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August 06, 2012


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Dear Simon, thanks alot for ur website I got my result with highest score in where I was thinking is my weakess part. Thank God I was looking 6 and got 6.5. Thanks again and Goodluck for all.
Listining :5.5
Reading : 6.0
Writting: 7
Speaking: 6.5
Overall : 6.5 Happy I preparEd for one month and mainly with SIMON website.
Aminu Nass

Hi Simon ,
Thanks for your website. It's very helpfull and I also found these words in the table are quite useful in writing as well.

Hi Simon,

I have just got your ebook and have looked through a bit ..It looks that you have done great job.. thank you so much ! I am sure that I will benefit from that a lot..

Best Regards


Hi, all ielts takers. Here is a reading passage about a sport. name the heading of paragraph of 1,2 and 3. Headings-
-origin of cricket
-rules and how it is played?
-Hoe long does it take?
Cricket is a bat-and-ball team sport that is first documented as being played in southern England in the 16th century. By the end of the 18th century, cricket had developed to the point where it had become the national sport of England. The expansion of the British Empire led to cricket being played overseas and by the mid-19th century the first international matches were being held. Today, the game's governing body, the International Cricket Council (ICC), has 104 member countries.

The rules of the game are known as the Laws of Cricket. These are maintained by the ICC and the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), which holds the copyright. A cricket match is played on a cricket field at the centre of which is a pitch. The match is contested between two teams of eleven players each. One team bats, trying to score as many runs as possible without being dismissed ("out") while the other team bowls and fields, trying to dismiss the other team's batsmen and limit the runs being scored. When the batting team has used all its available overs or has no remaining batsmen, the roles become reversed and it is now the fielding team's turn to bat and try to outscore the opposition.

There are several variations in the length of a game of cricket. In professional cricket this ranges from a limit of 20 overs per side (Limited Overs Cricket) to a game played over 5 days (Test cricket). Depending on the form of the match being played, there are different rules that govern how a game is won, lost, drawn or tied.

hi simon,
over a 20 year means above than twenty.over a period of twenty year means during twenty year. thank you

Congratulations Aminu!


No problem Lucas and Mehtap. I'm glad you found the materials useful.


Hi Graccy,

I've lived here for over 20 years = more than 20 years.

I lived there over a period of 20 years = for exactly 20 years.

Thank You Sir,
your advise always well worth for me.

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Dear Sir, Simon,

Please let me know what sort of activities should be improved for the techniques such as scanning and skimming, and how to break-down the passage to find the answers.At times, it is difficult to manage the time correctly.Please help me!

Hi Simon,
I'm preparing for an IELTS exam, I find that the book "IELTS test plus" is more difficult than "Cambridge test". I want to ask you which book should I use to prepare? However, I'm trying to learn from your website that is very useful, Thanks a lot.

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