Category Archives: Reading

New Employee Announcement: Reading Practice 1 (announcement)

By | December 9, 2017

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 »

Announcement

By | December 19, 2017

What is an announcement? Announcement is a notice, message, statement – either written or spoken – which is intended to tell people or the public about something. The notice, message, or statement is made known to public in different forms. A written announcement may be found in newspapers, pamphlets, posters, websites, letters, etcetera. A spoken announcement can be… Read More »

Memory and Rainy Days: Reading Practice 6 (explanation)

By | December 19, 2017

People score significantly higher on memory tests on rainy days, cloudy days than they do on bright sunny ones. “This study is the first to show in a real-life setting that weather-induced mood can have a significant influence on people’s ability to remember casually observed scenes,” scientists from the University of New South Wales School of Psychology report… Read More »

Dark Chocolate: Reading Practice 5 (explanation)

By | December 19, 2017

People every where love chocolate of every kind. Not only is it a tasty treat for many, chocolate also boasts certain health benefits when consumed in moderation. Dark chocolate – the healthiest variety – promotes physical health and even functions as an aid for combatting foul moods and stress. Chocolate can be used, in appropriate quantities, as one… Read More »

Boyhood: Reading Practice 1 (review)

By | December 19, 2017

There is something people should know before watching this movie, and that is that it takes place from 2002 to 2014. I grew up in that same generation, so as I watched this morive I felt like I was growing up all over. It was incredible to experience that. And even for those who weren’t children growing up… Read More »

Review

By | December 19, 2017

A review is another text genre that Indonesian high school students need to learn. A review is simply an evaluation. If it is an evaluation, what is it the writer evaluates? Perhaps, anything. But, commonly a review is written to evaluate a movie, book, performance, music,  or service. After you read a book, watch a movie, or attend… Read More »

Family Vehicles: Reading Practice 2 (discussion)

By | December 4, 2017

The recently issued policy on low-cost green cars (LCGCs), enabling people from lower classes to purchase family vehicles, has sparked controversy among people, especially those in major cities such as Jakarta. It cannot be denied that any policy must have two impacts – both positive and negative. Some have applauded the idea, saying that it is a good… Read More »