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Blog Challenge: Memory of MyEC 2016

The year of 2016 was started without Tara Benwell's presence in this wonderful site, MyEC. I was wondering how this site would run without her writing challenges or her encouragement for new members. Although her activities were not that much, she came once to thrice a week, but this beautiful admin always left good atmosphere here. The bloggers seemed quite thrilled to write various topics of blogs.…


Added by Onee-chan on January 13, 2017 at 7:00 — 38 Comments

My Next Writing Challenge: Use the Participle Correctly

My friends! We are back home after the long vacation in Ukraine and are ready to teach you a little again. Ha-ha!

Well, reading and correcting your stories on my last challenges, I noticed some of you have true problems using nonfinite verbs, especially in the passive form. So, I am planning to post a few blogs…


Added by Danny Clark on January 12, 2017 at 11:30 — 22 Comments

How to Choose the Right Topic for Your English Midterm Paper

‘What am I going to write about’ is the most important question that you’ve got to ask yourself before you start writing any paper. But it’s even more important when you’re deciding what you’re going to do for your midterm. After all, with a shorter paper a poor topic can still be…


Added by Steven Mehler on January 12, 2017 at 10:27 — 2 Comments

Tonight's Motivation #1

Hi all. Do you have a facebook account?

Some people say social media can kill your chance to meet real people not online. I did video calls not skype only to my relatives of course that I've met.

So I lost my job just easy going and let it flow. I want to be a good mom, housewife and teacher. Last…


Added by kurniati evalinde saptarina on January 11, 2017 at 16:52 — 4 Comments

Meet my pet: Peeve! III

Betcha you're more than familiar with password restrictions. Granted, it's for our "safety" and everything, but I can only take so much! You're telling me my password should contain:

A capital letter (preferably in bold and italic)



Added by A738a on January 11, 2017 at 12:00 — 9 Comments

Mother's self-respect

She felt that she did all works well.

Rooms were clean and clothings were tidy.

There will be needed more money next month.

She told her master before came back home.

"Could you raise salary some more?"

Master's face was harden.

"You can do not work for my house any more."

On the way to home.

Her legs were trembled.

She thought about two child waiting her at home.

Tears dropped.

"I cannot come back home like this."



Added by Beebee Tree on January 11, 2017 at 9:00 — 1 Comment

My Ideal House

Do you like to live in a palace or a house? I'd prefer to live in a big house with lots of furniture just like an apartment or a boarding house because I can't live by myself and 2 cats.

I love my house even though it is small but comfortable.

What abput you? Which room do you like to spend time…


Added by kurniati evalinde saptarina on January 11, 2017 at 7:23 — 6 Comments

Fair and Duty

Fairness is my pursuit.When I see unfair things,I don't know how to describe my feelings.May I am angry with unfairness.Let me give an example,when something is hard to get for you ,other people can get it easily with some improper methods,such as cheating,flattering and so forth.

Our generation is doomed to undertake responsibility of our family and our country.We are full of dreams and have best wishes to make the society better.We dream of eliminating inequality and poverty.So when…


Added by Septem on January 10, 2017 at 12:47 — 5 Comments

Children are Quick

Oi there,

  Here is what I found in my e-mail in-box this morning:


TEACHER: Why are you late?



Added by rysperski on January 10, 2017 at 12:10 — 6 Comments

Fairy tale ( A tale of two frogs)

Once upon a time there were two frogs lived in a king’s pond. There they had every thing for their living. So, they were very happy.

One day a clever fox came over there. And, he became jealous finding how easily the frogs got their food and other necessary commodities. So, out of jealousy he decided to make them fool thus he could grab the things from their inhabitant.

Next day the fox took his close friend near the pond and started talking about a land where winter was very…


Added by bet on January 10, 2017 at 8:19 — 12 Comments

Pay and Kill (Part 2-Training)

“Run Dark, run!” How many times I’m going to say this to myself, like a mantra that reminds me of how to live and to survive, an alarm to my senses that I must escape, whatever it takes, wherever I’ll be. Time runs so fast like what my feet are doing now, I don’t know why they keep on chasing me as that woman have more than enough jewels to care about minus this piece of gold I have in my hand. I know what you’re thinking about me, and you are so right! I’m snatcher, an expert stealer; my…


Added by Risty Aven on January 10, 2017 at 6:00 — 4 Comments

I am pressed for the second stage of life.

But nothing is achieved. 

