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The Deadly Stampede, 717 People Killed: Reading Practice 3 (news)

By | September 26, 2015

More than 2 million Muslims from around the world are in Saudi Arabia for the Hajj, a pilgrimage that all Muslims who have the financial and physical ability must make at some point in their lives. Many save for decades to make the journey. And the millions of people must perform a litany of rituals in five days,… Read More »

What You Will Be Driving in 2016: Reading Practice 2 (news)

By | September 19, 2015

The world’s largest auto show opened its doors in Frankfurt this week. With dozens of debuts and concept cars launched, the 66th IAA (Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung) Frankfurt Motor Show was a chance for car makers from around the globe to unveil their plans for next year and beyond. Frankfurt sits alongside Geneva and Paris as one of the big… Read More »

Laskar Pelangi: Reading Practice 3 (movie review)

By | July 11, 2015

I believe there is a huge responsibility in adapting the number 1 best selling novel. The book was certainly popular and everybody worships this work of Andrea Hirata. To be honest, I didn’t expect anything too spectacular from the movie. Laskar Pelangi is no doubt one of the best Indonesian movies. It beats the Denias: Senandung di Atas… Read More »

The Seahorse: Reading Practice 8 (explanation)

By | June 5, 2015

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)

By | June 4, 2015

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 »

Alexander the Great: Reading Practice 1 (biography)

By | February 12, 2015

Alexander was born in Pella, the ancient capital of Macedonia in July 356 BC. His parents were Philip II of Macedon and his wife Olympias. Alexander was educated by the philosopher Aristotle. Philip was assassinated in 336 BC and Alexander inherited a powerful yet volatile kingdom. He quickly dealt with his enemies at home and reasserted Macedonian power… Read More »