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May 2013 Blog Posts (202)


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Virtual World, Virtual Friends

This topic had been on my mind for quite some time. Recent events in EC prompted me to finally take a deep breath and write this.

EC Members who came to "know" me through chats, blogs and comments will realise that I tried to put things in more light and humourous ways. I tried my best not to take things too seriously in this virtual world.

Edward Bulwer-Lytton coined a very powerful…

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Added by noaslpls on May 31, 2013 at 21:00 — 51 Comments

Reasons which lead somebody not to be sucessful in fluency

 Hi everybody, in one more  post on this MyEc blog section I want to talk about reasons that lead somebody not to achieve the  longed fluency in English.

 #First excuse: " I'm not so good at languages"

  That is a popular excuse for not to advance…

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Added by Daniel on May 31, 2013 at 19:00 — 2 Comments

An Introduction to Architectural Beauty of Famous Indian Landmarks

India is a land known for breathtaking monuments. It is an undeniable fact that India has been one of the best places from historical point of view. It’s an architectural delight for viewers. It pleasantly submits the great contribution among the most intricate architecture and designs seen across the globe. It offers lot in terms of famous Indian landmarks across the world.

Added by Iriss J on May 31, 2013 at 11:05 — 1 Comment

Attractive Shillong Tourist Places

Are you looking for a relaxation? Then it’s a good choice to plan a travel to shillong tourist places which is the most graceful tourist spot in Northeast India. The great attraction of shillong is its peak, which gives an excellent view of the city.

Added by Iriss J on May 31, 2013 at 10:30 — 3 Comments

A letter for my new daughter.............

     Hi sweetheart, what are you doing now? Oh, you’re sleeping. OK, sleep more. I know, this time is very important for your growing. You need rest all day and night. Just sometimes…I wonder….are you bored? Because like me…hahaha….I cannot stay alone for only one day. You…9 months and 10 days…ohhh..How much boring day that you have……

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Added by mitran on May 31, 2013 at 3:00 — 57 Comments

The Kindle Paperwhite - My brief review

I know I am writing about something that many of you will not have access to where you live.  But since this is a global community, it may benefit some of you.  I recently acquired a Kindle Paperwhite from Amazon.  The Kindle Paperwhite is an electronic book (e-book) reader (an e-reader) that has its own built in lighting.…

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Added by Tim New on May 31, 2013 at 1:39 — 7 Comments

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Added by Dayne on May 30, 2013 at 21:00 — 1 Comment

Functional Language - some helpful phareses

Dear Friends..

Here I would like to give some reference which can be used during speaking activities...

Expressing one's opinion

I think (that)....

I feel that ....

As far as I'm concerned....

I my opinion/view....

I personally fee/think that....

I believe that....

Asking for someone's opinion

Do you think that...?

what do you think/feel about...?

Are you sure…

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Added by Selvakumar.S on May 30, 2013 at 16:03 — 5 Comments

God/Nature

we all knows , we have only one nature that name it different, some says god, some Allah, some yisu, some wahe guru etc it follows as per their culture and tradition

we can find nature near with us as a air, sun, moon, water, sky and land , all are useful and near with us all , i think it all are god too as they given us all to live here. Nature provided us all for good living but some time we can not get here as we all expected because we not use our full capacity or strength what we…

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Added by Mahesh on May 30, 2013 at 15:30 — 6 Comments

Writing Challenge : A Mistake I Used To Make

I used to spell "Bride" and "Groom" incorrectly. These were really silly mistakes, because even a little misspell in English, it will have big difference meaning.

Making some mistakes in learning is common and it happens. Without having mistakes we can't improve our knowledge and…

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Added by LaaLaa on May 30, 2013 at 10:30 — 29 Comments

Writing Challenge - A Mistake I used to make

I used to make mistake in writing the Number 19 in Words...I ll often get confused whether the Letter "e" should be there or not....

whether it is Nineteen or Ninteen....…

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Added by Bala from India on May 30, 2013 at 9:30 — 33 Comments

I wanna speak fluent English!

so, I came here, I hope make friends with all over the world!

Added by Korben on May 30, 2013 at 7:20 — 6 Comments

Who cares me

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Added by dimas prasetyo on May 30, 2013 at 3:54 — 4 Comments

What to avoid when speaking English

  Hi everyone, down It's some points concerning to spoken English, which in my view, It is worth checking it out ;))

1 - Don't be a fearful speaker ;

  If you really want to take the first step, dare to speak to everyone you can, since…

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Added by Daniel on May 30, 2013 at 3:00 — 8 Comments

Language is Learnt from Others - Not Always Correctly

When people use a particular word or expression, others begin to use the same word or expression. But if the word or expression is being used incorrectly, then others learn incorrect use.

For example, I often hear people such as news readers use the word "amount" when it should have been "number".

Number…

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Added by Robinoz on May 30, 2013 at 1:30 — 4 Comments

A life is delusion

God made the illusion look real

and the real an illusion.

He concealed the sea

and made the foam visible,

the wind invisible,

and the dust manifest.

you see the dust whirling,

but how can the dust rise by itself?

you see the foam,but not the ocean.

invoke Him with deeds, not words;

for deeds are real

and will save you in…

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Added by Fatimah on May 29, 2013 at 15:34 — 2 Comments

Writing Challenge: A Mistake I Used to Make.

1. I just remembered the name "Shakespeare" the same way - in which there are "shake" and "are".

I used to send "a massage" instead of "a message" to friends…

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Added by ⊱ Mickey ⊰ on May 29, 2013 at 15:00 — 20 Comments

what is your idea?

Hello all of my friends ..yesterday I was talking with one my friend about Islam. And what if his wife leave  Islam  and change his religion or to be a secular ..

so some of us are  Muslim and love our religion  ..some Hindu  and some Christian and some zartushet….…

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Added by A dream on May 29, 2013 at 12:00 — 22 Comments

A Coursework Review on Linguistic Essays

Most tutors, at the start of the program, get to introduce the objective of this and that. Yet, at the middle of the semester, that imparted knowledge slowly dissolves, become forgotten, or lost. Perhaps, all students would need is a bit of review.

And here’s an example of a coursework review:

Writing what you speak – is this what linguistic essays is about?…

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Added by Mary Goldwin on May 29, 2013 at 10:59 — 2 Comments

Why Are We Here....???

I like learning about other languages, espesially English. I have learnt English since I was in Senior High School.. But...you can see,,I have no good English skill..

English is common in My Country..But unfortunately..I don't use English in my daily activities..
That's why I feel there is no increase of My English..…

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Added by LaaLaa on May 29, 2013 at 10:00 — 30 Comments

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