Sunday, July 31, 2016

Mirrors (A Fable)

There is a fable about the king who sent his son far away so that he could learn how to make mirrors. The prince studied many years and was fed up. He ran away from his last lesson and went back home as he thought he had learned everything already. He made a mirror at home as he was taught. But the mirror was not clear. The prince could not understand what the problem was and went back to his master.  He apologized and asked to show the last lesson when the mirror becomes a mirror. The master smiled, came up to the mirror and …

Saturday, July 30, 2016

The Bible

Good afternoon, my dear wisdom seekers! Here is a new quote to think about!
Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.
The Bible (Luke 5:4)

Friday, July 29, 2016

The Period by Charles Dickens

The Period
It was the best of times,
it was the worst of times,
it was the age of wisdom,
it was the age of foolishness,
it was the epoch of belief,
it was the epoch of incredulity,
it was the season of Light,
it was the season of Darkness,
it was the spring of hope,
it was the winter of despair,
we had everything before us,
we had nothing before us,
we were all going direct to Heaven,
we were all going direct the other way--
in short, the period was so far like the present period, that some of its noisiest authorities insisted on its being received, for good or for evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only.
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Changing my life

Dear readers! I’m sorry for my almost one month absence. My son had an operation and I understood that life is the most precious thing in the world and we MUST enjoy every day! So, from now on I am going to post quotations, short stories that inspire and support in hard life  situations.

Love Stories

Dear English readers! I have recently found a bunch of free books to read, mainly love stories. Enjoy! Have a nice day!

Monday, July 25, 2016

Academic Text

Good afternoon my dear readers! There is an example of an academic text to practice!( Thanks to Hea jin Lee-my student from Korea!)))))