Category Archives: Reading

General Meeting of Shareholders: Reading Practice 3 (announcement)

PT. SUMI INDO KABEL Tbk. ANNOUNCEMENT TO ALL SHAREHOLDERS This is to inform the shareholders of PT. SUMI INDO KABEL Tbk. that the Annual General meeting of shareholders shall be held on Monday September 10, 2012. The invitation for the meeting shall be announced on Thursday, August 9, 2012 in two newspapers. Those who are entitled to attend… Read More »

Hotel Work Training Course: Reading Practice 2 (announcement)

If you are young men and women who have strong interest in hospitality industry, you are invited to take part in the one month training course on hotel work which is organized by the Bali Institute of Hotel Management. The training is free of charge and participants who successfully complete the course will be offered employment in one… Read More »

Bindi Irwin: Reading Practice 5 (biography)

Her father, Steve Irwin, was very well known as the star of The Crocodile Hunter, a very popular wildlife television series aired in Australia. It seems that Bindi Sue Irwin followed in the footsteps of her father. She appeared for the first time in front of the cameras when she was only a few weeks old. Growing up… Read More »

The Seahorse: Reading Practice 8 (explanation)

The seahorse is a small species of vertebrate that is found in the tropical shallows and temperate waters around the world. The seahorse is also commonly found around coral reefs where there is plenty of food and places for the seahorse to hide. They have a long, flexible tail which is used for wrapping around weeds for support.… Read More »

The Halloween Kid: Reading Practice 2 (review)

Burgeoning filmmaker Axelle Carolyn showed a lyrical, controlled sense of cinema in her 2011 short film debut The Last Post. Now, the sometime actress, model, and author has created another work of gentle, frightening craft in the Halloween Kid. The short film features a rhyming, Edward Gorey-esque poem (penned by Carolyn) as its script and story: a tale… Read More »

Performance Enhancing Drugs: Reading Practice 3 (discussion)

Athletes use performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) such as steroids for various purposes. Some may use them for improved physical performance or alertness, while others like bodybuilders and celebrities may use them to increase muscle mass and for appearance purposes. The use of performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) in sports has been a controversial issue. With the pressure to out-perform themselves… Read More »

Tourism Industry: Reading Practice 2 (analytical exposition)

Faster planes and cheaper flights are making it easier than ever before for people to travel. In the most developed societies, visiting exotic places is a sought-after status symbol. The tourism industries of both developed and developing countries have recognised this fact and are learning to take advantage of it. There are, however, some problems associated with this… Read More »

Underwater Earthquakes: Reading Practice 7 (explanation)

The most common causes of tsunamis are underwater earthquakes. To understand underwater earthquakes, you must first understand plate tectonics. The theory of plate tectonics suggests that the lithosphere, or top layer of the Earth, is made up of a series of huge plates. These plates make up the continents and sea floor. They rest on an underlying viscous… Read More »

New Employee Announcement: Reading Practice 1 (announcement)

Dear Staff: I’m very pleased to announce that Brenda Wood is joining Ciatos Products as a customer service specialist. Brenda’s first day at Ciatos Products is Monday, April 7. Brenda has worked for a number of years in this area, and we are delighted to welcome her to the Ciatos team. If you see Brenda around the building,… Read More »