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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/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, …



    Language learning journals

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    Language learning journals

    Post by Lily on Thu Dec 03, 2009 10:50 pm

    Editorial and Dedications
    v-vii *Editorial and Dedications*
    Nick C. Ellis, Diane Larsen-Freeman
    Abstract
    *Published Online:* 24 Nov 2009
    *DOI* 10.1111/j.1467-9922.2009.00532.x

    Articles
    1-26 *Language Is a Complex Adaptive System: Position Paper*
    Clay Beckner, Richard Blythe, Joan Bybee, Morten H. Christiansen, William Croft, Nick C.
    Ellis, John Holland, Jinyun Ke, Diane Larsen-Freeman, Tom Schoenemann
    Abstract
    *Published Online:* 24 Nov 2009
    *DOI* 10.1111/j.1467-9922.2009.00533.x

    27-46 *A Usage-Based Account of Constituency and Reanalysis*
    Clay Beckner, Joan Bybee
    Abstract
    *Published Online:* 24 Nov 2009
    *DOI* 10.1111/j.1467-9922.2009.00534.x

    47-63 *The Speech Community in Evolutionary Language Dynamics*
    Richard A. Blythe, William A. Croft
    Abstract
    *Published Online:* 24 Nov 2009
    *DOI* 10.1111/j.1467-9922.2009.00535.x

    64-89 *Linking Rule Acquisition in Novel Phrasal Constructions*
    Jeremy K. Boyd, Erin A. Gottschalk, Adele E. Goldberg
    Abstract
    *Published Online:* 24 Nov 2009
    *DOI* 10.1111/j.1467-9922.2009.00536.x

    90-125 *Constructing a Second Language: Analyses and Computational Simulations of the
    Emergence of Linguistic Constructions From Usage*
    Nick C. Ellis, Diane Larsen-Freeman
    Abstract
    *Published Online:* 24 Nov 2009
    *DOI* 10.1111/j.1467-9922.2009.00537.x

    126-161 *A Usage-Based Approach to Recursion in Sentence Processing*
    Morten H. Christiansen, Maryellen C. MacDonald
    Abstract
    *Published Online:* 24 Nov 2009
    *DOI* 10.1111/j.1467-9922.2009.00538.x

    162-186 *Evolution of Brain and Language*
    P. Thomas Schoenemann
    Abstract
    *Published Online:* 24 Nov 2009
    *DOI* 10.1111/j.1467-9922.2009.00539.x

    187-205 *Complex Adaptive Systems and the Origins of Adaptive Structure: What
    Experiments Can Tell Us*
    Hannah Cornish, Monica Tamariz, Simon Kirby
    Abstract
    *Published Online:* 24 Nov 2009
    *DOI* 10.1111/j.1467-9922.2009.00540.x

    206-229 *Meaning in the Making: Meaning Potential Emerging From Acts of Meaning*
    Christian M. I. M. Matthiessen
    Abstract
    *Published Online:* 24 Nov 2009
    *DOI* 10.1111/j.1467-9922.2009.00541.x

    230-248 *Individual Differences: Interplay of Learner Characteristics and Learning
    Environment*
    Zoltán Dörnyei
    Abstract
    *Published Online:* 24 Nov 2009
    *DOI* 10.1111/j.1467-9922.2009.00542.x

    249-267 *If Language Is a Complex Adaptive System, What Is Language Assessment?*
    Robert J. Mislevy, Chengbin Yin
    Abstract
    *Published Online:* 24 Nov 2009
    *DOI* 10.1111/j.1467-9922.2009.00543.x

    Subject Index
    268-275 *Subject Index*

    Abstract
    *Published Online:* 24 Nov 2009
    *DOI* 10.1111/j.1467-9922.2009.00545.x

    Poem
    viii-viii *The Three Goals*
    David Budbill
    Abstract
    *Published Online:* 24 Nov 2009
    *DOI* 10.1111/j.1467-9922.2009.00544.x



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