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    #1

    guidance

    Respected teacher,
    I am new commer in your site,i am doing master in english literature but the worse thing is that i am not good in english still,i really find difficulty in history of english literature.Could you please guide me how to improve my english? and another question is that,is it necessary to write lenghty answers of the questions so as to achieve good marks in exam?
    Waiting for your reply
    A student

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    Re: guidance

    It isn't necessary to write lengthy essays to get good marks. It's the quality that matters. I have never written more than three sides as an answer to a question and I managed to get a master's.

    Given that you are doing such a degree, take a look at guides to writing here:
    http://www.usingenglish.com/links/En...demic_English/


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    Respected teacher,
    Thanks for your guidance,i think the academic site which you have given to me will work out in improving my english.Thanks again
    student

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    Re: guidance

    Don't hesistate to ask any specific questions here in the forum; when you have doubts, feel free to ask us.


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    Re: guidance

    Respected Teacher,
    Thanks for giving a good website about writing story.
    There is a confusion about english spelling and pronunciation like in that words:
    tsunami,here "T" is silent i dont understand why is it so as when we are going to pronunce it,it reads "sunami",i think to make english language more easy the silencer should be discarded as it will be convenient for the foreign people too, to understand it(english language) more easily.same like that there are some words as:honesty,knuckle,pseudopodia etc.
    Thanks
    from student

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