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Video review of Week 4

David, one of our educators, looks back at some of the talking points from this week in his video.

David starts by comparing writing to speaking. He mentions Sai Tint Zaw Tun David’s comment on writing as a kind of art and refers to a discussion from this week’s Facebook live broadcast.

He invites you all to look at the letter from Erdenechimeg Damdinsuren and then to give some help and advice based on David’s question in his reply to the letter. An example of this is Maria-Anna Papadaki’s letter and the reply with advice from Prince P Sivan.

David gives some advice on using dictionaries to look up formal and informal expressions and talks about the importance of planning and note making as demonstrated by María de los Ángeles Flores Soriano in her comment. Then he recommends taking advantage of the writing practice on step 4.16.

He nominates Donovan Kelorii as student of the week!! Check out Donovan’s brilliant posts on confusing words and keeping a journal.

David rounds off his video with a reminder of what’s coming up in weeks 5 and 6 and urges everyone to keep up the hard work with writing practice.

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Coming up in Week 5

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