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Inside Out and Back Again

Based on Lai’s experiences as a 10-year-old girl growing up at the end of the Vietnam War, Hà and her family are forced to leave behind their beloved country full of markets and papaya trees. 170 more words

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What's a Mouthful?

There are many words that seem easy to guess the meaning of… but then there’s a second meaning or an unexpected way to use it. Here is a fun example: 274 more words


Grammatical mistakes from an English learning center in HK

Hong Kong is a flourishing city. Thousands of trades and business deals are done inside the skyscrapers in this concrete jungle. Millions of people traveled into this small city of Hong Kong every year. 771 more words

English As A Second Language


This is an adverb.  It describes a verb.

To blindly follow…..this is the expression, the idiom I think of first.

One can blindly follow people, beliefs, groups, teachings.   28 more words


When is a B not a B?

Letter B, it is so nice and reliable without a doubt. Wait a sec! That’s dumb, letter B is not such a friendly letter after all.   487 more words

English As A Foreign Language

Shelley Sunday: 'Life & Literature: "Ode to a Skylark"' - with ESL Emphasis

This is so cool! It’s a great tool for English as a Second Language learners, and it’s also neat to watch for native English speakers as well!