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by AlexSeed
Sun Jun 15, 2008 4:14 pm
Forum: Talking Point Discussion
Topic: Biofuels are the answer to the energy question. Agreed?
Replies: 6
Views: 13186

Re: Biofuels are the answer to the energy question. Agreed?

Very good topic. Okay, firstly I don't agree with bio-fuels. For a start, the production of Bio-fuels is what is in part creating the current food shortage, seriously harming developing worlds. It has been shown that many bio-fuels are now being grown in place of crops that would help feed people, b...
by AlexSeed
Sun Jun 15, 2008 4:05 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: could you tell me the stories behind these idoms?
Replies: 4
Views: 6701

Re: could you tell me the stories behind these idoms?

Well i'm not 100% sure, but I belive that the Idiom "The writings on the Wall" comes from the Old Testament, chapter 5, in the Book of Daniel. Searching Wikipedia (I know, not always the most reliable source) I came accross this exerpt from that very part of the Old Testament. "King Belshazzar made ...
by AlexSeed
Sun Jun 15, 2008 3:55 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: emergency help! question from an english teacher-to-be!
Replies: 2
Views: 1186

Re: emergency help! question from an english teacher-to-be!

I think a real Key is to keep them interested. Learning a new language can be dull if you're not interested. You don't understand what's being said and so if you're not engaged then you'll slowly begin to drift away and gain entertainment in other things. Imagine if I spoke to you in Japanese for an...
by AlexSeed
Sun Jun 15, 2008 3:47 pm
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Listening to English
Replies: 84
Views: 24366

Re: can i make friends to improve my english

Hello, My name's Alex, I'm both native and currently living in England. My main subject of study is English, at university level, so i'd really love the chance to start corrispondance with some non-native speakers and either teach the language or just talk and in-directly pick things up! Feel free t...