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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/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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    Re: An Introduction to the British Civilization

    Post by taha_dexter on Fri Dec 04, 2009 12:19 pm

    what does " mp " in "The Rt. Hon Gordon Brown, MP" mean, please?
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    thank you miss cheers
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    An Introduction to the British Civilization

    Post by Maria on Wed Nov 18, 2009 10:54 am

    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 in Western Europe. It consists of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

    Capitals: London is the capital of the UK and of England. Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland. Belfast is the capital of Northern Ireland. Cardiff is the capital of Wales.

    Flag: The flag is sometimes called the Union Jack. This red, white, and blue flag was first used in 1801. It is a combination of the flags of England (the cross of St. George), Scotland (the cross of St. Andrew), and Ireland (the cross of St. Patrick).
    'Union Jack' was officially acknowledged as an alternative name for the Union Flag by the Admiralty and Parliament in the early 20th century.

    The term 'jack' refers to the flag that is flown from the bowsprit of a ship, often denoting nationality."
    National Anthem : ‘God Save the Queen’

    Climate: The UK generally has a mild, wet, cloudy climate.

    Major Rivers: The major rivers in the UK are: the Thames (which flows through London, England), the Avon.

    Queen : Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926). Queen since 6 February 1952.

    The Queen's title in the United Kingdom is:
    'Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland'.

    Queen Elizabeth II is a 'constitutional monarch'. This means that although she is officially the head of the state, the country is actually run by the government, led by the Prime Minister.

    Head of Government:The Rt. Hon Gordon Brown, MP

    Currency : Sterling pound £.Sterling is the third-largest reserve currency, after the US dollar and the euro.

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