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Hi Simon

Could you answer my urgent question.....because my IELTS test is on the next weekend....

I'm confused about an question in the part of writing, about whether should I show my opinions in first paragraph of the both discussing essay or it's better to put my points of view at the conclusion? The reason why I ask this question is because my IELTS teacher told me to put it at the end of the essay, but I've remembered that the way you wrote on the website in put it at the beginning.

Thank you very much.

Hi Simon,
This is a really memorable incident happened to you, anyway the range of vocabulary you used simply deserve band 7, could anyone highlight the vocabulary in the speaking test.


Regards
Ajay Sharma

Hello Tejada:)

Discussion question:
If the question asks at end that discuss and give your opinion.
Essay could be structured following way:

1. Introduction
Introduce the topic
Give your opinion whether you agree or disagree

2. Paragraph 1.
Arguments for opposite idea

3. Paragraph 2.
Arguments for your opinion

4. Conclusion.
Your opinion.

So as you see, your opinion has shown in three places in your answer.
Introduction, paragraph 2 and conclusion.

For balance opinion, I think u know.
I hope it can help you.
Best of luck:)

Hi Simon,

It's certainly nice to read something funny about you, considering how serious you tend to sound when giving IELTS lessons... haha!

Thanks for sharing and have a great weekend!

Cheers,
Martin

Hi Simon and everyone:)
I'm going to holiday for three days.
I wish you guys have a great weekend wherever you are.
Thank's
Suman

Dear simon and friends,

Thank you for your unwavering support for an ielts taker like me. As we all know, ielts is a very tough test that we have to surpassed, and I'm glad I made it! You're advice and suggestions had been a significant factors in order for me to pass this test. Again, thank you! Should you need to know the questions that I encountered last April 6,2013 exam, please don't hesitate, and I'll be more than willing to post it.

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very funny! hahah

This story took place a couple of years ago when I used to go to the university by train accompanied me a friend of mine as he studied art, performed at stage sometimes. We usually managed to arrive at the certain time to ensure that we could catch a same coach heading to our destination. But once while I was holding a seat for my friend he came so late then a girl caught that seat. I asked her if possible to leave this seat to my friend, but she looked at me arrogantly and did say that tell your friend to go another coach. Unfortunately, Bhrm, a friend of mine left that coach sadly.

The train, begun to leave the station and I was thinking of how frustrating this trip would be without, Bhrm, it was a dark and stormy out and I was hearing the windows of trains rattled by the wind and it seemed that there was a distant rumble of thunder. You can imagine how boring that coach would be with such girl reading book all the trip. I must find a way to get back Bhrm into the coach, I told to myself.

I was thinking of how I could get rid of her that suddenly I saw she felt asleep, a good plan came to the my mind, I did send an SMS to Bhrm, and told him about this plan, as he had an artistic talents, he got into the coach very slowly to not wake her up while he made his face white and got very pale just like a ghost, very frightening , if you saw him at that appearance, your heart would stop beating!

The thunder rumbled all of a sudden and she wake up. She looked at the seeming ghost and saw him in scare. She couldn’t even yell or say a word at first, but all of a sudden she began to scream to blue murder! She was frightened to death!!. I was seating there doing nothing, trying to pretend to see nothing, this made her believe that she was seeing something that I couldn’t see, she ran off the coach while screaming. After a while an officer rushed into the coach and asked me about the story, I told him that she had probably a nightmare waked up in frightened. As a friend of mine already gone he could find nothing there and believed my story and asked her to change this coach. When I told Bhm welcome home ghost we cracked up and were laughing all the way to the university.

Is there anyone to practice IELTS with me as a partner, skype id- sanjib3069

I am going to talk about a funny thing that was happened 3 months ago. I borrowed a book from regional library near my neighbourhood two weeks ago before that was happend. I was from another country and the library in my country is not having advanced facility like here in Australia. So, when i had to return the book I asked my cousin how to return the book in library because when i borrowed the book i had to use automatic rental machine and had to tag the book on myself in machine. She said you have to drop the book in the big hole in the big box near the entrance of the library. I said ok I understand. I went to library and I found the big box and i drop it. After dropping the box, i realised that box is not for the book drop. It is only just to donate the book to library. I was feeling so shy and I was not comfortable. I told the library staff i wrongly drop out the book in that box. She said it's ok u don't need to worry. After end of the month they fine me 50 cents. May be that was the late fees because the book may be for a few days in the donation box and it was late return. When we talk about that funny moments with my cousin, it make me laughing until now. My cousin used to I make the library staffs to be busy.

Thanks. Enjoy my story.

This story took place a couple of years ago when i was a nursing student.I was assigned in a operation theatre with my friends.The place,staffs and everything were very new for us.We were very nervous to work there.
we were unaware of places,medicines and instruments used there.We were assigned for one month.Everybody were on the same type of dress either they were staffs or helper working there.so it was very difficult to recognize them.

It was my first day in the theatre.Each operation was new for us.At that time one of the staffs asked me to bring betadine(antiseptic solution).I did not know where it was kept.

