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Post by Elham » Sat Feb 11, 2012 10:26 am

Dear Behnam,

What would be wrong if you critisized or advised me?! Come on!
To be honest, I look for some excuses to make you criticize and advise! I love to hear your strong opinions, enjoy your comments on my words and try to be wise and take lessons.Your ideas are always welcomed. :-)

You made a very important and logical comment on my feelings. What you wrote was vital to be said;thanks alot.

Reading your post a question arose in my mind! Would you please let me know what is the right path to heaven for a girl ( a woman without husband like me)? I want to go there too! :roll: :lol: :lol:

All the best,
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Post by behnam » Sat Feb 11, 2012 12:06 pm


Hi Elham,
I am not sure, but apparently girls cannot go heaven! Therefore, there is no way for girls to enter there, unless they get married! :oops: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Girls must keep their hearts open to love! Avoiding high expectations of marriage, they are supposed to say 'yes' to the person who proposes. I'm not a girl, so I cannot see the world through their eyes. However, it seems that girls are looking for perfect boys. Nobody is perfect. That's why people, who look for perfection, meet failure.

Bees look for flowers and flies search for rubbish. I prefer to be a bee rather than a fly. However, too much criticsing results in pessimism which is against bees' philosophy. :lol: :lol: :lol:

The most common mistake among young partners is to pay too much attention to the opposite sex in front of each other. Suppose a boy and a girl are dating together. The boy may ask the girl for her favourite singer. In such situations, wise girls know how to answer. They wisely avoid naming a male singer's name, although they love his songs and voice. It is the same for wise boys. They are very careful about what to say and how to act when meeting another lady on the streets or on TV, etc.

A girl used to collect football players' photos! She didn't know that her action might create an unpleasant sensation. She didn't have a happy marriage. Finally, her marriage ended in divorce. Pretending to be happy, she is keeping a pet dog and spending her time with it now! Well, loneliness is one of the direct results of stupidity!

Both men and women are jealous, but they reveal jealousy differently. Watching TV together, a man may say, "What a beautiful lady!" This sentence hurts his wife's feelings, and then revenge is inevitable. A tough sanction in bed will be probably imposed on the man! :oops: :oops: :lol:

However, men often take revenge in a different way. The majority of them may look for love affairs or mistresses! In many cases, disloyalty is an inevitable result.

This subject is delicate. That's enough for now.

All the best,
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Post by Mohsen » Sat Feb 11, 2012 6:38 pm

By the way, Islam is based on caring about God's rules not on loving prophets and Imams
Hi Behnam,
Thanks for writing your idea about Islam , Would you please explain what is the God rules that we should care about it. At leaat write some important ones.

All the best
Mohsen

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Post by Elham » Sun Feb 12, 2012 11:25 am

Hi Behnam,

Thanks for reply,

I DO understand your point and definitely agree with avoiding high expectations and taking marriage easier ; but I'm afraid to say it's not that easy to say YES to whom proposes to us (maybe the first one!)!
Let me explain more!

I think there are two major mistakes girls make nowadays regarding marriage! One is what you mentioned and that is 'having high expectations' which ends in late marriages at older ages! it has many disadvantages that we all are aware of!

The second is again somehow what you said! To say YES to whom proposes! (Please pay attention that I'm looking at your idea from a different angel although I know what you mean!)

This is not hidden to anybody that divorce rate is soooo high and is increasing day after day; why???
I guess one of the most important reasons is that many girls nowadays easily say YES!!! To whom? The first one who proposes them and claims is in love with them or even to the first one whom their parents approve of to marry with!

Some times a boy proposes based on feelings, he is young,excited (az ruye hayajan)! He hasn't thought well and his decision is not logical! He just wants to quench his current thirst without considering the result of this marriage and how he may feel or what big problems he may face, some years or even several months (or even worth, just one day) after the marriage!

This is the point where girlish feelings threatens the whole future of two people! They mostly get emotional and say YES!
No doubt, you know about such things very well .You are my teacher!


I believe a wise girl neither postpones her marriage by developing unrealistic high expectations nor spoils her future by fast, unmindful and irrational decisions!


By the way, in case there is really no way for me to go to heaven as a girl, I wish I myself could propose to my ideal man and marry him because he may never come himself! :lol: This way not only would I go to beloved heaven, but also I would make some one else’s life on the earth a real heaven! Hahahahaha :lol: :lol: :lol:

Thanks for reading; I'll be happy to hear any advice or criticize by my dear friend and teacher :-)

All the best,
Elham

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Post by Elham » Sun Feb 12, 2012 12:09 pm

Hi Mohsen,

Although you have asked a question from dear Behnam and he is supposed to answer you, I'd also love to give my own idea!

I have asked somebody your question before and she advised me to read verses 23 to 39, sureh Asra in the Koran! :ok:
You can refer to this address and read them right now:
http://www.andisheqom.com/Files/quransh ... ubid=30312


In my opinion, reading these verses you'll find the answer of your question!

I'm amazed that respecting the parents has come just after worshiping God and it's siad that we have to be careful how we treat and talk with them!!!! WOW!
And I really wonder why after that there's nothing regarding rights of wife and husband towards each other! :roll:

All the best,
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Post by Elham » Sun Feb 12, 2012 12:28 pm

What a mess! It's tooooooo bad that we can't edit our post after a few minutes!
And there is also sth wrong with applying the colors! :-( :-( :-(

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Post by behnam » Sun Feb 12, 2012 4:59 pm


Hi Mohsen,

How are you? I hope all is going well with you.

Our thoughtful friend Elham has answered to your question wisely. I am absolutely certain that you know the answer of your own question much better than us. God has given his instructions (rules) in the holly Koran, and some famous priests -Ayat Allah-have written many books-Resale Amaliye- about them. Not only a Muslim, but also Prophet Muhammad and all Imams are(were) expected to follow those instructions.

The only sign of loving someone is following his/her path; acting and reacting like him/her. Otherwise, it is like claiming without offering support! If I were brave, I'd say it is self-fooling! :lol:

We may love a teacher; pretend to love a teacher; praise him/her, or flatter him/her in order to get some marks. In this world, these methods sometimes work. However, according to what I've read about the other world, such tricks won't work there. You may ask for the meaning of 'shefaat'. This word is widely misinterpreted in Iran. Iranians can hardly understand what 'shefaat' means. Like what is (was) common, we often think of it as pulling strings to fool God and then to get into heaven, even though there is nothing positive in our reports!!!

Dear Mohsen, let's stop discussing this matter publicly further. I am too tired to search for another place to make nest in! :lol: :lol: :lol: If you are interested in discussing it further, please email me at:behrampednam@yahoo.com

All the best,
Behnam, 12 Feb, 2012




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A big mistake!

Post by Elham » Sun Feb 12, 2012 5:21 pm

Fast decition??? Fast?! :shock:

Oh dear Elham, that's quick decision honey! ;-)

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Post by behnam » Mon Feb 13, 2012 2:50 am


Hi Elham,

Thanks for the reply with an excellent English. I really enjoyed reading it. In terms of English, it was fantastic. Congratulations!

I agree with you up to a point, but there are still some points I disagree with. However, I'm not in the mood for discussing them.

You've made significant progress in writing. In your last posts, your great improvement can be seen clearly. Congratulations on achieving success in writing professionally.

I hope to read more from you.

All the best,
Behnam, 13 Feb, 2012



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Post by Elham » Mon Feb 13, 2012 5:30 pm

"The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined
by praise than saved by criticism."


-- Norman Vincent Peale

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Post by Elham » Mon Feb 13, 2012 7:10 pm

Hi dear Behnam,

That's kind of you to notice any progress in my English! I really wish I could spend more time on my English, but sadly writting here is my only chance to practice it for now! :-(

Today, I read an article on the yahoo news about an Arabic Muslim woman who motivates other Muslim women to care more about their close relationships with their husbands and not to let too much shame threaten their marriage health which in many many cases leads to divorce!

Reading the article, I recalled my own recent post and thought about the topic more; I need to add up sth important to my comments.

It's so vital for a woman to know how to be a WIFE in the truest meaning of the word! She should be mindful of her great role in keeping a healthy successful marriage!

So, Emmm... I wanna say: maybe it's better for a woman to pay more attention to
'developing correct attitudes towards marriage' and 'learning about a wife's major role and resposibilty', then 'putting it into action wisely and mindfully' , instead of being too much involved in thinking about 'to whome she has to say YES' !!!
(long confusing sentence? sorryyy Behnam!) (Elham? Ask yourself! Can't you really express what you mean in a simpler way? :roll: )


It just came to my mind and since these days I love being busy writting in English, I just wrote it! {-: However, I'm a girl, I'll may change my mind tomorrow! :lol:

Thanks for taking time to read my posts,

All the best,
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Post by Mohsen » Mon Feb 13, 2012 7:40 pm

Dear Behnam and Elham,

Many rules that we consider them as Islamic rules are common among people of the world , for example ,not telling lie , calumny (accusing someone without reason ), helping poor people, respecting people , parents, trustworthiness, honesty and many many things . even unbelievers, people who don’t believe God follow these rules , there is no need for God to follow these rules ,the common people understand the rule and use it in their life.
The difference in the Islamic rules is that they start with love and loving the prophet and imam.
As in Soreh Shora/23 , It is clearly stipulated “This it is which Allah announceth unto His bondmen who believe and do good works. Say (O Muhammad, unto mankind): I ask of you no fee therefor, save lovingkindness among kinsfolk. And whoso scoreth a good deed We add unto its good for him. Lo! Allah is Forgiving, Responsive.”

