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Friday, November 04, 2016


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Tomorrow, I am going to sit for IELTS exam in Hong Kong. Listening, Reading, and Writing. Speaking will be on the following day. Seeking your prayer.

I have been practicing for last 2 months seriously aiming for 7 in all parts individually. I followed only SIMON blog and Cambridge books (10, 9, 8, 5, 4, 3).

My weakest part was writing. I tried to practise more on writing, let us see what happens.
1st Attempt: L6.5, R7.5, W6.0, S6.5
2nd Attemp: 05 Nov 2016

Hey Simon,

There were two other people with the same name as MINE or ME?

Could you give another example of this structure?

Arslan Saeed

my level is 6.5 . Any body who wants to practice Reading and listening with me. I live in Manchester m20. contact me on khooryielts@yahoo.com.


Good question. Both are fine, especially in spoken English. "The same name as mine" appears to be more logical from a grammatical point of view. However, it's probably more common to hear people say "the same ... as me" in everyday spoken English, where grammar rules are often broken!

How did your parents choose your name?
I was named after Dinka who is my Mom's favourite fictional character. And, of course, it was also the name that my parents both liked.

Does your name have any special meaning?
Yes, it means faithful and it comes from Arabic. I remember that I was a teenager when I was curious about it and found it out.

Is your name common or unusual in your country?
No, it's quite an unusual name. For example, I have only two acquaintances with the same name as mine.

If you could change your name, would you? Why/Why not?
No, I definitely wouldn't. But currently I'm living in China and Chinese people can't pronounce Dina correctly, so one could say that I have a new name here.

hlw guys
add me the whatsapp group please

hlw guys
add me the whatsapp group please

Add me in Whatsapp group

My speaking test is coming up on 2nd of Dec please I need your advice,because am afraid of the this exams as if I have not face exams before

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