January 2019 Blog Posts (37)

Onee's Writing Challenge: How I Describe "Silence"

Silence

Silence means absence of sound (any voice), but is there silence actually?  No there is always sound all around us, sometimes it is beyond our hearing power.  There is a phrase “broken heart”, we say my heart is broken. Is there anyone who can say he has …

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Added by Mishaikh on January 31, 2019 at 15:00 — 23 Comments

Why am I living for?

here are five great benefits of living a purpose-driven life: 

Knowing your purpose gives meaning to your life. We were made to have meaning. This is why people try dubious methods, like astrology or psychics, to discover it. When life has meaning, you can bear almost anything; without it, nothing is bearable. A young man in his twenties wrote, "I feel like a failure because I'm struggling to become something, and I don't even know what it is. All I know how to do it. Someday, if I…

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Added by Joseph on January 29, 2019 at 16:00 — 6 Comments

Tips to Search for Athletic Scholarships

Scholarships are a way to overcome the financial problems of the individuals. This is the reason that people look for the right scholarship that easily accomplishes their requirements. If you are a sports player you will definitely search for athletic scholarships which are meant for you. But there are so many myths associated with these scholarships that it becomes difficult to take the right decision.

Most of the people think that you have to be…

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Added by quarofiorentini on January 29, 2019 at 9:35 — No Comments

one of the ways to become happy

we all know that if happiness increases by sharing . In that way if you do a work in group then you'll enjoy more and get more happiness after it's completion, because happiness is something which can't enjoy alone.That's why if you start a new work just take advice from your friends , family , colleagues. In this way we can get new ideas and it will help us in our work as well as it will improve our relationship with that person.

Added by Anubhav on January 28, 2019 at 11:32 — 5 Comments


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Writing Challenge: How I Describe 'Success'

A few days ago, I had a conversation with my student about success.

Though the following dialogue is not completely the same with what I were talking at that moment, it has the similar message. :)

We were learning language, Indonesian.

Me: You got a score of 6 out of 10, four mistakes. Let's analyze your mistakes.

Stu: I thought it was easy…

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Added by Onee-chan on January 27, 2019 at 8:30 — 11 Comments


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Writing Challenge: How I Describe .....

Hello everyone, on this amazing learning platform, MyEC. :)

Here is another new writing challenge in the year of 2019. As you see in the title, "How I Describe ....." will be the main topic. Your task is to describe an abstract noun. Click the following link to read my first entry.…

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Added by Onee-chan on January 27, 2019 at 3:30 — 11 Comments

"Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition"

It is a general fact, everyone in the world is somehow thirsty of respect or value what in other words we call recognition, but very less of us try to be a person of true importance or value.

Before going to the very depth of the quotation, one needs to deeply understand the meaning of "recognition" and of-course!  "Not to be Recognized" In some circumstances by the people around whom we work, play, speak or sometimes live.

According to the Dictionary, as per the quote;…

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Added by Shaik on January 24, 2019 at 18:00 — 7 Comments

●•° An Ignored Blog ●•°

     " After writing a text , you should leave it to its destiny " I have read this line for a famous Eygptain playwright . So , a writer shouldn't care if his work is read or not by people . Because , he can't control people taste

or acceptance for his work . Sometimes I put a hard effort in a blog and I don't get any kind of appreciation for it . This sound horrible , blogs are like children they don't like to be ignored . One the other hand . Sometimes I write things…

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Added by Rosemary :) on January 23, 2019 at 17:24 — 16 Comments

What do you think about modifying human genes?

A Chinese scientist is being criticised for making twin girls whose genes were modified. He seems to have modified the girls' genes when they were ova, so that they wouldn't contract AIDS, because their father had AIDS.

Most scientists around the world criticise him because they think it is unethical to modify human genes. If they allow it, they can design people as they like. It would be very terrible, wouldn't…

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Added by Tam on January 23, 2019 at 9:00 — 28 Comments

some tricks i use

I have being doing a lot of shadowing, for those who don't know what it is shadowing, it is a technique in which you need to have a book or a text, and you need to have the audiobook, and right after you hear the words you should repeat with your own voice to practice the movements of your mouth and tonge, because if you just read it is easy to fall into the trap of thinking that by having the sounds in our minds we are going to pronounce them correctly, and when we try, we get stuck, it is…

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Added by ivan on January 22, 2019 at 4:59 — 6 Comments

•●°○ Shields ○°●•

       We are all born with divine unseen shields. Nevertheless , their protection is there in our life's.