We also have many saying (Hadith) about loving prophet and imam.
I agree with you that loving is not enough for a believer , a truth believer who love them ,should act to what her/his beloved ask for.

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Post by behnam » Tue Feb 14, 2012 2:48 am


Hi Elham,

Thanks for your reply. Would you mind emailing me the article? I like it's title.

All the best,
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Post by behnam » Tue Feb 14, 2012 2:50 am

Happy Valentine's Day to YOU!

All the best,
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Hi Mohsen,

You are right. Keep on going your own way. I wish you success.

All the best,
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Post by Mohsen » Wed Feb 15, 2012 1:39 pm

Dear Behnam,
Thanks that you approved my way. Today I am very happy ,because all jobs i was expected to do were done. I am satisfied , now I open the site , drinking a mug of black and green tea , listen to a happy pop music and writing you. I should be ready for going to swimming pool after few minutes , one of my friend will pick me up to the swimming pool .The weather is cloudy and I can smell the rain which will come very soon.
I am sure tomorrow will be marvel louse. A good day for running beside the river.
How is the weather in Tehran? ,will you do your regular exercise tomorrow?
Have good day, and a better one tomorrow.
Mohsen
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Post by setayesh » Wed Feb 15, 2012 4:02 pm

Hi My dear friends;

I hope you are all fine.To be honest this is my secound post in this new thread.when I joined here I wrote a post which appeared on the third page with a long delay.perhaps no one has seen it :-( since you were writing on the 5th page at that time.Anyway,I've missed you all alot.

All the best
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Post by Mohsen » Wed Feb 15, 2012 7:47 pm

Hi Behnam,
Have heard the news , I listened to the news , I can’t believe it one famous American converted to Islam , and it was happen today in my city Esfahan , the news is that Sean Stone, son of American Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone converted to Islam in Isfahan and selected the name of Ali for himself at the age of 27


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Post by Mohsen » Wed Feb 15, 2012 7:52 pm

Hi Stayesh,
I miss you ,Please have a mercy on yourself , how much strict are you on your studying , you welcome ,waiting for your posts
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Post by behnam » Thu Feb 16, 2012 3:05 am


Hi Mohsen,

Thanks for your reply. It was raining and snowing last night. There is a little snow on the ground and on cars(on cold places). The weather is cold.

I used to have a one-hour walk in the park near my parents' flat. For some reasons, this year I stopped it. However, next year I am going to start it again.

Yes, I read it on the Internet (on Yahoo). I didn't know that the event has happened in Isfahan. Why in Isfahan? Is it a Muslim-maker city?

How is your back? Do you still suffer from back pain?

All the best,
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Post by Elham » Thu Feb 16, 2012 5:45 am

Hiiiiiiiii Setayesh,

Very happy to see you among us in the new nest; Welcome back honey. :-D :-D :-D

I was waiting for you and your great posts. You should know how much I enjoy your presence here; thanks for joining us*

How was the exam? I really hope you have done it in the best way and you'll be student again next year! :-)

Don't hesitate to write as much as you can; I really miss your English.

Hope to read from you soon,


All the best,
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It's snowing in the Tehran! :-( :-( :-( :-( :-( :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:

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Post by setayesh » Thu Feb 16, 2012 2:52 pm

Hi Mohsen,

How are you my old friend?many thanks for your quick reply to my post.Oh man I'm not as strick as you think,you know the problem is this;I just can't consentrate on several things at the same time.it's absolutly terrible;since you lose lots of things! one of several things that I've lost was my english indeed.it's got really rusty.

Tell me about yourself and your city.How's everything with you beautiful city Isfahan nesfe jahan ;-) ?If you like to know about here it's cold and rainy now.

All the best,
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Post by setayesh » Thu Feb 16, 2012 3:09 pm

Hi Elham,

Thank you so much for welcoming me.And thanks for your nice words about me and my english.My exam was yesterday,thank God it was ok.

Oh Elham I'm in a horry I just wantted to write a quick post to let you know that I've read your post.I'm going to go shopping now(a new overcoat). so sorry for my short post.I'll promise to write more late.

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Post by behnam » Fri Feb 17, 2012 7:04 am


Hi Elham,

I read that article but found nothing new in it! It was full of some incorrect interpretation on some verses in the Holy Koran.

From the begging of the history of human (when there were only Adam and Eva in the world) both men and women knew what to do and how to do. As you know, some actions and reactions are instinctive. Therefore, every human being has those inborn instincts. That(s...) isn't a new phenomenon.

However, sometimes what people do becomes habits gradually, and transfer from one generation to others. Finally, it becomes cultural heritage. What people are doing is the same, but it has different shapes or forms. For example, every person eats food, but there are different foods with different recipes in the world. The act of eating is the same in all over the world, but different people use different sauces!

I am sure you know those things much better than me. I wanted just to write something to you.

Now, a friend of mine is waiting for me to chat. I have to leave. I am sorry.

All the best,
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Post by Mohsen » Fri Feb 17, 2012 7:36 pm

Hi Behnam,

Sean Stone stayed in Abbasi hotel last night ,and many people were eager to visit him and congratulate him upon his converting to Islam. But it was really impossible ,because of crowed were so much.
Isfahan has some genuine Islamic believers ,which many people wish to meet them ,at least one time in their life have a chance to meet them face to face and Sean Stone , or Sean Ali stone behold the generosity and grace of God to had this situation.
There are some American people who are living in Esfahan ,because they have discovered the fact.
About my back pain let me say that I said good bye to it , but I am not allowed to lift heavy things.
You are not supposed to stop your regular exercise ,what is the reason? ,Is it for you are married? Let it start from today as tomorrow is late.
All the best
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Post by Mohsen » Fri Feb 17, 2012 7:41 pm

Hi Setayesh
What are several things that you have lost ? You are a powerful and determined girl as I know you so far , never become sorrowful for what you have lost and never fall in love with what you have or find. If you can spiritually reach to this to this mood , you are always happy and rich.
Your English is not rusty and it is beautiful as always ,but if you think so, you continue your writing in this thread surely you coat your English with anticorrosion
About Isfahan , It is Thursday and there are many wedding ceremony are holding tonight , In many streets the are cars which decorated by followers , Also markets and bazaars are very crowded as we are close to new year and people are purchasing new cloths and furniture


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Hi friends, how r u and how r ur families? I hope everything is going well with u. I've missed u terribly. You don't know how much I've missed this place and writing on it too.This place is my heart and just now i feel that it starts beating. I really don't know how I could survive all that period without being here and reading ur posts; for sure I wouldn't do that without Elham's help, she copied some of ur posts and sent them to my messenger, so I am really thankful for her kindness, THANKS my lovely friend! Finally after two days, I finished reading ALL ur posts!!! I enjoyed them, they r great! I wish I was able to reply them. Oh friends, today, it's finally snowing in Damascus{ alhamdolellah}. I am verry happy! In fact friends, I couldn't come here and not put a message. However, I have to end it here cause I am sending it by my brother's mobile phone and I have no idea if it will work or not... I hope u get my message.Please forgive me and pray for me. Best wishes Amal

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Hi Mohsen,

The main reason is changing the place of living. There is no park so close to our new flat that I can go walking. Another reason is laziness, since marriage has made me lazy! :lol: :lol: :lol:

Oh Mohsen, I've gained some weight after marriage, whereas I'm working hard 24 hours a day! What is the reason? :lol: :lol: :lol: Why do men become big-bellied (sometimes pear-shaped) after marriage? Do they eat more? Does marriage increase men's appetite? Why?


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Post by [amal] » Sun Feb 19, 2012 11:17 pm

Hi Behnam,‏ ‏How r u? How is the weather in Tahran? Is it freeezing as here?! Dear friend, do u think men in general love strong or weak women? Which kind of women attrak them?! In the society why do we see a lot of women who control theis husbands but we find those men happy and trying to not hust theis wives' heart {although they don't deserve that}; meanwhile, there r others who follow their husbands and try their best to pleased them but we find them dissatisfied?!!! Why do u think?! what kind of men r u? what kind of women attract u? And how is it similar to ur wife's behavior? by the way, i want to share u my opinian about ur question to Mohsen, I th4nk men gain weight after marriage cause they become happier cause most people eat more when they r happy.

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Post by [amal] » Sun Feb 19, 2012 11:21 pm

[amal] wrote:Hi Behnam,‏ ‏How r u? How is the weather in Tahran? Is it freeezing as here?! Dear friend, do u think men in general love strong or weak women? Which kind of women attrak them?! In the society why do we see a lot of women who control theis husbands but we find those men happy and trying to not hust their wives' heart {although they don't deserve that}; meanwhile, there r others who follow their husbands and try their best to pleased them but we find them dissatisfied?!!! Why do u think?! what kind of men r u? what kind of women attract u? And how is it similar to ur wife's behavior? by the way, i want to share u my opinian about ur question to Mohsen, I think men gain weight after marriage cause they become happier cause most people eat more when they r happy!!! thanks.

