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PUNCTUATION IN ENGLISH: SOME TRICKIEST THINGS. PART 1

Posted on 2 September, 2018 at 10:35 Comments comments (0)

For native speakers of some languages, the most challenging aspect of English is how to use COMMAS correctly. Here, I will tell you about the most specific cases.


1. Never use a comma before THAT. It does not matter what type of THAT it is. Just remember not to use a comma before any THAT.

e.g.: These measures have been implemented so that the crime rate could go down.

I know the author that has written such a wonderful book....

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Sample Essay (General), Opinion - Overall Band 7.5-8.0

Posted on 17 March, 2018 at 0:25 Comments comments (0)


Some people think women should be allowed to join the army, the navy and the air force as men are. 

To what extent do you agree or disagree?

by Maria Berko


Some arguments can be made in order to support the idea that females should be recruited by the military forces, yet it seems to be unreasonable as will be proven in this essay.


To begin with, much as contemporary public generally try to achie...

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Sample Essay, Solution - Band: 7.0-7.5

Posted on 19 January, 2018 at 20:25 Comments comments (0)

With the development of social media, youngsters are being allowed unsupervised access to the internet to chat online, which can lead to potentially dangerous situations. What solutions can be suggested to deal with this problem?

Ideas by Vlad Topa



There is currently an alarming issue of an increasing number of dangers that teenagers can encounter while communicating on the Internet without any supervision. This essay will offer several...

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Sample Essay (Academic), Mixed Type, Overall Band: 7.5

Posted on 8 September, 2017 at 21:00 Comments comments (0)


Rates of youth crime are increasing rapidly in most cities around the world. What have caused this, and which solutions can be suggested to overcome the problem?

by Andrey Gorbunov


There is no doubt that many megalopolises are facing a rise in criminal activity among young people. This essay will describe some factors that have created the issue and will present several approaches to efficiently deal with it. 


Beginning...

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Sample Essay (Academic) - Overall Band 8.0

Posted on 7 July, 2017 at 19:15 Comments comments (0)

In many developing countries, there is a problem with declining quality of air and water from both industry and construction. What measures could be taken to prevent this?

by Andrey Gorbunov


There is no doubt that industrial and building companies cause air and water quality deterioration in some African, Asian or Latin American countries. Several suggestions to efficiently deal with the issue can be offered, which will be presented in the essay.

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Sample Essay (General), Solution - Overall Band 8.0

Posted on 27 June, 2017 at 0:40 Comments comments (0)

Developed countries have created many environmental problems in the World, particularly in their contribution to global warming. What can be done to reduce the dangers of global warming?


by Olga Barabanshchikova (obtained 7.5 in Writing - IELTS General)


Discovering a solution to the problem of greenhouse effect is currently vital. This essay will suggest several ways to deal with it.


In order to prevent global warming...

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Sample Essay - Overall Band: 7.5-8.0

Posted on 17 April, 2017 at 11:00 Comments comments (0)

Adults do not often continue physical activities which they used to do as children. What are possible causes of the trend, and how could this situation be reversed?


by Alena Makagon (IELTS Writing 7.0, March 2017)


It is undoubtful that numerous mature people stop doing exercise which they used to do in their childhood. This essay will describe some factors responsible for the problemб and then will suggest several measures to be t...

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Sample Essay - Overall Band: 7.0-7.5

Posted on 17 April, 2017 at 10:55 Comments comments (0)

Nowadays, education overseas has become more accessible and growing numbers of people send their offspring to study in other countries. What can be advantages and disadvantages of studying abroad?

by Ruzanna S.  (obtained Overall Score 8.0 in IELTS General  with 7.0 in Writing, December, 2017)


It is true that obtaining degrees or diplomas in foreign countries has its benefits and drawbacks, which will be discussed in this essay and a conc...

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Sample Essay - Overall Band: 7.5

Posted on 17 April, 2017 at 10:45 Comments comments (0)

More and more wild animals are on the verge of extinction and others are on the endangered list. What can be done to solve this problem?

by Ruzanna S. (obtained Overall Score 8.0 in IELTS General with 7.0 in Writing, December, 2017)


It is true that the Earth is experiencing disappearance of many species of animals nowadays. Various measures can be taken to improve the situation, which will be suggested in this essay.


To start with...

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Sample Essay - Overall Band: 7.0-7.5

Posted on 17 April, 2017 at 10:40 Comments comments (0)

Some people think women should be allowed to join the army, the navy and the air force as men are. 

To what extent do you agree or disagree?

by Ruzanna S. (obtained Overall Score 8.0 in IELTS General with 7.0 in Writing, December, 2017)


Some argue that only men should serve in the armed forces, while the others hold that females have equal rights with men to choose a military career. Agreeing with the latter view, this opinio...

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