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How would you keep sane with all the negative news?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robbie Aug 22. 16 Replies

Do you like watching news or read papers every day? Well, it's a good practice to improve our English skills, right? Unfortunately, it's a bit difficult to ignore some sensational news even when you…Continue

Tags: thoughts, news, sane


Started this discussion. Last reply by A738a Feb 11. 6 Replies

'YOLO' is an acronym for the clause "You only live once". But technically, do we only live once? Some people would disagree with this because they think we can live every single day as long as we're…Continue

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What's Your Message?

Started this discussion. Last reply by ELF-Noor Nov 3, 2015. 32 Replies

Hello, MyEC friends!I've just baked a banana cake! I couldn't decide what to write on it yet. Sorry for the frosting, I wasn't able to perfect it. :)…Continue

Tags: what's-your-message, vocabulary, bakeaholic

American English VS. British English

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robbie Jul 29, 2015. 8 Replies

Hello, MyEC Learners (and Teachers)!Let's have a survey. If you're going to master or learn the English language, would you focus on American English or British English? Why? There are some…Continue

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Hi MyEC learners and teachers! I'm Robbie! I'm an English learner who loves blogging, watching (and making some) videos, and participating in different challenges on our club.

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News Reading Activity 1 : Mr. Bean Saves the Day

News Reading Activity 2 : The Diomede Islands

News Reading Activity 3 : New Zealand Zoo Will Not Euthanize Tiger

News Reading Activity 4 : Tortoises and Turtles

Reading Challenge #1 : Asthma

Reading Challenge #2 : Double Negatives

Check out my other activities here on MyEC.

My Discussions

What Are your Favorite Types of Music?

What Is the Essence of a Woman?

I Like Reading Because...

What would you do to help mother Earth from man-made destruction?

Would you rather like to be rich or famous? And why?

Do you have any tips to make learning English enjoyable?

If you could just live for one day, how would you spend it?

Would you rather like to listen or to speak?

What Are your Favorite Songs?

American English VS. British English

How would you describe your father?


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Simple English Videos

BBC Learning English

British Council-Learn English

Australia Network

Voice of America

Cambridge Dictionaries Online

MacMillan Dictionary

Merriam-Webster Dictionary

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Favourite book, movie, song/band etc [in English!]
I like different types of music. Pop, rhythm and blues and country musics are some of my favourites.

My favourite movies are:
The Ten Commandments by Charlton Heston
Freedom Writers by Hilary Swank
The Awakening by Robert de Niro and Robin Williams.
Prince of Persia: Sands of time
My Life In Ruins by Nia Vardalos
Roman Holiday by Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn
The Avengers by Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, etc.
Les Miserables - Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, Russel Crowe

TV Shows:
Law and Order
Covert Affairs
Downton Abbey
The White Queen

I like reading short articles on the internet and magazines.

Here are some of my EC Activities:
My Favourite Saying(s) [in English!]
All things are possible...
Seek, and you shall find.
I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me...
Variety is the spice of life.
"Those who know nothing of foreign language know nothing of their own." Johann Eigenbert

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Posted on August 26, 2016 at 17:00 20 Comments

Since I received a lot of encouraging comments about a grammar topic in one of my blogs a few months ago, I couldn’t help myself sharing with you another lesson that’d be useful in your writing.

Alright, what comes to your mind when you hear a grammatical term such as an appositive? Do you have…




Posted on August 12, 2016 at 17:00 13 Comments

The Long i Sound /i:/

Welcome to our second pronunciation lesson!  Can you remember what we discussed a few days ago?  In my previous blog, we learned about the short vowel…



Schwa Who?

Posted on August 8, 2016 at 14:00 9 Comments

The Schwa /ə/

Welcome to our very first pronunciation lesson! If your goal is to enhance your accent and pronunciation skills, do join the activity. And if you’re brave enough, you can record your own voice…



/ə 'pi:sə keɪk/

Posted on August 5, 2016 at 15:00 11 Comments

Can you guess what the title of my blog is? If it's the first time you've seen this kind of post, you'd probably raise your eyebrows or freak out. Fret not! I'm just using the International Phonetic Alphabet or the IPA symbols.

If you've been learning English for years, you…


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