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Thursday, 19 December, 2013 - 09:35

New Year's resolutions!

by TeresaC

It’s nearly Christmas, and, although it is one of my favourite times of the year, there is something very special about celebrating the New Year after spending time with family and friends over Christmas. Often, I eat far too much over the Christmas break, and so I usually make a New Year’s resolution to go on a diet and do more exercise!! A New Year’s resolution is a promise you make to yourself to do something good (or to stop doing something bad) in the New Year. When I was younger, these resolutions often involved being nicer to my sister, or helping my Mum with jobs around the house (such as emptying the dishwasher or tidying my room more often). Here are some popular resolutions: - to eat more healthily or do more exercise - to stop a bad habit, such as to quit smoking or to stop swearing - to spend more time with your family - to be happier! - to travel or take a trip somewhere - to learn a foreign language - to learn how to cook - to save money - to read more books - to make more friends or be friendlier to other people These resolutions are usually made after Christmas, and they begin on January 1st, the first day of the New Year. Often, they are broken within a few weeks, but sometimes they last throughout the year. In April, I am going to run the London Marathon, so my New Year’s resolution in 2014 is to train very hard. I am going to try and complete my training programme without missing any days, and to go out running whether it is raining or sunny outside!
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Have you ever made a New Year’s resolution? Which resolution will you make this year?

Submitted by HarryPotter123 on Wed, 01/11/2023 - 10:04

My new year resolution, would be to try to be more pacient with things, also to try toget better marks and finally to organise better

Submitted by H@rry on Mon, 01/09/2023 - 21:58

My new year resolutions will be things to improve myself.1:I will eat healthier and do more exercise.2:be friendlier with my friends and family.3:Study more.4:Make new friends.I wish that I will be better by this year.

Submitted by ib_user on Mon, 01/09/2023 - 19:21

Yes, I have made some New Year resolution.
My resolution for dis year is to have good marks in the school & to pass the cambridge test in march.

Submitted by alvaro.ortizpe… on Mon, 01/09/2023 - 17:56

My new year resolutions are: 1. Improve my football skills, 2. Pass B2, 3. Improve my marks

Submitted by Zach1756 on Mon, 01/09/2023 - 14:48

I make New Year's Resolutions (almost) every year but I know I won't achieve some of them, but I try my best. This year I'll do:
1. Be the best student in my class.
2. Do more sport.
3. Be a better friend and person.
4. Pass the English B2 exam.
5. Pass the exam to enter to the professional degree of my music school.

Submitted by purposeful Ale… on Mon, 01/09/2023 - 14:47

My new year resolution I would like to study much hard all my subjects and stay more focus in English listenings.
Bye by and Merry Christmas

Submitted by españaa on Mon, 01/09/2023 - 14:46

My new year revolution I will like to do:
1. Improve my marks
2. Get a new friend
3. Save money
4. Be better in sports (football)

Submitted by ron on Mon, 01/09/2023 - 14:46

I usually do new year resolutions because it is important for me to improve my shelf.
1 : get a girlfriend
2 : to improve my marks
3 : to make more friends
4 : to rob more pens

Submitted by Vanessa897 on Mon, 01/09/2023 - 14:45

Hello I am Vanessa and I have a lot of purpose to 2023 but the last 2022 I put away all the purpose becouse I was studing a lot. Some of my purpose are: being a better person, do better at school. I hope that you finished my comment and you liked the text.
Thanks you for reading.

Submitted by Rossana123 on Mon, 01/09/2023 - 14:45

I have never really set myself a purpose but almost every year I have tried to think of something and try to do it but I have rarely succeeded.
My first resolution this year is to brush my teeth 3 times a day.
the second purpose is to help my mother around the house.
and the third purpose is to read books and watch TV in English more often

Submitted by redhair._ on Mon, 01/09/2023 - 14:45

I never made a new year resolution. But I can make 2:
1.- Have better marks in my school
2.- Pass the B2 english and B1 french

Submitted by Florentino Pérez on Mon, 01/09/2023 - 14:45

I have thought of a few new years resolutions that can help me to make a good 2023, they are:
1 help in the house with domestic tasks
2 study every day a little instead of the day before the exam
3 read more fiction express

Submitted by megamind on Mon, 01/09/2023 - 14:45

All the years i do a year resolution that is the same improve in my way of live been a good person better and better

Submitted by Eustaquio27 on Mon, 01/09/2023 - 14:45

I don't do it as i think its just pointless and at the end no-one its gonna complete it unless it is very easy, I think it is just to show that you have a nicely looking resolution that you might not complete, for example eating healthy, like you might eat pizza on a party or cake or something else.
Some are completed but I think its better to purpose to you instead of doing a new year resolution.

Submitted by Micahel Masi on Mon, 01/09/2023 - 14:44

My new year resolutions are usually forgotten in a month, so I kind of never do it intentionally, but my 2023 new year resolutions are to try harder at school, be better at some sports like skiing and choose more wisely my decisions.

Submitted by English_Bryant on Mon, 01/09/2023 - 14:43

My new year resolutions are:
1-Try To Be Happier In General.
2-Lose Some Weight.
3-Eat Better.
4-Work Out More.
5-Save more money

Submitted by PAUL3 on Mon, 01/09/2023 - 14:43

My year resolutions are: improve in basketball,pass the B2 exam, stop swearing, stop fighting with my brother,do my chores without being reminded,and the most important thing: is taking care of my little brother

Submitted by Professor Holmes on Mon, 01/09/2023 - 14:43

I don't give much importance to resolutions, but this year I do indeed have one: I want to do better in the 2nd and 3rd trimester this school year and also be more organized.

Submitted by michel myers on Mon, 01/09/2023 - 14:41

I never really make any new year resolutions but i try to be a better person in general with the people , with my parents, with my brother, with my sister , with my grandparents and with my friends.
Win a competition of football
Improve my french skills

Submitted by Professor Holmes on Mon, 01/09/2023 - 14:40

I don't really give too much importance to my resolution, but this year I do have a resolution: To get better grades the 2nd and 3rd trimester of school, and to be more organized.

Submitted by fere on Mon, 01/09/2023 - 09:01

I never make new year resolution because is useless

Submitted by ELPEPE on Tue, 01/10/2023 - 09:05

My resolution for the year is to get more grades in the exams and to exercise every day

In reply to by fere

Submitted by happyboy3 on Mon, 01/09/2023 - 09:01

I usually do new year resolutions, like being a better person, do better at school, try harder in anything i do, and every year i try to learn something new, so in general i try to be a better person, doing better and new experiences.

Submitted by gonna55 on Mon, 01/09/2023 - 09:00

My new year resolutions are: 1. Be more friendly ,2.improve in football 3. Have good marks at th end of the course 4.Pass the B2

Submitted by hermione123 on Wed, 07/21/2021 - 14:27

I never really make any new year resolutions. But i do try to be a better person. Here are the things I'll do: 1. Be the best in school ( i'm in the last year of middle school, i really hope i can be the veledictorian) 2. Participate in and win some competition ( i absolutely need certificates to apply High School) 3. Improve my english skill 4. Eat healthier 5. Be more friendly
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