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by natsu0713
Wed Dec 28, 2005 8:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The most difficult skill for foreign language learners
Replies: 18
Views: 23457

ahmads, I had the same experience too. I think that is because our teachers would adjust their speaking speed and using simple words. However, on TV, especially CNN news, the speakers' speed is far faster than our teachers. Besides, if our vocabulary is limited, then it is difficult for us to unders...
by natsu0713
Fri Dec 16, 2005 2:32 am
Forum: Adventure & Travel
Topic: Which city do you prefer to go holiday or vacation?
Replies: 12
Views: 10468

If I have money, I want to go to New York. I would like to go there to see the Christmas tree in Rockfeller, join the final count down with everyone in Time Square on the New Year´s Eve, see a Broadway show, shop at the Fifth Avenue, enjoy the sea view from the Statue of Liberty, see the paranoma of...
by natsu0713
Thu Dec 15, 2005 3:12 am
Forum: Food & Fitness
Topic: Please tell me some unique food people eat in your country.
Replies: 26
Views: 31091

In China and Taiwan (maybe other Asian countries too), we have "stinky tofu". Just like its name, "stinky tofu", it smells bad, rather stinky. However, the more stinky it is, the more delicious it is. Only for the people who likes to eat that or for the people who are eating that, they would not thi...
by natsu0713
Wed Dec 14, 2005 7:50 am
Forum: Talking Point Discussion
Topic: Young People and Smoking
Replies: 41
Views: 144119

Young People and Smoking

Like lots of members mentioned that the age of smoking cigarette is decreasing. This is a serious problem. Cigarette advertisements always promote to the public that smoking is cool, it means maturity and so forth. I think the ways to solve the youngster smoking problem include: 1)education: to corr...
by natsu0713
Wed Dec 14, 2005 6:17 am
Forum: Talking Point Discussion
Topic: How can terrorist attacks be prevented in the future?
Replies: 32
Views: 134713

I think this is a difficult question to answer. Terrorism has existed for a long time. If there is indeed an effective way to slove this problem peacefully, then that person who find out that way should deserve a Nobel Peace Prize. What I can think up is only crazy ideas. The first one is to catch a...
by natsu0713
Tue Dec 13, 2005 9:36 am
Forum: Talking Point Discussion
Topic: Do we have to be Christian to celebrate Christmas?
Replies: 65
Views: 192203

I do not think that it is necessary to be a Christian in order to celebrate Christmas.

Isn't it is a great thing if people all over the would can celebrate Christmas together, no matter for their religions?
by natsu0713
Tue Dec 13, 2005 6:15 am
Forum: Talking Point Discussion
Topic: Grammar is a waste of time.
Replies: 79
Views: 304471

I don't think grammar is a waste of time. To me, it is worth of spending time on learning it. If we want to express our ideas correctly or let other people fully understanad what we mean, we have to learn grammar. Otherwise, they may misunderstand us. Besides, grammar is like rules of a game. If we ...
by natsu0713
Tue Dec 13, 2005 3:00 am
Forum: Adventure & Travel
Topic: have you been travel to Japan?
Replies: 11
Views: 14453

I have never been to Japan. However, now I am saving the money for me to travel there. I even started learning Japanese; thus, I can travel there on my own. If I can go to Japan, I would choose to go to Tokyo, where is the origin of fashion trend in Asia.