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dears, are you still donig the whatsapp group for study? and is there any group for 20th may exam?
thank you

Thanks Simon. I have seen that 'people' always get plural verb. Can it be treated like 'staff'?

Sir,

I have one query. Are question papers for IELTS UKVI - academic and IELTS academic on a particular date same or different? Is IELTS UKVI test tougher than IELTS (without UKVI)?

Thank you

@L the answer is here:
http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/people

This is precisely the point that Simon is making: the answers are in a good dictionary.

@Shilpa There is information on this toward the bottom of this web page:

https://admissiontestportal.com/en/pages/2-about-ielts/9-which-ielts-test-should-i-choose/

Thank you elmo

Dear Simon,
According to your suggestion, i was mostly preparing myself for questions like 1. To what extent do you agree or disagree.2. Discuss both views and give your opinion. And it was becoming easier for me to build the skeleton for these questions of course thanks to your teaching. However today i read one Task 2 question and wanted to write and essay. However i cant build my skeleton and i dont know how to build my skeleton.

The topic is: As the world becomes technologically advanced, computers are replacing people at more and more jobs. What are some job positions that may be lost because of computers? What are some problems that may result from this situation?

I see this topic as Discussion+opinion. But am having trouble with planning the essay. Can you help me and give me some suggestions on that/
Thank you

Dear Simon!

Let me ask you one question please.
What is the correct spelling? fontain or foUntain?

Hi Gere,

Here I am giving my structure for body paragraph 1 and 2, however, Simon sir is the best person to answer you.

There are two main Qs in this essay : So this is an essay of two Qs. Usually we have been asked problems and solutions. But here, instead two different Qs are asked.

Body para 1 : What are some job positions that may be lost because of computers....

We can include various fields of our daily life.
1 in banking : teller machine
2. Reception counter : telephone answering machine
3. for travelling : automatic machines for tickets

These are some points come in my mind at the moment. I am sure you have better ideas than mine.


Body paragraph 2 : What are some problems that may result from this situation?

1. increased unemployment
2. effect on individual and society
a. individual : financial problem to sustain
oneself and family, consequently,
psychological problem

b. Society : increased crime rate and so
unhealthy nation

These are few points came in my mind at the moment when I tried to answer this essay.

Better ideas are welcom.

Shilpa

b. Society

some people think that governments should spend on arts like theatre and music .while others think it is a complete waste of money.. what is your view..
in such a question do we need to discuss both ideas n then give our opinion or is it just an opinion essay..
please answer my exam is in a day.. thanks in advance

some people think that governments should spend on arts like theatre and music .while others think it is a complete waste of money.. what is your view..
in such a question do we need to discuss both ideas n then give our opinion or is it just an opinion essay..
please answer my exam is in a day.. thanks in advance

@ Ayesha, according to me , It is a agree/disagree type of essay

your answer should be according to what stand do you take..... whether you,

1.completely agree, or
2.completely disagree,or
3.partly disagree, or
4.agree on both component of the statement

yes. there are both ways of using this.
the media are and was. you can use this words in either two ways.

Hi
where can I find this dictionary?
Thanks

@shi Compare:
http://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/work

http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/definition/english/work_2

There are also dictionaries for English learners by Cambridge and Collins

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