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Post by Mohsen » Mon Feb 20, 2012 1:55 pm

Hi Behnam,

It is natural that your stomach has been inflated like a semicircle after marriage . you have no exercise as you confessed and also you have to eat what your wife cook at night. But you can’t ignore the pivotal role of lack of sleep in overweighting. This is evident that you can’t sleep the whole night after marriage. :lol: :lol: :lol:
What happens to your appetite when you sleep less and why does this happen?
There are numerous studies that show that lack of sufficient sleep leads to an increase in appetite and hunger.
In a study I have done on some men , healthy young men were examined under conditions of sleep restriction and of sleep extension.
The study showed that under conditions of sleep restriction, appetite increased by over 20%. In particular, the men exhibited cravings for high calorie, carbohydrate rich foods (often the very sort of foods which are highly deterimental to weight maintenance).
In another study ,which was done by another researcher , it was shown that appetite rose dramatically after a single night of sleep reduction.
This study was supported by another one which examined 10 young men over a period of 2 nights of restricted sleep. Lack of sleep was found to be associated with a reduction in satiety (an increase in hunger).
The question is, why is this happening? The answer is that the duration of sleep influences your hormones.
The way you sleep and the length of sleep changes the amount of hormones your body secretes. Mainly, the focus on two hormones: Leptin and Ghrelin.
The reason why these two hormones are important is that they have a tremendous effect on your appetite. Leptin is a hormone that promotes feeling of satiety. It helps you feel full. It reduces appetite.
Ghrelin, on the other hand, works in an opposite way. The more ghrelin you have in your system, the higher your hunger gets and the more likely you are to overeat, especially on high calorie, carb rich foods.
In a study which was done in Pyamnour, Posht tapeh unit, over 1,000 people were examined and their sleep habits analyzed . The conclusions showed that those who slept fewer hours had less leptin in their system and more ghrelin. The study also showed that those who slept less had a higher Body Mass Index (they tended to weigh more).
In Conclusion,It’s clear that if you want to curb your appetite you have to get enough sleep. I recommend sleeping for 8 hours each night which you have to wake up at 10 AM :lol: :lol: :lol: It is simply the easiest way to reduce appetite and it will help you lose weight.

All the best,
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Post by [amal] » Tue Feb 21, 2012 4:17 pm

Hi behnam, How r u? I have missed chatting with u. What r u busy with? What's the problem? Why didn't great Behnam speak with poor Amal??! I hope everything is ok. I hope u r not sad...

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Post by Mohsen » Tue Feb 21, 2012 7:49 pm

Hi Amal,
Hope you are doing fine and in peace , Every day ,I heard the news about your country from BBC, VOA , France 24, Euronews. Of course they are not trustful news companies ,as these companies tell the news according to their benefits. what is clear for people of the world , they try to show that Syrian people are being killed by their government everywhere.
I hope peace comes back to your country as soon as possible and your people cut the hand of treacherous and foreigners who interfere to your country affairs.
B. Wishes,
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Hi my kind friend, Amal,

Thank you so much for posting excellent posts in this thread. I am sorry about being late in replying.

There are some interesting questions in your post. Let's look at them together:

How is the weather in Tehran? Is it freezing as here?!
The weather is freezing in the morning, but it is nice during the day. Right now it is a sunny day in Tehran. The weather is quite warm now.
Dear friend, do u think men in general love strong or weak women?
I am not sure, but I don't think men like physically strong women. I personally dislike muscular ladies. I believe, men are created to play the role of protectors and supporters. Therefore, they are supposed to be strong, brave and powerful. However, the majority of women like to be protected by their partners. They don't need to be strong.
Which kind of women attract them?!
As far as I'm concerned, in terms of physical body and appearance, beautiful and slim women draw my attention. In terms of manner, I love kind and patient women. They make me feel calm and relaxed. They give me peace of mind.

In the society why do we see a lot of women who control those husbands but we find those men happy and trying to not hurt their wives' heart {although they don't deserve that}; meanwhile, there r others who follow their husbands and try their best to pleased them but we find them dissatisfied?!!! Why do u think?!
As you know, there are different women and different men with various attitudes in the world. For example, some men are strict, whereas some are easy-going. Some men are brave, others are timid. Therefore, it is impossible to generalize about them. Generally speaking, right men do not like to be managed by their wives. They prefer controlling to being hen-pecked. I agree with you about happy couples when the husbands are easy-going and the wives are decision makers. However, this cannot be an ideal family, because happiness is only one aspect of the life, although it is extremely important. Fool people are always happy, but nobody likes to be a fool! I believe, everybody should play their own roles. Otherwise, it won't work. Apparently, everything may seem OK now, but in critical situations some hidden facts emerge.

what kind of men r u? what kind of women attract u? And how is it similar to ur wife's behavior?
I've already answered to these questions. I am a strict and kind man. However, my kindness is hidden. Kind and patient women attract me. My wife is very kind and really patient. In my eyes, she is beautiful as well.

Many thanks for sharing your opinion about the reason of getting weight after marriage. That can be true.

If the answers aren't satisfying and you need further details please ask me without hesitation.


All the best,
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Hi Mohsen,

Thanks a million for your wonderful post and fantastic reasons. The post is written beautifully and the words are chosen wisely. Thank you very much indeed. I understood your post, but something in it seems difficult to catch. What exactly is meant by

This is evident that you can’t sleep the whole night after marriage. :lol: :lol: :lol:


What is evident? I sleep about 7 hours each night. I sleep very well. It is confusing. Would you please make it clear?

All the best,
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Hi Elham,

How are you doing? I hope you are enjoying the trip. This is just to let you know that I've missed you terribly. I feel your absence. Please come back soon. I'm waiting for you.


All the best,
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Hi Mohsen, How r u? How is ur job? Did u leave ur old job? Many thanks for ur concern about my country... In fact, I am not too much interested in watching news. However, everyday I have been watching it for a year which reflected on my personality and made me depressed; I cannot tolerate watching innocent people dying without guilt. Moreover, as u said nowadays we don't know who we should belive; Everybody lies for their interest.. But what I am sure about is that we r strong and we all love each other...

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Post by yezterday » Wed Feb 22, 2012 4:14 pm

Hello everybody, hello bednam!

I've joined this forum. And then I'm finding an active topic to discuss, but it's so hopeless. I feel everybody here is cold, and it hurts a newbie like me. Having a place to study English is difficult, isn't it?

Now I need to improve my English, but I don't have good condition. As other students in Vietnam, I'm poor, so money is a luxury thing to take a course of English teaching center. I'm preparing for taking a scholarship. I don't want to miss opportunity. Where I can improve my Listening and Talking?

Looking forward to hearing from you :)

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Hi Yezterday,

Welcome to this thread. Thank you for joining us.

People who are in this place are really friendly and supportive. I know them for years. It is unfair to judge about someone without knowing them.

I agree with you. Learning English in the language institutes costs a fortune. However, these days that's easy for English learners to learn English quite freely. What you need is a mobile phone that gives you access to the Internet. There are a lot sites on the Net which provide you perfect opportunity to improve you English skills. For example, www.bbclearningenglish.com and http://australianetwork.com/studyenglish are just two of them. You can easily and freely download some audio and video files from those sites and listen to them. They really help learners improve their listening skills.

In order to make progress in speaking, you have to use your English. You should take every opportunity to communicate with people in English. Well, for this purpose, you can join people in Yahoo Messenger and chat with them. It really helps.

For widening your vocabulary range and turning your passive vocabulary into active, it is necessary to write in English. I've found writing very helpful. It helps me learn correct structures, grammar and spelling. It also helps me with memorizing the practical usage of words.

People in this thread are always ready to give you a helping hand with improving your English skills. I'm sure about it. Please write more about yourself, and feel free to suggest a topic for discussion.

Hope to hear from you soon.

All the best,
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Post by yezterday » Thu Feb 23, 2012 4:40 am

Hey Behnam,

I'm not willing to judge someone, and I may need more time to understand everybody here.
Two sites for example above are so helpful. I wish I knew it earlier. Can you share me lots of experience? The way you upgrade your listening level? I can hear the word they say, but it's difficult to understand the whole sentence or passage. And a big problem for me, some words have the same pronunciation, how to distinguish clearly them?

Ah, I don't know the reason why I'm not allowed to post anything on Member pages. http://my.englishclub.com/

Thanks for your enthusiasm! Waiting for your reply...

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Hi Yezterday, How r u? Welcome in this thread. Please tell us more about ur country and about the topics which u r interested in... By the way, I have found the following site very useful and it has helped me a lot: http://www.effortlessenglish.com I like the audio lessons which said by A.j. Hoge. Best wishes, Amal

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Post by yezterday » Fri Feb 24, 2012 3:08 am

Hi amal,
That is very kind of you to share me that site. Teacher A.J. Hoge is so great to give me lots of amazing experiences I haven't known. I'm really pleased!

Let me introduce my country, Vietnam. As you know, my country is really peaceful with 54 different ethnics. We have a diversified culture. The famous images of Vietnam are áo dài and nón lá. Do you know?

The demand for transport here is so great. You can see lightly-trafficked roads are filled all with motorbikes and cars. Foreign people who have the first time to stay in Vietnam judge that traffic in Vietnam is very dangerous. But It's really interesting for you to drive a motorbike and look around.

I'm lazy now, hehe. My lunch is waiting for me 8-) Ah, where are you from?...
See you later.

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Hi Yezterday,

I guess, all English learners, more are less, are facing those difficulties and problems. The important matter in this process is practising. My English skills are not good. I'm still practising. In my free time, I am engaged and involved in English. For example, I listen to English when I am driving. However, my listening is not satisfying.

