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What images spring to mind when you hear the country Somalia?   1 comment

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Somalia-Mission-Planning (Photo credit: EU Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection)

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1) What images spring to mind when you hear the country Somalia?
2) What are the good things and bad things about Somalia?
3) What is Somalia most famous for?
4) What do you know about Somali history?
5) What are the differences between Somalia and your country?
6) What do you think about Somali people?
7) What has Somalia given to the world?
8) Would you like to visit Somalia, or live there?
9) What do you know about the geography of Somalia?
10) Who are the most famous Somalis you know?

 

 

 

 

 

1) How different is Somalia from other African countries?
2) What was the last news story you heard about Somalia?
3) What do you think Somalia’s neighbors think of it?
4) What do you think Somalia will be like 50 years from now?
5) Does your country have good relations with Somalia?
6) What could you do on a holiday in Somalia?
7) What is your idea of a typical Somali person?
8) What things about Somalia do you think Somalis are proud of?
9) What do you know about Somali culture?
10) What would you like to ask a Somali person about Somalia?

 

Topographic map of Somalia with english labels...

Topographic map of Somalia with english labels. Created with GMT from public domain GLOBE data. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Posted October 21, 2012 by Teacher Alvin in LEARNING ENGLISH

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Are there any health benefits to drinking coffee?   Leave a comment

1) Are you a ‘coffeeholic’?
2) Do you care if you have instant or blend coffee?
3) Do you need coffee to wake you up in the morning?
4) Is coffee bad for you?
5) Does coffee affect your appetite?
6) What do you think of Starbucks?
7) Do you think caffeine is a dangerous drug?
8) What do you think of the new trend of flavored coffee?
9) Do you like the smell of coffee?
10) What would you like to know about coffee?

 

A cup of Turkish coffee served on a terrace in...

A cup of Turkish coffee served on a terrace in Istanbul. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

1) Are there any health benefits to drinking coffee?
2) What do you know about coffee production and who gets the big profits?
3) Would you drink less coffee if you knew it stained your teeth?
4) What is the difference between blend, cappuccino and espresso?
5) Does coffee grown in different parts of the world taste differently?
6) What role does coffee (or tea) play in your life?
7) What’s the difference between Irish coffee and Turkish coffee?
8) Do you know what fair trade coffee is?
9) Do you like coffee sold in cans?
10) What do you think happens when you overdose on coffee?

 

 

 

 

Posted September 25, 2012 by Teacher Alvin in LEARNING ENGLISH

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Who is Osama Bin Laden?   Leave a comment

An Al Qaida recruit dreams about Osama bin Lad...

An Al Qaida recruit dreams about Osama bin Laden Original caption: :A handwritten letter describing a recruit’s dream about Osama bin Laden, found in a Qaeda house in Kabul. It says the Prophet Muhammad appeared in the dream, and ‘‘he walked and saw Sheik Osama and the martyrs,’’ and said, ‘‘‘Those are from me, and I am of them.’’’ (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

Who is Osama Bin Laden?
What do you know about him?
When did you first hear about Osama Bin Laden?
What are your feelings towards Bin Laden?
How do you think he managed to evade capture for so long?
Do you think he was really controlling the war on terror?
Why do some Muslims idolize Osama Bin Laden?
What did Osama Bin Laden want from the West?
What do you think will happen to Al Qaeda now?
What do you think of the news coverage of Bin Laden’s death?

 

 

 

 

If you had met Osama Bin Laden, what would you have said to him?
What motivated Bin Laden to start attacking western targets?
Why did he declare a fatwa against the United States?
What would happen to the war on terror if Bin Laden had been captured earlier?
How did Bin Laden found al-Qaeda?
What do we have to learn from Bin Laden’s life and death?
Why was Bin Laden on America’s side in Afghanistan in the 1980s?
How has Osama Bin Laden changed the world?
How will he be remembered in history by Muslims and by nations attacked by al-Qaeda?
How did you feel when you discovered Bin Laden was dead?