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Surviving in the Siberian Wilderness for 70 Years In order to escape persecution a family of Russian Old Believers set off on a journey into Siberia's vast…
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Learn English Questions & Enjoy Reading Polls

Learn English questions and find out what the world thinks of them. WHICH OF THESE SPORTS DO YOU ENJOY PLAYING OR DOING THE MOST?? WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE SCHOOL SUBJECT? WHAT IS THE MOST POPULAR COLOUR IN THE WORLD? WHAT MUSICAL INSTRUMENT DO YOU LIKE? HOW MANY LANGUAGES CAN YOU SPEAK? WHICH IS THE BEST AND WORST ICE CREAM FLAVOUR? WHAT IS THE BEST…
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Is Your English Better Than His?

Listen here Stanislav Rezac is a successful Czech long-distance cross-country skier. He has also become famous for his media interview after racing 66 kilometres in Norway. He takes his fame with a smile, saying that as his wife is a translator of English, he has no necessity to learn any foreign languages. Nevertheless, he promises that learning…
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ENGLISH WITHIN A WEEK

Learn English as a Second Language within a week - see how much you are able to learn in just a week! Click on the links below and join other ESL students who…
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Do You Speak Football? (Colombia)

The Colombians return this year to the World Cup after a 16-year absence. What’s more, they come into the tournament as one of top teams; Colombia is presently ranked fourth by FIFA. Colombia will have its group matches against Greece, Ivory Coast and Japan. Kaplan International English en español highlights the top players representing Colombia in…
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Do You Speak Football? (English and Russian)

Led by former Real Madrid, Roma and England head coach Fabio Capello, Russia come into the 2014 World Cup ranked 18th, according to FIFA. The Russians, who have not appeared in a World Cup since 2002, will face Algeria, Belgium and South Korea in the group stage of the tournament. Russia will host the next World Cup in 2018. Kaplan International…
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English and Korean Soccer Terms

South Korea thrilled fans during in the summer of 2002, when, along with Japan, it hosted the World Cup. Coached by Dutchman Guus Hiddink, the Koreans defeated international football powerhouses Italy, Portugal and Spain to make to the final four of the tournament. Ultimately they lost to Turkey in the third-place match. At Kaplan International…
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Parlez-Vous Football?

Despite a disappointing tournament in 2010, the French usually present a tough challenge for their opponents during the quadrennial event. Led by such stars as…
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