Your English sounds good. Don't underestimate yourself. One of the main and important factors in learning a language is confidence. We should believe in ourselves. It helps a lot.


About your problem with the site, please ask the administrator for help.

I hope to hear more from you.


All the best,
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Post by yezterday » Fri Feb 24, 2012 10:14 am

Behnam,
I like the way you write. Your presentation is really obvious.

In Vietnam, what we are taught are mostly new words and formal grammar. The amount of time for pratising with partners is very little. In speaking time, humorously and subjectively, my teacher is only one who has activities. Students keep silent and listen clearly. So, we don't have a good starting-point to communicate effectively. That's the reason why I decided to spend time on Internet. I'm finding my self-confidence.

(Of course, I can't listen to English while driving. You know, traffic here is not easy. And everything will be worse if I lost control of my motorbike. Hehe.)

I think you work in the office, don't you?

Have a nice day!

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Post by [amal] » Fri Feb 24, 2012 10:27 am

Hi Yezterday, Thanks for ur reply and all these interesting information about ur country. In fact, I haven't ridden a motorbike yet but I hope I could ride it one day! I am from Damascus the capital of Syria. Do u know it? Bye for now

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Hi dear Behnam,

I came back today at around 4 pm; missing my friends and the thread terribly, I came straight to the computer and checked the mails and messages! Thanks for remembering me my kind and nice friend. :-)

My trip was a very special and really great one! It was so diffrent with the previous ones since I visited a totally diffrent city and culture. Visiting Dubai was so special; not beacouse I enjoyed it a lot but since it was a great new experiance; you may know how much I love to experiance new and different things.

Meeting people from all over the world and talking with some of them made me think more which helps me improve my personality! I seriously need to change some of my attitudes and habits!

Not only did new things and people influence me, but also I learned a lot from my companion's behaviors and some events that happened during the trip!

In general, it was a fantastic experiance; I really needed it!

Emmmmmmm.... but .... aaaaaaam..... nothing, no trip even visiting the most modern , amazing and beautiful cities can take the place of just one trip to Azarbaijan with Behnam! ;-) :-D

All the best,
Elham

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Post by Mohsen » Fri Feb 24, 2012 8:16 pm

Hi Behnam,

You know women like to have some conversation when they are going to sleep, also the couple would like to associate ( bodily @ spiritually) when they go to bed ,particularly at the first years of marriage and many other things ,subject to this term that couple are in good health ;-) .

There are other reasons which the couple could not sleep well for example your wife won't let you sleep at night and if you fall asleep before her she wakes you up and makes you angry. You need adequate amount of sleep, so you want to go to the bed at 10, but she doesn't seem to need much sleep and just will not let you go to bed early.

Some women use to wriggle when they go to sleep and won’t let her spouse sleep. When the man is in deep sleep ,she kick him out or strike him by hands and wakes him up.

God have a mercy if she snores all night

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Hi Yezterday,

Many thanks for praising me for my style of writing. That's very kind of you.

Yes, you are absolutely right. I work at the office.

In my city which is the capital of Iran, heavy traffic is one of the serious problems. Every day, people waste a lot of time in traffic. It is increasing day by day. However, you can listen to English when you are stuck in a traffic jam or stopped behind traffic lights. You don't need to give your full attention to the dialog. At least, your mind gets familiar with English sounds unconsciously. It works!

It is almost the same in my country. Teachers often care much too much about English grammar and its rules. They also force students to memorise some words as vocabulary. However, students are terrible at speaking. What the teachers do is like teaching someone the rules of swimming and the effects of water on people's body. They often teach the resistance force of water to the different shapes of body. For example, if you open your fingers widely, water resistance causes you slow down! However, the students aren't able to swim at all. If you push one of them into a pool for instance, they will sink to the bottom of it. I believe, a good teacher is someone who teaches how to swim practically rather than what swimming is. For this purpose they (good teachers) expose the students to the real situations-they push them into water!

Would you mind writing something about yourself? Would you please introduce yourself?

Hope to hear from you soon.

All the best,
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Hi Mohsen,

Nice reasons my nice friend. Thank you very much. But, as I said, I sleep 7 to 8 hours a day! Therefore, the reason of my problem-gaining weight after marriage-must be something else! :lol: :lol: :lol:

Mohsen, a significant improvement in your writings can be easily seen.Congratulations! You are writing much better than before. How could you achieve this great success?

Hope to hear from you soon.

All the best,
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Hi Elham,

Welcome back dear. I'd missed you very much.

As you know, I've got a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering and a MS degree in Physics. Therefore, I am an engineer and a physicist. Physicists often speak in general way. They don't care about numbers too much. On the contrary, engineers don't understand anything unless numbers. As a result, there is always a fight between them at some workplaces. In many cases, the physicists win, because producing numbers from formulas is easy, and they easily can do it. However, putting forwards a theory is impossible for the majority of people.

I told you that short story to ask you for speaking about details. Please do not speak generally. Give us examples.
In general, it was a fantastic experience; I really needed it!

What is meant by 'fantastic experience'?

My trip was a very special and really great one! It was so different with the previous ones since I visited a totally different city and culture. Visiting Dubai was so special; not because I enjoyed it a lot but since it was a great new experience; you may know how much I love to experience new and different things.



What made your trip special? Why was it great? What was the difference between this trip and others? What was the difference bewteen that culture and our culture? ....

Please give us some detailed information about the trip. Please quantize (give tangible examples) your trip. I personally love reading more about what you've seen and what you've done.

All the best,
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"When we seek to discover the best in others, we somehow bring
out the best in ourselves."


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Post by yezterday » Sun Feb 26, 2012 4:32 pm

Dear Amal,

I'm now happy with the site you've told me. Do you know, I understand what teacher A.J. Hoge says. This gives me confidence, I'm sure. I don't know how you "explore" that site, but I'm realy grateful.

However, I am also suspicious, a little. I wonder that is it his method efficient for me. I agree that his advice is really impressed. But it's still weird. I think you used to be in my situation, do you get what I mean? How is your result after doing as his advice?

Soon reply, my friend :)

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Post by yezterday » Sun Feb 26, 2012 5:06 pm

Hey Behnam,

I'm very inspired to read your reply. You always give me something new to study. Your comparison (between English-studying and swimming) is so exhaustive and reasonable. I usually use it in Vietnamese passage, but I've never thought to apply its here. It's not difficult to understand how glossy, sweet and imagery your English is!

I'm your guest. So, let me introduce myself. My name is Phúc. I'm now a freshman at university of Medicine and Pharmacy in HCM city, which makes me proud a lot. Be young, I love so many things. Subjects? Uhm, Maths, Physics, Literature, Languages... =)). Music? Love songs which are sung by Westlife. Anyway, I don't have any idols. I only listen to music as long as it sounds good, I don't care who sings. So on so on... I will tell you more later. A few sentences can't show everything about myself. Hehe.

I rarely tell about myself to someone. I'm excited to have people a chance to get to know me, how interesting the way they get it! How about you, old man? :) :)

Looking forward to hearing from you!

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Post by Elham » Mon Feb 27, 2012 4:43 pm

Hi Behnam,

To be honest, I don't know what to write exactly. I'd rather chat with you in Farsi and answer all of your questions; what ever you wanna know.

All the best,
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Hi Dr.Pauc,

It was very nice reading your friendly post full of positive words about my English. That's very kind of you. Your English is better than mine. Thank you anyway, young man!

Thank you once again for introducing yourself. Your country is famous in Iran. It is associated with resistance and determination. I might not use proper words for saying what I meant. I mean the famous Vietnam War which is shinning in the history of your country brightly.

What else your country is famous for? Would you please write more about Vietnam? I'd like to know about it more.

If you've got any questions about my country; Iran, please ask without hesitation. I promise to answer as completely as possible.

I hope to hear more from you.

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Hi Elham,

You used to be a great writer, what's happened to you? There is no doubt that you are a skillful writer. I've always loved your posts. They were filled with your sincere intimacy and girlish emotional feelings.

I'd like to create the viewers an opportunity to enjoy your great post about the trip. I am sure that you've noticed many interesting events and subjects(things) in Dubai with your special wisdom. As an educated and sensible girl(with sensitive detectors), certainly you've detected many things. You are an eagle-eyed lady with a wide field of view. I wish you could share some new experience with us.

OK, I agree to chat with you. That's my pleasure, but how? You are too busy to give some of your precious time to me.


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Post by yezterday » Thu Mar 01, 2012 5:48 am

Hi Behnam,

I didn't expect to be famous for our national liberation war. We just wish a better life, without being bloodshed and painful. We love peace. We love freedom. We're proud of our historical revolution. Our history is full of just wars to defend our country. There are too many historical events for us to remember. Past is a meaningful lesson for us to grow up.

There are so many rivers and lakes in Vietnam. Do you know Mekong river? In Vietnam, it's called Cuu Long ('nine dragons' in English). And Cuu Long river Delta is raised silt by this river every year. Thanks to idead weather, great water source and fat alluvial plain, Vietnam becomes the world's second-largest exporter of rice.

How is geography in Iran? Are people friendly?

Looking forward to hearing from you.

