facilities that offer language skills assessment.  (There are IELTS review centers in Cebu, Baguio, Manila, Makati and Davao.