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Readings, videos and other contents related to history, seasonal festivals and cultural facts about English speaking countries.

TIME!

This month we want to emphasize the importance of time. Spare time, overtime, free time, crunch time, bad times and good times. We’ll look at time from all sorts of perspectives. Time is precious and it flies. We need to

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Read it, read it, read it, read it

It’s important that teachers find new ways to motivate their students,  especially when the students are kids. Read on to find out about how one stellar teacher in North Carolina, Mr. Bonner, motivates his students. Mr Bonner is a teacher

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Speak to the world: Health- is it good for you?

You’re never to old to get fit! So says 97 year old sprinter Charles Eugster! Do you have a Fitness App? Could it be bad for you? And find out why learning a language is actually good for your health…

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The Oscars are here once again!

The 2017 Oscars were held on February 26 at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles and there is no doubt who is the clear favorite: La La land, with 14 nominations. This year is the 89th edition of the Academy Awards.

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The Great Gatsby

For this month’s book and movie recommendation for the Monthly Theme which is Money, we have The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. It takes place in the Roaring Twenties (1920-1929). In this decade, the national wealth doubled and with

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