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Hı simon my answer is

Request
Place
Round
Leave(noun)
Placed
Leave(verb)

request
placed
round
leave (n)
place
leave(v)

Dear Mr. Smith,

I am writing to ask for some time off work next month.

The reason for this request is that my brother is getting married. His future wife is Australian, and the wedding will take _place_____ in her home city, Melbourne. As the brother of the groom, I cannot miss such a special occasion.

To attend the ceremony and make the round______ trip from the UK, I would need at least five days off work. However, I would like to take the opportunity to do some sightseeing in Australia, and so I am hoping that you will allow me to take a full two weeks’ leave______, from the 1st to the 15th of May.

I have spoken to my co-workers, and it seems that Peter Jones would be best _placed_____ to cover my project commitments while I am away. I will _leave_____ detailed instructions for him on my desk.

I hope that my request does not cause you any inconvenience.

Yours sincerely,

Michael Hall

- request
- place
- round
- leave
- placed
- leave

Hi Simon, here is my answer
_request
_place
_round
_leave
_place
_leave

Hi, my ansmer is
Request
place
round
leave (noun)
placed
leave (verb)

sorry, answer

request
place
round
leave (n)
placed
leave (v)

can anybody apply these below words into two sentences please. ( college. concentrate. concentration. distract. organize. to do list. urgent. balance. current. equal. equation. increase. previous. side.

Dear teacher
the name of activity day "Apple Day "
Or "Apple Day "is ok as well in listening
section 1???
It is really confusing

just wanted to share some words and sentences I learned today:

hinder/ hamper/ impede progress...
hinder/ hamper/ impede the development of...
hinder/ hamper/ impede improvement...

Living alone impedes family members from doing activities together.
Working in a foreign country prevents one from being with family members.
Imitating celebrities who have nice habits and often do good deeds is a right thing to do.

1. absence
2. place
3. returned
4. leave/off
5. leave

Dear Simon ,these are my answers : 1 request ...2. Place ....3 round .........4 leave (n) .......5 placed ......6 leave (v) Thank you

Hey everyone,
I will take the exam on 13th of December,and need someone to practice regularly on skype for speaking part.But I am looking for someone who lives in Europe because of the time difference with other continents.My skype adress is adrlmz add me please :)

CORRECT ANSWERS FROM SIMON

1. request
2. place (take place = happen)
3. round (a round trip = a trip there and back)
4. leave (the noun 'leave' means 'time off work')
5. placed (best placed = in the best position)
6. leave (verb)

hello iam new here, hope to be friend with all of you

Dear Simon

Could you please help make make clear a grammar point of words used in below sentenced extracted from your letter

"However, I would like to take the opportunity to do some sightseeing in Australia, and so I am hoping that you will allow me to take a full two weeks’ leave, from the 1st to the 15th of May"

The confusion is whether "weeks's" shows posesion or not. If the answer is yes, it seems that it is not aligned with what stated in Cambridge Grammar for IELTS, page 67.
For your ease of reference, please find the quote here "We usually use noun + of instead of 's when the thing we are referring to is not a person or animal

I also sometimes see that type of writing, for example, today's price, in other pages. It causes confused

Wish you a great holiday

Chung Nguyen

Hi simon, I was just wondering if you are still going to update the general writing session. I haven't seen anything new in this session ever since you finished this lesson.

I am writing to ask for some time off work next month.

The reason for this request is that my brother is getting married. His future wife is Australian, and the wedding will take place in her home city, Melbourne. As the brother of the groom, I cannot miss such a special occasion.

To attend the ceremony and make the trip from the UK, I would need at least five days off work. However, I would like to take the opportunity to do some sightseeing in Australia, and so I am hoping that you will allow me to take a full two weeks’ leave, from the 1st to the 15th of May.

I have spoken to my co-workers, and it seems that Peter Jones would be best place to cover my project commitments while I am away. I will leave detailed instructions for him on my desk.

I hope that my request does not cause you any inconvenience.

Yours sincerely,

Hello, my answer is request
place
leave (noun)
round
placed
leave (verb)

Hello Simon,

Thanks a lot for your great lessons. I’d like to get your opinion on following task1 GT writing letter. It says:

You broke your leg and you colleagues have sent you cards and presents. Write a letter for them saying:
- Thank them
- How you have been spending your time
- Describe details of your recovery


I’m a bit confused of the style of this letter. Should it be formal or informal? If I look at the addressee, colleagues, I will do it as formal. Colleagues are usually manager, team leader and team members, and the relationship between those is a bit formal. On the other hand, if I look at the purpose of this letter, thanking them and telling them some details of my sickness, I will do it informal.

Another thing is how to start the letter. As this task asks to write a letter for colleagues, not one, is it fine to say:

Dear Jane, John, Rao and Anil,


Could you clarify those points to me?

Best regards,
Anas

hello to everybody here! I'm biginer in English,please help me with this: which is right? "Today is the 21st of March" or "Today is 21st of March"? or is it not important?
Thanks...

hi.should we start such letters with our introduction to the manager or start with the subject directly??????

thanks

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