It is the first music post in my blog, thanks to my son with whom I played tonight and hit on this amazing song Pedalo in my iPhone 4S. The melody in this song sounds like the sunshine in morning performing ballet on the piano, and is inducing me something in my own childhood sitting with my mother and playing. It’s a long long way to go on. Another reason why I recorded this song is that there are several less common but still indispensable words in the lyrics that are worth remembering. I gave the explanations for these words later on in my post. So let’s learn English with the memorable song.Continue reading
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The problem that we seem to face with task 2 is the topic and ideas. Actually this is the least important thing about task 2! Much more important about IELTS writing is the language and how you can handle the language at band 7 to express your ideas. I know that anybody who lives in the 21st century, reads a newspaper, watches the TV and engages with the world will have more than enough information to formulate the ideas required for task 2. After all you are only writing 25 sentences and 6 of these will be introducing the idea (using information in the questions) and concluding (mirroring your introduction).Continue reading