GBC sample answer

Student writing - What can be done to prevent natural disasters caused by extreme weather events?

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

Buy time by answering first and then stalling

people at conference table

When asked difficult questions, many non-native English speakers tend to stall immediately. The problem with this is that the person asking has to wait a long time for your opinion. Instead, answer the question as quickly as you can, and then buy time when you are supporting your initial opinion.