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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

Tags: English-exams

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


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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Learning English shouldn't be done alone. You can interact and exchange your views about the English language as well as have friends from different parts of the world! By the way, don't forget to check out the videos in our gallery. You'll find plenty of video clips pertaining to English learning or teaching. Try to leave a comment on a video that you like.

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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 Writing Challenges

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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?

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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British Council-Learn English

Australia Network

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Cambridge Dictionaries Online

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Favourite book, movie, song/band etc [in English!]
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
Covert Affairs
Downton Abbey
The White Queen

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

I hope to continually meet interesting members here on MyEnglishclub...

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Are You a Murderer?

Posted on April 14, 2017 at 17:30 10 Comments

Before you react sarcastically, let me remind you that we are dealing with plants here. So have you killed your plants unintentionally but you felt guilty towards them? If your answer is yes, then you’re not alone.

Most gardeners especially the new ones have committed this crime plenty of times. Even expert horticulturists have admitted themselves feeling abashed by this dilemma. But the good news is that there…



Pray for Egypt

Posted on April 11, 2017 at 12:28 8 Comments

Last Sunday, two Coptic churches in Egypt were attacked by terrorists killing more than 40 people who were attending the mass. Most of the victims were Christians participating for the Palm Sunday - the beginning of Lent. It’s an important…



English Expression #5: Funnily Enough

Posted on March 24, 2017 at 14:01 9 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…



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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Many thanks for your greetings!

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Having kids . Is it necessary ???

Started by Rosemary in General Discussion. Last reply by Sleepy Head 3 hours ago. 13 Replies

Is having kids the base  of  establishing any family  . I mean when a…Continue

How far is it possible?

Started by Mishaikh in General Discussion. Last reply by Mishaikh yesterday. 26 Replies

Let me recall my memory.  Yes, she was not a very attractive girl.  Very thin and not very attractive.  I had to encourage and praise her so that she could catch up on her studies and get rid of her gloom.  I made her be convinced that she is…Continue

#EC Discussion

Started by Peony in General Discussion. Last reply by Stranger in the night 3 hours ago. 5 Replies

Friends, do you have personal magic sentence or motto or slogan that keeps you strong and motivated? What is it and why? Continue


Started by Estanis in General Discussion. Last reply by Risty Aven 12 hours ago. 13 Replies

Tourism is year by year increasing worldwide.In my view, its effects are linked to a wellfare not only to the visitor but also to the visited environment.Another positive effect is the exchange and mix of cultures that help to diminish racism and…Continue

Tags: countries, effects, Tourism

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