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by JaneEyre
Tue Aug 14, 2012 9:50 am
Forum: Food & Fitness
Topic: best and effective way to reduce weight
Replies: 20
Views: 20451

Re: best and effective way to reduce weight

Hi Jane, So you've eventually broke away with Lowood, haven't you? Chips, wow! It seems they try to go with the times:!!: :!!: well the conditions at our university dorms is not as bad as poor Jane's Lowood. To look at the bright side, we are offered three meals a day for free,to be honest, it is t...
by JaneEyre
Tue Aug 14, 2012 9:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Which country you like to go?
Replies: 21
Views: 30153

Re: Which country you like to go?

I would like to go either UK, USA or Germany to pursue my higher education. Of course, UK is no. 1, as there a few good universities that offer the programme I want to study for Masters. However, this will remain a dream untill I earn enough money to pay for my tuition fees and living cost there for...
by JaneEyre
Tue Aug 14, 2012 9:09 am
Forum: Books & Authors
Topic: reading!!
Replies: 6
Views: 13669

Re: reading!!

Hi I'm Lou You Xuan I like reading novels . because the story is so beauty. Do you like reading novel? Of course, novels are my favourite genre in literature, especially when it comes to classics,detective novels, and any thing imaginary about wizards, magic- and if the setting of it is in the past...
by JaneEyre
Tue Aug 14, 2012 9:04 am
Forum: Books & Authors
Topic: The author whom I like
Replies: 1
Views: 5668

Re: The author whom I like

I like Rowling's books too, but if I have to choose a favourite author, mine will be Charles Dickens and Charlotte Bronte. I understand that some people might not like such books- I remeber back when I was going to college, I used to give some of my novels to my classmates, and they would return the...
by JaneEyre
Tue Jul 31, 2012 9:20 am
Forum: Food & Fitness
Topic: best and effective way to reduce weight
Replies: 20
Views: 20451

Re: best and effective way to reduce weight

I am not the best person to advice on such a subject becuase I've never tried to go on a diet or practice for the sake of losing weight. Still, you might be suprized as I was, to know that in the 6 months I spent at home doing literally nothing beside eating and sleeping, I lost about 20 kilos. so w...
by JaneEyre
Tue Oct 18, 2011 3:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to die
Replies: 55
Views: 26491

Re: How to die

i don't know how i'll die and not going to trouble myself to think of such a thing, but i hope that when the time comes i'd leave a good image for people who would notice that i'm no longer in this world.
by JaneEyre
Tue Oct 18, 2011 3:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Life is sometimes so boring...
Replies: 15
Views: 7889

Re: Life is sometimes so boring...

yes, i guess it is inevitable. however, at such occasions all you have to do is to remind yourself that you have a goal to achieve or at least invent one for yourself if you have none.
by JaneEyre
Sat Apr 30, 2011 3:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Good Topic
Replies: 3
Views: 1217

Re: A Good Topic

Thanks alawton & Vega. Vega I don't think my professor would be happy with the last topic you suggested eventhough I would like to know the answer :mrgreen: . I like the first of them most but I have to see what the professor thinks about it. I was thinking how about doing a paper on the positives o...
by JaneEyre
Mon Apr 25, 2011 11:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Good Topic
Replies: 3
Views: 1217

A Good Topic

Hi everybody, I'm doing a course on research skills. As part of this course, we are supposed to choose a good topic and write a proposal that can be developed into a full paper later on. I find it so difficult to come up with a topic }: . So, can you please suggest some topics, any topic that I can ...
by JaneEyre
Tue Mar 08, 2011 2:46 pm
Forum: Adventure & Travel
Topic: BEACH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 10096

Re: BEACH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Well, Oman has a very long coasts with very beautiful beaches. There is also a Turtle Reserve where you can see the endangered green turtles.
by JaneEyre
Mon Mar 07, 2011 5:23 pm
Forum: Food & Fitness
Topic: breakfast for today ....
Replies: 4
Views: 3560

Re: breakfast for today ....

Well, 2 cheese sandwiches + sambosa + Biscuit + an egg + tea (the most important thing of course)

Is it too much.. I don't think so becuase I have a very long day till dinner :mrgreen: :-D .
by JaneEyre
Mon Mar 07, 2011 5:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are the things you do not want to do every day?
Replies: 18
Views: 4041

Re: What are the things you do not want to do every day?

