Vary the way you connect ideas - INSTEAD of using conjunctions and other linking words, you can use preposition phrases
Giving a source -
Giving a reason -
Making an exception -
as well as
Giving another option -
Now look at these sample sentences
1.Based on research that I carried out in Ethiopia, I can conclude that the destruction of deserts can be reversed.
2.Visitors rarely go to the research station due to its extremely remote location.
3.According to the Economist magazine, share prices fell sharply last month.
4.The engineers decided to use solar power instead of a conventional battery.
5.The doctors used strong medication as well as lots of liquid to cure the patients.
6.The phone is assembled almost entirely by machines, except for the outer case.
**Note - all the prepositions are followed by NOUN PHRASES.
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Is your writing suitable for the Academic IELTS? Do you write too casually or too personally. See here the difference between writing informally (or too much for speaking) and writing the best way for IELTS academic.
Let's be honest- listening is hard to teach and hard to learn. Teachers cannot jump inside your head to see what you're taking in when you're listening. So, the best you can do sometimes is to learn and practise test strategies. E.g.
Learn helpful strategies according to the question type. For example,
Don't use SAY and TELL only!! This will limit your IELTS score for lexical resource.
"Said is dead!" Have you heard this expression - it is an easy way to remind you that the words 'say', 'said', 'says' are not high level enough to get a good vocabulary score.
You need more accurate words to express what other people's opinions are:-
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