I was thinking to ask someone where it was kept.At the moment,I saw a person sitting on a stool.At the first sight I thought him as a helper then I asked him where the betadin was kept.He said,"It is on my head".I was angry and gave him a angry look.

After two days in my hostel I explained about it to my hostel warden.Oh!I was surprised he was a main doctor of the theatre.Ha ha ha I still remember it.

This story took place a couple of years ago when i was a nursing student.I was assigned in operation theater with my friends.The place,staffs and everything were new for us.We were very nervous to work there.We were unaware of places,instruments and medicines used there.We were assigned for one month.Everybody were in the same type of dress either they were staffs or attenders(helpers)working there.

It was my first day in the theater.Each operation was new for us.At that time,one of the staffs asked to bring bring a antiseptic solution.I did not know where it was kept.

I was thinking to ask someone where it was kept.At the moment,a saw a person sitting on a stool.At first sight,I thought him as a attender then I asked him where the antiseptic solution was kept.He said,"It is in my head."I was so angry and I gave a angry look.

After two days in hostel I explained about it to my hostel warden.Oh!at the same time I knew he was a main doctor of the theater.ha ha ha I still remember it.

enjoy it...

This story took place a couple of years ago when i was a nursing student.I was assigned in operation theater with my friends.The place,staffs and everything were new for us.We were very nervous to work there.We were unaware of places,instruments and medicines used there.We were assigned for one month.Everybody were in the same type of dress either they were staffs or attenders(helpers)working there.

It was my first day in the theater.Each operation was new for us.At that time,one of the staffs asked to bring bring a antiseptic solution.I did not know where it was kept.

I was thinking to ask someone where it was kept.At the moment,a saw a person sitting on a stool.At first sight,I thought him as a attender then I asked him where the antiseptic solution was kept.He said,"It is in my head."I was so angry and I gave a angry look.

After two days in hostel I explained about it to my hostel warden.Oh!at the same time I knew he was a main doctor of the theater.ha ha ha I still remember it.

enjoy it...

This story took place a couple of years ago when i was a nursing student.I was assigned in operation theater with my friends.The place,staffs and everything were new for us.We were very nervous to work there.We were unaware of places,instruments and medicines used there.We were assigned for one month.Everybody were in the same type of dress either they were staffs or attenders(helpers)working there.

It was my first day in the theater.Each operation was new for us.At that time,one of the staffs asked to bring bring a antiseptic solution.I did not know where it was kept.

I was thinking to ask someone where it was kept.At the moment,a saw a person sitting on a stool.At first sight,I thought him as a attender then I asked him where the antiseptic solution was kept.He said,"It is in my head."I was so angry and I gave a angry look.

After two days in hostel I explained about it to my hostel warden.Oh!at the same time I knew he was a main doctor of the theater.ha ha ha I still remember it.

enjoy it...

I’m not sure if it’s a good idea to talk about such topics in the IELTS exam. But this is a real story which came to my mind now.

I’m going to talk about one of the funny situations I was in while working in a pharmacy. I think the story goes back to around 3 years ago and it happened during one of my afternoon shifts.

Well, I used to work there as a pharmacist; meaning that I was responsible for giving advice to patients who wanted to buy over the counter drugs. So, one day a man came and asked for a medication for improvement of erectile dysfunction. After getting some medical history I decided to give him a pill internationally known as Viagra. The Iranian brand of that drug was Day-Sildenafil. Because it used to be produced in a pharmaceutical company named Day-Medications. When I gave him the pills he checked out the name and asked me if I could give him the ones for the night!

It was really funny. Because the man did not recognize that the word “day” was some part of the brand name of the drug and had nothing to do with its efficient time of use. That's why he asked me to give him the night-pills! I actually tried hard not to laugh while he was there but later that day I laughed a lot.

I'd like to share my story.

It was a tennis match that I participated in around 3 months ago. It was a final match of a tournament organized locally for staffs at my work place. My partner and I went through many difficult opponents and finally got into the final. It was a very exciting and tense match under the witness of many people and supporters of both sides. And it was going to the very final point of the set, a deciding point, and my opponent lobbed the ball which was well in my reach. I was like, oh my god, it is so easy for me, I'm gonna finish this set and I tried to hit the ball when it was still high. Unfortunately, I missed the ball, the whole crowd suddenly laughed out loud after that missing shot and I was like so embarrased. Eventhough we managed to come back and win the match, my workmates keep talking about this story even after the match for a while. It is such a very funny situation for me.

Thank you for reading!

it was my story about a funny thing.
it was happened a couple of weeks ago, it was a Saturday , my family planed to go shopping in downtown.
Before we set out ,my husband had a habit to write down a purchasing list,he always worried about forgetting something as we need to buy different kinds of things for the next week need ,such as fruit, vegetables ,meat,whatever. While I was preparing water bottle for my kid,he said to me he had been ready.
When we got the gate of the house ,I suddenly realized I have no key to lock the door, I gave the key to him.but he insisted he did take the key , I have found all over the drawers and where I usually put it down ,I still couldn't find out it.
Later my husband said it was hold by his hand.it was to embarrassed.
Sometimes we all have poor memory,

Thank you very much this site gave me a marvelous idea how to manage situations and answer the questions.

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