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Saturday, March 15, 2014


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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.

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?


Hi Anish,

Here is the answer to your question:

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


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,

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