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A Guide For Creative Thinking

Thu Sep 17, 2009 3:12 am by BHSoft

A Guide For Creative Thinking by Brian Tracy
Einstein once said, “Every child is born a genius.” But the reason why most people do not function at genius levels is because they are not aware of how creative and smart they really are.I call it the “Schwarzenegger effect.” No one would look at a person such as Arnold Schwarzenegger and think how lucky he is to have been born with such …


Africain Literature

Wed Mar 04, 2009 8:15 pm by Lily

Things Fall Apart is a 1959 English-language novel by Nigerian author Chinua Achebe. It is a staple book in schools throughout Africa and widely read and studied in English-speaking countries around the world. It is seen as the archetypal modern African novel in English, and one of the first African novels written in English to receive global critical acclaim. The title of the novel comes from [url=http://www.answers.com/topic/william-butler-yeats-3]


Algeria's Newspapers ...

Wed Mar 04, 2009 1:11 pm by Lily

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http://www.algeria press.com/
http://www.algeria press.com/alkhabar.htm
http://www.algeria-press.com/elwatan.htm
http://www.algeria-press.com/echoroukonline.htm
http://www.algeria-press.com/elmoudjahid.htm
http://www.algeria-press.com/liberte.htm
http://www.algeria-press.com/horizons.htm
http://www.algeria-press.com/el-massa.htm
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Algerian Vote

Thu Apr 09, 2009 12:39 pm by Lily

Algerians are voting in a presidential election which opposition groups have described as a charade.



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American English

Fri Mar 13, 2009 4:00 pm by Maria

Going to is pronounced GONNA when it is used to show the future. But it is never reduced when it means going from one place to another.

We're going to grab a bite to eat. = We're gonna grab a bite to eat.
I'm going to the office tonight. = I'm going to the office tonight.

2. Want to and want a are both pronounced WANNA and wants to is pronounced WANSTA. Do you want to can also be reduced …

American Slangs

Sat Mar 21, 2009 8:54 pm by Maria

airhead: stupid person.
"Believe it or not, Dave can sometimes act like an airhead!"

amigo: friend (from Spanish).
"I met many amigos at Dave's ESL Cafe."

ammunition: toilet paper.
"Help! We're completely out of ammunition!"

antifreeze: alcohol.
"I'm going to need a lot of antifreeze tonight!"

armpit: dirty, unappealing place.


An Introduction to the British Civilization

Wed Nov 18, 2009 10:54 am by Maria

University of Batna First Year
English Department G: 6-7-8-9
General Culture

[center]An Introduction to the British Civilization

*The United Kingdom :

Full Name : The UK's full and official name is the "United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland".

Location: The United Kingdom (UK) of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is a country …

Announcements and News

Thu Mar 05, 2009 2:55 am by Lily

American English QuizPromo-12
"Dear students , we would like to inform you that , from now on , your marks can be consulted through your Website ...Let's surf ! bounce bounce Wink

Applying for Research Study in the Department of English

Sun Apr 12, 2009 11:32 pm by Lily

Applying for Research Study in the Department of English

The process of applying for a research studentship begins with the identification of a potential supervisor. If you already know a staffmember who is willing to work with you to develop a research proposal,please start by contacting them. If you do not have a supervisor inmind already, …



    American English

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    Post by Maria on Fri Mar 13, 2009 4:00 pm

    Going to is pronounced GONNA when it is used to show the future. But it is never reduced when it means going from one place to another.

    We're going to grab a bite to eat. = We're gonna grab a bite to eat.
    I'm going to the office tonight. = I'm going to the office tonight.

    2. Want to and want a are both pronounced WANNA and wants to is pronounced WANSTA. Do you want to can also be reduced to WANNA.

    I want to go for a spin. = I wanna go for a spin.
    Do you want a piece of cake? = Wanna piece of cake?
    He wants to avoid rush hour. = He wansta avoid rush hour.

    3. Have to is pronounced HAFTA and has to is pronounced HASTA.

    Sorry, I have to leave now. = Sorry, I hafta leave now.
    She has to go to work soon. = She hasta go to work soon.

    4. Have reduces to AV or A in positive and negative phrases.

    must have = must'av or must'a must not have = mustn'av or mustn'a
    would have = would'av or would'a would not have = wouldn'av or wouldn'a
    could have = could'av or could'a could not have = couldn'av or couldn'a
    should have = should'av or should'a should not have = shouldn'av or shouldn'a
    5. You is almost always pronounced YA, you're and your are pronounced YER, and yours is pronounced YERS.

    Do you feel under the weather? = Do ya feel under the weather?
    You're completely right. = Yer completely right.
    Your brother will be fine. = Yer brother will be fine.
    Is this book yours? = Is this book yers?

    6. To is pronounced TA after voiceless sounds and DA after voiced sounds.

    She wants to invite us to the party. = She wants ta invite us ta the party.
    I need to go to bed now. = I need da go da bed now.

    7. And and in both reduce to N.

    Karen and Steve are coming to visit. = Karen 'n Steve are coming to visit.
    Tim is in Paris this week. = Tom is 'n Paris this week.



    8. D + Y = J T + Y = CH

    did you = did'ju or did'ja let you = let'chu or let'cha
    would you = would'ju or would'ja what you = what'chu or what'cha
    could you = could'ju or could'ja don't you = don'chu or don'cha
    should you = should'ju or should'ja didn't you = didn'chu or didn'cha


    9. T is pronounced as D when it is between two vowels.

    That's a great idea. = That's a gread idea.
    What a great car! = What a great car.

    T is not pronounced when it is between N and E.

    center = cen'er
    counted = coun'ed

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