Hi teachers,

Would you tell me if the next paragraph has any mistakes or it can be express in a better way?

Deborah, Arthur’s wife, plays the piano and sings very well. She also cooks and swims very well. She speaks French fluently too. She is very young, but she didn’t marry Arthur because of his money. She married him because of his talent and kindness. They live happily together even though Arthur is fifty-five years old.

Thanks in advance
Hi,

It's OK. Try to avoid repeating 'very well'.

Clive
CliveTry to avoid repeating 'very well'.
Hi Clive,

Thank you for your response, but if I avoid 'very well' how can I ask these two questions?

a) How does Deborah sing and play? She does it very well.

b) What else does she also do very well? She also cooks and swims very well.

TS
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Hi,

You might say 'She is very good at cooking and swimming'.

I didn''t mean that repetition is always wrong. It just sometimes is better style to avoid it.

Clive
Hi Clive,

That's what, in fact, I'm looking for: 'better style'. Thank you so much once again, and again and ..Emotion: clap

Deborah, Arthur’s wife, plays the piano and sings very well. She is also very good at cooking and swimming.

So then, are these two question right according to the given sentences?

a) How does she play the piano and sing? She does it very well.

b) What else is she also very good at? She is also very good at cooking and swimming.

TS
Hi,

That's what, in fact, I'm looking for: 'better style'. Thank you so much once again, and again and ..

Deborah, Arthur’s wife, plays the piano and sings very well. She is also very good at cooking and swimming.

So then, are these two question right according to the given sentences?

a) How does she play the piano and sing? She does it very well.

b) What else is she also very good at?

She is also very good at cooking and swimming.

Or She cooks and swims well.

Or just 'Cooking and swimming'.

Clive
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Hi Clive,

Thanks a lot for your patience and replies. I've learnt with them, as always!Emotion: wink