      Since , our early days on earth our smiles seem to be alluring and we are strongly infunated by every single details in the vast world .

It's our first unfirm steps on a steady ground and with full fearless confidence we stride , jump , climb and hang on trees like monkeys without worrying of the dangers or…

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Added by Rosemary :) on January 21, 2019 at 12:02 — 4 Comments

Our journey together is too short

As humans, If we did follow what kind of concepts this is. This story has a beautiful message for us.

A young lady sat on a bus. At the next stop, an old lady got on the same bus and sat next to the young lady. She spoke loudly and looked grumpy. She squeezed the seat with her big sized bags. The person, who sat on the other side of the young lady, got upset and asked, "I can guess that you feel much uncomfortable. But why don’t you say anything to her about your…

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Added by Kal on January 21, 2019 at 3:48 — 44 Comments

Flooding Tears

Flooding tears took my heart

Passages of thorns are hard to cross

Airports of goodbye stirred white

Your sky is singing and the areas of sorrow

in our eyes exploded to take 

the rest of that feeling…

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Added by dara gino on January 20, 2019 at 22:00 — 46 Comments

"Success is about doing ordinary things, extra-ordinarily well"

Well said by Mr. Jim Rohn; who was an American Entrepreneur, author and a motivational Speaker. Though he isn't among us today yet he has left some truly meaningful words that if followed may help each reach the elevator of success in every sphere of life.

There are so many ways the word success has been defined into but it still seems a little ambiguous for humans in this world to understand its real meaning and act through that level. Well, it's a fact that to every individual…

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Added by Shaik on January 20, 2019 at 17:16 — 1 Comment

13 of the Longest Words in the English Language

JUST FOR FUN!

13 Of The Longest Words In The English Language

Some of the words that qualify for the title take hours to pronounce, like the 189,819-letter word for the  protein Titin. Additionally, many of the longest words are medical terms, so we have excluded some of them to allow for more variety. The end result is a list of fascinatingly lengthy words that will make your vocabulary downright sesquipedalian.…

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Added by Frank DiSalle on January 19, 2019 at 18:03 — No Comments

Important Philosophers And Their Ideas

Philosophy is an intricate, compulsive, stimulating, and thought-provoking field of study. It focuses on convoluted ideas and questions that require deep thinking and analysis. You question what life is, what is your purpose, and the meaning behind everything. These are heavy subjects as it is incredibly difficult to grasp these ideologies and concepts. What must be understood is that you need to ask questions to get to the answers. At least, this is what the Socratic school of thought…

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Added by James Owens on January 19, 2019 at 6:50 — No Comments

How to Write a CV to Get a Job of an English Teacher

If you are passionate about teaching English, you should start your career as soon as possible. What you will need is a correctly written CV. Even if it’s your first job searching, you still have a chance to land a dream job.

There are so many…

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Added by JaneT on January 17, 2019 at 10:54 — No Comments

Teaching grammar in Context

Hello friends. Can you help me with an article or a book about Decontextualizing and teaching grammar in context. And exactly teaching grammar in context/ reading. Thank you in advance.

Added by Halima on January 14, 2019 at 18:55 — 3 Comments


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Writing Challenge: the Great Lesson I got in 2018

Hello there,

It's said that life is the best teacher that gives great lessons and repeats them until they're learned well. Last year was THE YEAR OF CHANGES for me, mostly to better. One of the positive changes and great lessons was making up my mind that  ''Happiness is momentary, a moment seems like nothing, and yet, life is still beautiful if every moment is everything to…

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Added by MA NO on January 12, 2019 at 10:00 — 1 Comment

Carlos Ghosn's greed hurt his reputation

Nissan, a big Japanese car company, was facing financial difficulties in the late 90's. Carlos Ghosn was appointed as the president of Nissan in 1999 and succeeded in rebuilding the company. At that time, most of the Japanese mass media admired him as a good manager. 

After eighteen years, he was arrested by…

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Added by Tam on January 10, 2019 at 8:00 — 8 Comments

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