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October 2017 Blog Posts (106)

Lucinka's Halloween Challenge: My Horror Story


In the middle of the night I woke up lying on the path in the dark forest. Suddenly I heard the steps coming - almost running to me. But I could not see him clear. Just two X-ray eyes on the background of the dark silhouette. Somebody was approaching me. My heart beat increased and fear took control of me. In a while it all stopped and I could finally see, who was in front of me.…


Added by Roman on October 31, 2017 at 23:30 — 29 Comments

Between Night and Day.

Between Night and Day.

When the sun goes down for sleeping,

says "Goodbye, Day" with colorful light.

The sky looks as if it is bleeding,

before it kisses the dark of the night.…


Added by Rose Iris on October 31, 2017 at 21:50 — 11 Comments

What Does The Future Hold For Translation Productivity Technology?

Being a professional translator in the 21st century has become a double-edged sword. On one side, you have a profession that you know and love, offering you a secure income when everything else failed to do it for you. On the other however, you have translation technology tools, automated applications and algorithm based systems that can sometimes do it much faster than you, taking your job away in the process.

With that said, what does the future hold for translators and…


Added by Gwen Barret on October 31, 2017 at 16:10 — 1 Comment

McDoos vs McDonalds

This blog is dedicated to Luci because of her question about the McDoos. It's about a national Syrian food that I mentioned in my previous blog. 

McDoos is some national stuff of food we do in Syria. We do it one time per year in the season…


Added by AG on October 31, 2017 at 15:30 — 31 Comments

What do You Know About Argentina

Argentina is the eighth largest…


Added by Richard Smith on October 31, 2017 at 10:43 — 1 Comment

Luci' Halloween Challenge: Ghost in my house

This is a true story and I have witnesses who will assure you that this really happened at the house. It happened with my younger sister. We were in our teen years and summer vacations were going. During those days our state was struggling with power crisis and almost every night power was cut for 8-12 hours, yes that is almost all night. 

As I said it happened with my sister, she was quite a tom boy and always tried to prove she never fears with anything. So we have a big 2 story…


Added by Muskan on October 31, 2017 at 3:03 — 25 Comments

Streetwear or Stylish Wear? What is in Fashion this Halloween?

Wearing a witch’s costume and high-heeled knee-long boots these days has reminded me of my favorite comfortable clothing I prefer to all others. This style won most of young hearts long ago but now it is about to become one of the most popular among people of any age.…


Added by Tanya on October 30, 2017 at 17:00 — 30 Comments

Education Research and Email Surveys

With the birth of the World Wide Web (WWW.) designed by Mr. Berners-Lee, researchers are able to share their findings and retrieve information faster than ever. The application of Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) has turned to be an effective method for data collection in surveys. Australian essay services here says that the present email packages are designed to automatically move universal resource locators (URLs) or web addresses…


Added by EssayOnTime on October 30, 2017 at 16:37 — No Comments

Why are those blogs featured?

Yes, a blog mod or the admin may try to feature some of the blogs posted here every day.

You may have wondered why your blogs failed to be featured or why some of the blogs are featured!

A blog mod may tend to feature the blogs that are readable, interesting, with few or no grammar mistakes. Yes, you bet the blogs must be written by MyEC members themselves, not copied from the Internet or plagiarized. Featured blogs may not be related to English learning or teaching but there…


Added by Expector Smith on October 30, 2017 at 13:30 — 32 Comments

Luci's Writing Challenge: Horror Story (warning!!! please don't enter if you have a weak heart, it's really painful)

This is a real story that happened to me when I was teen. And it was something very horrible and terrifying that I am still carrying it on my memory and body. So, you can see here that it's a real horror and not just a game or a fictional story.. I hope it would not cause you any real problems in life, if you would have to pass by it in future... 

Story began in one of awesome autumn nights, everything was going awesomely.. it was quiet... sometimes it was busy to the…


Added by AG on October 30, 2017 at 7:30 — 25 Comments

a thousand words

If only you have a thousand words, and if the words are over you die what to do

Added by bluerose on October 30, 2017 at 6:43 — 6 Comments

English Expression: #10: As Dead as a Doornail

Trick or treat! Halloween is coming and what an appropriate time to share with you an English expression that something related to the dead.

The expression ‘as dead as a doornail’ simply means something is very dead or totally dead. It’s obvious that it’s not moving. According to BBC Learning English, this expression was commonly used during Shakespeare’s days. Other notable writers such as Charles Dickens included…


Added by Robbie on October 29, 2017 at 16:25 — 11 Comments

A Love Letter

Let me tell you a story I got from a friend. It just happened a few months ago. I use fake names as I also don't know the real name. :p

Let's say all kids are cute. Livia was in grade 4. She was really a fan of a little boy in grade 3, Patrick. No!! She wasn't only a fan. Ssst!!! She fell in love with Patrick. LOL...…


Added by Onee-chan on October 29, 2017 at 9:51 — 19 Comments



I just realized that I did not say goodbye because I don't want to.

I continue my life and stay strong because I have to.

Life goes on and you have to let go. 

But please I don't want to say GOODBYE.

I know I am being too selfish , but please give me this moment to relish and remember You.

How I love and miss you. 

Your love, thoughtfulness and care.

I know you are in better place now :)

Still I don't want to say…


Added by Rikay on October 29, 2017 at 9:41 — 8 Comments

A monologue of a clumsy witch ( Eva's writing challenge)

''Nowadays everybody wants to be different so why not a witch!, and to be honest watching  scared people and  listening to them scream every now and then  is rather boring,'' Natalia was thinking in this way last night while she was resting on a tall Palm tree after having her dinner. " But, what can I do ?, Nata asked herself.

Nata is a very wicked witch who lives on the palm tree near…


Added by bet on October 29, 2017 at 9:00 — 11 Comments

Luci's Halloween Challenge: My Horror Story

I was in a dense forest on MyEC Island, somewhere in the world. There were so many people and I didn’t know them so well. However, it is they who accompanied me there in happiness and laughter for 3 years. I was so kind and beautiful (LOL *kidding) that many people liked me. But since that day, everything has changed.

One morning, my body was transformed into something scary. Some sharp small swords grew in my both hands. I may not realize that I hurt people around…


Added by Onee-chan on October 29, 2017 at 8:30 — 19 Comments

My Halloween Scary Horror Story (better wear diaper when reading it :D)

I had no idea, what happened. I woke up and heard some steps running to me. Me...alone...in the middle of the night lying on the path of the dark forest. I can hear my heart beating… beating so fast that I have problem to catch my breath. Suddenly weird flashbacks enlightened my mind and I was able to recall some of the sequences……


Added by Luci on October 28, 2017 at 20:56 — 14 Comments

Documentary of the Century (by Noam Chomsky)

Along all my 124 EC Blog posts, I've published many of them with the title: picture of the day, quote/word/idiom of the day, joke of the day, tweet/fb post of the day, youtube video of the day, story of the day and even 'funny stuff' of the day. But now I come here with some more serious stuff: This is the MUST WATCH Documentary of... not 'the day', but the Century. Ladies and Gentlemen: Professor Chomsky.…


Added by MARY on October 28, 2017 at 19:00 — 17 Comments

To Luci's Halloween Challenge: My Horror Story

My Halloween nightmare

I was in a sound sleep when someone suddenly opened my bedroom's door. It was very dark, almost midnight. I opened my eyes. At first, I couldn't see anything. My eyes weren't accustomed to the darkness. The only things I could see: two red points on my white bedsheet.

It was creepy because I did not know what would happen.…


Added by Rose Iris on October 28, 2017 at 15:30 — 19 Comments

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