Describing graphs

Describing graphs My students will have to write about visual information in their end of year exam and that is the reason for today’s post. I am always looking for good pages online which can help students write about graphs and tables and although I have mentioned this one before I’m pretty sure my students won’t know … Read more

A Welcome Message from the Principle

Oops! I am delighted to be sharing my daughter’s excitement as she prepares to head off to university. She has been getting lots of things through the post, including A Welcome Message from the Principle of her college. Principle?? My children say that I am pedantic when it comes to punctuation and spelling but even I … Read more

Writing essays in exams – practice before the exam!

Many university students will be starting to prepare for examinations that are looming after Easter. Last week I got my students to do a practice exam in which they had to sit and write for two hours, as they will have to do in the real exam. I nearly didn’t do this exam practice because … Read more

Linking words

Spring came to Devon in England today! The good weather and longer days means that it is time for students at our university to look ahead and think that in a couple of months they will be taking their exams and often that means writing essays. For this reason I am going to spend a … Read more