A new concept in old people's homes in France. The idea is simple, but revolutionary: combining a residential home for the elderly with a crèche/nursery school in the same building.
In this article, an English teacher working in Russia explains why he finds family stories interesting and talks about what makes his own family unique.
Before you read the article, have a look at the glossary, which explains some of the more difficult words and expressions.
What links actresses Julia Roberts, Geena Davis and Holly Hunter? They all have twin children. You probably have some twins in your family or school – there are more of them about these days.
"O mother, lay your hand on my brow! | O mother, mother, where am I now?" In this sad little poem by Robert Louis Stevenson, a mother spends the night at her sick child's bedside.
"Long, long the night, Heavy comes the morrow" In this poem (written as a song), the great Scottish poet Robert Burns laments the illness of his loved one.
This anti-slavery novel, published in 1852, had a profound effect on worldwide attitudes toward African-Americans and slavery. It may have intensified the conflict that led to civil war.
Scarlett is twelve years old and is trying to understand the world around her. She asks questions about everything, all the time. She also says that she already knows five languages…
Joe the 4-year-old nephew - is he a pest or just a sweet little boy? Written by Chris Rose.
Talking about family, Dr. Muhammed Yunus, quiz, taxis in Cairo, "What's the best way to travel?", in the chemist, 'look' vs 'sound', false friends
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