October 2010 Blog Posts (276)


Added by Noha on October 31, 2010 at 20:43 — 2 Comments

A Predicament Month

Last month was a predicament month , so many things happened , they made me life puzzle.

And now let me think back of them . It was beginning from the National Day . In China we will have seven days vacation to celebrate

for this festival . Normally , many people will have a trip to relax or go old home in these day ., for me ,I choose last one .In fact there were several things I had to deal in my old home . But some thing didn't roll my hoop . But there were only seven days ,I must… Continue

Added by walker on October 31, 2010 at 12:55 — 1 Comment

New Group: Smart Phones & Fun Tablets

Hi Everyone,

I've created a new group to practice talking our cell phones, other mobile devices and telephone English phrases...

Click to join us!

Added by Karenne Sylvester on October 31, 2010 at 12:19 — 2 Comments

Hello,everyone;we'll be friend!

First,my English is not good ,it's the reason I come here .So when I make mistakes in my blogs , I would be happy if you figure them out to me. Sinerely thanks.

I'd like make new friends here, so we can learn English together , we can make progress together.

Added by walker on October 31, 2010 at 12:17 — 2 Comments

Waiting for that day

A lady missed her hubby; they got married on June 25, 2010. But her hubby is in now far away from her eyes (Australia). She is living with her father in law’s house. Every moment she feels him in her own self. Sometime loneliness is killing her. Very modest time they spent together but they loved each other as much as possible. Now the lady is waiting, when the day will come while they will be together….!

Added by LIMA KHAN on October 31, 2010 at 6:22 — 4 Comments


If it please God,

let less happen.

Even out Earth's

rondure, flatten

Eiger, blanden

the Grand Canyon.

Make valleys

slightly higher,

widen fissures

to arable land,

remand your

terrible glaciers

and silence

their calving,

halving or doubling

all geographical features

toward the mean.

Unlean against our hearts.

Withdraw your grandeur

from these parts."…


Added by Alexa on October 31, 2010 at 4:29 — 1 Comment


There was a boy who was always losing his

temper. His father gave him a bag full of

nails and said to him, “My son, I want you

to hammer a nail into our garden fence

every time you need to direct your anger

against something and you lose your temper.

So the son started to follow his father’s

advice. On the first day he hammered in 37

nails, but getting the nails into the fence

was not easy, so he… Continue

Added by Noha on October 31, 2010 at 1:30 — 3 Comments

the destiny

One day I was walking beside the sea, suddenly I heard strange voice I couldn't distinguish what is it? but I realized there is something happen is not normal, so I run fast in toward the voice, but I couldn't get to it's source, I'm trying more and more, but I'm getting nowhere at first time I thought it attainable but it was too far after that I realized it isn't touchable voice I mean real voice because it is from feeling.I have scared from the forthcoming days but. what can I do? it wasn't… Continue

Added by daboob on October 31, 2010 at 1:30 — 4 Comments


Compare Past simple and Present perfect

We use finished time in past simple.
We use when for past simple and what time for present perfect

I have lost my key(I can't find it now)
I lost my key last week(I found it)

Added by hamed mehrafrouz on October 30, 2010 at 21:34 — No Comments


1-We use Since+the start of the period
2-We use For+a period of time
3-Ago=before now

1-She has been in China since March
2-She has been in china for three monthes
3-She went to China three months ago

Added by hamed mehrafrouz on October 30, 2010 at 21:27 — No Comments

Present perfect 4

How long have you...?


A)How long has she been in Turkey?

B)She has(she's)been in Turkey since Mondey(or for 3days)

Compare is and has been

has been(from past until now) is(now)

Compare : Past simple & present continuous

Are you married? ;How long have you married?

Compare : Present continuous & Present perfect continuous

I'm learning German; How long have you been… Continue

Added by hamed mehrafrouz on October 30, 2010 at 21:18 — No Comments

Present perfect 3

Have you ever ...?

We use these(have been,have had,have played,etc)when we talk about a time from the past until now.

ex:I have(I've)seen that women before but i can't remember where.

