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June 2016 Blog Posts (114)

Their lives are about to go up in smoke! Literally.

“Smoking Kids” is a photo project by Frieke Janssechai. The series features children dressed as adults and posed as smokers. It really makes you consider the impact of smoking on children's lives. Personally, I can't stand cigarettes, pipes, cigars, etc. The smell of it all! Now imagine a family where a parent or both are smokers. Hooray! You might say, "So what? The kids can fight the urge for…


Added by A738a on June 30, 2016 at 19:00 — 15 Comments

The Broad Meaning of Muslim in Quran

Islam and Muslim have the same letter root (s,l,m) in Arabic. Islam means “submission to the truth” and Muslim means “one who submits to the truth”. The best definition for both words are mentioned in Quran.


Surah 3. Al-i'Imran, Ayah 83

Al-Qur'an Grammar     

أَفَغَيْرَ دِينِ اللَّهِ يَبْغُونَ وَلَهُ أَسْلَمَ مَنْ فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ طَوْعًا…


Added by saba on June 30, 2016 at 10:00 — 21 Comments

Love………thy name ‘strange’:

Sometimes back there was a hot news on our local TV channels that I girl from China met on internet with a boy in Pakistan and fell in love with him.  She was so deep in love with him that she even came to Pakistan to meet the boy.  What happened to her love this is another story, it however reminded me that I have a blog in my safe of memory which I reproduce below for the reading interest of my EC…


Added by Mishaikh on June 30, 2016 at 7:00 — 18 Comments

The best way to prepare for IELTS

IELTS is very difficult if you will not prepare well for ielts exam it need a practice practice…


Added by Ielts7band on June 29, 2016 at 9:30 — 1 Comment

Indifferent Beloved.

 This is in response to Danny's "Writing Challenge: Using Phrasal Verbs" 

to call up - to phone;

to call on - to visit a person;

to call off - to cancel;

to call for - to  come somewhere in order to get someone or something;

to call down - to reprimand, to scould;

to stick to - to adhere/glue to…


Added by Mishaikh on June 29, 2016 at 5:00 — 12 Comments

Have some fun !


 This time I decided to make us laugh.I hope you'll enjoy them!


_ I like this fox leather very much, says a lady to the saleswoman in the fur shop.

_Is it sensitive in the rain?

_What do you say,madam, says the saleswoman. Have you ever seen a fox…


Added by Anastasia on June 28, 2016 at 23:00 — No Comments

Seeker's Learning Activity For June.

28 June 2016

Somewhere on our earth , 

To my dearests ; Ruby and Simba. 

I will always remember the time we played…


Added by Fahime on June 28, 2016 at 20:00 — 11 Comments

It's been a long time English Club

Well its been quite awhile since the last time that i log in here. i think 5 or 7 yrs now.. and to my surprise the english club is still here. it's amazing that this site is still here. I already forgot my password, just had to request for a new one. i'll probably going to stick around here more often starting today.

Added by Cndycndy2000 on June 28, 2016 at 17:56 — 6 Comments


Hi Everybody

How are you? I do not know what I should write, but I am telling myself to write something so that I can practice writing because I have not been updating my blog for ages.^^

Thank you for you all corrections, helping, and stopping by. 

Have a good day :)

Added by Annika on June 28, 2016 at 15:09 — 5 Comments


Ajit Johnson is a Ph.D. student. Whenever he wants to take a break from discovering the ultimate cure for cancer, he likes to tell stories via art to spread love and hope. "It was one of those unproductive days when I realised that I look at my phone or open web pages far too long than needed, which inspired me to take up a challenge of not using my phone for a day. It was extremely difficult, but very soon I realised, how much more productive I can get and how…


Added by A738a on June 28, 2016 at 13:30 — 34 Comments

Ali ibn Abu Talib

Today I wanted to write about a man who, like Hussain, serves as an example for us in our daily lives. History is full of inspirational figures, but rarely do we see an entire family of piety. Hussain’s father Ali taught him the morals and values that are…


Added by Amin Saeedi on June 28, 2016 at 8:46 — No Comments


         My story,

       My son is 12 years old, he is studying at 6th grade and the school is near my house. We can go there on foot. So every morning, I take him there and in the afternoon, sometimes, I will let him to come back home alone. I will be on the watch, from there to house, it will take 8-10 minutes, and he is…


Added by mitran on June 28, 2016 at 4:41 — 10 Comments

My New Writing Challenge: Using Phrasal Verbs Correctly

My friends! I'd like to propose you a new challenge with the following phrasal verbs:

to call up - to phone;

to call on - to visit a person;

to call off - to cancel;

to call for - to  come somewhere in order to get someone…


Added by Danny Clark on June 27, 2016 at 15:06 — 37 Comments

just another " Bad Day "

        Will it be a bad or a nice day tomorrow ?

We cannot predict weather , but we can take all possible precautions , and face it…


Added by Rosemary on June 27, 2016 at 11:30 — 3 Comments

-Memories is a part of Life-

Memories is a big part of our life book, each passing hour become good or bad memory of present... Do you not think each and every person who belong to us with any aspect has a big role in our life, some make our life beautiful for a time and some give us experience for a whole life; Some give us motivation to stay life lively; some give us regrates for whole life; Some give us…


Added by ELF-Noor on June 27, 2016 at 1:39 — 22 Comments

Correct the Mistakes: Subjunctive and Conditional Sentences.

My dear friends! From our previous grammar tests it is clear, that most of you have some problems with the Subjunctive Mood and conditional sentences. I have already explained about subjunctine here:…


Added by Tanya on June 26, 2016 at 12:00 — 92 Comments

American Date (Clark's)

       Shelly lived in Washington and she was really sceptical about men. It was due to her bad experience with her former boyfriend who had cheated her. She hadn’t gone out for a date for a long time. She had a funny thought that she was immune to men already.  One day, Shelly went to an amusement park with her friend, Lily. They had cotton candies and ice lollies there. While they were walking and chatting, a man suddenly bumped into Shelly. Shelly started getting angry but…


Added by ^Ka_ty^ on June 24, 2016 at 13:24 — 4 Comments

Freedom is fought not earned

I choose what I want to hear. Next month USA will celebrate its independence day then my beloved country in August.I let my students choose their own reading materials so they can improve their language skills.I am not good at writing stories but I want to inspire my readers to be better than myself.



Added by kurniati evalinde saptarina on June 24, 2016 at 12:24 — 1 Comment

Seeker's English learning activity for June - TIME MANAGEMENT (essay)


Management of time can be facilitated through making a program or a timetable for events or meetings.On this programs enough time is being allocated for each topic and the presenter should observe that his/her topic is given how much time to be finished.

Apart from meetings programs, students do as well make good use of time management through coming up with a study timetable and allocate enough and specific time for each subject as to when it is…


Added by Molemane on June 24, 2016 at 12:12 — 3 Comments

Mobile phone MyEC

I'm writing on my mobile phone/cell phone - I'm on vacation and away from my computer.

This is the first time I've written a blog on my cellphone. I hope this blog looks natural on your computer.

It can be so challenging to write a blog on your mobile - unless you're familiar with texting in English on a cellphone.

You're writing on a smaller screen you're unfamiliar with - without the supporting software installed on your computer. And, the Internet connection may not be as…


Added by Expector Smith on June 24, 2016 at 2:00 — 17 Comments

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