Category: Language

William Blake

William Blake

Infant Joy “I have no name: I am but two days old.” What shall I call thee? “I happy am, Joy is my name.” Sweet joy befall thee! Pretty joy! Sweet joy but two days old, Sweet joy I call thee: Thou dost smile, I sing the while, Sweet joy...

Jalaluddin Rumi

Jalaluddin Rumi

If A Tree Could Wander Oh, if a tree could wander and move with foot and wings! It would not suffer the axe blows and not the pain of saws! For would the sun not wander away in every night ? How could at ev’ry morning the world be lighted...

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Writing Skills

Sadruddin Ahmed Reading Passage Gautama Buddha, whose original name was Prince Siddharto was the founder of Bddhism, one of the world’s great religions. Siddharto was the son of a king ruling in Kapilavastu, a city in northeast India, near the borders of Nepal. Siddharto himself was born in 563 in...

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Reading Skills (Passage 5)

Sadruddin Ahmed Garlic West German researchers have a solution to cholesterol clogged blood vessels. It is garlic. Old wives have centuries claimed that garlic cures many ills—from snake bites to toothache.  Now, according to Professor Hans Reuter of Cologne that there is proof that garlic helps the fat accumulation in...

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Reading Skills

Sadruddin Ahmed A Courtroom It was very hot in the small courtroom and everybody was feeling sleepy. After a tiring morning, the clerks were anxious to get off to lunch and even the judge must have felt relieved when the last case came up before the court. A short middle-aged...

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Reading Skills

Sadruddin Ahmed The Moon Science has told us so much about the moon that it is fairly easy to imagine what it would be like to go there. It is certainly not a friendly place. As there is no air or water, there can be no life of any kind.

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Reading Skills

Sadruddin Ahmed The Ten- Acre Farm My neighbour owns a ten-acre farm. On it he has poultry and pigs. He employs a number of young men to work on his farm under his direction. Early in the morning he gets the pig-sties, the poultry sheds and the dairy cleaned by...

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Reading Skills

Sadruddin Ahmed.. Lesson One For non-native speakers of English, reading is extremely important. (1) It can give them access to information available in English.(2)

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Building Vocabulary. Lesson 27

Sadruddin Ahmed More about words often confused Much, a lot, lots of Much is used only with uncountable nouns in negative and interrogative sentences. He is a busy man. He doesn’t have much free time.