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In their advertising, businesses nowadays usually emphasise that their products are new in some way. Why is this? Do you think it is a positive or negative development?

Nov 29, 2021 / Previous exam questions: Writing task 2 / 3:12 am

You should spend about 40 minutes on this task. In their advertising, businesses nowadays usually emphasise that their products are new in some way. Why is this? Do you think it is a positive or negative development? REPORTED IN MAY, 2021 Most often companies are seen showcasing their products as new and innovative in the … Continue reading “In their advertising, businesses nowadays usually emphasise that their products are new in some way. Why is this? Do you think it is a positive or negative development?”

If a product is good and meets customer needs, then people will buy it and advertising is unnecessary. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

Nov 26, 2021 / Academic / 3:32 pm

You should spend about 40 minutes on this task. If a product is good and meets customer needs, then people will buy it and advertising is unnecessary. To what extent do you agree or disagree?  Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge and experience.  Write at least 250 … Continue reading “If a product is good and meets customer needs, then people will buy it and advertising is unnecessary. To what extent do you agree or disagree?”

VOCABULARY RELATED TO PEOPLE AND PERSONALITIES

Nov 25, 2021 / Vocabulary / 5:47 pm

confident: in control awkward: uncomfortable underneath the surface, I am paddling like a swan: looking calm but not feeling it. put up a façade: to pretend to be something you are not a control freak: to want to do things yourself an eye for detail: making sure everything is perfect reliable and dependable: be trusted not to let someone down punctuality: being on time disrespectful: impolite … Continue reading “VOCABULARY RELATED TO PEOPLE AND PERSONALITIES”

VOCABULARY RELATED TO WORK OR CAREER

Nov 25, 2021 / Vocabulary / 5:46 pm

A field (of work): an area or type of career Motivated about: wanting to do well in Internship: working for a short time, sometimes unpaid Apprenticeship: hands on, or practical work to learn a job Hands on: getting involved and doing everything to help Innovative small companies: with new, creative ideas Cutting edge: the best new technology Diagnose: to find out what is … Continue reading “VOCABULARY RELATED TO WORK OR CAREER”

VOCABULARY RELATED TO FITNESS AND HEALTH

Nov 25, 2021 / Vocabulary / 5:45 pm

balanced diet: eating a sensible mix of different foods conscientious about my health: watching and caring about your heath flavoursome and appealing: good to eat and looking attractive convenient take away: food which you can eat at home healthier eating habits: eating less sugar or salt productive at work: achieving more, better results processed meat: meat in which there are additives or … Continue reading “VOCABULARY RELATED TO FITNESS AND HEALTH”

VOCABULARY RELATED TO SOCIAL MEDIA

Nov 25, 2021 / Vocabulary / 5:44 pm

Viral: if a post/ video is viral or “has gone viral,” that means it is spreading very rapidly across the internet, Troll: used as a verb and a noun. A troll is a person who purposely creates offensive or provocative posts or comments to arouse anger in other social media users. Hater: a person who posts negative or … Continue reading “VOCABULARY RELATED TO SOCIAL MEDIA”

VOCABULARY RELATED TO SCHOOL AND EDUCATION

Nov 25, 2021 / Vocabulary / 5:43 pm

authentic: real, true old-school strict: traditional learning with punishments and controlling teachers teacher centred: where the teacher is leading the class encourage collaboration: learning together through discussions pressure to meet deadlines: having to finish work by a certain time / date assignments: homework or essays sail through them: not to have to work hard and to find things easy learning expectations: what the … Continue reading “VOCABULARY RELATED TO SCHOOL AND EDUCATION”