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This post looks at simple inductive logic. We start with a specific example and work out a conclusion based on it.
This week's focus is using deductive logic in a couple of G.B.C. sample answers.
This is a quick guide to deductive logic. It will help you convince people of your opinion, as well as score more highly in speaking tests—like the G.B.C.—that require a logical answer.
The Vietnamese government is betting heavily that the next generation will be bilingual and has been discussing making English the second official language—even though few people speak it fluently. I have been teaching here for 7 months, experiencing the transformation first-hand.
The G.B.C. test now has nearly an infinite number of questions that can be asked, just like in te real world. Assessors will also interrupt, as often happens in conversation and business meetings.
Try as a noun or a verb both means to attempt something, but the nuance can change in unexpected ways. Find out how.
At The English Farm, we realize that language isn't just something you learn, it's something you use —in business, in speaking tests, and with locals when you are traveling.
We generally prefer to discuss things we understand rather than things we don't, and that can be a big problem in interviews and meetings.
You have probably said the word “work” many times: to do a job (I work a lot of overtime), to make an effort (That’s hard work!) or to function (does this thing work?).
Sometimes the best way to answer a question isn't to list a bunch of numbers and facts—it’s to tell a story.
There are many different ways to speak well and many different people who do so. Today, let's look at Steve Jobs's speaking style.