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August 19, 2017

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1. Traditions and technology essay
- on the one hand, on the other hand
- I partly agree with this assertion
2. Homework essay
- firstly, secondly, finally
- While...,I still believe that...

Traditions and technology essay
1. on the one hand, topic sentence, give an example.
on the another hand, topic sentence, give an example.
2. had a strong sense of identity, due to their shared customs and beliefs.
3.led to the dispersal of families and village communities
4.traditional skills are passed on to children by parents and elders

Homework essay
1.While there are some strong arguments against ......, I still believe that....
2.There are several reasons why....
3.Firstly, Secondly,Finally,
4.there is evidence to support the idea that .... give an example
5.In spite of the above arguments, I support the view that...
6.The main benefit .......In doing so, .....In my view,....

Traditions and technology essay ( to what extent you agree )
Some people believe that
I partly agree with this assertion
While ...
On the one hand
For example
However,
On the other hand
For example
Other (traditional cultures)
In conclusion

Homework essays ( discuss both views)
People's opinion differ as to whether or not
While there are some strong arguments against ...I still believe it is necessary
There are several reasons why people might argue that ...
Firstly ,there is evidence to support the idea
Secondly
Finally
In spite of the above arguments,I support the view that
The main benefit of
For example
In my view
In conclusion , the benefits outweigh

Hi Simon,
I hope you have just less than 5 min to spare. I had two quick questions regarding the rating of the IELTS Writings:
1. I know, thanks to your blog, that 25 words under-length means minus 0.25 and 50 words under-length means minus 0.5 of the total bandscore for each task. How about 75, 100, 150, and 200?
2. If sentences are off-topic, memorized or illegible, should I reduce and add them to the under-length words?
Appreciate your cooperation in advance,
Ram

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