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I was considered a very reserved and proud person, who never got friendly with people as if I do not need them. How wrong I was, it was realized when I got admitted to the hospital for open heart surgery. There I was lying on the bed helplessly. All pride was gone. Every medical student was visiting as I was one of the interesting chapters from their medical books. I had to respond to their every question in spite they were giving me the…Continue
Speaking about further developing my English language skills, I know exactly how to achieve it. The most effective way for me personally is to keep learning English on a daily basis. However, the reality is I couldn't keep it up. Now it's time for self-reflection on where I've gone wrong.
That was a cheerful morning, at 8 o’clock. I was watching TV and chatting with friends. Only about 5 rooms or 15 meters far, I had left my room with the sounds of rock music on so loudly. So, I could hear all the sounds of music, TV and our charmed talking simultaneously. Really youngster! lol …Continue
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Yesterday I watched the new movie "Everest" and it made me think about many things. That's why I decided to give them a written form in order to see them clear and find the right way.
Don't you think that our life can be compared with the walk in the labyrinth? Some people can find the…Continue
Framing nail gun/ Framing gun / Framing nailer
Yes, people's opinions may vary, or rather, people may differ about something. That's to say people may accept or tolerate something which seems so intolerable to others.
People come from different countries or nations with different cultural backgrounds, religions. They're educated or raised in a way which their parents or teachers think is right. You may call it 'brainwash'.
So, how could you think all the people around the world should always see eye to…Continue
Some of the first vocabulary we're taught when learning a new language is animal words. Unfair though it may be (either to the animal or individual, depending on the situation), several animal words can also be used as insults in English.
While I don't generally condone insulting anyone, it is helpful to know what some animal words mean in English slang. (Truth be told, in some cases, there…
There are so many questions that occupy my mind, especially when it comes to religion. Whenever I think of religion so many questions arise in my mind.
What is religion? Where does it come from? Is it sent to us by God? What is the purpose of religion?…Continue
She was walking alone bare footedly along the eve-lit-seashore…… a cute smile on her lovely face made her more attractive; she was moving slowly lost in her thoughts. He was observing her for long time. Then he could not resist himself to going nearer her, and before long he was there by her side. She greeted him with a mesmerizing smile. The magic was there; they experienced amazingly the incredible feeling of…Continue
The United States is a multicultural nation, yet most Americans, regardless of their cultural backgrounds, adhere to certain social guidelines when it comes to conversation, especially with strangers, acquaintances, and colleagues. If you are planning to live, work, or travel in America, it is wise to familiarize yourself with the etiquette of communication. This includes knowing which conversation topics are preferred and which to avoid, as well as how to interact both verbally and…Continue
When you drive highway 95 and cross the border between Georgia and Florida, you always see a big signboard "WELCOME TO FLORIDA!" with a picture of a lady walking her alligator on a string. And, yes, welcome to Florida, the land of alligators and wild nature, the land of contrasts where great modern cities and fashionable…Continue
Phrasal verbs are important to know if you're serious about boosting your English. A phrasal verb is an idiomatic expression that combines a verb with a preposition or adverb; the phrase changes the meaning of the original verb. Here are 10 commonly used phrasal verbs, their definitions, and example sentences:
English is not an easy language to learn and your ESL teacher, more so than anyone, is sensitive to the struggle you face in learning and understanding its many nuances. Throughout my teaching career, I’ve heard a handful of phrases used by nonnative English speakers that make me feel like we may have failed you in our teaching. Knowing if, when, or how to use these 5 phrases appropriately is crucial to building fluency and will surely make your English teacher smile. …Continue
A riddle is a question or statement that is intentionally framed to exercise one's ingenuity in answering it or discovering its meaning. Riddles are a fun way to challenge and improve your understanding of English. Instead of ESLInSight's usual blog, this week we challenge you with 7 English riddles and brain teasers. Click here to read more!