Many IELTS teachers I talk to admit that they feel more confident when scaffolding PRODUCTIVE skills.
For example, when teaching SPEAKING, they just give a bit more time for students to brainstorm, or take notes (even in Parts 1 and 3).
Or when teaching WRITING, they first teach brainstorming skills, before assigning independent writing.
But how do we break down the SUB-SKILLS of READING and LISTENING? …
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