Exercise 4 Travel Writing

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IGCSE ESL Exercise 4 Travel Writing is a good example of a summary which has the appropriate length and language to gain full marks in this part of the exam.

returning home

For this part of the IGCSE ESL Reading & Writing Paper, you should:

Keep to the word limit – before the examination, check how many words you write on a line, then you’ll know approximately how many lines you will need.

Include all the key facts relating to the subject of your summary. This will mean looking again at the entire text and underlining relevant points.

Try to connect your ideas into a paragraph using linking words.

Use your own words instead of copying from the text as you have more chance of getting a higher mark for language.

When learning vocabulary, especially helpful are exercises that are focussed on a theme or topic as these provide word retention practice so you can be confident to read, write, speak and listen successfully.

Read a text and answer a series of questions testing more detailed comprehension.

Make brief notes related to a piece of text.

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