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    Smile I want alternative to 'I learn important thing form that experience.

    Hello everyone,

    I am writing a letter to a friend telling him about my new TV my brother broke down.

    on of the examiner's questions is 'what you learnt from the experience?' I want to alter this answer because I think it's not well-expressed.

    "I do really learn an important thing from that experience; don't ever let you your little brother deal with a precious item, and if he want to do anything with it, I should do it myself"

    Thanks in advance.
    Last edited by saloom2; 10-Apr-2013 at 09:17.
    I wish I had better English, but I work hard to improve it. I'm studying for IGCSE, so I'm only interested in BrE.

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    Re: I want alternative to 'I learn important thing form that experience.

    Any help, please?
    I wish I had better English, but I work hard to improve it. I'm studying for IGCSE, so I'm only interested in BrE.

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    Re: I want alternative to 'I learn important thing form that experience.

    How can you change an examiner's question?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I want alternative to 'I learn important thing form that experience.

    Quote Originally Posted by saloom2 View Post
    Hello everyone,

    I am writing a letter to a friend telling him about my new TV which my brother broke. down.

    One of the examiner's questions is 'What have you learnt from the experience?' I want to alter this question because I think it's not well-expressed. (There is certainly a word missing, which I have added.)

    "I do really learnt an a really important thing from that experience; don't ever let you your little brother deal with touch a precious valuable item, and if he I want to do anything with it, I should do it myself."

    Thanks in advance.
    Please see the amendments I have made to your post. If you have copied the examiner's question correctly, then there was certainly a word missing. I don't understand why you wanted to alter the question, rather than simply correct it.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 10-Apr-2013 at 17:31.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I want alternative to 'I learn important thing form that experience.

    I'm so sorry! Studying is stressing me out! And 'question' should have been 'Answer'.
    I wish I had better English, but I work hard to improve it. I'm studying for IGCSE, so I'm only interested in BrE.

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    Re: I want alternative to 'I learn important thing form that experience.

    Quote Originally Posted by saloom2 View Post
    on of the examiner's questions is 'what you learnt from the experience?' I want to alter this answer because I think it's not well-expressed.
    I agree- I would use What did you learn/have you learnt from the experience?

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