Note: 14/07/09 Morning

Reading

Kids and Sports

Writing

… spend time -ing
… have a greater chance of -ing

there is less deforestation for farming

One [ main | significant ] advantage of -ing

One of the main disadvantages of -ing is that …

electric cars -> they

contagious disease

can be physically and psychologically healthier

2009/07/14 10:44

[whereas and while]

[Method for Writing Essays about Tables]

(1st Paragraph)

  1. Read the question. Change it slightly and use it as a first scentence.
  2. Write about the tables (ex. units, countries, years, …).

(2nd Paragraph)

  1. Write one or two overall scentence(s). No number is included (except the year).

(3rd Paragraph, …)

  1. Write one or two specific paragraph(s). Make them simple.

(Example)

The given table chart gives a breakdown of CO2 emissions in total metric tonnes and on a per capita basis in five  countries: the US, China, Russia, India and Japan.

Overall, most countries increased their production of CO2 during the [ selected | mentioned ] period except for Russia, which decreased significantly. The highest producer of CO2 emission was the US in both categories and both years.

The figures show that four out of five countries increased their total CO2 output during the selected period. …

Vocabulary

* hygienic : [adjective] conducive to maintaining health and preventing disease, esp. by being clean
per capita (= each person) : [adverb & adjective] for each person; in relation to people taken individually
Look what the cat dragged in

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