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Note that six grammatical points in the TOEFL writing

The TOEFL iBT writing grammar points are there? A story full of grammar mistake and inaccurate word article, how can you get a high score?
1. it is said that tuofuzuowenli can not use "you", is this true?
second-person personal pronoun "you" not in the TOEFL iBT writing does not, but it does not promote the use of. Academic article on the style of language requirements may vary in accordance with strict requirements, the personal pronouns ("personal pronouns") should not be used, such as "I, we, you, they," and so on, do not use personal pronouns, and your post looks very formal and objective. Therefore, if you encounter more stringent or conservative, a professor in the future may require you to get rid of all personal pronouns in sentences.
TOEFL writing is less formal than in academic papers, but the content is more formal and, therefore, the second person pronoun "you" or not use or try to use less as well, first-person and third-person is acceptable. If you have to write "you" habit, might as well change it to "we", "people" or "one".
grammar points: TOEFL writing as little as possible with or without a second person pronouns ("you", "your", "yours", etc), to a third person or first person.
2." Amounts of "and" numbers of "uses the same?
a student wrote in the essay "amounts of people have the opportunity to work at home nowadays" such sentences. Many students wrote "a great amount of historical buildings" or "the amount of printed books" such expression. They tend to "amounts of," or "an amount of" as "a lot of" or "lots of" alternative expression.
"a lot of" or "lots of" generally speaking not very suitable for use in written English, but they can modify the noun is a noun, can also be an uncountable noun, and therefore don't need to be considered. However, "an amount of" or "amounts of" to modify a noun, according to requirements of standard usage should matter the nouns they modify (such as water) or abstract nouns (such as pain), which is an uncountable noun. Therefore, use them to modify the "people", "buildings" like count nouns is not correct. So what classifiers are used to modify nouns? "A number of" or "numbers of", such as: "a large number of cars."
points of grammar: "an amount of" or "amounts of" in front of uncountable nouns, and "a number of" or "numbers of" in front of countable nouns. The difference is basically equivalent to "many" or "much" distinction.
3." Between "back to do two or more things or people?
"between" and "among" difference is also a frequently asked question. There is such a saying: "between" means "between" should be followed by two person or thing; "among" means "between", followed by three more things or people.
in fact, in the authentic in the English language literature, "between" back n more than one person or thing is also common. So, "between" and "among" two difference where the meaning of the preposition? "Between" greater emphasis on more than one person or thing between "one to one" relationship, such as "the conflicts between the three kingdoms", "among the" more "sense of community" and stressed that all the things that exist between individuals, such as "the feeling among the test takers."
points of grammar: "between" used to mean "... between the two" behind it can take three or more things or people.
4." Such as "and" like "can we substitute each other?
"such as" and "like" is often used to complete the prepositions, for example. They can replace each other, whether it is followed by an example or examples. When using them, "such as" or "like" written in front of a wide range of concepts (such as cities), and "such as" and "like" after writing this large range of concept of specific examples (such as the "Beijing and New York"). We can either write "cities like Beijing and New York", or you can write "cities such as Beijing and New York", and the latter can also become "such cities as Beijing and New York" looks like.
syntax: you can use "such as" and "like" be replaced, don't worry behind the example of quantity.
5." People "adapted" persons "?
If you should have written "the people" written "persons", and that British and American readers felt uncomfortable, such as "Li Na's story has inspired many persons" is awkward and should be changed to "Li Na's story has inspired many people."
traditional grammars have the saying: when a particular number as indicated by "persons" more appropriate, such as "five persons" If no specific number, "people" is better, such as "many people." Now, however, "people" preceded by digital-specific approach has been generally accepted, such as "five people". In turn "many persons" or "a large number of persons" seems very inappropriate.
grammar points: writing instead of "persons" as the "people" replace the wording. "People" read "people" is the most appropriate.
6." So "and" so that "do you mean?
often see students in writing "so" written "so that" such as: "Nowadays parents are extremely busy in their work so that they do not have enough time to communicate with their children." If the sentence as it stands written translation, meaning becomes "today's parents work is very busy, is that they have no time to communicate with their children. "Obviously, this is not the meaning the author wanted to convey, this" so that "is wrong.
"so" is a causal conjunctions of a table, can be translated as "", which later in the sentence is the result of above, such as "It was late, so we stayed at her place for the night." "So that" of mean is equivalent Yu "in order that", mean is "to...", refers to to reached a specific of purpose and do a thing, like this sentences "I've tried to hide my feeling so that no one knows, but I guess it shows", translation came is "I try with to cover I of mood, to not let people found, but it reveals has out".
points of grammar: "so," says above, as a result, "so that" earlier in this purpose, there is a fundamental difference.
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