Shielding the eyes of the powerless About 100 statues throughout the city were blindfolded as hundreds of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in massive weekend protests across the country. Statues of former leaders, writers and even international figures have had red blindfolds placed around their faces. It is the work of a Brazilian […]
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Growing Minorities Shake Up Presidential Race VOANews: Growing Minorities Shake Up Presidential Race America is in the middle of a major demographic shift. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, minority groups combined will be the majority by 2044. As the population changes, politics must change with it. VOA’s Steve Baragona takes a look at how […]
VOANews: Candidates’ Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric Driving Push for US Citizenship A contentious U.S. presidential campaign, including anti-immigrant rhetoric from candidates like Donald Trump, is driving many immigrants who are permanent residents to become American citizens in order to be able to vote in the election. Ahead of Tuesday’s Florida primary, VOA correspondent Aru Pande traveled to […]
dateline: 10 February 2016/English Club Pre-Listening Vocabulary political revolution: a new system of government Democratic: representing the US Democratic Party (as opposed to the Republican Party) primary: an early vote that helps decide a political party’s leader before a presidential election corruption: dishonest behaviour influence: to have an effect on Listen and Read. [ 1:06 […]
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Read the following sentences and state whether the pronouns are emphatic or reflexive. Who painted this portrait? I did it myself. I myself went to the post office to post the letter. The captain himself led the attack. We did it ourselves. Don’t touch that wire. You will hurt yourself. I will give myself five […]
MARCH 4, 2016 There are blank spaces in the given passage. Fill in the blanks with an appropriate verb form. Mrs. Samuel ………………. (have) a busy day. She ……………….. (get) up early in the morning and …………… (be) ready by 8 am. First, she ……………. (drive) her husband to his office. Then she …………….. (come) […]
Place question marks and exclamation points inside quotation marks if they are part of the quotation. Place question marks and exclamation points outside the quotation marks if they pertain to more than the quotation.Examples: Jim asked, “Where are you…