Maya Angelou, phenomenal woman

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The world has lost a phenomenal woman. Rest in peace Maya Angelou. “Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s size But when I start to tell them, They think I’m telling lies. I say, It’s in the reach of my arms, The span of my hips, The stride of my … Read More

Traveling to Philadelphia

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Based on an Interview with Harriet, a Philadelphia native. Philadelphia is the major city of the State of Pennsylvania, on the East coast of the United States. It was founded in 1682 by William Penn. Philadelphia went on to be the main port of the American Colonies, after Boston. The name Philadelphia means: The City of Brotherly Love. Philadelphia in History … Read More


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Disneyland was built in Anaheim, California way back in 1955. The park was the only one which was personally designed and built by Walt Disney. He envisioned that people would come to the park to relive his famous animated movies come to life. Source: via Stephanie on Pinterest Disneyland, the park layout The park is laid out into ” lands” … Read More

Visiting the American National Parks

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As an English teacher, on line I get to “travel” to many different places with my students. I have heard about all sorts of places where people love to visit. A few of my students from Europe like to travel to the United States, not to go shopping in New York, although that is very interesting, but to see the … Read More

The American Dream

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What is the American Dream? The American dream is that everyone, regardless of their social position is entitled to succeed in life. The United States was founded upon the ideal that there was no fixed social position. Anyone could become famous and successful. There are many examples about people who started out with nothing, from poor families and by their … Read More

Max Marty and the new Silicon Valley

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Max Marty has a wonderful idea to help start-ups to integrate into Silicon Valley. Start your business on a boat that is floating 10 km out in San Francisco Bay. View and pay attention to this video, it just might be the model for more types of business start-ups in the future!   Video Quiz What advantages do you see with this type … Read More

A trip to New York

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You are on your way to New York City. There is a lot to see and to do there! Expect to spend a least a week in New York. You will want to go to the famous restaurants, see at least two or three museums, take a walk in Central Park and go to the site of the World Trade Center … Read More

Relocating to the USA

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Relocating to the USA is a big change.  It can be intimidating thinking about getting a new job in another country, finding somewhere to live, schools etc.  Here are some steps to making sure that the relocation process goes smoothly: Be prepared when you relocate to the USA – Start to plan 3-4 months before you intend to move as … Read More