Monthly Archives: April 2017

Victoria Tuzlukova, Keynote Speaker: “How many of you were born in the 21st Century?” (Part2) 


The following is largely a paraphrase of the last part of the Keynote Address  provided at the IMPROVING TEACHING QUALITY 1  SYMPOSIUM held at ROTANA RESORT, SALALAH, Oman on 10 April 2017. (The English Language Center at Salalah College of … Continue reading

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Victoria Tuzlukova, Keynote Speaker: “How many of you were born in the 21st Century?”


par·a·phrase ˈperəˌfrāz/ verb 1. express the meaning of (the writer or speaker or something written or spoken) using different words, especially to achieve greater clarity. “you can either quote or paraphrase literary texts” synonyms: reword, rephrase, put/express in other words, … Continue reading

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I would be willing to pay for a plastic bag in Oman–or even carry my own bag to go shopping


ENVIRONMENTAL NEWS IN OMAN:     Would you pay for a plastic bag in Oman? April 26, 2017 By Staff reporters   As some bags don’t disintegrate, they have crippling effect on the environment and marine life Sharelines Would you pay … Continue reading

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The “Saudi-led coalition” has dropped leaflets on the Yemeni port of Hodeida warning residents of an impending offensive. An assault on Hodeida, the Washington Post warns, could be the trigger for famine in Yemen.


Urge House Members to force a vote before Mattis attacks Hodeida. Take Action The “Saudi-led coalition” has dropped leaflets on the Yemeni port of Hodeida warning residents of an impending offensive. [1] An assault on Hodeida, the Washington Post warns, … Continue reading

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photography – more than just a hobby


Originally posted on Lifekathitsbest:
Hey ihr Lieben! ich wollte euch heute ein bisschen was über meine Fotografiegeschichte erzählen. Ich bin kein Profi und möchte und kann euch deshalb keine professionellen Tipps zu bestimmten Einstellungen oder sonstigem geben aber ich möchte…

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photography – more than just a hobby


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For those who missed this last month….


ENVIRONMENT 11 Quotes That Show Leonardo DiCaprio Is a Champion of Planet Earth By Joe McCarthy| March 10, 2017 In his films, Leonardo DiCaprio has grappled with some gnarly foes — bears, new york gangs, schizophrenia, icy waters, federal regulators, … Continue reading

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HOW should we respond to the modern RESURGENCE of EUGENICS?


HOW TO UNDERSTAND THE RESURGENCE OF EUGENICS BY SIDNEY PERKOWITZ Medical advances in manipulating human DNA, though they present many benefits, could also be used to advance eugenic goals. This combination of a dubious political agenda and the tools to … Continue reading

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“Trump Is Right,America Isn’t ‘So Innocent.’ Here’s How We Can Right That Wrong in Syria”


Links to Recent Articles of Interest   “Trump, Syria, and Chemical Weapons: What We Know, What We Don’t, and the Dangers Ahead” By Phyllis Bennis, CommonDreams.org, posted April 6, 2017 The author directs the New Internationalism Project of the Institute … Continue reading

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IMPROVING TEACHING QUALITY 1 Symposium held in Dhofar (Oman) this April


أقامت الكلية التقنية بصلالة ممثلة بمركز اللغة الإنجليزية ورشة العمل الاولى تحت مسمى”تطوير جودة التعليم الأول” وذلك في منتجع روتانا بصلالة. وقد كان اختيار اسم الندوة بناء على الحاجة الملحة للمؤسسات التعليمية بشكل عام والكلية التقنية بصلالة بشكل خاص لتحديد … Continue reading

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