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1. We became friends since we met each other.
2. If people work in teams, they can achieve more.
3. We consider unemployment another issue.
4. It is difficult to live in a new country and speak a new language.
5. The reason why many children behave badly perhaps is because their parents are not strick enough.

Thanks, Simon :)

1.Ever since we first met,we have alread become good friends.
2.People who work in teams can achieve more/
Team-work can help people achieve more.
3.We consider that unemployment is another issue.
4.It is different to live in a new country and speak a new language.
5.Many children behave badly,because their parents are not strict enough.

1,we have been friends since we first met.
2,if people work as a team,it can help them to achieve more.
3,if we consider unemployment as another issue.
4,it is difficult to live in a new country and speak anew language.OR (also to speak.)
5,many children behave badly,it could be because their parents are not strict enough.

Hi Simon,
I hope that my answers are right

1-We are friends ever since we have first met.
2-If people work in teams,they can help themselves to achieve more.
3-We consider that unemployment is an important issue. Or:

If we consider unemployment is another important issue,we can find a suitable solution to overcome this problem.

4-It is difficult to live in a new country nor speak a new language.
5-Many people behave badly because their parents are not strict enough.

Marya

1-We have been friends ,ever since we had first met.

2-If people work in teams,it can help them to achieve more.

3-If we consider another important issue,is unemployment .

4-It is difficult to live in a new country and also difficult to speak a new language.
5 -Many children behave badly because their parents are not strict enough.

1. We have been friends ever since we first met.
2. If people work in team,they can help each other to achieve more.
or
People who work in team can help each other to achieve more.
3. We consider that unemployment is another important issue.
4. It is not only difficult to live in a new country, but also difficult to speak a new language.
5. The reason why many children behave badly could be because of that their parents are not strict enough.

1 we've been friends ever since we met.
2 if people worked in team, it could help themselves to achieve more
3 we consider unemployment as another important issue
4 it's difficult to live in a new country as to speak a new language.
5 many children behave badly because of their parents are not strict enough.


these tenses make me think!thanks!

1-we have been friends ever since we met.
2-if people work in teams,this can help them to achieve more.
3-we consider unemployment as another important issue.
4-it is difficult to live in a country as well as speak a new language.
5-many children behave badly because their parents are not strict enough.

Hi Simon,

I have difficulty on True, False, Not Given.
What is the best answer if:

At passage: "test 1: basic riding"

Then on question: "the test requires basic knowledge about riding on motorway"

Thanks

1.We have been friends ever since we met.

2.People working in teams achieve more.

3. Unemployment is another important issue to be considered.(If considered, unemployment could be another important issue)

4.It is not only difficult to live in a new country but also difficult to speak a new language.

5.Many children behave badly because their parents are not strict enough.

Thanks

CORRECT ANSWERS FROM SIMON:

1. We have been friends.... (present perfect - from the past until now)

2. If people work in teams, THIS can help them to achieve more.

3. Unemployment is another important issue.

4. It is difficult to live in a new country and speak a new language.

5. Many children behave badly, perhaps because their parents are not strict enough.

Note:
I have tried to give the easiest solution, but many of the students' answers above are also correct.

...

Hi Clement,

I guess the answer would be true (it's a bit confusing without the full context).

Look through my reading lessons for more practice.

Hi Simon,

Thank you for your reply.

The passage is about the tests to get Full Licence on Motorcycle and it said:

Test 1 : Basic Riding (25 minutes)

Test 2 : Drive In A Hazard Situation (30 minutes)

Test 3 : (I forgot but similar with test 2)


And The Question:

Some of the test requires basic knowledge about riding on motorway

I confused to answer True or Not Given. It seems to be True because Test 1 is regarding Basic Riding and in my opinion, without basic knowledge about riding on motorway, you can't do the test 1. However, it can be Not Given as well because they didn't mention about Knowledge on passage.

I hope you can help me.

Thanks!!!!

Hi Clement,

From what you've given me, I think it would be 'Not Given' - only because the question mentions 'motorway' and the passage doesn't.

Dear Simon!

Here is my working:

1. We have been friends ever since we first met.
2. Working in teams can help people achieve more successfully.
3. We can consider unemployment as another important issue.
5. It is difficult to live in a new country, and so is speaking a new language.
6. Many children behave badly because their parents might not be strict enough.

Are they right, Simon?

Thanks so much,

Chris Sol.

Hi Simon,

Can we write sentence 2 and 4 like this?

2) People's team work can help them to achieve more.
4) It is difficult to live in a country, and to speak a new language.

Please reply
Thanks in advance
Kim

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