The Thief and His Mother – English Fairy Tale

The Thief and His Mother – An English fairy tale with a list of vocabulary and a podcast to improve your listening and reading comprehension and expand your academic vocabulary Source of story: Gutenberg Project at www.gutenberg.org The Thief and His Mother A boy stole a lesson-book from one of his schoolfellows and took it home … Read more

Decapitate 1100 Words You Need Week 45 Day 4

Decapitate 1100 Words You Need Week 45 Day 4 Decapitate 1100 Words You Need Week 45 Day 4 /dɪˈkæp.ɪ.teɪt/ (verb) to cut off the head of a person, behead, guillotine, decollate, execute, amputate, truncate, kill Man whose remains were mysteriously discovered at the edge of a creek was ‘brutally decapitated’ – as police charge ‘close … Read more

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Bierce

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge by Ambrose Bierce A man stood upon a railroad bridge in northern Alabama, looking down into the swift water twenty feet below. The man’s hands were behind his back, the wrists bound with a cord. A rope closely encircled his neck. It was … Read more

Crime Control | An IELTS Essay Sample

Crime Control | An IELTS Essay Sample Crime Control | An IELTS Essay Sample ? Topic: Some people think that the best way to reduce crime is to give longer prison sentences. Others, however, believe there are better alternative ways of reducing crime. Discuss both views and give your opinion. ? Hover your mouse cursor … Read more