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WAITING

“First Afghanistan, now Iraq. So who’s next? Syria? North Korea? Iran? Where will it all end?’ …the implication seems to be, pretty soon, horror of horrors, no murderously repressive regimes might remain.” – Daniel Kofman A Matter of Principle: Humanitarian Arguments for War in Iraq It was the biggest flat screen television Yusuf had ever

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OF TOPS, MARBLES AND ZERO-POINTS

Traditional games form a highly significant part of the diverse multicultural heritage of singapore. Not only do they showcase the creativity and initiative of our forefathers in making use of inexpensive resources to create original and innovative games, they also serve to document some of the unique ways in which leisure and play were enjoyed

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MY PARENTS HAVE A PROBLEM WITH ME

Our parents have survived a lack of sleep during the toddler years, put up with the 1irrational pre-school temper tantrums and experienced the primary school anxieties. In that case, why would the process of change we undergo as we become a teenager lead them to wonder when this whole teenage phase would be behind them?

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GANGING UP

Have you ever been tempted to join gangs? Have you ever been asked by your peers to consider joining one? THINK AGAIN. If bars stand between you and society, how can you be accepted? Teens may initially feel a sense of belonging in joining a gang. however, what they fail to realise is that after

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(FAQ) WHAT MAKES THE MAGAZINES AT ILOVEREADING.SG SPECIAL?

“I have already subscribed to other English magazines (like Reader’s Digest and TIME). What makes the magazines at ilovereading.sg special?” Our magazines offer a full package solution to your child’s reading needs, from articles written in different styles (narrative, expository, argumentative, etc.) to additional resources such as videos, audio recordings and worksheets to supplement their

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10 TRICKY SPELLING MISTAKES TO REMEMBER FOR YOUR ESSAYS 10 TRICK

Homophones are words that have the same pronunciation but are spelt differently, and have different meanings. For example, “access” and “excess” are read the same way, but take note of their different spellings. While the spellings of some pairs of homophones are easy to remember, some of them do get us confused. As you read

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10 FUN IDIOMS YOU CAN USE IN YOUR ESSAYS

“Let’s call it a day.”“Don’t beat around the bush.”“That’s the last straw!” You’ve no doubt heard some of these expressions before. They’re known as idioms – expressions with figurative meanings that differ from their literal meanings (according to Grammarly). Adding a few idioms to your writing can help “add colour” to your essay. So the

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SPELLING (‘IE’ OR ‘EI’)

‘i’ Issue 10 p. 41 Unsure as to when you should spell the word with ‘ie’ or ‘ei’? Read this guide to clear up any confusion! The general rule is that in words where i and e are next to each other,i will always appear before e unless the preceding letter is c : i

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