« IELTS Advice: if you have a grammar question | Main | IELTS Reading: improve your vocabulary »

Sunday, June 08, 2014


Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

It seems to me best 7 thoughts for learning a new foreign language and very impressive vocabulary such as in sentence NO 6.
Thanks Mr Simon.

thanks simooooon ^^

Hi, Neha
I'm also prepareing for GT from India.Will we make speaking practise?Let me know on swatidani2010@gmail.com.

Thanks for the Easy Sentences SIMON .
😳😳 😊 :)))))

Dear Mr.Simon
I think the more complicated your speaking is, the higher score your result will be. I mean if I can show my skill in speaking, the judge will plus score. So, why do we have to make it too simple?

Hi simon,
Thanks for you suggestion. I would like to ask a small question about no.1
Why using "they" as pronouns of "learning languages" instead of "it"?

Hi Diep,

The problem with trying to be complicated is that you might make mistakes or say things that sound strange.

Compare my sentences above with the original sentences written by students (see the link below). The students' sentences either contain mistakes or they seem 'unnatural' in English. My simple sentences are correct and natural, and this would impress the examiner more.



Hi Daisy,

I used "they" to refer only to the word "languages", not "learning languages". The languages (they) help me to communicate.

hy its me dr rashid from pak..i need a friend either boy or girl from english country to improve english and to prepare for my IELTS..waiting..my email address is as under..rashidiqbal360@gmail.com..thnx

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.


Post a comment

Your Information

(Name is required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)