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Hello Good morning to Simon and all students here:)
I know many of have got Cambridge 9 book and also have tried the test.
Well, I just finish test 1 listening part. I was excited to do this test. My score was 30 in test 1 listening part.
Let's share a little bit about the test.
I felt the gap in between two sections is finished very fast like 5 seconds.
Section 1 was quite easy. I got all correct. In section2 I missed first 2 answers and number 15 and 16.
In section 3 and 4 together I corrected 15 answers out of 20.
Overall, I did best in section 1 and section 4.

I'll be very happy to hear your experience also who did the test.
Have a great day.
Thank's
Suman

Hi Simon and everyone,

My answer is:
1.E
2.B
3.G
4.H
5.I

I look forward to your responses!
Have a great day!

Dear Simon:)
Here is my answer:
1.E
2.B
3.G
4.H
5.I

It's a very interesting article.
Thank you so much Simon.

Good morning!! Here are my answers!!
1.E, 2.B, 3.G, 4.H, 5.I
I think it's quite easy! Have a nice day!!! :)

1.E
2.B
3.G
4.H
5.I
HELLOW SIMON I AM SO HAPPY IT IS SO INTERESTING
TOPIC.THANK YOU

e
b
g
h
i

E
B
G
H
I

E preventing thousands of deaths
B the prototypes already work
G increasing lane capacity by up to 500pc
H reducing the demand for train and short- haul plane journeys
I The transition process will inevitably
be painful

1-E
2-E
3-G
4-H
5-i
This was a quite easy task.

e
b
g
h
i

1.E
2.B
3.G
4.H
5.I

E
B
G
H
I

1) E
2) B
3) G
4) H
5) I
Thanks Simon, this article is very interesting and very useful

E
B
G
H
I

E B G H I

Hi Simon, Here is my answer:
1.E
2.B
3.G
4.H
5.I
I wonder how to do this type of question quickly, could you give some advices, please?

1 E
2 B
3 G
4 H
5 I

1.E
2.B
3.G
4.H
5.I

The answers are
1) E
2) B
3) G
4) H
5) I

1E 2B 3G 4H 5I ..

Easy one ! :)

Simon,

thanks for the exercise ! You are the best !

E B G H I

1. E
2. B
3. G
4. H
5. I

Dear Thangngovan,

Would suggest to read the questions first, record and highlight the keywords then start reading the passage quickly looking for these keywords.

Please note that on difficult passage, keywords will be changed with synonymous words, so you need to be careful here.

EBGHI

1: E
2: B
3: G
4: H
5: I
hi Simon, it looks all response are same.

E/B/G/H/I

E B G H I

Can I have some True/false/not given (yes/no/not given) questions type please?

1. E
2. B
3. G
4. H
5. I

Hi every, one my answers as follows .

1 E
2 B
3 G
4 H
5 I

I would like give thanks to simon.

E/B/G/H/I

Speaking Quest : Hi Simon can you give me some idea about this speaking Question?
Someone you know with good Talent?
How you know him?
What they know?
Why you think that he/she is talented?

Hi Simon, please help me to check my answer:
1, E
2, B
3, G
4, H
5, I

Hey Simon,

Its been 10 days I regularly visit your web page.
From where I come to know about your web page? I was surfing net to find essays that got 8 bands so that I could get better idea how to structure Essay there I found one essay, the person who got 9 Bands in writing, he specially mentioned your web page as a reference from where he got lot of help.
From that day to know I frequently visit your page.
Its really helpful.
I live in Pakistan and register myself for IELTs on coming 18th.
I am really bad in reading, I applied all your advises but still fail to score well in practice test. I dont have ample time to order your ebook, is there anything that could help me to improve reading?
Your words worth alot for me.
Please reply.

Thanks

Hey Simon,

Its pertinent to mention here, that I appeared in IELTs in 2011 and got overall 6 Bands.
R= 5
L= 5.5
W= 6.5
S= 6

I have all 1-9 Cambridge IELTs books. Last night when I attempt practice test of book 8 I got 34 in Listening and 18 in reading.

Same is almost the average Score I get during Practice test. If it remain the same than It is a worst scenario.
Please help.

Thanks,
Pari

Hello Simon,

My answer:
1. E
2. B
3. G
4. C (it does mentioned the devastating blow to public transport)
5. I

Thanks Simon and i look forward to the answer.

CORRECT ANSWERS FROM SIMON:

1. E
2. B
3. G
4. H
5. I

I hope you also found the topic of the article interesting. I did!

PS. I agree with Bakr about how to do this type of question: it's probably best to highlight keywords in all of the questions first, then look for similar words in the passage. Start with the question that looks easiest (e.g. questions with distinctive words like 'prototype' or 'motorway').

1.E
2.B
3.G
4.H
5.I

E
B
G
H
I

it took me around 6 minutes

Dear Bakr and Simon: Thank you so much for your advice. I'll try your method.

Hi everybody,

The article little bit challenging for me. I mean in way of vocabulary. Do u think is it normal to someone who needs 6,5 from reading? On the other hand, test questions r fine by me:s

Hi everyone.

My answers
1.E
2.B
3.G
4.H
5.I

My answers
1E
2B
3G
4H
5I

Hi Pari and everyone.

Would you please send me Cambridge Book No 9.

My e-mail is :
sohakamel136@gmail.com

Thanks in advance,
Soha

hi simon

I need your help as my general ielts exam will be on 25may. How to difference in between
NG and False in my reading test. Obviously I always choose a wrong answer during my practice. Please kindly help me...

1E
2B
3G
4H
5I

e
b
g
h
i

1-e
2-b
3 F
4-H
5 I

Simon sir
The example passage you gave here is easy, we can easily spot the answers just by matching the keywords but the passages in ielts exams will be very complicated. Can u please suggest some tips for difficult passages
Thank u

Thousands of people get EBGHI
;)
Really Thanks
Happy Practicing!

E😊
B😊
G😓
H😊
I😊

E
B
G
H
I

e b g h i

1.E
Q : predicted, lives will be saved.
A : scientists believe, preventing thousands of deaths
2.B
Q : Prototypes, tested successfully
A. ....prototypes, already work.
3. G
Q : Motorways, used efficiently.
A : Motorways, increasing lane capacity
4.H
Q : impact , rail and plane.
A :...encourage cities to become even more sprawling....
5. I
Q : Drawbacks, Certain professions.
A : inevitably be painful, some existing jobs,

2. B
1. E
3. G
4. H
5. D

1. E
2. B
3. G
4. H
5. I

1. E
2. B
3. G
4. H
5. I
Thank you

I got one wrong...but will keep practice and practice.

Thank you Simon.

E
B
G
H
I

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