Welcome to my blog….

Hello and welcome to my website. This is where I will be blogging about writing for the IELTS/OET/TOEFL/PTE etc exams, and anything else I feel like regarding academic writing and English in general. As you will see, several of the posts have a video embedded in them, you can find these on my YouTube channel… Continue reading Welcome to my blog….

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Band 9.0 Essay Example: Recycling Rubbish, Two Part Question.

Hello, time for a new IELTS post. It has been a while but I will try to be more regular in posting in the future. As I have a large "back catalogue" of essays, I thought I might share one or two to give you some ideas about how and what to write. In fact… Continue reading Band 9.0 Essay Example: Recycling Rubbish, Two Part Question.

Do you live in Bratislava?..then try English Speed Talking!

In association with Native English Teacher: Bratislava, I am happy to present the latest concept for helping you to improve your English. I call it, English Speed Talking!...think speed dating but for English practice instead. I know that most of you who read this blog don't live in Slovakia, but I can see that some… Continue reading Do you live in Bratislava?..then try English Speed Talking!

Follow me on Twitter, for all the latest videos and updates!

Hello, well, it has been a while but finally I decided to join Twitter. It seems most business these days need a Facebook page and Twitter, etc, so I signed up a couple of days ago. Feel free to follow me if you like, my id is..@KevinADean1 I know it says "Native English Teacher: Bratislava"… Continue reading Follow me on Twitter, for all the latest videos and updates!

Speak to Natives in your city, for free!

You know, whenever I talk to a new student online I always ask then the same questions. I ask about what they did in the past to learn English, what they need it for, and most importantly, what they do right now to make their English better. Most of them tell me they watch films/TV,… Continue reading Speak to Natives in your city, for free!

Subscribe to me on YouTube, and see all my correction and writing videos..

Hello, as you may or may not know, I have a channel on YouTube also called English Write Now which is where you can see all my student letter and essay correction videos. I try to make videos as often as possible and now the school year is almost at an end I will be… Continue reading Subscribe to me on YouTube, and see all my correction and writing videos..

IELTS Map Comparison with Band 9.0 Example.

Normally I don't respond to people asking for free assessments, why should I?.However, I received an email yesterday from someone asking for assistance with a map comparison task so I thought I would make a post about this as I haven't written about IELTS for a while now. So, I have analysed the task and… Continue reading IELTS Map Comparison with Band 9.0 Example.

Student letter correction..

I have been a bit busy recently and not making many videos, however, this will change starting from today. So, this is a letter sent to my Telegram group "Prepare OET". I have just gone through a few things and mainly commented on grammar, vocab, etc. I hope you find it useful. More to come...!… Continue reading Student letter correction..