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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

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C. imagined= I'd visualise

C.

C

C imagined / I'd visualise

c

B

I would vidualise
i imagined
how would he must have been like working there

C

C
visualise-imagine

Simon,

What's the secret to spot each keyword in a short time? Without your instruction, I would mistakenly underline "stories", "times" and "way".

C

I would visualise

C

C

C

C

C

C

C
imagined - would visualise, must have been like
I suppose that "would visualise" is not enough to get the right answer because it could be about "to imagine" and "to remember" ("watched" in B) as well so I added "must have been like".
NB: would = used to talk about things that happened often in the past

C

My answer is C.

C is my answer.

C

C

C

C

C

Dear Simon,

imagined refers to visualise, so the correct answer is C.

Thanks for the tiny listening drill.

C

Visualized = imaged
The answer is C, it is easy to answer based on transcript rather than listening the conversation

Hello there, Simon.

Here is the reading question that I found quite tricky. Could you explain the right answer?(Cambridge IELTS 9,Test 2,Passage 2)

Question:
The parallax principle allows astronomers to work out how far away distant stars are from the Earth.

Extract from text:

The parallax principle can be extend to measure the distances to the stars.

It is true/false/not given question type. I thought it is false because question says DISTANT stars but in the text there is nothing about it. But the right answer is true. Could you explain it?

Hi, Shakzod.
If you read the follwing sentence you can find answer easily. So, the key word for TRUE answer is in here.
'Knowing the width of Earth orbit, the parallax shift LETS ASTORNOMERS CALCULATE DISTANCE.

Sincerely

The answer is C, but I don't think I could answer it correctly when I listen to the recording.

C

the right answer is C

visualised/watched......B

CORRECT ANSWER FROM SIMON:

C

It's much easier when you isolate the right keywords in the three choices.

But 'auau' asked a useful question above: how do we choose the "right" keywords?

I think you have to look for the main difference in meaning between each choice. So in this case, Rob based his character on his grandfather, but how exactly did he do that? - did he use his grandfather's STORIES, did he WATCH his grandfather, or did he IMAGINE him working?

Hi Murad.

Thanks for your answer but still I think the text is not mentioning weather parallax helps to measure the DISTANT stars.

aAll the best

This is easy one, my answer is C.

c

Thanks

C

C

C

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