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The Internet — The new pathway to success?

Years ago, the path to success in the world of entertainment seemed long and arduous. Aspiring artists often waited years before being noticed by the public. There were endless stories of actors waiting tables in Hollywood hoping to get discovered; of writers sending off hundreds of manuscripts to publishers only to accumulate a pile of…
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Adverb vs. Adjective | Course 10

An adjective describes a noun or pronoun: “That boy is so loud!” An adverb describes a verb or anything apart from a noun and pronoun: “That boy speaks so loudly!” Adverbs are used to answer how questions e.g. “How does he talk? – He talks loudly.” Flowers smell sweet or flowers smell sweetly, which is correct? Smell sweet is correct because it describes the…
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8-Step Process for Creating a Speech

Step 1. Find an idea you want to share To hone in on your idea worth sharing, it can be useful to ask yourself things like: What’s one assumption I’d like to challenge? What’s a belief of mine that has changed, and why? What does everyone miss when they think about my area of interest…
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8 types of friends

1. A Loyal Best Friend Sometimes a loyal best friend is the only thing you need to stay sane. Everyone needs a non-judgmental friend who will support them no matter what. This is the kind of friend who lets you be a hot mess and knows all of your deepest and darkest secrets, but still…
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The Quietest Place on Earth

My search started when I was in the New York subway. My children were whining, four trains came screaming into the station at once and I put my hands over my ears and cowered – the noise was deafening. In cities, the ever-present dull roar of planes, cars, machinery and voices is a fact of…
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The hands

  My own  ghost story – The hands Several years ago, I went to stay with some friends who lived in an old house in the country. I had not told them I was coming, and when I arrived, they already had other visitors. “Never mind,” said my friend Ella. “You can sleep in the…
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A story about John

John has always traveled a lot. In fact, when he was only two years old when he first flew to the US. His mother is Italian and his father is American. John was born in France, but his parents had met in Cologne, Germany after they had been living there for five years. They met…
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(Pronombre) + Verbo

Un error muy común cuando estamos aprendiendo inglés, es el omitir los pronombres personales – I, you, he, she, it, we, and they – antes de un verbo. Es normal creer que “are” es “eres”, sin embargo, “eres” es “you are”. Por ejemplo: “Veracruz is very beautiful. Has a lot of amazing places.” debe llevar…
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