Friday, 6 July, 2012 - 18:42
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by JohnM

When you go somewhere new, it’s hard to imagine yourself living there permanently. At first, everything is different: You’re in a new place with new people and nobody knows you. It’s terrifying.

Wednesday, 4 July, 2012 - 18:30
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Ireland is divided into thirty two counties, but it has two main parts: the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Wednesday, 27 June, 2012 - 22:31
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A few weeks ago, I was sitting in Departures at Orly Airport in Paris with nothing much to do.

Tuesday, 12 June, 2012 - 17:24
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For one elderly couple this year is very special: Elizabeth and Philip Windsor, aged 86 and 91 have spent the last week celebrating the Diamond Jubilee (60 years since she became Queen).

Friday, 8 June, 2012 - 19:21
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by JohnM

“Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”, “Cinderella” and “The Little Mermaid” are stories we all know and love.

Thursday, 7 June, 2012 - 11:44
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Reading and writing in a different language is all very well and good, but how do you really master a foreign tongue?

Tuesday, 5 June, 2012 - 20:48
34

In recent years, climate change has been a much talked about issue, with many debates over its possible impact on the world, and some even going so far as to question its very existence.

Wednesday, 30 May, 2012 - 09:37
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To Kill A Mocking Bird is always on those lists of ‘books you must read before you die’. These lists often make me feel guilty as I put off reading classic novels for something a little lighter.

Tuesday, 29 May, 2012 - 21:23
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In the southernmost corner of Mexico, there is a beautiful, bountiful, and extraordinary place that is called Chiapas.

Saturday, 26 May, 2012 - 01:41
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If you're reading this magazine, then chances are you're a young learner of English as a Foreign Language, and are probably interested in reading too.

Monday, 21 May, 2012 - 20:03
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The shabby walls are coloured in a plain white. They might express the feeling that something has been wiped out or taken away.

Monday, 21 May, 2012 - 18:30
72

By today’s standards, my mobile phone is pretty rubbish. It’s a Nokia 1616.

Saturday, 19 May, 2012 - 18:19
120

Beyoncé Giselle Knowles is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress.

Friday, 18 May, 2012 - 20:45
80
by JohnM

The Triana Bridge in Seville is one of the most romantic parts of the city.

Friday, 18 May, 2012 - 18:27
21

‘When you’re small you’re like a piece of paper with nothing written on it.

Thursday, 17 May, 2012 - 13:20
26

It's almost time for the summer holidays to begin.

Sunday, 13 May, 2012 - 20:27
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Yesterday, I did something a bit different. Not only did I turn 23, but I celebrated it for the first time away from my friends and family. By "celebrate", I mean I went bungee jumping.

Sunday, 13 May, 2012 - 14:52
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They have surrendered the league title. They are out of the Champions League. The manager has announced his resignation. Crisis?

Friday, 11 May, 2012 - 17:27
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Catalunya is famous for its cultural diversity and its eccentricity. It is what makes this part of the Iberian peninsular such an interesting place to visit.

Friday, 11 May, 2012 - 12:03
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by JohnM

A few weeks ago, while I was home for Easter in Scotland, I went to the cinema with my friends. We were going to see ‘The Hunger Games’, and I was really looking forward to it.

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