Hello Anne and readers,
I’m sorry to hear that you’re not feeling well but happy for having cheered you up. Perhaps you’re a tad nervous and excited about your first movie lesson. Hope you and Raquel feel better soon. Thank you very much for answering all my questions.
About the best way to travel to the beaches, you can go by plane (it only takes 20 minutes), by train, by bus or by car. I can drive but I don’t feel at ease on motorways.
I love castles though I only see them on TV so I’ll take into account what you recommended me.
Your memories about your childhood not only touched me but they reminded me of a movie I watched some years ago as well. It was about a little girl who used to live near a lighthouse and when she grew up she came back and met all her childhood friends.
Tell Steve that there are more beautiful places in the Patagonia where we have’nt been to so far. Here is a link for him www.interpatagonia.com/index_i.html
I tried to reword the following sentences:
-This is the best photo I’ve taken in my life
-It was the first time I’d seen snow
-In Saint Barths we sensed the charm of the French
On one ocassion some of you (readers) asked me about some tips connected with the FCE.
So I want to share something that helped me improve my writing and it’s called LINKING EXPRESSIONS.
TO GIVE INFORMATION you can use other alternatives than “and”
As well as this….
In adition to + verb (ing)
Not only, but……..also/as well
As well as + verb (ing)
TO INTRODUCE A CONTRASTING IDEA you can use other alternatives than “but”
On the other hand,
In spite of
TO EXPLAIN THE CONSEQUENCE OF SOMETHING you can use other alternatives than “so”
As a result of this
Maybe Anne can add more alternatives or correct them.
Naheed, thank you for teaching me a new expression “itchy feet”. I didn’t know the meaning and looked it up in the dictionary.
James, well done with your adjectives. I couldn’t find all of them.
Mercè, hope your dream becomes true too. You know, we are only separated by that big ocean called Atlantic.
Kuldeep, I congratulate you on your inhouse training programme in English. By the way, what’s an “ITES-BPO”? Thank you very much for explaining the different types of mango. I have no doubt that India is a big mango producing country. I was astonished to learn the different varieties of that lovely and exotic fruit.
Silwal Kishor, I’m sure your country Is very fascinating to travel around it too.
Well my dear Anne and readers, I’ll close for now.
PS: How was your BIG DAY Anne?
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