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    ... takes me all life to learn

    The English language takes me all life to learn. Is that correct English?
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    ... didn’t win, but he (could finish?) the race.

    "The injured runner didn’t win, but he …………….. the race." A. wasn’t able to finish B. couldn’t finish C. was able to finish D. could finish Answer: C Source: SuperGoal Book 4 Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education Can it be also acceptable if I put could finish?
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    “Is my writing is better now?”

    “Is my writing is better now?” Would you delete the second “is”? Source: 33 SG_04_STUDENT BOOK
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    "Camping give ..."

    Does “give” agree with “camping”?
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    “… or if they’re a bully”

    Please see attached. Shouldn’t it be “they are bullies”?
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    I’m writing to express my gratitude ...

    Hi, XXX-- and I’m writing to express my gratitude for actively and constructively contributing to the writing course titled “Academic Essay.” I really enjoyed being in your classes and I found them useful and worthwhile. I appreciate you for all the hard work you put in. As a teacher, you have...
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    I truly want to thank you ...

    Hi XXX; I truly want to thank you for dedicating much of your free time giving English classes (online). I’m pleased to inform you that I passed the course titled “Academic Writing” with an excellent score of 100% percent and it is attributed to your proper guidance. I can say I thoroughly...
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    I would like to thank you for working so hard ...

    Hi, ..., I would like to thank you for working so hard helping/assisting learners improve their English, especially those who don’t have any formal education or find it a little bit difficult to access academic education. You are already busy doing your PhD, but you are still willing to make...
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    How Are You, …, A Good Role Model

    People never improve unless they look to some standard or example higher and better than themselves, says American theologian Tyron Edwards. Positive role-modelling is the most effective teaching tool when we want to achieve positive outcomes, and is also more likely to be a major source of...
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    I’ve decided to write you this thank-you letter ...

    I’ve decided to write you this thank-you letter for all the beautiful things you have done for me. I feel that you have been providing extensive and useful personal advice for several years, and I still live by your wise words. Life is, at some point, very challenging. But, of course, with your...
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    My name is .../It’s ...

    What’s your name? My name's Odessa. It’s Odessa. Which one is most commonly used by natives?
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    I’m Saudi. (I’m from/in?) [city].

    I’m Saudi. (I’m from/in?) [city]. Is in correct?
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    I live in [city], Saudi Arabia.

    My name is […] and I’m […] years old. I live in [city], Saudi Arabia. Would the underlined part mean I’m Saudi?
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    I really want to thank you ...

    Hello, Professor …, I really want to thank you for (studying English on?) your wonderful website, www.abc.com. I cannot afford the cost of living—let alone pay English classes. Fortunately, you gave me a little hope to continue learning English though. The basic TESOL course gave me a grasp...
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    Don’t seek happiness(;?) seek meaning.

    1. Happiness depends on the inward conditions not on the external things. 2. Don’t seek happiness (;?) seek meaning. 3. Don’t impress people with your money and/or position, but with your character. Are those sentences correct English?
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