Rules of Formal Writing

Rules of Formal Writing

There are certain things that can be done in spoken English or in written English in newspapers, magazines, or lecture notes or web pages which are not appropriate for formal writing. Formal English follows the rules of grammar very strictly. Sentences tend to be...
The Subject Verb Agreement

The Subject Verb Agreement

Subject Verb The subject and the verb in a sentence have to ‘agree’. The subject is the main person, animal, object or thing in the sentence.  Some subjects are singular whilst others are plural. The verb is the action or state of being in the sentence, just like...
Writing an Effective Conclusion in an Essay

Writing an Effective Conclusion in an Essay

To score well in IELTS and PTE, you have to combine your English ability and test taking skills.  There is limited time;  40 minutes in IELTS and 20 minutes in PTE to write approximately 270 words and 250 words respectively. Therefore, you have to develop ‘recipes’ to...