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What is an Explanation?

Try this task to understand more about Explanations.

Task 1

Listen to the discussion between a student (S) and a lecturer (L) and use the words given to fill in the blanks. You can listen to the recording above as many times as you want and you can pause it if you need more time to put the answers into the spaces.



Hi I am a new student to this site, my favorite is to express my idea into writing. i mean like very much writing but I have problem about punctuation, and grammar today when i saw this page on my Facebook page I saw it opportunity for me to learn or improve my writing skills. please I am requesting you to help me about my writing. even I appreciate if i could get to write a piece of writing then I sent you, then you comment on to my writing in order to know my weakeness area. thank.

Hello msm,

I'm afraid we don't provide the service of correcting our users' writing. We're happy for you to submit short texts here in the comments section, however, and I'd suggest you take a look at our Frequently asked questions, where you'll find some advice on how to use our site to improve your writing.

All the best,
The LearnEnglish Team

It's too difficult I had to listen many times to choose correct answer :)

for me too but concentration gives correct answers

i always had a trouble, when I started writing in english. such as, make a sentence based on tenses. any help me?

Hello Wildan Ibnu Walid,

Have you considered taking a British Council class? Working with a teacher is the best way to improve your writing, but if that's not possible there is some advice on our Frequently asked questions page. I'd also recommend you read more in English and then imitate it -- you can learn a lot that way.

All the best,
The LearnEnglish Team

I am very keen interested to learn English, to speak English ,to write English.well it's a very tough work but I will do my best as possible as. so ,can you guide me in systematic way so that I can learn the English in optimum time and in a appropriate way

Hello dhiru singh,

I would recommend you read our Frequently asked questions page, which has general advice on learning English and also advice on how to get the most out of our site. Our Facebook page is also full of great ideas on how to improve your English. If you have any other specific questions, please feel free to ask us.

Good luck!

All the best,
The LearnEnglish Team

Hello this is faraidoon from Afghanistan although i have used English language for several years to fulfill my need and office requirements but still i have problem to solve it through learning the valuable lessons offered by Peter and his expert team members

Hi Peter !
i tried to learn english for many years but my english is still very bad. long ago i don't care english. i think it isn't important. i could worker with out english.
i am wrong when i am worker. English is very very important. not english mean not job. it is too late to learn english however it is not finish for me . i think i will start to learn english. i was research many methods from my friends and on internet. after three months i researched one method that is easy for beginer. i was effort but my skills is not improve more. i have not time. my job is not wait me. so i have to run and run quickly and yesterday i was find you. i tried to learn for a few minutes and i feel very effective. i hope you can a few advise for me. Thanks you !