I don't want to sit in the front row :-x . That's not fair! why do I have to sit the front and in a very verrrrrry boring class. I don't like to be asked to answer a question I did not raise my hand to answer at the first place. I don't like to be late for a class. ( It is all about studying :mrgree...
by JaneEyre
Thu Feb 24, 2011 11:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: what would you do
Replies: 13
Views: 6174

Re: what would you do

I don't think I will fix it immediately because I'd like to see how things will develop. Maybe it will be solved as time passes. If the situation demands that I take an action immediately, I'll try my best to find a solution for the problem myself. About the third option which is to seek another per...
by JaneEyre
Thu Feb 24, 2011 11:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: You think yourself happily?
Replies: 26
Views: 8640

Re: You think yourself happily?

Of course, there are times when I feel somewhat depressed. Despite that I believe I'm happy in general.
by JaneEyre
Thu Feb 24, 2011 11:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Reading in "toilet"
Replies: 6
Views: 2345

Re: Reading in "toilet"

Reading is part of my dailylife, but I don't think I can read in the ''toilet''. About privacy, it is not a problem for me even here on campus because I have my own room where I spend most of my free time. But maybe this suggestion is suitable for busy paople who have no time at all to read.
by JaneEyre
Thu Feb 24, 2011 10:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: your favourite book in childhood
Replies: 9
Views: 3027

Re: your favourite book in childhood

'Alice in Wonderland', I was so in terested in the book especially after I watched some cartoons based on the book.
by JaneEyre
Tue Feb 08, 2011 8:50 am
Forum: Adventure & Travel
Topic: WINTER LOVE
Replies: 9
Views: 11134

Re: WINTER LOVE

i used to hope to see snow for once at least in my lifetime, however 5 contineous days of raining where the sun is nowhere changed my mind. i was scared to death that i might catch cold again and spent a whole month recovering. i think seeing pictures of snowy places is enough for me right now.
by JaneEyre
Sat Feb 05, 2011 10:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: life has taught me
Replies: 35
Views: 13934

Re: life has taught me

Life has taught me to never give up no matter what.
by JaneEyre
Thu Jan 13, 2011 12:58 pm
Forum: Food & Fitness
Topic: Do you like spicy food?
Replies: 14
Views: 13032

Re: Do you like spicy food?

Definitly yes. I love spicy food which reminds me that's the main reason why I hate the food here on campus. It is cold with absolutely no flavour.
by JaneEyre
Wed Jan 12, 2011 8:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What about you
Replies: 23
Views: 6344

Re: What about you

Hi Manar,
Don't feel sorry because your work was not perfect. After all, I'm sure you have done every thing possible and work really hard to come out with that work becuase I'm a student myself. It is just that we are thinking all the time that we could have done better. It is human nature.
by JaneEyre
Sun Jan 09, 2011 8:57 am
Forum: Food & Fitness
Topic: what is your favorite food and drinks???
Replies: 72
Views: 74500

Re: what is your favorite food ang drinks???

I don't prefer any food in particular, although I like traditional dishes more that anything especially those meals prepared on celebrations. All i know is that I can never imagine eating cooked chicken or fish. It has always to be fried which drives mom crazy sometimes.
by JaneEyre
Sun Jan 09, 2011 8:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is your motto?
Replies: 6
Views: 3101

Re: What is your motto?

Never give up, no matter what and keep smiling all the time.
by JaneEyre
Tue Jan 04, 2011 7:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Poll. What are you waiting on the year 2011?
Replies: 17
Views: 4784

Re: Poll. What are you waiting on the year 2011?

That will be much easy to you if during the education period you attended any Internship programme. God luck in the job search! Thanks, I took internship during the summer as a part of my study plan, but still I'm worried, despite the very good report I got from the institution where I trained, bec...
by JaneEyre
Tue Jan 04, 2011 7:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How do you reduce stress??
Replies: 13
Views: 4081

Re: How do you reduce stress??

hi,, Actually I don't have a problem with being under stress. On the contrary, I do better work when I'm under stress. It is like my lucky day when I'm under stress becuase otherwise I'll be absolutely doing nothing. When I know that there is still time to do sth and I don't have to right the way, I...
by JaneEyre
Mon Jan 03, 2011 6:27 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: What does it mean?
Replies: 2
Views: 1987

What does it mean?

