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Do You Think Beauty Pageants Degrade Women?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Estanis Feb 1. 3 Replies

Beauty pageants such as Miss Universe, Miss World and others provide charities and financial aid to different causes and promote diversity. However, some groups think that beauty pageants degrade…Continue

Tags: platforms, beauty-pageants

Are International English Exams Really Important?

Started this discussion. Last reply by yeri ekomunajat Oct 21, 2016. 5 Replies

A couple of days ago, I watched a documentary on National Geographic about scams in an English speaking country. I'm a bit shocked because they're happening in one of the most powerful nations. I…Continue

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How would you keep sane with all the negative news?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robbie Aug 22, 2016. 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

YOLO

Started this discussion. Last reply by A738a Feb 11, 2016. 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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I'm Robbie, your video moderator! I'm also an English learner who loves blogging, teaching English, watching videos and participating in different challenges on our club. 

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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

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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?

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American English VS. British English

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I like different types of music. Pop, rhythm and blues and country music are some of my favorites.

My favorite movies are:
The Ten Commandments by Charlton Heston
Freedom Writers by Hilary Swank
The Awakening by Robert de Niro and Robin Williams.
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
Fringe
Covert Affairs
Downton Abbey
The White Queen

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http://myenglishclub.com/group/bloggers
http://myenglishclub.com/profiles/blogs/the-things-we-do-on-myec
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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English Expression #5: Funnily Enough

Posted on March 24, 2017 at 14:01 8 Comments

What comes to your mind when you hear this phrase? I initially thought of it as something hilarious or comical, or when someone is joking. I keep hearing this term often in podcasts and it wouldn’t a waste of time sharing this on MyEC.

Mcmillan Dictionary defines it here. So, we should remember to use this phrase if we…

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Writing Challenge: Lexical Set – The Continents of the World

Posted on February 9, 2017 at 12:30 4 Comments

Our world has seven continents. Each continent is unique and distinct on its own. Do you know which continent you belong to?  Well… I, Robbie, of legal age, belong to the Asian continent. Mabuhay! I’m from the Philippines and my country is located in South-East Asia. Risty is a Filipina and works in the United Arab Emirates. I’m glad I have Asian friends. Onee is one of them and she’s from Indonesia. Kal is a thoughtful…

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Writing Challenge: Lexical Sets

Posted on February 8, 2017 at 4:30 8 Comments

Hello, MyEC members! How’s your 2017 so far? I hope everything is fantastic and you’re still fond of Englishclub.  For this month, I would like to introduce to all of you our new writing challenge about ‘lexical sets’. Are you familiar with this vocabulary term? If not, let’s learn this topic together shall we?

A lexical set is a group of words which are all about the same topic and which all belong to the same…

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Writing Challenge: #Gardening Goals (My Messy Garden)

Posted on December 20, 2016 at 22:00 16 Comments

Do you like pretty things? How about a scenic view in the comfort of your own home? Who doesn’t like nature- the plants, trees, as well as its fresh scent they bring to our surrounding?

One of my goals for 2017 is to improve my garden. I’d…

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What comes to your mind when you hear this phrase? I initially thought of it as something hilarious or comical, or when someone is joking. I keep hearing this term often in podcasts and it wouldn’t a waste of time sharing this on MyEC.Mcmillan Dictionary defines it here. So, we should remember to use this phrase if we want to think about something is surprising and unusual.If we’re talking about…See More
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Marriage of minors

Started by dara gino in General Discussion. Last reply by dara gino 10 hours ago. 113 Replies

The marriage of minors or underage is growing rapidly on these days. Because of poverty or any other lack of substantial matters, people marry their children, they are girls of age between seven, eight or up to twelve or thirteen. If you go to…Continue

Should a dad be in delivery room?

Started by Luci in General Discussion. Last reply by Helena 9 hours ago. 20 Replies

Giving a birth is without doubt one of the hardest and the most beautiful moments of our life.. The thing is that a baby has two parents not just mom - who goes through pregnancy and had to suffer while giving a birth... there is also DAD…Continue

FriEndShip

Started by Emma in General Discussion. Last reply by Diah yesterday. 16 Replies

I was surfing the internet not long ago when I ran into a video showing some cross-sex friendships. Watching the video I thought “Just friends? Really?” A second later I remembered that my high school best friend was actually a boy. We used to spend…Continue

Is it fair?

Started by Muskan in General Discussion. Last reply by Danny Clark 3 hours ago. 11 Replies

From some time, I have noticed that use of other languages on MyEC has increased. I understand if a newbie uses other language initially but I have seen some quite old member using other languages excessively even while welcoming new member they…Continue

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