102學年度上學期English Reading Clubfrom 9/13/102-12/25/102 Members: 陳晉華主任 林淑珍 高溫萍 蔡雅雯 吳姿毅 蔣小萍
The secret of happiness 1. The people of Costa Rica are the most satisfied with their life. 2. Having an active life is the most important for a happy and rewarding life. 3. The happy-go-lucky mood can keep us happier.
Going where the work is 1. Qatar has the largest number of immigrants as its national population. 2. Global migration is a world trend. 3. Economic migrants are called “a brain drain”. 4. People with skills are not needed by their home countries, might be in demand in other richer countries.
70 years of learning 1. “The” is the most commonly used English word. 2. The BBC’s English-teaching department first started transmitting radio programs in 1943. 3. Learning English is a practical need for many learners that bringing an economic benefit to them.
Homesickness 1. 70% of all students feel homesick when they begin university. 2. Some tips to combat homesickness: (1) Using Skype or FaceTime to staying in touch with families. (2) Meeting up with expat communities. (3) Mixing with locals. (4) Talking to a doctor or a professional person to get some advice.
When is it time to stop working? The official age of retirement in Japan is 60 years old. 2. Retiring is usually a financial decision. 3. “Hunky-dory” or “touch wood” means having good health. 4. Being a king or a queen is hereditary which can’t be given up easily.
Online shopping 1. The most popular item that’s bought online is books. 2. Black Friday - the day after Thanksgiving Day, many commodities have discounts, many people go out spending money at that day. 3. Mega Monday or Cyber Monday – the biggest day of the year for online shopping.
Ten fun things to do in Singapore 1. Night Safari- Seeing nocturnal animals in Singapore Zoo 2. Chinatown 3. Universal Studios 4. PulauUbin- an undeveloped small island 5. Underwater World- Interacting with sea creatures 6. Singapore Flyer- Enjoying afternoon tea on the largest observation wheel. 7. Fort Siloso- The collection of items from World War II. 8. Jurong Bird Park 9. Forest Adventure- It contains 34 obstacles. 10. Malls and Markets- Orchard Road and the Thieves’ Market
Give thanks (November) 1. There is a lot to celebrate in November. 2. Britain celebrates Guy Fawkes Day on Nov. 5. 3. Nov. 11 is celebrated as Veterans Day or Remembrance Day. 4. Nov. 12 is our National Father Dr. Sun Yat-San’s birthday. 5. Nov. 17 is Electronic Greeting Card Day. 6. World Hello Day is on Nov. 21. 7. The most important celebration of Americans is on the fourth Thursday of November – Thanksgiving Day.
Good Habits to have Sixteen habits to live by: Establish a daily schedule Eat breakfast Drink lots of water Exercise Practice cleanliness Take time for your appearance Avoid cigarettes, drugs and alcohol Practice good manners
9. Arrive on time 10. Volunteer 11. Manage your money 12. Be honest 13. Practice the golden rule- Treat others the way you hope they will treat you. 14. Become a regular reader 15. Learn to relax 16. Get a good night’s sleep