instead of randomly memorising large lists of hard to use idioms I recommend that you focus on idioms for positive and negative emotions. This is because you will always have the opportunity to express your own or someone else’s positive or negative opinions in IELTS.
I am often asked by my students:
1. Is it acceptable to make corrections to your writing in the IELTS writing?
2. Can I write new above using a “v” symbol to indicate where I want to place the word?
3. Will I lose points if my handwriting Is messy or untidy?
4. Is it okay if I delete some words after the time is up if I did not have time to complete my sentence?
5. Can I use an eraser if I am writing with a pencil?
Whether you are studying for IELTS or TOEFL, or just learning English in general, it is essential that you learn how to express your opinions. I have compiled a list of essential expressions that will help you to express yourself in any situation.
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