From IELTS to University: Counter-Arguments with Cats and Dogs

In this post we’re going to explore inserting critical thinking into argumentative essays, using a simple question about pets. It’s important for students to recognise that incorporating different levels of critical thinking into an essay is vital in achieving high grades. So, each of the main and opposing arguments below …

Transforming a model IELTS problem-solution essay into a university-level essay (Part 1)

So this time I’ve used a model IELTS problem/solution essay created by Christopher Pell of IELTS Advantage. His online school and website are excellent for online IELTS teaching and resources, and his approach to training students for the exam is amongst the best available. For this post, I’ve used coloured …