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Test season is stressful—after preparing for months, the last thing you want is for your performance to be limited by your nerves

Many non-native English speakers find it difficult to add detail and expand. As a result, their speaking test scores are lower than they should be, and their writing lacks sophistication and impact.  

Students at The English Farm write some amazing GBC answers, so we are going to share the best of the best.

This piece has had minor corrections by a teacher, but the logic, structure and word choice are the student's. 

When we have a tight deadline, most of us can finish a lot of work quickly. But if the deadline is far away, that same work takes much longer. Why is that?

It's called Parkinson's law: "work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion."

Intonation is sometimes described as the music of language. Without it, our voices are flat and lifeless, but with it, even simple language can be funny, memorable or moving.

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