Present perfect + ever(in question) & never

ex:I've never ridden a horse.

ex:A)Have you ever played golf?

B)yes,I often play golf

Compare gone and been

ex:- Bill has gone to Spain=he is in the Spain now

- Bill has… Continue

Added by hamed mehrafrouz on October 30, 2010 at 21:03 — 2 Comments

Music - Horse Racing

I want to share a piece of good art with you....

The world-class pianist - Lang Lang and his father who plays the traditional Chinese music instrument - Erhu

Whether you like it or not, please leave a message here to let me know what kind of music you… Continue

Added by zozo on October 30, 2010 at 17:30 — No Comments

Bledisloe Cup

Does any one enjoy rugby?

You maybe very jealous of me because I've got a chance to watch the major annual rugby event - Bledisloe Cup (Wallibies - Australia vs All Blacks - New Zealand)

The game this year was held in the Hong Kong Stadium today.

However, comparing with 2008, the game first time was held in Hong Kong with a full house attendance, today the Stadium was only about half full. You can see from my… Continue

Added by zozo on October 30, 2010 at 16:00 — 1 Comment

I have nothing else to offer...

No strings attached

I've nothing else to offer,

So, to you, it's love I'll send,

It's nothing that I borrowed,

And it's nothing that I'd lend.

It has no dollar value,

And it can't be overused;

It isn't fragile, so it can't break,

Though, often it's abused.

I've given it to others,

But each time it's unique,

Its meaning's always different;

It depends on what you… Continue

Added by Forget-me-Not on October 30, 2010 at 15:28 — 9 Comments

Colorful eco-windmills

There are more than hundred of pieces of windmills, which are made up of the advertisement boards of being displayed on the streets, made by a person of age 80, Mr.Ke. He was a chef before retiring. Mr. Ke said he found many of the advertisement boards were displayed

on many places like wire poles, handrails or even on the wall of the buildings that would be ugly for the sight of the city, moreover, they may pollute the environment as they are discarded. One day an idea flashed into his… Continue

Added by Grace on October 30, 2010 at 10:30 — 2 Comments

English flew me around The World

For many peoples, English is very easy, but for me English is very difficult. I had learned English since I was in the Junior High School. I had never taken English Course because my family could not pay the Course.

when I was Government Employee in Regional Secretary of Central Java Province, I seldom use English as communication tool since my Office has not relationship with foreign companies or foreign guests.

When INwent (Germany Institution) gave opportunity to Government… Continue

Added by Tria on October 30, 2010 at 8:00 — 5 Comments

Tbilisi the capital of Georgia

Tbilisi is political,commercial and cultural centre of our small country.The city streches along both banks of the Mtkvari River that runs for more than 36 kilometres through the city and is surrounded by the mountains on three sides .Tbilisi,one of the ancient cities of the world,is more than 1500 years old.KING VAKHTANG GORGASALI who reigned in the latter half of the 5th century started to build it. Legend has it that on a hunt one day the king aimed at a

pheasant and wounded it.The… Continue

Added by Yana Berikashvili on October 30, 2010 at 7:40 — 4 Comments

Being a Teacher

Being a teacher

is not a "piece of cake".

There's a lot to be done

for the students' goodness sake.

Teachers are singers and actors,

motivators, clowns, and more.

In the sea of education

we are very important oars.

To form and guide our students,

that is our principal task.

And be ready to answer

all the questions they may ask.

Students need some knowledge

and also motivation,

some are in need of… Continue

Added by Lord Maurice on October 30, 2010 at 5:45 — 3 Comments

My friend.

I loved to lie in her lap
And listen to her melancholic verse.
My life is tangled with her.
She is my best friend.
I shared all my dreams with her.
Sometimes she is demure.
Sometimes she is hilarious.
She is always there in my loving memories.
Sometimes she sung the madrigal for me
Sometimes the fire along with her,
Incinerated my memories.
Hey, it’s raining outside,
And here comes my dear friend.

Added by kabani on October 30, 2010 at 5:05 — 4 Comments

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