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Take 10 – Lesson 5

Quote A journey of 1000 miles begins with a single step. –Confucius Lead-In Lesson 1 is the first step in our vocabulary-building journey we are about to begin. We’ll refine our format and methodology as you provide me feedback on … Continue reading

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Take 10 – Lesson 4 – Till Death Do Us Part

(Mouseover any green term to see a pop-up definition.) Introduction Holly asked me to create a post about terms related to death, a morbid and grisly topic. Thanks a lot, Holly… Normally, I would limit a discussion in this group … Continue reading

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Take 10 – Lesson 3

Introduction Merriam-Webster online dictionary offers you 10 new vocabulary words. Your browser does not support the audio element. These are words you should know how to use and recognize. They are all nouns. paradigm – an operating model or framework; … Continue reading

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Take 10 – Lesson 2 – Strikes and Unions

====================================================== Your browser does not support the audio element. ====================================================== Introduction Let’s look at a Yahoo News Article. Some excerpts are shown below. CHICAGO (AP) Chicago teachers took to picket lines Friday in a one-day strike… The walkout has closed … Continue reading

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Take 10 – Lesson 1

Your browser does not support the audio element. Introduction These vocabulary words were used in a TED Talks Google Hangout session. affluent (adj) – wealthy diligent (adj) – hard-working; attentive to detail eternity (noun) – for all time; forever; a … Continue reading

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