Session 05: IELTS Writing Test and Planning for your Presentation

Summary: Firstly, you got into pairs for more talking time, then you discussed IELTS tips for writing. Then you worked on some reading, vocabulary, and speaking strategies for IELTS. Finally, you learned more about making presentations. In the next session we have an IELTS listening test, so it will be good for you to review IELTS listening strategies.

Useful Link:

Global Issues Resources -Specifically in relation to Chuo University Faculty of Law English courses, this website has been designed by Andy Barfield and his research team for supporting student research from 2014 in the Basic Research and Writing (English 'C')  and Introduction to Communication and Research (Listening and Speaking 'P' Level). More generally, his team hopes that this website is useful for students and other people in Japan (and in other countries) to develop our knowledge and critical understanding of different global issues. Thank you, Andy!

Samples of IELTS Tips Note Taking:

Homework due on the next class: 

1. Please study a chapter of the book you chose or the speaking section of the book Top Tips for IELTS Academic, Cambridge ESOL on pages 75-94 by taking two to three pages of notes in key works only with diagrams, drawings, and charts, including any important study points and new vocabulary. 

2. Please complete the questions about your research on part 7 of your "cloudy issue research machine" that are aligned with your presentation. 

3. Option to complete an entry of self-study in your Speaking & Listening log. The entry should be one hour in length or longer and please answer the questions completely: 

Which day, which practice task and how long?  Reflections: What did you do? How long for? What did you notice? How did you feel? New speaking or listening goals?