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Something Delicious: Chicken Curry

Indian curry is popular all over the world. It is famous for its amazing flavor and many delicious variations. Curry is also great for vegetarians. You can make curry with vegetables instead of meat. You can make your curry sweet, spicy, or both. Making curry is a fun experience because you can change the ingredients [...]

Destination: India

India is a magical country. Indian culture began a long time ago and has influenced the world. Buddhism came from India and went to China, Korea, and Japan. India has a complicated history, and many Indians worked hard for their freedom.   Taj Mahal is one of India’s most famous buildings. It is a building [...]

Idiom of the Week: Keep an eye on

When we watch someone or something carefully, we keep an eye on them. We check on the person or thing and make sure that everything is okay and that there is no problem.  

Dan: I have to call someone.

Ethan: Who are you going to call?

Dan: My business partner. It might [...]

Grammar Corner

Please fill in the blanks correctly. The answers will be posted next week. Good luck!

Advice / Advise

1. His _______ was to start my university studies immediately after graduating from high school.

2. I _______ you not to drink and drive.

3. My grandmothers _______ is always good.

4. The police ________d the man [...]

Something Delicious: New Zealand Pavlova

Pavlova is an important and popular dish in New Zealand. There was a famous Russian ballet dancer that went to New Zealand and this dessert was named after her. New Zealanders often eat it during holidays and celebrations. If you eat it fresh it will taste the best!    

Ingredients:

4 large egg whites [...]

Destination: New Zealand

New Zealand, the Paradise of the Pacific, has many beautiful mountains, rivers, and volcanoes. New Zealand is an island so it is completely surrounded by water. The nature is very beautiful and clear. It is a good place to do many outdoor activities such as hiking, scuba diving, and fishing.  

  New Zealanders [...]

Idiom of the Week: Go Through With

Every day we have plans and promises. When we go through with it, it means that we finished something that we planned, agreed, or promised to do to the end. Maybe it is difficult or unpleasant but we do finish it.  

Mom: You want to join the track and field club?

Carlos: Yes, [...]

Grammar Corner

Please choose the correct word for the blank. The answers will be posted next week!   Past/Passed

1. I _______ the exam!

2. She _______ the post office when she went home.

3. It was _______ midnight when I went to sleep/

4. I walked ________ him and did not realize.

 

  Here are [...]

Something Delicious: Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken cacciatore is a tasty Italian dish that is perfect to eat for dinner. You can eat it over pasta or rice. If you love bread you can also eat chicken cacciatore with your favorite kind of bread on the side. It is easy to make and very delicious. Try it out!     Ingredients: [...]

Destination: Italy

Let’s travel to a spectacular and romantic country in Europe. Italy has a very important culture that has changed European art, history, and religion. Italians will greet you with a smile, say Ciao, and give you a kiss on the cheek.   Visit Venice and ride a gondola down the river. Make your romantic dreams [...]