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Yahoo - The Front Page of the Internet

I was assigned to another department in my company four months ago. The location is an hour’s drive away from the city center, and every ...
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Oct 28, 2018 03:29
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Vocabulario Español Difícil

One of my biggest headaches when studying English is that I usually mispronounce some foreign words. Vocabulary from French is difficult ...
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Sep 25, 2018 00:07
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M's English Salon – Fraternities and Sororities

I’ve been attending an English salon every weekend for the past two months.The host is my English teacher, M. I intended to write a few e...
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Sep 6, 2018 03:01
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(4/4) A Weird Hike - Floridian Gossip/Chismeando con Floridanos

One of the organizers was American. I asked him which part of the US he was from and he replied, “Do you know Miami?” What a small wo...
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Aug 24, 2018 03:32
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(3/4) A Weird Hike – Motley Crew

In addition to the bizarre tradition, a menagerie of Hashers made that hike look weird to me. It felt as if I was thrown into a circle of...
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Aug 18, 2018 04:36
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(2/4) A Weird Hike – A Strange Tradition

After the hike, we took a bus to a restaurant on the outskirts of town. I thought I could finally re-energize myself after enduring such ...
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Aug 14, 2018 02:12
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(1/4) A Weird Hike – Hot Weather

Last weekend, a friend dragged me to a hiking meetup group called “Hash House Harriers.” This running social club was supposed to be inte...
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Aug 12, 2018 03:09
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(1/2) 1408 and Stephen King With native lang

Today a friend of mine treated me to dinner. He lives in an expensive condo at the urban center. Near his apartment building is a huge co...
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Jun 3, 2018 03:58
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Rain or Shine With native lang

I came back from Malaysia a couple of days ago. I’d stayed there for a week and really enjoyed it. Taking international flights can be ex...
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Mar 27, 2018 01:32
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Argentina With native lang

Many Chinese people take trips overseas during the Chinese New Year holiday. My coworker, Flora, a young and petite lady, is a travel buf...
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Mar 10, 2018 03:35
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A Present Dilemma With native lang

Chinese New Year is coming up along with a seven-day national holiday. Some people will take trips overseas. Since the holiday isn’t long...
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Feb 12, 2018 22:34
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(2/2) Depression. A Curse? With native lang

Depression is definitely not a sign of weakness or a negative personality trait. We should not automatically assume that we could easily ...
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Feb 12, 2018 00:03
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(1/2) Depression With native lang

Years ago, the news that a well-known Chinese comedian had suffered from depression and committed suicide aroused my curiosity about depr...
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Feb 10, 2018 04:03
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Interesting Misunderstandings With native lang

My English teacher M has come back from the US. Today he taught us some hotel expressions at the city library and I found them very usefu...
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Feb 5, 2018 03:05
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Flirty UA With native lang

United Airlines has a bad reputation in China. They say that UA once refused to cooporate with the Chinese government to hand over an cor...
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Feb 3, 2018 02:18
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(2) Climates -- California's Consistent Climate With native lang

I grew up knowing that the winter is colder in northern China than southern China, so, for me, the rule of thumb used to be that the more...
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Jan 29, 2018 01:57
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(1) Climates With native lang

A heavy snowfall hit our city lately. Exactly speaking, it wasn't snow and I wouldn’t call it hail, because there were neither snowfl...
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Jan 28, 2018 02:27
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(2/3) Failing Lang-8 With native lang

Few people are willing to exert themselves to write articles often, because it involves deep thinking and takes writing skills to put the...
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Jan 20, 2018 17:01
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(1/3) Dying Lang-8 With native lang

A few months ago, a friend of mine who was preparing for the TOFEL asked me if there was a good website to improve her English writing sk...
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Jan 18, 2018 01:02
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Tricky English Tenses With native lang

English tenses are tricky. Though many grammar books have explained how to use them, the reality is much more complicated. Doing multiple...
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Jan 16, 2018 23:04