Hi everybody, I could not understand the sentence in bold ..especially the underlined part, so please could you explain it to me in a very..very simple English. ''During a war, you never believe it will end. And when it does end – as Lebanon's civil conflict concluded just over 20 years ago – you ca...
by JaneEyre
Mon Jan 03, 2011 6:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Poll. What are you waiting on the year 2011?
Replies: 17
Views: 4784

Re: Poll. What are you waiting on the year 2011?

Hi,,

well, since this is my final year at the university :-) , i wish i got a good job asap. that would be really nice.
by JaneEyre
Tue Dec 21, 2010 11:28 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: grammar references, please help!
Replies: 2
Views: 1819

Re: grammar references, please help!

1- in the first sentence, we can say ( While he was watching TV, he played the video-game.) if the sentence is about the same person. in this sentence since the doer of the action is the same which is the pronoun (HE), i think it is justified to assume that the sentence is about the same person. On ...
by JaneEyre
Wed Dec 01, 2010 8:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: British vs American
Replies: 7
Views: 6709

Re: British vs American

Hi,, I don't want to sound pessimistic, but this needs a lot of work and it is really unneccessary. As a learner myself, I know it is difficult to concentrate on one of them becuase we normally have professors from all over the world who have different accents, and we got a little of that and a litt...
by JaneEyre
Fri Oct 29, 2010 9:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Encouraging a silent class to talk?
Replies: 3
Views: 1583

Re: Encouraging a silent class to talk?

as a learner of english, i can say that students sometimes don't participate because they feel that they don't have to or because the teacher don't give them the chance or push them enough to participate. i know one of the student in my class who was, and still, one of those students who like to sit...
by JaneEyre
Fri Oct 29, 2010 8:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: NEED some proverbs about reading
Replies: 1
Views: 1037

Re: NEED some proverbs about reading

Hi, i know you asked for proverbs but i know none so i put here a few nice quotations i found about reading; "Reading furnishes the mind only with the materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours." John Locke "Books are the windows through which the soul looks out." Henry Ward...
by JaneEyre
Fri Oct 29, 2010 8:15 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Difference between warning and threatening ?
Replies: 4
Views: 6190

Re: Difference between warning and threatening

hello,

please somebody answer, i have a test in discourse tommorow, so i desperately need to understand the difference in order to be able to the identify speech acts correctly in th exam.
by JaneEyre
Fri Oct 29, 2010 8:08 am
Forum: Talking Point Discussion
Topic: Grown-up children should look after their elderly parents.
Replies: 47
Views: 124105

Re: Grown-up children should look after their elderly parent

Definitly yes. for me, i can't imagine my life without them. after all they look after me when i was young, so i must take a good care of them that i'm a grown-up now. when people do sacrifice so much for the sake of their children, it is the least to do. In my opinion, it is impossible to repay the...
by JaneEyre
Fri Oct 29, 2010 7:59 am
Forum: Talking Point Discussion
Topic: English teachers should teach taboo words to students.
Replies: 49
Views: 126950

Re: English teachers should teach taboo words to students.

learners of a foreign language learn the bad words before anything else because they hear them used in a way or the other especially in movies. i have a cousin of mine who used such words before even learning how to build a sentence, when i asked her who tuaght her such words, she said ' my friends ...
by JaneEyre
Fri Oct 29, 2010 7:40 am
Forum: Talking Point Discussion
Topic: Will there be enough food for everyone?
Replies: 14
Views: 38430

Re: Will there be enough food for everyone?

Hi,, I think if people continue to grow, we will witness famine on a larger scale. if we think about it, now we have enough food for everybody on our planet but still in Africa and other places people die of hanger. It is complicated, there is enough food but we have a proplem with distributing this...
by JaneEyre
Fri Oct 29, 2010 6:47 am
Forum: Books & Authors
Topic: Do you like reading?
Replies: 7
Views: 18749

Re: Do you like reading?

hi, definitely, i like to read in my free time, welll to be honest i read even when i don't have free time especially when i start reading a novel. I like Charles Dickens and charlotte bronte( that why i choose Jane Eyre as my nickname here). When i don't have any novels to read, i look for books in...
by JaneEyre
Fri Oct 29, 2010 6:20 am
Forum: Help Each Other with English
Topic: Difference between warning and threatening ?
Replies: 4
Views: 6190

Difference between warning and threatening ?

Hi everybody,


Could someone please tell me the difference between ( warning) and (threatening)?

for examlple why when a professor says ( Better to prepare well or i'll give a pop-quiz.) is a warning, not a threatening !!!!.

Please anybody knows help me.

thanks