Friday, January 24th, 2020

Creative Writing Competition

November 21, 2011 by  
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Thanatos’ treasure by Irina Pitropova (age: 16) My name is Beth. I live with my two best friends Chuck and Nick and we spend most of our time together. We are quite sporty and we like playing football, volleyball and surfing. We love eating spaghetti and tacos, and watching our favourite show Sponge Bob. Now […]

How to do well on exams.

March 27, 2011 by  
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Here’s something in the “food for thought” category. What can you do to excel at language exams? Read, read, and read some more, says Elizabeth Collins. She focuses on the SAT type exams,  which are rather sesquipedalian (look it up!) and often require candidates to cram lengthy word-lists.  Regular reading can make such cramming much easier, or […]

What Darwin never knew (<i>click here to see the video</i>)

March 21, 2011 by  
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Description: Earth teems with a staggering variety of animals, including 9,000 kinds of birds, 28,000 types of fish, and more than 350,000 species of beetles. What explains this explosion of living creatures — 1.4 million different species discovered so far, with perhaps another 50 million to go? “What Darwin Never Knew” offers answers to riddles […]