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Post by Mohsen » Thu Mar 01, 2012 7:00 pm

Dear Behnam,
Thanks for your admiration about my progress in writing. It really encourages me to write with more self-confidence. Of course I can’t ignore your progress in reading comprehension. How did you improve it? :roll: :roll: :roll:
Sorry for being late in writing here , during this week I was engaged in some part of parliament election propaganda . During this week all satellite TVs ( about 20 channels) which financially are supported by USA,UK and Israel made all effort to encourage people of Iran not take part in parliament election by performing negative propagandas and threats. But fortunately people of Iran are smart and clever. they know their enemies well ,and when the enemy is weeping the crocodile tear or threatens , the people of Iran act exactly against what the enemy expect and tomorrow people of Iran take part in taking vote and show that they never bend their head against enemy’s threat and deceits.
Behnam ,about your gaining weight after marriage .does your wife sleep as much as you sleep ,7 hours at night?
Does she have over weight?
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Hi Mohsen,

Many thanks for the reply. You've returned my compliment in Isfahani way. Well, you're an Isfahani, so it's normal. :lol:

I've lost my reading skills rather than improving them. The simple fact of the matter is something else. These days, you are employing a different tactic which is writing in plain English by avoiding complex words and structures. That was what I used to plead for! Finally, after four years we could understand each other. Congratulations! :lol: :lol: :lol:

We haven't got satellite TV at home. My wife and me (as well as our families) disagree with that. I personally seldom watch TV. However, my wife follows some series on that mysterious box. I spend my free time on the Internet instead. As well as chatting with my friends, I read news on Yahoo, visit the thread and check the mailbox.

My wife sleeps about one hour more than me, since I leave the home sooner than her. However, she is as slim as before. :lol:

As you've mentioned, today is election day in Iran. I am preparing to go out to take part in this important ceremony.

All the best,
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Hi Pauc,

It was nice reading something about your country. Thank you for writing about it.

You've asked me for writing about my country. To be honest, I found your question difficult, because I don't know my country that much to describe! It is a shame. :-( :oops:

It is said that Iran is a four-season country. It means that at the same time in Iran, it is winter in some parts, summer in some areas, spring in some regions, and autumn in some places. Iran is a vast country, but having four seasons at the same time isn't because of vastness. It is because of variety of climate in this country.

If you'd like me to describe Iran as briefly and wisely as possible, I'd say Iran is a female name in Farsi, so she is like a gorgeous and stunning lady in the eyes of enemies. That is way throughout the history she is thought as a prey and predators have been stalking it all the time.

About people, they are much too much kind in a way that they kill each other with kindness! Oh, I'd rather not say anything. I am terribly sorry.

I have to leave quickly. I hope to hear from you more.

All the best,
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Post by Elham » Fri Mar 02, 2012 1:54 pm

Oh Amal,

You had written in your off message to me that it's snowing in your city and you're enjoying it a lot. I don't know why these days I easily envy other peoole terribly for anything! Good for you!

I really really miss a snow fall and the beauty, silence and calmness that comes along. Please enjoy and send some of that inspiring sense of waching the snow fall to my soul in Iran.I need it.

Thankfully, spring is coming! I am happy that this cold and depressing winter this year is coming to end.

Elham

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Post by [amal] » Sun Mar 04, 2012 9:10 am

Hi Dr.Pauc,

How are you?

I am really sorry about my late reply, forgive me! :oops:

I am really happy cause you are happy with that site!!! {-:
I agree with you, the pronunciation of the teacher is understandable. I like his mini stories a lot, they are easy and contain a lot of new phrases and words.
Actually, my English has improvied very much after listening to those audio lessons. Even my English teacher at the institute noticed that!

unfortunately, these days I spend less time on learning English therefore it becomes rusty. I think I need a motivation! :-(

Best wishes
Amal

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Post by [amal] » Sun Mar 04, 2012 9:46 am

Hiiiiii Dear Elham,

Thanks fro your message.

Although, we chatted yesterday but I started to miss you, please come back to chat sooon; What would I do without my sister??! :cry:

Last week, I was very happy cause it was snowing, The view was wounderful, I enjoyed it a lot!Although, I was freezing!!!!!!
Sadly, This year, I couldn't play with the snow and couldn't enjoy a lot of things as I used to, this winter has brought a lot of sadness and sorrow to us. I hope they end with this winter, we want to return to our normal life...

Uhhhhhhhh! what a depressing post! Let me tell you a good news in the end of my message, it's raining here now! :lol:

I wish you happiness.
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Post by Elham » Mon Mar 05, 2012 9:54 am

Hi Amal,

We will chat again very soon. :-)

It goes for me too; this winter brought a lot of sadness and sorrow! I hate this winter. Maybea little snow could take some of my sorrow but alas... :-( :-( :-(

This winter was a real pain to me! The only event which made a small difference was my trip; although it didn't bring much happiness, I forgot about the winter for some while.

This winter, I got to know many sad facts about myself. It made me regret alot! It made me older!I hate this winter and I'm just looking forward to spring in the hope that it's pleasant weather, singing birds, gentle breeze and heady blossoms scent would be healing.

All the best,
Elham

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Post by Mohsen » Tue Mar 06, 2012 4:44 pm

Hi Behnam,
I should organize my stomach for reception of many kinds of candies ,cookies , sweet things and delicious foods during the new year parties which will come within the next two week, I am really a bad luck man, my wife has broken her leg and I have a pain in my teeth. Toothache doesn’t let me to focus on my writing, I need something to control the pain , I eat another acetaminophen ,may It relieves the discomfort for a period of time. But the pain irritates me during the night. Tomorrow I will go to dentistry. A place which I hate it.What a terrible time I will have to treat the infection. The local anesthesia , intravenous sedation , if the nerves of my tooth becomes infected, the nerves should be pulled out, I prefer to pull the tooth out, but a successful root canal treatment lets me keep the tooth rather than having to pull it out. Keeping my tooth helps to prevent me from having a denture tooth. How is the position of your teeth?, marriage may effect on the quality of teeth !!!!!
take care :mrgreen:
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Post by [amal] » Wed Mar 07, 2012 7:10 am

لا أبحث عن أصدقاء ” فارغين ”
ولكني أبحث عن أصدقاء لا أسقط منهم سهواً في ” زحمة ” حياتهم !
ولا يغيبون عن ذاكرة قلبي في ” زحمة ” أيامي

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Post by Kamelia » Wed Mar 07, 2012 7:58 am

Dear Friends,

Hello there. This is Kamelia. Just wanted to shout her presense outloud. She misses you all. She'll be writing here soon cuz she's got to catch a bus to college.
Lovely Behnam, I miss your writings and our arguments. I want you to know that I learned many things from you and that i won't ever forget them.

Hope to read from you all so soon,

Love,
Kami

P.S. Sweet Ellie, got to thank you a million times, if it weren't you I wouldn't find this place :D

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Post by [amal] » Wed Mar 07, 2012 8:46 am

I read this story on the net and I liked it so I want to share it with you :

In ancient Greece, Socrates was reputed to hold knowledge in high esteem. One day an acquaintance met the great philosopher and said, ?Do you know what I just heard about your friend??

Hold on a minute,? Socrates replied. Before telling me anything I'd like you to pass a little test. It's called the Triple Filter Test.

Triple filter??

That's right, Socrates continued. Before you talk to me about my friend, it might be a good idea to take a moment and filter what you're going to say. That's why I call it the triple filter test. The first filter is Truth. Have you made absolutely sure that what you are about to tell me is true??

No, the man said, Actually I just heard about it and …

All right, said Socrates. So you don’t really know if it's true or not. Now let's try the second filter, the filter of Goodness. Is what you are about to tell me about my friend something good??

No, on the contrary??

So, Socrates continued, you want to tell me something bad about him, but you're not certain it's true. You may still pass the test though, because there's one filter left: the filter of Usefulness. Is what you want to tell me about my friend going to be useful to me??

No, not really ??

Well, concluded Socrates, if what you want to tell me is neither true nor good nor even useful, why tell it to me at all??

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Post by yezterday » Fri Mar 09, 2012 11:46 am

Hi Behnam,

I'm sorry for my late reply. Time goes by so quickly. Perhaps I don't have time enough to do everything I want and get something I need. I've had a busy week with studying, some outdoor activities and preparing for scholarship. Especially, I've had my birthday party with my friends. My heart was full of happiness although no gifts were given to me. Maybe it's strange and weird. :)

Everything you tell me about your country above is enough to help me imagine. It's different from what I've thought before. Your country may be so far from mine, which is the reason why we don't know much about each other. I hope I will get more information and visit your city someday. I temporarily don't have any questions to ask about it. Anyway, try to search your memory and tell me as possible. ^^

See you soon.

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Post by yezterday » Fri Mar 09, 2012 11:59 am

Hey Amal,

I'm nice to reply your letter.

I think my Speaking skill improvement needs lots of time. I'm so sad because of my shyness. I really want to get out of its and be more confident to talk to native speakers who are traveling in Vietnam. I worry about how they can understand my voice. It sucks!

Have you found your motivation to continue your English study? About me, I can't except to slip my opportunity. That's motivation.

Waiting for your reply...

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Post by behnam » Fri Mar 09, 2012 2:32 pm

Hi Mohsen,

It was very sad to hear that your wife has broken her leg! Are you serious? When and where? How is she now?

Toothache can be terrible. I've had it many times in the past. I've got 32 teeth now. Some of them are natural; my own teeth, but some of them are implanted. Fortunately, I have no toothache anymore.

