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The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane follows Private Henry Fleming as he grows from an innocent youth to a seasoned veteran during the American Civil War. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, a time-honored classic, follows Ebenezer Scrooge's tranformation from a selfish and bitter man to a generous benefactor after he is visited by the three ghosts who guide his transformation to benevolence. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe, considered the first novel ever written, tells the captivating story of a young English sailor, Robinson Crusoe, who is marooned on a desert island for nearly three decades where he is forced to fight for his life. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens captures the harsh reality of the French Revolution, comparing life in London and Paris, through telling the story of Charles Darnay and Sydney Carton and their conflict with the cynical Madame Defarge.

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Audio books Helen Stepanova is an English language teacher, teacher trainer and author, currently working as a Business English teacher in Latvia. In this guest post, she looks at some of the resources available for improving students’ receptive language skills. Nowadays the Internet provides numerous possibilities for students to improve, polish and master their English language skills. In my lessons I introduce these options, explaining how my students can use them and inspiring them with my own personal experience. Study shows that people who speak two languages have more efficient brains (Bigstock) By Tanya Lewis November 18, 2014 People who speak two languages may have brains that are more efficient at language processing and other tasks, new research suggests.

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Exam English Ltd - Приложения на Google Play Business English language practices. Listen to business English conversations and read business documents.Intermediate (B1) levelContains the following Business English content::19 listening topics19 reading topicsBusiness vocabulary4 Grammar sectionsEach topic has a practice test.More than 280 questionsScoring system All explanations and tests are carefully prepared by Exam English, leaders in online language practice. VOCABULARYBusiness vocab testMoney vocabWork vocabTravel vocab

Voices in the Dark - Voices in the Dark - Free MP3 Audio Books Audio books and stories read aloud by real people for free! Choose low-bitrate or high-bitrate MP3 files to suit your disk space and bandwidth capabilities. Read How to Listen to learn more. We're Looking for More Readers! General English - London School of English 2 monthsWeekly email contact with your mentor£80 course fee Optional skype tutorial sessions: Two 20 minute tutorials £50Four 20 minute tutorials £90 Where did English come from? - Claire Bowern There are two other TED-Ed lessons related to this topic: How languages evolve and How did English evolve? (a lesson that fills in some of the details that we omit here due to the fact that the focus of this lesson was further in the past). There is still a great deal of debate about Indo-European, most importantly about the location of the homeland. To read more about this debate, there are classic books by Mallory and Renfrew, as well more recent works by Anthony. Then, read these articles by Bouckaert et al. At the same site, watch this movie that shows one hypothesis about how Indo-European languages expanded.

Split Infinitives : Grammar Girl You may have heard a rule that you shouldn't split infinitives, but I'm here to tell you it's not a real rule, and the idea itself is based on a shaky foundation. What Are Infinitives? To understand split infinitives, we first have to clearly define the word “infinitive.” Wikipedia defines “infinitive” as the unmarked form of a verb (1), but you really need examples to understand what that means. In English, there are two kinds of infinitives: bare infinitives and full infinitives. Bare infinitives are the kind of verbs you usually see in a dictionary, such as

FCE Use of English Part 2: free practice test The Goulburn Valley is situated in the south-east corner of the Australian continent, in the state of Victoria. Because the introduction of irrigation over a century ago, primary industry flourished, resulting in multitude of orchards market gardens. Telltale Weekly The Curious Case of Benjamin Button December 16th, 2013 by F Scott Fitzgerald55 minutes, 44 seconds Unabridged Short Story 1921 Benjamin Button is born as a grown man of seventy years. Linkers and connectors - English Subject Area Contrast . In spite of / Despite Link two contrasting ideas. Followed by a noun phrase. .

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