Are you ready sufficiently?

Let's prepare step by step.

Read, read and read.

Think, think and think.

Added by Beebee Tree on January 9, 2017 at 22:48 — No Comments

Translation of the first part of the Rosetta Stone text

(Knuckle for English for Greek language) during the young king, who succeeded his father sentenced Kjellalh landlord Great crowns, which established Egypt and the Savior of the gods victorious over his enemies and who returned a decent life supervisor for people on the thirtieth celebration of the fair in such Hephaestus greatest king like the sun. King of the North and South both countries, the great son of the god Velobatorres recognized by Hephaestus which was supported by the sun…


Added by esra on January 9, 2017 at 20:00 — No Comments

Rosetta Stone

Rosetta Stone is a monument of stone Jeranodauorit with a decree issued in Memphis, Egypt, in 196 BC on behalf of King Ptolemy V Epiphanes. Decree appears in three scripts: the upper text is Ancient Egyptian language Egyptian hieroglyphs, the middle part of the text of the demotic, the lower part and Ancient Greek. Because it essentially offers the same text in all three scripts (with some minor differences between them), the stone is given the key to the modern understanding of Egyptian…


Added by esra on January 9, 2017 at 19:57 — No Comments

:) Hide and Seek :)

        All over our small house scattered and spread every where me and my siblings . Behind doors , inside closets jammed in kitchen cupboard ........... :0 our giggling sounds when we are found our steps on toes mixed with our childhood joys .

                  The game of curiosity and search to discover the hideouts can resemble…


Added by Rosemary on January 9, 2017 at 8:56 — 4 Comments

Truth do not sink

Darkness cannot defeat light.

The lie cannot defeat truth.

Truth do not sink.

We do not give up.

Added by Beebee Tree on January 9, 2017 at 2:17 — 2 Comments

It's Me: Sagir Hussain Khan

I have been following @EnglishClub on twitter from last November of 2016. A few days ago, I saw an article about English writing challenge which drew my attention and made me curious. I clicked the link and, I couldn't believe, an amazing thing happen. From three or four months I'm searching a site where I can write my mind and can share with others as I can get feedback from them. I failed to find any website like that. I have been using "Chat Room |…


Added by Khan on January 8, 2017 at 18:00 — 14 Comments

Danny's writing Challenge: Use Some Uncommon Words and Idioms in Your Stories

The power of love

There lived a handsome young man in a small town. His name was John. He always was in the red ... not to say he was broke... nevertheless he lived on a large scale like a rich man. John was not stupid, only very lazy. He was an excellent chef but he didn't work at all. His parents always…


Added by Rose on January 8, 2017 at 15:41 — 4 Comments

The Winter Fairy Tale : Woodcutter's Only Wish to butterfly fairy

Once upon a time, there was a woodcutter who lived with his wife, mother and  blind father beside him. Every day he fetched wood from the forest and sold it at the wood market. This was the only source of their livelihood.  However, they were very poor.  During summer they never faced any problem in getting dry wood, but during winter  they had to work very hard  to get it.

Winter had started, all people were protecting themselves from the winter, but for him all the seasons were same…


Added by Rahul Wazir on January 8, 2017 at 15:30 — 38 Comments

My Winter Fairy Tale

Well, I feel like writing my fairy tale  today as I am lucky to see a lot of snow, to feel severe frost and all winter magic at last! My tale is based on Ukrainian and European folklore as I have already been staying in Europe for about two weeks.…


Added by Danny Clark on January 8, 2017 at 10:59 — 26 Comments

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the smile

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Is it good to approach someone with a smile or a surly face?Is it necessary to smile when greeting somebody? Do we have to smile when we meet?To what extent does the smile control our behavior?Continue

Who knows what's best for me: I or my government...?

Started by Jeffrey Raven in General Discussion. Last reply by Onee-chan 1 hour ago. 5 Replies

Sometimes I have to remind myself that People and their Governments are not the same: Governments have their ideas about how a country should be run (developed), while People have their own ideas about this process.On the one hand, some counties are…Continue

Why Do We Attain Knowledge?

Started by Just Learner in General Discussion. Last reply by saba 18 hours ago. 8 Replies

Why do we attain knowledge?A). To argueB). To correct actionsC). To recognize CreatorD). To gain higher status in societyE). To ascertain right and wrong.You can choose more than one option and answer in the comment box, but a brief explanation if…Continue

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