Sorry this is a long one, but it's BURSTING with good stuff!
1) Make sure that you catch up on my podcasts!. I did 2 IELTS Listenings:
And I also did a Reading requested by a member:
And another Reading about
- Crop-Growing Skyscrapers! Get the full answers, explanations and podcast here.
The hot topics have we've been working on are:
Afforestation (planting trees)
to transform the BARREN landscape
to protect against EROSION
to STRENGTHEN the riverbanks
to decrease the risk of FLOODS
to MITIGATE the effects of CLIMATE CHANGE
to RESTORE 42 tree species
to create a new HABITAT for wildlife
To go with the Reading about crop-growing skyscrapers (above) I saw this video about
And another one about
And we found out what happened when
Finally, we got some good ideas about how to write conclusions in this post about
This article has a great Task 2 conclusion:
‘The problem is not (plastic) itself. The problem is that we are (using it) irresponsibly’.
There is a Module in the Members Academy about being EMPHATIC - and this conclusion has it ALL
2 short sentences for dramatic effect
‘itself’ - emphasises that plastic is NOT the problem
repetition of ‘problem’
emphasis at the start of the sentence
Also in the Members Academy this week, the good news is that GENERAL TRAINING Module 1 is ready!
I had so many people asking me to create a General Training course and now it's nearly finished! So come and join us!
And the other good news is that my Instagram hit 3000 followers this week. Thank you so much for your constant support and likes!
I started a new set of Word Formation this week on Instagram too, following a lot of requests (see the post below).
Hope you have a great week!
All the best,
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