Apparently, marriage could have some harmful side effects. However, nobody advised me on it! :lol: :lol: :lol: I'm still alive, but it is not predictable how much I can resist! Hehehehehe...I am only joking. I'm satisfied with my life. It's full of love, caring, and happiness.


Mohsen, your writing English has improved considerably. Would you mind telling us how you could manage to achieve such a great success? I'm sure, your advice would help other learners make progress in writing. Please write about it.

All the best,
Behnam, 9 March, 2012



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Post by behnam » Fri Mar 09, 2012 6:39 pm


What a terrible day!

Hi friends,

Today was one the worst Fridays in my life. Something terrible happened to me. Roya is a chat friend of mine. I used to chat with her. Yesterday she called me and asked me for some time to share with her on the Net. I promised to her to send a short message on Friday in the morning when I have time to listen to her. Today, after having breakfast, I write something like this :"Hi Roya. GM(good morning). How are you? I'm online now."

In my workplace, I've got a male friend named 'Rostam'. Rostam is married and his wife's name is Roya, but this Roya is different from that Roya! My friend and Rostam's mobile phone numbers are saved on my mobile. There are next together, since they are saved alphabetically. When sending the message, I made an awful mistake and sent it to Rostam rather than to Roya! You can guess how terrible it can be!

Another sad thing is that almost all chat friends of mine either left me sooner than usual time or refused to chat with me! I don't know what was wrong with me. Maybe I was crazy today. Well, it is friendship, 'there is no flower without sting'. It's not good to be a fair-weather friend. It is extremely important to support our friends in all situations. Anyway, today nobody cared about me as much as I often care about people! sad, sad sad,...but I don't complain!

My wife wasn't at home. She had gone to help her mother clean and wash up( making the home ready for forthcoming New Year). I spent my time on watching the famous American series named 'friends'. I love those series. I've got some parts on my computer; from 2-01 'The One With Ross' New Girlfriend' to 3-25 'The One At The Beach' actually.

I read some articles on the Net too. Right now, I am listening to some English music; 'Angels' by Williams Robbie. I've put the lyrics below to let you see how proper it is for this situation I am in.
*****
I sit and wait
Does an angel contemplate my fate
And do they know
The places where we go
When we're grey and old
cos I've been told
That salvation lets their wings unfold
So when I'm lying in my bed
Thoughts running through my head
And I feel that love is dead
I'm loving angels instead

And through it all she offers me protection
A lot of love and affection
Whether I'm right or wrong
And down the waterfall

Wherever it may take me
I know that life won't break me
When I come to call, she won't forsake me
I'm loving angels instead

When I'm feeling weak
And my pain walks down a one way street
I look above
And I know I'll always be blessed with love
And as the feeling grows
She breathes flesh to my bones
And when love is dead
I'm loving angels instead
**********************************

I wish you all happiness and success.

All the best,
Behnam, 9 March, 2012




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Post by yezterday » Sun Mar 11, 2012 8:40 am

Hi Behnam,

I'm interested in reading your awkward problem. Although you're in bad situation, you still keep calm and are perspicacious enough to tell us. I know how sad you are. Anyway, this is not the worst situation, I'm sure that you used to get another one worse. I think your main problem is your friends' attitude. The way they treat you when knowing your mistake made you down. Let have a day off! Every problem always has a way to solve. I don't think it's too serious for you to have lost your friendship.

I love listening to Robbie Williams too. Thanks for lyric.
Ah, what is the "New Year" that you mentioned in your post? Tell me tell me. :)

See you.

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Post by Elham » Sun Mar 11, 2012 11:48 am

Hi Behnam,

Oh, I bet your Friday hasn't been as bad and sad as mine! What you have experianced is nothing in comparison with what happened to me.
But the similarity of my sorrow with yours is that mine is also related to my friend!I can't belive I have experianced such a terrible day in my life!!!

And don't you believe if I say: It was the saddest thing I had to (and still have to) deal with in my whole life!SAD, SAD,SAD....

I never get sad when my friends tell me my defects and weaknesses; on the contrary, I get happy and it makes me have more respect for them. But one thing really really upsets me; when they misunderstand me and sth worse, when they complain to me and fight with me for sth I myself am already sad with and blaming myself for!Let me give an example;

Imagin Im supposed to meet my boyfriend at 5 pm in the park. On the way park I would have an accident and people take me to hospital; I miss my meeting and tomorrow I'd get consious and find myself in the hospital; then I remember my friend! Ohhhhhhh, my god, I was going to the park, he was waitting for me!!!
I get terribly sad and Im blaming myself for not driving carefully and for what has happend.I take my cell phone and check it.He has send sms to me. I think with myself: Oh he is worried about me!
But when I read the sms, I see this: Our friendship is over, you are dating with another boy!You,unkind and bad girl!You dont deserve me!

What happens to me reading this message??????

The most painful part of the matter is that not only isn't he worried about me, but also he is reasoning in a really unfair way!

I believe the saddest thing that happens in a true friendship is being unfair towards friends!

Anyway, sth like that even worse has happened to me. You see, you can forget about your own sadness!:)

By the way, I was chatting witn dear Amal.She got very sad reading you post and thinks you mean her! She says I had to leave chatting with Behnam cause one of my friends needed my help ergently and since I have learnt supporting friends in need time, from Behnam, I had to do this!
I hope you didn't mean her!

Thanks for reading,
Oh the lyric is so nice, I loved it. Thanks for sharing it with us.

All the best,
Elham

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Post by behnam » Mon Mar 12, 2012 3:20 am


Hi Yezterday,

Thank you very much for the support and sympathy. I believe human beings are suffering from misunderstanding. Particularly, natural difference between men and women causes more misunderstanding. Misunderstanding often leads to conflict and argument. Argument usually results in anger. Finally, when you are angry bad words fly out from your mouth, and it ends in sadness and sorrow. It is life. We should forgive ourselves and others.

About New Year it should be said that Iranian New Year starts from the first day of spring(21st of March). As other people in all over the world, we hold some cultural and traditional ceremonies before New Year to welcome it. For example, women wash and clean things at home. Rich families often change the furniture. People buy and wear new clothes.

Universities and schools are closed for about 21 days!!! Yes, one week before New Year, and two weeks after it education system doesn't work! Banks and other governmental offices are closed for 5 days. Some people go travelling, but they waste a lot of time either on crowded roads or in too long toilet lines! :lol: :lol: :lol:

Oh, something came into my mind a few seconds ago. It is believed that women are cleaner and neater than men. That's true, but it makes me wonder why public ladies toilets are much dirtier than men's toilets! Believe it or not, one of the main concerns of some ladies is using public toilets when travelling. My family often disagree with trip, because of bad service and dirty public places!

Is it the same in your country? What is the reason?

One thing else, if I were God, I'd change the feeding, digesting and emptying system in human beings. This system is really boring and bothering. I hate it. What is the point in doing something over and over again? Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh...What would you change if you were God? Just tell us one thing please.

All the best,
Behnam, 12 March, 2012



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Post by yezterday » Mon Mar 12, 2012 5:29 am

Hi Behnam,

You're right! The mouth is the main reason that causes conflict (although it's so lovely =)). We have an idiom, "Think twice before you open your mouth". For a simple life, sometimes we don't care about how people understand us. Anyway, holding our tongue is the best way to stay away from argument.

Wow, I'm really surprised to know that there are many similarities between two far-away cultures. Do you know our Lunar New Year? We have our own calendar, and New Year starts around at the end of January. We call special holiday "Tet". This is the best occasion for people who live far from their country-side to back home and gather with their family. The atmosphere is filled with joy and laughter. Everyone gives a hand to clean and decorate the house. Especially, the "five-fruit tray" on the ancestral altar during the Tet Holidays symbolizes the admiration and gratitude of the Vietnamese to their ancestors. This maybe a way to "invite" our ancestors to come back and enjoy "Tet" with us.

"Tet" lasts 3 first days of the year. Anyway, Vietnamese people enjoy their "Tet" and Spring during Lunar-January :lol: :lol:. Students have 2 weeks-off and officers have only 1 week to rest. After Tet, people are so lazy and not ready to resume their work as usual. Haha.

I love your image of long long long toilet lines. In Vietnam, it doesn't happen. Haha. I hope someday I can visit your country to get it. Our public toilets which are for men or women are so dirty and terrible. That's reason why we never come in. :-?

Haizz. Petrol prices have gone up. Perhaps it wants to prevent me from going out. I wish my country were rich in oil as yours. Hehe.

If I were God... Excuse me! I need time to think and reply later. :mrgreen:
See you late!

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Post by behnam » Mon Mar 12, 2012 1:34 pm


Hi Elham,

Thanks for the post. How can you be that much sure about the amount of your sadness? How could you measure it to see whether it's more than mine or not? :lol: :lol: :lol:

The analogy was reasonable. However, you know what? Why are poor men always doubters and think wrongly(negatively), but women think rightly(positively)? Why do you think that women are caring, but men aren't?

When someone is supposed to be somewhere and s/he isn't on time, many positive and negative thoughts come into mind. In your analogy, you should give right to the boy to doubt about you. He doesn't know that you've had an accident. Simply, the only thing you must do is sending a message and apologizing. Meanwhile, you must tell him the story. After knowing the fact, the boy will blame himself because of his negative thoughts, doubts and shortcomings. As a matter of fact, doubt is the first stage of faith. When there is no doubt, there is no faith!

