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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.












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


"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, …



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    American Slangs

    Post by Maria on Sat Mar 21, 2009 8:54 pm

    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.
    "This cheap motel is an absolute armpit!"

    awesome: great and impressive.

    "Dave's ESL Cafe is truly awesome!"
    bang (1): a very powerful thing.
    "Disneyland is really a bang!"

    bang (2): a powerful effect.
    "Japanese sake really has a bang!"

    Barf:vomit.
    "My dog barfed all over the carpet."

    beans: money.
    "I've worked for this company for ten years, but I still don't have beans."

    beat: tired.
    "I'm really beat because I was awake all night."

    beemer: a BMW.
    "He wants to buy a beemer when he makes more money."

    bread: money.
    "Can I borrow some bread?"

    couch potato: a person who watches too much television.
    "Why did I have to marry such a couch potato?"

    dude: a male friend.
    "That's really cool, dude!"

    evil: great; excellent.
    "Your car is really evil!"

    flick: movie.
    "Let's go out tonight and watch a flick."

    get it: to understand something.
    "Sorry, but I just don't get it."

    head: toilet.
    "I really need to use the head!"

    I'm outta here: I'm leaving; I'm departing.
    "Sorry, but I'm outta here, dude."

    jerk: stupid or annoying person.
    "How could you go out with such a jerk?"

    john: toilet.
    "Where's the john?"

    kick off: die.
    "My dog finally kicked off."

    luck out: to be lucky or fortunate
    "You really luck out by visiting Dave's ESL Cafe!"

    make waves: cause problems.
    "Teachers don't like students to make waves."

    mega: big.
    "American restaurants serve mega portions of food."

    nada: nothing (from Spanish).
    "I know nada about politics."

    OK: decent.
    "Dave is an okay person."

    peanuts: very little money.
    "I love my job, but the pay is peanuts."

    quick and dirty: done fast, but not well.
    "The mechanic did a quick and dirty repair on my car."

    rug rat: a child.
    "Dave has a couple of rug rats at home."

    screw up: to make a mistake.
    "I screwed up on the driving test, so I didn't pass."

    tints: sunglasses.
    "You have to wear tints in California."

    umpteen: many; countless.
    "I've asked you umpteen times to show me the money!"

    upchuck: vomit.
    "She got sick and upchucked three times."

    vanilla: plain.
    "She drives a vanilla car."

    wasted: killed.
    "A lot of people get wasted in the streets of New York."

    wimpy: weak.
    "Don't be so wimpy!"

    yank: bother; harass.
    "Stop yanking me, okay?"

    Yankee: an American
    "Dave is a Yank."

    zero: an unimportant person.
    "If you don't work hard, you'll end up a zero."

    zit: pimple; acne.
    "Teens often have a lot of zits."






































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