“Heroes are made by the paths they choose, not the power they are graced with.” — Brodi Ashton

People tend to disparage themselves — they never value themselves enough. They do not realize how much they mean to those who are around and even to the world. When you hear…


Pleasure reading report 2

I’d like to share with you a few words from my pleasure reading book “11.22.63” by Stephen King. The book is so engaging that when I am reading I do not even pay attention to the new words. …


These are the results I got. Well, it is flattering but most probably the results are totally inaccurate:) However, this is the best we can get — so the only thing left to do is to rejoice at the good news! A professional white-collar, after all…


Here are the results of the quiz. Well, I must say it was fascinating, but the results…They are just random. Surely I knew some of rhe answers, but mostly I just had to think, mull it all over, draw analogies — and here it is, 10 out of 10. I am pleased with the result and it inspired me to learn more about American culture.


Here I am. Between my aunt Emma and her husband David. In the US, statue of Liberty in a few miles from us.

I lost my parents 6 months ago. They died in the car accident, but I didn’t. I spent two months on a hospital bed with a vase…


These tests took me a lot of time to complete. At first I tried to do it without a dictionary but then realized it was not possible at all.

Still, I tried to use my ‘intuition’ and guess the meanings of some of the words. The last one was the worst because each time I gave the wrong answer it took 1 point away from me :( Anyway, I wrote down some cool words and I will try to use them in my language practice!


PART 1.

I was lucky enough to be a part of this conversation this Saturday. My dad and I went to the shop (Bristol) to buy some candy. There were 2 cash desks, one of which was working; there was a girl, talking to a customer, but my dad decided…


123 pages so far.

  1. Random facts
  • Last year I watched an 8-part television event based on this book and I loved it.
  • This is my first Stephen King’s book.
  • Stephen King looks like my grandpa.
  • In one of his interviews Stephen King said that JFK’s assassination was 9/11 of their…


I am definitely not claiming to be an American, but I suppose that learning American English and getting familiar with American culture every day, I should in possession of major facts. I have researched a list of top 100 items every American should know and found something I do not…


by Nilofer Merchant

I’ve been thinking recently about the upcoming lack of activity in my life. I spent the whole summer walking every and if not walking, going to the gym and having a full workout there (cardiovascular exercises, muscle-strengthening exercises and fast swimming). What do I do now…

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