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"Không quan trọng là bạn học bao nhiêu quyển sách, điều quan trọng là bạn học được bao nhiêu từ một quyển sách."(Vietnamese)

My translation:
It doesn't matter how many books you have learned, the important thing is that how many things you can understand thoroughly from one book.

And don't worry. I will follow your only solution!

^^!

Thank you so much.

Totally agree with u Sir.

Hello genius,

Persistence is definitely the key. But I 'm afraid not everyone has this "incredible quality."
Well said about BORING PRACTICE - it's not going to happen without sticking to this approach.
I enjoyed learning and studying english since I was a child. I believe, anything can be enjoyable or pretty boring, it's all in our minds/ how we relate to it ( a subjective association).

Hello Simon sir,
I have some problem with writing task 1, I cannot understand how I can do the plan for this task.in the first 2 minutes , how can do the plan for overall graph.
Sir plz tell me this things.
Thanks

Hi simon sir ,
I hv find difficulty in writing tasks 2 ,especially in agree or disagree and upto what extent do u agree or disagree . Could u plz tell me what's da difference between both of them. And how can I write its introduction and it's main paragraphs. If I'm agree with the statement ,is it necessary to write one para on disagree ? One more thing it's conclusion .
Plz tell me sir

hi simon sir
could u answer my question please...

Hi, Simon . I got all above 7 in both ielts I took last two times. Wanna say thank you to you. Because ur website really did help.

Wish u all the happiness !

Hi Simon,

I have one question. Is it ok to use personalisation in essays, such as "I", "we", "our", "us" etc. My teacher asked me to avoid this to get more marks. But I can see that in your essays, especially in introduction, thesis part, you use th word "I" frequently...Is it ok to use?

Thanks,
Anish

Hi Anish,

Here is the answer to your question:
http://ielts-simon.com/ielts-help-and-english-pr/2012/01/ielts-writing-task-2-using-the-word-i.html

Maybe your teacher's suggestion was for university academic writing, which is quite different from the IELTS.

Cheers,
Martin

Hi Simon.
This is Grace.

I had a struggle time with improving my writing from 6.5 to 7.
When I prepare for the test, I spend most of time on writing.
But the result is still 6.5.

I found that this 0.5 is really hard to get.

Could you give my some advise about it?

Best regards,
Grace

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