Archive for October, 2013


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Delve into the secrets of Harry Houdini, who rose to stardom as the most famous magician and escape artist the world has ever known, at Biography.com.

Ajarn Donald‘s insight:

He made the wrong choice. 

Born Erich Weisz on March 24, 1874, in Budapest, Hungary, young Harry Houdini moved with his family to Appleton, Wisconsin, where he later claimed he was born. Fascinated with magic, he began performing and drew attention for his daring feats of escape. In 1893, he married Wilhelmina Beatrice Rahner, who became his onstage partner as well. Houdini continued performing escape acts until his death, on October 31, 1926, in Detroit, Michigan.

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Sharpen your vocabulary reflexes with this word game using the words and expressions from this Video!

Ajarn Donald‘s insight:

How to dress for a job interviewWalking into a job interview wearing the wrong attire islike showing up at a black tie eventdressed for a costume party:a bad move you’ll instantly regret.

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Sharpen your vocabulary reflexes with this word game using the words and expressions from this Video!

Ajarn Donald‘s insight:

How to dress for a job interviewWalking into a job interview wearing the wrong attire islike showing up at a black tie eventdressed for a costume party:a bad move you’ll instantly regret.

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Ivy Kuo, Class P3, Idear Asia School, Taiwan

Ajarn Donald‘s insight:

Congratulations to our Global Sing-along winners!

Grand prize:Ivy Kuo, from Idear Asia School, Taiwan
Ivy Kuo has won a trip to Oxford University to attend the English Language Teachers’ Summer Seminar 2014.Runners-up:
Ms Zara Ghavami from Simin Educational Association, IranMr Bennett Tan from The Alpha Kindergarten, VietnamMs Mary Connie Navallasca from Darunanukor School, ThailandSecond runner-up:
Ms Nonglak Aneknan from Watmethangkarawas School, Thailand

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Hospital in Thailand apologises after a photo showing two nurses flashing a victory sign in front of a slain bomb squad policeman circulated on the internet.

Ajarn Donald‘s insight:

Very sad to think nurses of all people would do this 

disrespectful thing. It hurts me a lot to see

this because I personally have 2 sisters who

are police officers back in the Chicago area. 

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All eyes will be on the area around Bangkok’s Samsen railway station on Thursday as the Democrat Party kicks off a rally against the amnesty bill, which the National Security Council says is likely to lure large crowds.

Ajarn Donald‘s insight:

The House committee vetting the bill altered the legislation from its original version, so it now provdes a blanket amnesty to all those involved in political unrest from the 2006 coup until Aug 8, 2013,… 

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เรียนศัพท์ภาษาอังกฤษพร้อมความหมายของคำเหล่านี้ Act,พ.ร.บ. พระราชบัญญัติ,alert,ตื่นตัว ระวัง,amnesty,การนิรโทษกรรม,bill,ร่างกฎหมาย กับ Bangkok Post Learning Channel

Ajarn Donald‘s insight:

The white-mask V for Thailand movement will join the rally at Samsen. 

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On this day in 1991, the so-called “perfect storm” hits the North Atlantic producing remarkably large waves along the New England and Canadian coasts.

Ajarn Donald‘s insight:

Disaster
1991 : Perfect storm hits North Atlantic

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Henry Winkler is an American actor, producer and director known for his portrayal of Fonzie on the hit 1970s sitcom Happy Days. Learn more at Biography.com.

Ajarn Donald‘s insight:

We all have to remember the Fonz who kept hitting that 

juke box to get FREE songs. 

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Take a look at the career of Republican politician Condoleezza Rice, from her academic achievements to her appointment as the 66th Secretary of State. Learn more at Biography.com.

Ajarn Donald‘s insight:

She is a strong bright woman and she will be

elected the 45th U.S. Republican President

(I hope:). 

 

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