জিআরই, জিম্যাট, এসএটি, বিসিএস’র মতো অ্যাপটিটিউট টেস্টের ভার্বাল (ইংরেজি) অংশে ভালো স্কোর তোলার মূলমন্ত্র হলো দরকারী শব্দগুলোকে ভালো ভাবে আয়ত্ত্বে রাখা। এজন্য বই থেকে শব্দ পড়ে, অডিও শুনে কিংবা ফ্ল্যাশকার্ড বানিয়ে অনেকে অনুশীলন করে থাকেন। কিন্তু দরকারী শব্দগুলো একসাথে করে পোস্টার হিসাবে যদি চোখের সামনে রাখা যায় তাহলে তার উপকারিতা নি:সন্দেহে অনেক বেশি পাওয়া যায়।
From Paragraph to Essay – Academic Writing has been written for intermediate level students who are preparing to study, or are already studying, in an academic environment and need to improve their writing skills. Academic Writing includes a complete answer key and can be used in class or as a self-study book. Academic Writing provides students with – a variety of group, pair and individual planning and writing tasks – plenty of practice to help with each stage of the writing process – models of writing that are based on real assignments Academic Writing takes students from paragraph structuring to essay writing through a process approach. It teaches learners how to order and link paragraphs into cohesive and coherent essays and to create the various paragraph types that are used in written assignments. It includes work on how to generate ideas, organise material, draft, review and revise written work. There are extra sample and reference materials at the back of the book, including models of essay development and a punctuation guide, to help students learn to evaluate their own work.
IELTS Speaking Masterclass is the result of many years’ experience guiding students from all over the world to high band scores. It provides you with the skills you need to succeed in all three parts of the Speaking test including strategies to:
Improve your pronunciation, fluency, and coherence
Expand your vocabulary and enable you to use idiomatic language easily
Introduce complex grammatical structures into your conversation naturally and accurately
The Masterclass also features the unique Narrative+Six system, a step by step strategy for the challenging second part of the test.
Containing over 200 typical speaking test questions and sample answers, this book is the ultimate resource for achieving success in the IELTS Speaking test.
About the author:
Charles Hooton is a native English speaker born in Nottingham. He has a master’s degree in Law and Philosophy from the University of Oxford and the Cambridge CELTA English teaching qualification.
He first started teaching over thirty years ago and is the Director of Studies for Britain’s largest English language summer school held at Royal Holloway, University of London.
He specialises in teaching English for business and commerce but focusses primarily on preparing students for the IELTS exam.