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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Free IELTS essay asssesment live class!

Hello everyone, good news for you. I am offering a free live essay correction class for anyone who wants to take part. How it works is this, I set you an essay task. You write it, type it into Word, then mail it to me. Then, you install zoom.us on your phone/latop/pc, I send you… Continue reading Free IELTS essay asssesment live class!

Taking IELTS?..Need support?..Join me on Telegram

Hi, as you may know I have a Telegram group for the OET where people post letters and discuss the exam, and I correct their writings, etc. That has been going well so I decided to start one for IELTS at the link below. It has the rather imaginative name of...Prepare IELTS..just like Prepare OET,… Continue reading Taking IELTS?..Need support?..Join me on Telegram

OET Writing Tip..how to reorder information.

I am sitting here this morning correcting student letters and I thought I would share an example to help you along in your writing. If you look at the letter you will see that paragraphs 2 and 3 in the original need some reworking in terms of logical flow. It is always a good idea… Continue reading OET Writing Tip..how to reorder information.

Need help with OET letter writing to get a grade B?

As you know, I help out on a Telegram group called Prepare OET, mainly checking letters and giving live letter correction seminars as writing is something that many healthcare professionals have a problem with. They are fine with the listening and reading, and usually the speaking, as they do this in their daily medical practice,… Continue reading Need help with OET letter writing to get a grade B?

Free access to my OET Corrected Letter archive..

Ok, so it's been a while since my last post, this is because I have been busy at school and working on other projects, one of which is my virtual classroom on http://www.easyclass.com. This is a website which allows teachers to have a classroom space online where we can post assignments, share files, have a… Continue reading Free access to my OET Corrected Letter archive..

Why you should get your essays expertly assessed…

In this post I want to talk about something that is very important...why most people taking IELTS don't make use of a correction service, and why this is a bad idea... OK, so, I am in several FB groups, Whatsapp groups, and Telegram channels and one thing I see everyday is that far too many… Continue reading Why you should get your essays expertly assessed…