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17 01, 2019

Libraries

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A library is a place for you to read, to know and to grow. The library is the temple of learning and learning has liberated more people than all wars in history. Carl T. Rowan Knowledge is free at the library. Just bring your own container. If you want an education go to the library.

11 01, 2019

‘Thank You, Ma’am’ by Langston Hughes

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"Thank You, Ma'am" is a American short story written by Langston Hughes. It's one of those important short stories that carries great social value and has the ability to teach and instruct readers.This story helps us to see that we are all the same and that no matter how difficult any one personal situation may be,

21 12, 2018

The Elves and the Shoemaker

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Enjoy reading the Christmas tale "The Elves and the Shoemaker" after the Brothers Grimm. Once upon a time, a poor shoemaker had no money to buy food for himself and his wife. All he had was enough leather to make one pair of shoes. He cut out shoes and left the leather on his workbench,

28 11, 2018

BASE Jumping

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Read the text about BASE jumping to develop your reading skills. Level B1 Reading Comprehension Some decades ago, Carl Boenish took a team of skydivers to Yosemite National Park, USA, and jumped with them from El Captain’s summit. The sport developed into BASE jumping, named after the four types of fixed objects people jump from:

17 03, 2018

The Snowdrop by Hans Christian Andersen

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Read for pleasure The snowdrop appears as the first flower in the middle of winter, too impatient to wait for the summer. It must endure the severe cold and tauntings of the wind. The flower’s impatience and untimely appearance become symbolic of a young man’s lost love and a great poet’s fate. The Snowdrop by Hans Christian

5 12, 2017

The Baker’s Dozen A Saint Nicholas Tale

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Do you know what's the baker's dozen? Enjoy reading this Saint Nicholas tale. In the Dutch colonial town later known as Albany, New York, there lived a baker, Van Amsterdam, who was as honest as he could be. Each morning, he checked and balanced his scales, and he took great care to give his customers

30 05, 2016

Tests Variant 1 Year 5

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Reading 1. Read the text and put the sentences in the correct order. My name is Jane and my hobby is painting. I like to paint animals and flowers, but I’m not good at painting people. Most of all I enjoy painting the places I visit. My parents and I often go for excursions to other