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Quote of the day.

by Aziz Obidov -

"If you dare nothing, then when the day is over, nothing is all you will have gained."

~ Neil Gaiman

Do you have any questions for me?

by Aziz Obidov -

Greetings dear English language learners. I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself and tell you how excited I am to be part of your journey in learning English. I recognize that many of you speak different languages and would like to encourage you to communicate with the school in your native language whenever you happen to have any questions or feedback for us. Give it a try, ask something in your native language and you will certainly receive a response shortly.

Saludos queridos estudiantes de inglés. Me gustaría aprovechar esta oportunidad para presentarme y decirles lo emocionado que estoy de ser parte de su viaje para aprender inglés. Reconozco que muchos de ustedes hablan diferentes idiomas y me gustaría alentarlos a que se comuniquen con la escuela en su idioma nativo cada vez que tengan preguntas o comentarios para nosotros. Pruébelo, pregunte algo en su idioma nativo y seguramente recibirá una respuesta en breve.

Вітаю вас, шановні учні англійської мови. Я хотів би скористатися цією нагодою, щоб представитися та сказати вам, як я радий бути частиною вашої подорожі у вивченні англійської мови. Я розумію, що багато хто з вас розмовляє різними мовами, і хотів би заохотити вас спілкуватися зі школою своєю рідною мовою, коли у вас виникнуть запитання чи відгуки до нас. Спробуйте, запитайте щось рідною мовою, і ви обов'язково незабаром отримаєте відповідь.

Assalomu alaykum aziz ingliz tilini o'rganuvchilar. Fursatdan foydalanib, o'zimni tanishtirmoqchiman va ingliz tilini o'rganish bo'yicha sayohatingizning bir qismi bo'lganimdan naqadar hayajonlanganimni aytmoqchiman. Ko‘pchiligingiz turli tillarda gaplashayotganingizni tan olaman va biz bilan bog‘liq savollaringiz yoki fikr-mulohazalaringiz bo‘lsa, maktab bilan o‘z ona tilingizda muloqot qilishga undamoqchiman. Sinab ko'ring, ona tilingizda biror narsa so'rang va siz tezda javob olasiz.

Приветствую вас, дорогие изучающие английский язык. Я хотел бы воспользоваться этой возможностью, чтобы представиться и сказать вам, как я рад быть частью вашего путешествия по изучению английского языка. Я понимаю, что многие из вас говорят на разных языках, и хотел бы призвать вас общаться со школой на вашем родном языке всякий раз, когда у вас возникают какие-либо вопросы или отзывы к нам. Попробуйте, спросите что-нибудь на своем родном языке, и вы обязательно получите ответ в ближайшее время.

Salutations chers apprenants de langue anglaise. Je voudrais profiter de cette occasion pour me présenter et vous dire à quel point je suis ravi de faire partie de votre voyage dans l'apprentissage de l'anglais. Je reconnais que beaucoup d'entre vous parlent des langues différentes et je voudrais vous encourager à communiquer avec l'école dans votre langue maternelle chaque fois que vous avez des questions ou des commentaires pour nous. Essayez-le, demandez quelque chose dans votre langue maternelle et vous recevrez certainement une réponse sous peu.


Hallo liebe Englischlerner. Ich möchte diese Gelegenheit nutzen, um mich vorzustellen und Ihnen zu sagen, wie aufgeregt ich bin, Teil Ihrer Reise beim Englischlernen zu sein. Ich weiß, dass viele von Ihnen verschiedene Sprachen sprechen, und möchte Sie ermutigen, mit der Schule in Ihrer Muttersprache zu kommunizieren, wenn Sie Fragen oder Feedback an uns haben. Probieren Sie es aus, fragen Sie etwas in Ihrer Muttersprache und Sie werden sicherlich in Kürze eine Antwort erhalten.

Quote of the day

by Aziz Obidov -

"It is when you are really living in the present that you are living spiritually"

~ Brenda Ueland

Daily News

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Happy International Women's Day! Let's celebrate some of the brilliant female pioneers, leaders and creators driving change, from conservation to gender equality.

The sea is a ‘white space’, said Zandile Ndhlovu, the founder of Black Mermaid Foundation and the country’s first black African freediving instructor. In addition to a systemic cultural fear of the sea, she explains that barriers stem from the inherited “historical trauma of the transatlantic slave trade” and apartheid when black South Africans were “forcibly removed from their ocean-facing homes”. Her workshops inspire children from Soweto to become ocean guardians.

Silvia Dan, Romanian folk singer, 80, has released her debut album, Interbeing, to help regenerate the landscape that inspired her grandmother to write this traditional music. She lives in the remote village of Nucsoara, surrounded by forests inhabited by lynx, wolves and bears. But this ‘Amazon of Europe’ is threatened by illegal logging. Album sales fund a project called Forests without Frontiers that plants native trees that are protected by law. “It has been devastating to see the destruction, and this project gives me hope,” said Dan. 

While studying industrial design and technology at London’s Brunel University, Solveiga Pakštaitė, created a way to reduce food waste by updating the expiry date system and creating Bump (first called Mimica Touch) which is a plant-based gel incorporated into a bottle cap or product label that changes to a bumpy texture when food spoils. She has developed labels for red meat and dairy, seafood, juice and smoothies. “The fact this came from a university project and we’ve got a waiting list of customers in the food industry makes me incredibly proud,” said Pakštaitė. Trials show that the Bump Cap enabled 97 per cent of households to use orange juice for up to six days longer than they would have with current guidance.

Joeli Brearley, Pregnant and Screwed. Being sacked the day after she told her boss she was pregnant inspired Joeli Brearley to highlight the discrimination of working mums and campaign for women’s rights. She launched her charity Pregnant Then Screwed on International Women’s Day in 2015, and provides help and support to thousands of women through a free advice hotline, useful resources, a mentor scheme and workshops. Brearley, who published her book The Motherhood Penalty last year, believes women need support to access the justice they deserve as much as they need help “to recover from the mental health impact of discrimination”.

What is language to you?

by Aziz Obidov -

Language, unlike breathing or eating, is not biologically inherent; it is not instinctively present. 

The infant must learn the power and uses of language; he must gain it by conscious effort and by discipline. Sound by sound, word by word, the child acquires this wondrous vehicle for making his or her wants known, for expressing feelings and thoughts, for understanding what others wish him to know or do. And, constantly expanding and improving command of language as the baby grows into an adult, develops the capacity for critical thought and effective communication on the most abstract and sophisticated planes. Language, as a social convention, thus becomes one of the prime characteristics of an individual rising above a simple animal existence.

In human language is to be found the true mirror of the individual's true character. If one's eye is a mirror to a person's Soul, then one's lexicon is an index to a person's ideas and passions, inventions and achievements, history and hopes. As individuals extend the horizon of their knowledge, they extend simultaneously the range of their language by devising new words, new meanings, new symbols.

By learning the English Language you, too, can simultaneously expand the horizon of your existing knowledge, and become more articulate at expressing your wants, feelings and thoughts.

Adopted from RHDEL.

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