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“My friend(s) and I” or “me and my friend(s)” ?

My friend and I or me and my friend

Both are correct. But it depends on the sentence. Use ‘my friends and I’ where you would use “I” (i.e. as the subject): My friends and I went bungee jumping last weekend. And, use ‘me and my friends’ where you would use “me” (i.e. as the object): My little sister was upset that she wasn’t …

Writing task 2 sample/model answer (Cambridge IELTS 6 Test A)

Here is a sample answer to IELTS 6 Test A task 2 I wrote recently: Considering the enormous commitment and responsibility of taking care of a baby and raising a child, it is understandable that people advocate for compulsory parental training and suggest school as the ideal place for that to occur. While I do …

How to start your letter (Task 1 general training)?

In IELTS (GT), when writing to someone you don’t know (such as when writing to a company), the question tells you to start your letter with: Dear Sir or Madam, Otherwise, when writing to a specific imaginary person (such as your neighbour, your boss, your colleague etc), the question tells you to start with: Dear …

Task 1 General Training or Academic – which is harder?

Click here to jump to the conclusion below for the answer. General Training Writing Task 1 (letter writing) can either be the easiest or the most difficult writing task for IELTS candidates depending on the question given and depending on the candidate’s background. Here’s why… General Training Task 1 requires an unpredictable message structure, content and …