March 2012
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Can You Look After My Pig?


To look after something means to take care of it. When you look after something you make sure that it is okay.

A mother leopard looks after her baby, and gives her baby what it needs. For example, it needs food, shelter, and protection.


Grammar Corner

Can you fill in the blank with the proper word? The answers will be posted next week.


1) I don’t know ______ or not to see that film.

2) Their holiday was ruined by bad______.

3) What’s the ______ like today? Is it sunny?

4) She can’t decide _______she ought to marry her [...]

Something Tasty: Maldivian BBQ!

Can’t make it to The Maldives? Bring The Maldives to you with this popular Maldivian dish (Fihunu Mas Badhige) which is made from grilled fish. With Spring being here, it is a perfect time to get out the BBQ. WARNING: Very Delicious!


Your choice of medium size fish (tuna or reef fish) 2oz dried [...]

Destination: The Maldives

This week’s destination is a truly magnificent one. Looking at the photos below make words such as alluring, sublime, and majestic come to mind but the beauty of the Maldives cannot be described in words alone. A trip to the Maldives would be an unforgettable experience. With beautiful diving spots, relaxing beaches, and remarkable service, [...]

Grammar Corner

Which sentence is correct?

Brazil is more bigger than Japan. Or Brazil is bigger than Japan.

Japan is more small than Brazil. Or, Japan is smaller than Brazil.

Japan is more expensive than Brazil. Or Japan is expensiver than Brazil.

Brazil is more cheap than Japan. Or Brazil is cheaper than Japan.

Jane is more [...]

Koko the Talking Gorilla

Meet Koko, a female western lowland gorilla who is able to understand more than 1,000 signs in American Sign Language and about 2,000 words of spoken English. Koko (short for Hanabiko “fireworks child”) was born on July 4th 1971, (the birthday of the United States of America where fireworks can be seen all over the [...]

Out of Shape

We use the phrase “out of shape” to describe a person who is not in good physical condition. This usually means overweight due to lack of exercise and poor eating habits.

Here are two different stories, which one of these individuals is out of shape?

It is Sam’s big day. The marathon that he has [...]

Beatles Gap Fill

Here are the answers to last week’s gap fill to the song “Help” by the Beatles. How did you do?

Help, I need somebody, Help, not just anybody, Help, you know I need someone, help.

When I was younger, so much younger than today, I never needed anybody’s help in any way. But now these [...]

Grammar Corner

Please fill in the blank with the proper word. The answers will be posted next week.

Words to choose from: A / An / The / Nothing

1) This coat was designed by ___ famous New York artist.

2) Can you tell me how to get to ___ bank from here?

3) city [...]

Help! (With this gap fill…)