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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
[url=http://www.algeria-press.com/ech-chaab.htm]…


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, …



    Quizzes and Tests

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    My quizze Results ..what about yours?

    Post by Lily on Fri Jul 03, 2009 4:55 pm





    1. As you arrive in the London airport, you overhear people saying their trip "went all pear-shaped". What are they saying?

    Your answer was: many things went wrong on their trip

    This is correct!

    2

    2. The subway in London is called

    Your answer was:
    the Tube

    This is correct!

    3


    3.While checking into your hotel, the receptionist says he needs to see acredit card and "Bob's your uncle". What does "Bob's your uncle" mean?

    Your answer was:
    then he'll be finished

    This is correct!

    4

    4. Your friend says to you that he's "Hank Marvin". What does he mean?

    Your answer was:
    he is hungry

    This is correct!

    5


    5. The concierge tells you that the pub next to your hotel is "smashing". What is he saying?
    Your answer was:
    the pub is very good

    This is correct!

    6

    6. At a restaurant, your waiter asks if you would like "chips"? What is he asking?

    Your answer was:
    if you would like french fries

    This is correct!

    7


    7. Your friend says that his girlfriend is "all over the shop". What does he mean?

    Your answer was:
    his girlfriend is disorganized

    This is correct!

    8

    8. You hear people on the bus talking about "having a bubble bath" at a newly released movie. What do they mean?

    Your answer was:
    the movie is very funny

    This is correct!

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    9.You are running late for the airport, and you're a nervous wreck. Your
    cab driver, though, tells you to "keep your hair on". What is he
    saying?

    Your answer was:
    stay calm

    This is correct!

    10

    10.At the airport, someone tells you to walk towards the "apples and
    pears" to get to your gate. What does "apples and pears" mean?

    Your answer was:
    stairs

    This is correct!
    Your score is
    10/10
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    Quiz about Feelings

    Post by Lily on Fri May 15, 2009 5:55 pm

    BBC | British Council
    www.teachingenglish.org.uk
    FEELINGS
    For each of the six questions choose the one correct answer:

    1. Choose the word closest in meaning to the word in bold italics:

    "I was enthralled by the wild, stormy weather."
    a. fascinated
    b. frightened
    c. annoyed
    d. depressed
    2. The film was very long and uninteresting, so I was terribly ________ .
    a. tiring
    b. tiresome
    c. boring
    d. bored
    3. Choose the word that does NOT mean the same as the other three
    words.
    a. exhausted
    b. harassed
    c. weary
    d. worn-out
    4. Which word is different?
    a. happy
    b. glad
    c. miserable
    d. pleased
    5. What do you'blow' if you lose your temper?
    a. your head
    b. your roof
    c. your top
    d. your nose
    6. If you are livid, you are very
    a. worried
    b. excited
    c. angry
    d. ill

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    BBC Learning English Quiznet

    Post by Lily on Fri May 15, 2009 5:39 pm

    BBC Learning English Quiznet
    Conditional structures

    1. I wish I __________ all that money, or I would have enough left to buy a new car.
    a) hadn't spent
    b) didn't spend
    c) wouldn't have spent
    d) won't spend
    2. If you __________ to follow me, I'll show you to your table.
    a) like
    b) will like
    c) are like
    d) would like
    3. If it hadn't been for the last question, she __________ a perfect score on the test.
    a) will get
    b) would get
    c) got
    d) would have got
    4. If only the neighbours __________ their music down!
    a) turn
    b) will turn
    c) would turn
    d) were turn
    5. __________ you have any further questions, please contact us at the address above.
    a) would
    b) will
    c) could
    d) should
    6. As long as the weather __________ good, I'm sure the picnic will be a success,
    a) was
    b) will be
    c) is
    d) would be
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    English Test

    Post by Lily on Fri May 15, 2009 5:03 pm

    Take the EF Standardized English Test (EFSET) today!
    The EFSET is the most accurate English skill test available on the web today.Previously offered only to corporations and enrolled students, it is now available to you.

    After taking the test, you will know:


    • Your overall English language skill level
    • Your level in three key skill sets: Grammar, Listening and Reading
    • How your English compares to other test takers and other exams like the TOEIC
    • The recommended learning plan based on your skill level

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    Quizzes and Tests

    Post by Lily on Fri May 15, 2009 4:58 pm


    How good is your movie English?
    Take this 5-minute quiz to test your movie English knowledge!
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