The unanswered question is that why women do not let their partners doubt, when they are sure about the rightness of their actions? Why does it hurt women when men use their heads to find out what's going on?

Being too much optimistic leads to naivety(foolishness), on the other hand, being too much pessimistic results in suspicion. It's extremely important for us to keep a balance between them.

I am not sure, but I guess he was Rene Descartes who said, "I doubt, therefore I think, therefore I am". I personally prefer doubting to accepting things without thinking. I believe, doubts cause us to find out facts. Therefore, it is useful.

Women should learn how to give time for their partners to doubt. Men should learn how to turn doubts to facts. If these two processes were done completely, the world was a nice place to live in. Unfortunately, women aren't patient, and men aren't hardworking. People in the first group(ladies) are always nagging, and people in the later one are lazy. That's why doubts rarely turn into facts! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Oh, I wrote a lot. Let's finish it right now. My friend came to chat. I wrote: Hi. How are you? I'm speaking in the language of love with someone. May we chat after 5 mins? She answered positively, but it cannot be her true reaction! Hehehehehe...

I have to leave.

All the best,
Behnam, 12 March, 2012


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Post by Kamelia » Tue Mar 13, 2012 8:52 am

Dear Behnam,

Hi there. How are you? I would like to thank all my friends for the lovely warm welcomes, I didn't know how to answer them :-D

Yours was quite witty, well thanks for that. I didn't know you liked the song as much as I do. I thought you'd quitted listening to that a long ago, or at least you listen to newer songs.

Emmm...this is my first perfect(in the sense which means complete) post in this new web-site.I don't know what to write about or what are the contemporary subjects now. Would you give me a hint?
I've horribly missed writing :cry: or checking out how everyone's doing. I had some difficulty fiding here and then signing up(why do I always have problems with sign-ups? LOL). But when I was let in, I quite liked this place.It feels comfortable and the sections are quite helpful,aren't they?

Hope to read from you so soon,

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Welcome!

Post by [amal] » Tue Mar 13, 2012 8:53 am

Hi Kamelia,

How are you?

Welcome dear. Yesterday I was speaking with Behnam about you. We all here miss you.

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Post by [amal] » Tue Mar 13, 2012 9:02 am

Hi Yezterday,

How are you?

Emmm, I don't know what to tell you but whenever I lose my hope about learning English, Behnam motivates me... {-;

I am sorry my friend, I have to end my message here cause I am in a net cafe and I am in a hurry.

Hope to write to you more.

Bye bye.

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Post by Kamelia » Tue Mar 13, 2012 9:37 am

Hiiiii Amal,

How are you? How's everything with you?
Oh...what were you talking about then? "How bad Kamelia is, why does she have such long gaps between her posts?!" :-D
I remember the last time I wrote to you was about smoking. Hope I get more subjects to write to you :-D

Love,

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WOW! Do my eyes deceive me?

Hi Kamelia,

Welcome to this thread. Thank you for joining us. I'd missed you terribly. You made me very happy.

I really love that song. It's given to me by a nice friend of mine (You don't know her. She is living in Gonbad Kavus, and studying English at Ferdowsi University in Mashad). It is, in fact, clear evidence of my special care of her friendship. In other words, it is a memento of our warm friendship.

Tell us more about yourself, the university, the city, the professors, the common friends,... I've missed reading from you.

All the best,
Behnam, 13 March, 2012


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Post by ryancorn » Tue Mar 13, 2012 4:13 pm

behnam wrote:
WOW! Do my eyes deceive me?

Hi Kamelia,

Welcome to this thread. Thank you for joining us. I'd missed you terribly. You made me very happy.

I really love that song. It's given to me by a nice friend of mine (You don't know her. She is living in Gonbad Kavus, and studying English at Ferdowsi University in Mashad). It is, in fact, clear evidence of my special care of her friendship. In other words, it is a memento of our warm friendship.

Tell us more about yourself, the university, the city, the professors, the common friends,... I've missed reading from you.
Hi,

I am Ryan and am knew here on these bords.
I am a little timid but want to get involved here to learn from other members.

Thank you,

Ryan

All the best,
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Post by behnam » Tue Mar 13, 2012 5:19 pm


Hi Ryan,

Welcome to this thread, and thank you for joining us. You're most welcome!

To put comments on this thread, there is no need for bravery or a lot of confidence. What you need is only some time to spend on signing in and writing. I'm quite a shy man( ;-) ), but it is so relaxing here that I have got no difficulties writing about different topics or even sharing my feelings. Besides learning from each other, this virtual space even provides good opportunities for me to play jokes on my friends.

I suggest you write as far as you can. Don't worry about making mistakes. We all make mistakes; even native English speakers sometimes make mistakes. That's OK. However, we must learn from our mistakes. As a rule, if mistakes teach us, they are teachers. It is great to have some skillful teachers, isn't it? Therefore, welcome your mistakes with open arms. Stop worrying, and avoid shyness or timidity; as you've put it.

Would you mind introducing yourself? It is nice to hear about you more.

All the best,
Behnam, 13 March, 2012



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Post by Elham » Tue Mar 13, 2012 5:31 pm

Oh Kameliaaaaaaaa,
Hiiiiiiiii,

Im just shocked. :shock: I am sure your first post in this thread was not where it is now! I just saw your post to Behnam and reading your thanks for warm welcoms, I wondered if there has been any Hello post from you! I looked for it and found it on page 14! You should know, in this thread when we submit the first post it takes several days to see it recorded!

Anyway, I just saw you here! Thanks for remembering us.
Tell me the truth; would you have written here if I hadn't tell you that I miss your English? ;-) {-: ( Kami? Is my previous sentence grammatically correct? I feel sth is wrong in it!)

Happy to see you among us. Write alot; you know well that I enjoy your English, Miss English* :-)

KISS,
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Hi EveryOne :)

Post by mahan » Tue Mar 13, 2012 9:47 pm

Hi everyone,

my name is mahan. I'm 20. I study english language and literature @ ferdowsi university of mashad and right now I'm doing my 6th semester.
My dear friend, kamelia, introduced this terrific forum to me and I'm so happy to be here with you all and find some new pen pals and share my information about anything i know ;)

here, i feel a kind of nostalgia that takes me to when I was a high school student and I enjoyed blog writing about computer stuff etc. :D

I wish you all the best,
Mahan

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Post by rosenbeck » Wed Mar 14, 2012 8:02 am

hi all,
missing my first post here. really confused.

just want to join you, rosenbeck, male, from Beijing of China.

I remembered among the former posts, one question is why to learn English.
In China, the original motivation is for the diploma or access for good job.
but unfortunately,even if we started the English Course so early and suffered a tough process with so many examizations, still many "students" ,like me, can not use this tool appropriately.

even in my work process now, I just only familiar with the contents regarding limited working issues.still a hard thing for me to express a slight complicated thing with traditional English.so you know, if happen to face to a English-speaking person, how damned he would feel if he just got feedback from me with Yes or No.

that's why I am looking for some forum now, to post, to make friends, to write as much as possible.hope can get more more clues from you all.

by the way, I am dealing on some web-trading, so can meet many customers from all over the customer, I hoped I can practice more and more at this job.....but you know, always the same sentences repeated and also always some guys also with blunt tool fight with you.

anyway, that's right, do not fear about mistake here, just want to let you understand my words, maybe easier and easier later!

hope make friends more here.

kindest regards
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Re: Let's learn together!

Post by Kamelia » Wed Mar 14, 2012 2:13 pm

Look now, do I feel embarressed?!

Hi Behnam,
How are you? Could I ever forget my lovely ostad? How are things with you? How've you been?
Your warm welcome made me feel so embarrassed that i regret not having written sooner! I've missed your writing too! But I was well...too busy! Please do understand me.
Oh yeah, at first I thought I know your friend, but with the explanations I made sure I've never heard of her LOL. But one thing I'm so sure about, and that's the way you care about your friend and I'm sure you're always in her thoughts! You're a very honorable friend! By the way, you saw memento?! I got it on my laptop, but haven't watched it yet!
Uuuuh, the univ! Lots of things has happened to me and I guess I'd be writing about them all by and by :-D
Profs are getting pretty cool, or maybe I feel this way! They seem more professional in my opinion. Especially our Survey of English Literature prof! He's such a genius about history, art and literature! He's amazing Behnam. You never want to even have a blink of an eye when he's writing or explaining so that you might miss something! Even in his noon classes you never feel drowsy! Previous semester's Survey prof was AWESOME too! My goodness was she knowledgeable! I envy them :))))
Now, I'm in my city, enjoying the holidays and taking my time reading books one after another. I even took part on a lit web-site. It's quite useful for me.
O0o0oh here comes the best part, our MUTUAL friends! Ghazal's to write here soon and Safa sent warm regards when I told them I'm going to write in here again. Oh wait a minute; I introduced another nice classmate of mine. He's going to join here soon. He's been a teacher in his hometown and he's a to-be teacher in Mashhad. His English is good and he's a very creative guy.
Oh hey, how about you telling me a bit about yourself? Your lovely wife? How's the life going on? Any bundle of joys yet? : D :-D
Waiting impatiently to read from you,

Take care,

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Re: Let's learn together!

