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Dec 13, 2018

In this special episode, Charlie and Alison will talk about describing settings. One common error found in student essays is not fully describing the setting, which can leave the reader confused as to what exactly is happening. Keep listening to find out why Alison refers to this as “stickmen in space.”


Dec 10, 2018

In this special episode, Charlie and Alison discuss grammar issues in narrative essays, specifically the usage of past tense. Students tend to make errors by switching between past tense and present tense within the same sentence, which can cause confusion to the reader. You will also give tips and advice on how to...


Dec 10, 2018

In this special episode, Charlie and Alison talk about information order. They discuss some of the common ways that students make errors when ordering the information in their sentences, and how that can create potential misunderstandings. They also give some helpful tips and advice on how to avoid this problem.


Dec 7, 2018

In this special episode, Charlie and Chris answer a question from a student about one of the more silly questions that may appear on the interview part of the exam.


Dec 6, 2018

In this special episode, Charlie and Alison offer some helpful tips and advice on preparing for your interview. Also, this episode can serve as your virtual interview buddy—they will ask you questions in this podcast and you will have time to practice speaking your answers out loud.