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I made a speech in English (my second language) and used a trick whereby I could recite a 15-minute speech without looking at a manuscript. The trick is disclosed. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 18, 2017

Reads: 23

Comments: 5

Shelves: 2

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Sometimes it seems we might as well be talking in totally different languages. Read More

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Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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A Maori legend used to teach African kids. Read More
I wrote this, in 2017. It's part of my 8th poem set, Chosen Fate. Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 01, 2017

Reads: 46

Shelves: 1

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Silence is beautiful. Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 28, 2017

Reads: 24

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Invented language poem, not perfect but I like it. Read More

Reads: 37

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Any form of criticism is appreciated! Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 12, 2017

Reads: 26

Shelves: 1

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Dedicated to Emma Read More
Language as a source of knowledge Read More

Poem / Poetry

May 08, 2017

Reads: 97

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

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A short poem in homage to our interconnected universe, our bodies and our spirits. Life is our own brief dance. Enjoy the music. Read More
The Accommodation Theory of Second Language Acquisition, Interview with a student from Mexico. It is mission critical that teachers of students in today’s classrooms understand and embrace every student in their classroom. Active parents are key contributors to the success of students. Knowledge is power and the more information and… Read More

Book / Science Fiction

November 22, 2016

Reads: 420

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Thriller/Suspense/Sci-Fi/Fantasy Novel. Copyright © 2017 by Alex Sharpe (About): Everything was fine... Just another fine day at the park - a day with the family, and our dog... But then it began. All of the sudden they were here, without a name, without warning. They roamed the Earth devastating anything… Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 28, 2016

Reads: 66

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Tags: language

Nigeria is a multilingual nation. It is estimated that there are over five hundred different ethnic groups within the Nigerian boarders, and each group has its own system of language. Language is said to be a uniquely powerful communication system that is stimulus and medium independent, abstract, arbitrary and productive.… Read More

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Comments: 2

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This goes back to Brandon's mother, Clarita and tells of how she escaped her father's clutches and why she fled from her castle, family name, wealth and power. WARNING: Graphic content and language. Read More
Sometimes it gets unbearable when you've got something new and there is no one around you can share your excitement with. The hero of this story was learning for too long. And now he is going to fight for his right to share what he has learned... Read More

Reads: 413

Comments: 6

Shelves: 2

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American author Washington Irving once said "There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love." Tears are a universal language... A… Read More
about teaching English without its cultural values Read More

Tags: language, culture

Book / Thrillers

September 22, 2015

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Comments: 2

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Kyler de Luca is the daughter of one of the biggest mobsters in America, so she's used to controlling and possessive men. When she moves to London, where her title means nothing, and Arran Killam sets his eyes on her, it's all down hill from there. He's the right hand… Read More

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Comments: 1

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A Kid who was forced to grow up, a kid who lost both parents but never had time to grieve. And at the age of 15 Rake had had enough... Enough of foster homes and fake families. All he wanted was to be with his own. So grabbing the only… Read More

Article / Non-Fiction

August 25, 2015

Reads: 105

Shelves: 1

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The development of the SQL+sh as an interactive front-end to Unify’s Structured Query Language (SQL). Read More
What would you do if you were suddenly sucked into a video game? Follow Tristin on his journey to get back home, before life turns into a living Hell. Read More

Book / Romance

June 23, 2015

Reads: 512

Shelves: 1

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(Please let me know what you think!) You know. Our parents had us all move. So we could get away, so hopefully. We wouldn't stand out this time. But, what are we to do, when we already stand out so very much? and what is one to do, when a… Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 16, 2015

Reads: 100

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Learning Spanish in Los Angeles, CA. Read More

Reads: 856

Comments: 8

Shelves: 2

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Thud. “Hahaha!” Thwack. “Ahahahaha! Ahahah!” Thwack. Thwack. Thwack! “HahahahaaHaHaHAHAHAHA!” I couldn’t stop laughing! Hit after hit and he just kept going down and screaming in pain. It served him right for being so damn annoying! So imperfect! I stared at my Science teacher cowering on the ground before me. His… Read More
One officer and shrieff finds themselves at a crime scene one night when they notice the murder is very bizzare almost unhuman Read More
a teenage boy receives several text messages from his friend alex who claims too see a woman across the street who keeps getting closer and closer too the house the woman identity remains unknown... Read More

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fred gets a strange email from an unknown force he expected virus or spam at first but it wasn't just a bunch of funny videos but one day he got a video from the same person but this one wasn't so funny but very disturbing he soon discovers that his… Read More

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Comments: 1

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"be very careful because if you get that feeling your being watched then it could be him" Read More
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