Post by Kamelia » Wed Mar 14, 2012 2:18 pm

Ellieeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee,

Heyyy there girl,
How are you doing? How are things with you? Oh my God, have I been this cruel? I feel embarrassed. I wish I'd written sooner. But Ellie, I swear to God I missed this place a gazillion times but I didn't have a regular access to internet and it really irks me not to follow all the posts here.
Oh you're right about that. I do not dare accusing any friend of mine of being negligent or anything. You know, I just felt for one second that everyone's sulky and tired of me coming and going :oops: God knows I love you guys here. This communion hasn't been built easily, and I feel the bonds between us. How can I forget all those discussions and arguments and...!
Oh...I'm in not a place to correct you ey! You're a professional now :-D But yes...that word "tell" needs to take a step back in time LOL "if I hadn't told you". Mistakes are sometimes unavoidable Ellie!
Ellieee, what's up? what's new about you? Tell me all! I wrote a lot to dear Behnam about me so I don't like to paste them again and bore you.
Waiting impatiently to read from you,
Take care,

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Re: Let's learn together!

Post by Elham » Thu Mar 15, 2012 5:20 am

WoooooooooooooooW,

oH kamiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii, Im just so excited having read your posts! They are full of English!!! They are full of eneregy! They are full of life!
How could you deprive us from such a nice English and such a lovely, lively presence in our thread?

You've brought the spring here sweetie* You're presence is just like a very sweet-smelling flower spreading its heady scent all over our garden. Thanksssssssssss dear Kamelia from the bottom of my heart.

Your posts made my day,thanks

Pleaseeeeee write more; I dont know, just look at walls and think and write about whatever comes to your mind. I enjoy your sweet English.

Love,
Elham

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Re: Let's learn together!

Post by Mohsen » Thu Mar 15, 2012 12:28 pm

Hi Behnam,

Cleaning the chandeliers on top of the ladder, removing the dust from furniture, rubbing them until they give a beautiful lustre ,washing the walls ,kitchen , bath room are the last efforts of a man who is dying in torment. It is not clear that why this man should be happy for coming the new year. The hard working inside the home and strolling in the streets to buy new clothes are something that I hate to do ,while I should pretend that I am happy, I am not allowed to show what is going in our hearts to my wife. Her foot is in plaster ,she is also happy to see that I am doing all jobs and she is just in rest.
About my writing I don’t see any progress in it , my writing is seasonal ,sometime I am in a good mood and have enough time ,I write better ,but generally I don’t care about grammar.
What are you doing at home .do you help your wife cleaning the house?

all the best,
Mohsen

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Re: Let's learn together!

Post by Mohsen » Thu Mar 15, 2012 12:32 pm

Hi kamelia,
Nice to see your post here, I am happy to read your post about the situation in the university. Many students say that their professors are not enough knowledgeable. But this time you say it in positive words. I wish I had an opportunity to attend in your university class listening to your lecturer.


all the best,
Mohsen

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Re: Let's learn together!

Post by mahan » Thu Mar 15, 2012 7:31 pm

Hi everyone,

I'm Mahan.I'm 20 years old and I study English language and literature @ ferdowsi university of Mashad. Right now, I'm doing my sixth semester in my major.

My dear classmate and friend, Kamelia, introduced this fabulous website to me and I, @ once, registered here. Now I'm on cloud nine that after years and years again I have a place to write about things that I like and share them with some lovely pen pals.

I wish you all the best :)

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Re: Let's learn together!

Post by behnam » Fri Mar 16, 2012 4:54 am


Hi Mahan,

You're most welcome. Many thanks for joining us and putting post in this thread. Your presence in this thread and participation in discussion will give other learners a good opportunity to improve their English skills. For me, it's a great honour to meet a friend of Kamelia, as well as a perfect opportunity to practice English.

Some information about me could be found on page one. If you need to know more about me just let me know.

Except for some heated topics such as sexual matters, political issues and religious subjects, we are allowed to write about whatever comes into our minds and discuss it. However, I have learned from bitter experience that writing about women can be challenging. Therefore, we should also avoid discussing the matters which demean women.

I'd like to take this opportunity to thank Kamelia for introducing you to this thread. I hope we will create a friendly atmosphere and will make here a nice place to be in.

I'm looking forward to hearing from you soon.

All the best,
Behnam, 16 March, 2012


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Re: Let's learn together!

Post by behnam » Fri Mar 16, 2012 5:42 am


Hi Mohsen,

How are you? I hope all is going well with you. Thanks for the post, although you were late.

To be honest, I do nothing at home. Behnam at home is like a bull in a china shop! :lol: That's why my wife prefers static Behnam to dynamic one! Hehehehehe...

Oh my God! My friend Mohsen is in a terrible situation. He has to make home ready for New Year and guests. That's only one of the several minuses of having a leg-broken-wife at home! That's tolerable to do household chores as long as Khalife can enter Baghdad freely. If he has to stay at the door until full recovery, I recommended another city to him! Poor Mohsen! :lol: :lol: :lol:

Thankfully, we are going to take a trip to the south of Iran (Rahiyane Noor). Therefore, our flat doesn't need any decoration and rearrangement.

All the best,
Behnam, 16 March, 2012



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Re: Let's learn together!

Post by behnam » Fri Mar 16, 2012 6:31 am


Hi Kamelia,

Thank you very much for your friendly post and clear explanation. Thank you once again for introducing Mahan to this thread. It was very wise of you.

It is happy to hear that you are speaking positively about the university, the courses and the professors. Being optimistic about the situation is one of the most important stages of students' achievement in greater success. You should know that Kamelia-in my mind- is linked with a famous professor in the field of English. I hope I will be lucky enough to see your huge success(God willing).

My wife is teaching Chemistry at a high school. She is always busy with correcting students' papers, exams, and lesson planning. I am involved in, more or less, the same activities.

Life is beautiful, and we are still living! :lol: There is no a new comer to our lives. Well, the situation isn't ready for another person. By the way, a child could catch my wife's attention and care. This would cause me to feel jealousy. Consequently, our happy marriage might get damaged! That's why I disagreed with. Besides some advantages, there are other big disadvantages to child-nursing. :lol: :lol: :lol:

Hope to hear from you soon.

All the best,
Behnam, 16 March, 2012


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Re: Let's learn together!

Post by Kamelia » Fri Mar 16, 2012 9:46 am

Hiiii Behnam,

How are you? How's everything with you? So I see that you haven't got much to do at home and lovely wife would take care of everything :-D
Oh about Mahan, he's a very active boy when it comes to English. I talked about this place and introduced you and he said he liked to join in. Click! That easy! LOL
Ostaaaaad, thank you so much for saying so :"> I won't let you down :-P It is a great wish of mine too! You know!
Oh so, lovely Ostad's not yet a daddy :-D O0o0ok! The justifications based on what I know of you seemed fair enough! No arguements over that :-D
You know what? I guess I agree with you! To some extent actually! I don't think of them as intruders or mind-destractors or attention abosorbers LOOOL Kids just add new tastes to life, right?
But I agree that there are some disadvantages! You're gonna end up spending the whole time of the day with them so that you wouldn't ever figure out how the day finished!
Well, maybe I don't know much yet! But kids are...:X

By the way, you still watch movies? What are some of the recent ones you liked and you'd like to suggest?

Hope to read from you so soon,

Take care,

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Re: Let's learn together!

Post by Kamelia » Fri Mar 16, 2012 9:49 am

Dear Ellie,

Heyyyyy girl. What's up? Oh my God! Come o0o0on YOU! I don't really know if there's anyone in the world who can embarress me more than you. I feel soooo..."blushed" LOL

Ellie jan, I was absent from here and now I'm sorry for me that I missed the chance to see my dear friends improving so much. Ellie! You can't even guess what I'm witnessing now! Your English and also dear Mohsen's improved a great deal. I'm not implying that your english skills-esp writing- were not good or anything but that they have IMPROVED to a great deal that I'm really enjoying writing in here more than before. Asan vaaay :-X
Ellie, was I kidding when I asked you to fill me in with the new stuff that have come up? :-D I haven't got a clue what to write abouuut! I was wondering if you could help me out here! That's why I asked you to tell me about yourself so that I could choose something and write about!
I guess I'm gonna have to role up my sleeves and figure something out alone! :-D
How are the Eid preparations going?Who designs the Sofre Haft-Seen in your home? What color are you using in setting the table?Do you go shopping? Do you mind if I join you? LOL

Lots of questions ey! Hope you don't curse me when you see them LOOOL

Hope to read from you so soon,

Take care,

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Re: Let's learn together!

Post by Kamelia » Fri Mar 16, 2012 9:50 am

Hiii Mohsen,

How are you doing? Mohsen I read about your wife and I'm so sorry about that. You must be under so much of a pressure especially that these are the beginning days of the Bahar and people have got a lot to do at home.
I'm happy that I got the chance to write in here again and enjoy the atmosphere here.
I really enjoy the majority of our classes except some of them which are boring. Sometimes I wonder why the hell has he prof decided to become one since s/he has got nothing to say! NOT A SINGLE FACT! And they just justify themselves by being busy and having a lot of classes during the week!
But except these few ones others are AWESOME whose majority hasn't decreased yet! And as I said, some of them I enjoy to the degree that I really wonder why did we ran outta time? i wish we had 3 houres for this :)))
Yeah well...I wish you could! Then I would show you what Literature really means :-D

Mohsen, I wholeheartedly wish bunches of health for your lovely wife. I hope she becomes well so soon.

Hope to read from you so soon,
Take care,

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