A multinational crowd in Paris, taken from the Eifel Tower.
You do it; you know you do. We all do, usually without realising it. We have a tendency to put all people from a nation, class, occupation or whatever into the same pot and accuse them all of the same faults. It’s a form of laziness, sometimes a simple resort to shorthand because we find it too onerous to look beneath the surface, sometimes because we lack experience, sometimes because our circle of friends and acquaintances simply isn’t wide e... read more »
Dear friend of Technical English, There are several posts at this blog devoted to power engineering. In order to gain more details concerning the topic visit About the blog. There you will find the full list of such posts. Because of interest to the subject another new technical text is offered below for studying and discussing. [...] read more »
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El conjunto estudiantil ha terminado su pretemporada al vencer al Cáceres en la final del torneo Benfica.
El Estudiantesde la mano de Txus Vidorreta ha realizado una gran pretemporada donde su rendimiento ha sido muy bueno lo que hace pensar que la temporada será buena y no habrá los susto... read more »
Ahoy matey dont be a landlubber today! Although I try to never to change my social media avatar (since it is my personal brand) I couldnt resist doing so today, matey. Because today is one of my saltiest days, the legendary Talk Like A Pirate Day, matey! Although the Talk Like a Pirate Day: Im [...] read more »
By Galina Vitkova Many bloggers, unfortunately including me, are not able to use effectively SEO for making their blogs more noticeable and visible on the Internet. One of the most important activities that helps realise it is link building. So I have learned the topic for some time trying to choose something that makes me [...] read more »
Dorothy Mae Ann Wordsworth (25 December 1771 – 25 January 1855) was an English author, poet and diarist. She was the sister of the Romantic poet William Wordsworth, and the two were close for all of their lives. Dorothy Wordsworth did not set out to be an author, and her writings consist only of a series of letters, diary entries, poems and short stories.On the night before William's marriage, Dorothy wore the ring he intended to give his bride. She later detailed her brother's wedding in her journal, wr... read more »
Samuel Johnson (18 September 1709 – 13 December 1784), often referred to as Dr Johnson, was an English author who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer.
He is also the subject of "the most famous single work of biographical art in the whole of literature”: James Boswell's Life of Samuel Johnson.
After working as a teacher, he moved to London, where he began to write miscellaneous pieces for The Gentleman's ... read more »
Sir Thomas Wyatt, the poet diplomat, bought the sonnet to the English court then Henry Howard, the soldier, poet, Earl of Surrey became the innovator of the form of three quatrains followed by an heroic couplet.
A Sonnet is a form of a poem that originated in Europe, mainly Italy: the Sicilian poet Giacomo da Lentini is credited with its invention. They commonly contain 14 lines. The term "sonnet" derives only from the Occitan word sonet and the Italian word sonetto, both meaning "little song" or "l... read more »
Live Out LoudScream or shout,Just speak out,Whatever you need to say,It’s your life, your play.Think of now and think it fast,Empty your mind, forget your past,Don’t dig up that dirt,The memories that really hurt,Just think of now,And plan of how,To make it interesting,And be the king.Man, just cry aloud,Speak your heart out,Scream, shout, just go mad,Give a smile, it’s time to be bad,World had killed a lot of good,Try to be good, they surely would,Dismantle and corrupt you,So why wait? You should too,Bu... read more »
Porto Alegre has a perfectly modern airport that attends national and international flights. Compared to major European airports, it is, of course, small, but just as well planned and just as beautiful. Unlike the European airports I know, it has a cinema, where you can watch a movie for a very good price, if your flight is delayed.
The airport has a site in English and in Portuguese that you can find here, thus I am not going to repeat all the ways you can get to the city or what kind of services a... read more »