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Saturday, September 29, 2012

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Kamal
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Kamal,where you from?

Dear Simon,

Thanks so much for your valued advice.

May I ask you a question which is that "may I use the phrase: Last but not least for the IELTS's writing part 2 instead of the Finally, or things like that".

Again thank Mr. Simon,

Nguyen

Dear Simon,

Here is the question from the Cambridge IELTS Book 7.

Some people prefer to live in a house,while others feel that there are more advantages to living in an apartment.

Are there more advantages than disadvantages of living in a house compared with living in an apartment?

Do you think what is the best way to tackle this question? What I did was writing one main paragraph about the advantages of living in a house compared with living in an apartment( bigger space, better privacy) and the other paragraph was the disadvantages of living in a house compared to an apartment( longer cleaning time and the lack of a sense of community)

It seems to me that the question wants us to talk about 4 aspects.

1, the advantages of living in a house
2, the disadvantages of living in a house
3, the advantages of living in an apartment
4, the disadvantages of living in an apartment

Is that okay if I just describe the advantages of each preference by comparing it with the other or I have to mention all 4 aspects in order to fully response the question.

Regards,

Arron

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