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No more than three words means one word, two words, three words but not four. Please see my 25 tips for listening on the main listening page.
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Liz

The increase of nitrate or phospate from fertilisers into water causes eutrophication

Your essay should be formal in content, not informal.

I can’t predict your score without seeing the full essay. If you missed your conclusion, it will affect your score adversely and writing under the word count will also affect your score for Task Response. You will need to wait and see your results.

I see, maybe I deconstructed your sample in the wrong way. Once again, thanks for replying

A major problem with the use of fertilisers occurs when they're washed off the land by rainwater into rivers and lakes. The resulting increase of nitrate or phosphate in the water encourages algae growth, which forms a bloom over the water surface. This prevents sunlight reaching other water plants, which then die. Bacteria break down the dead plants and use up the oxygen in the water so the lake may be left completely lifeless.

Dear can we use obesity for overweight ?


Thanks a bunch for your prompt response. God bless you.. 🙂

Hi liz!
for discussion essays do we want to write 3 body paragraphs for discussing about one view, discussing about the other view and for our opinion. Or is it ok to write 2 body paragraphs for discussing two views and say our opinion in the conclusion?

Your comment will be appreciable.Thanks in advance.

Hi Liz,
In an AGREE DISAGREE essay model, must you make your statement by saying ‘in my opinion, I completely agree?’
Could there be other phrase options to express this emphatically?
Thanks.

Thank you for your prompt response.

Look at the question and see if it is past tense, future or present. You should also offer other tenses such as perfect tenses and conditionals.

Yes, you can partly agree. It’s fine.

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can idioms improve writing bands ?

Not neutral. yYou MUST present an opinion which shows a clear position. However, you can present a balanced approach. This does not mean sitting on the fence, it means having a view which only partially agrees – it’s like your own specific opinion.

Hi Liz,Do I need to indent at the first line of each paragraph?

Hello Liz can you please make a difference between a band 6.5 and 7 essay. What is really needed to jump from 6.5 to 7 because I am struggling to make this progress.

can i start a intoduction sentence wirth due to rather than owing to?

The skill of paraphrasing is about deciding which words to keep the same and which words to change. Not all words need changing. But definitely do not copy long parts of the sentence. Just write it in your own way.