Thursday, June 23, 2005

no class meeting on June 27

To my 3rd year students, since we had our Final Exam last Monday, there is no point of meeting on June 27.

Enjoy your summer vacation!


Wednesday, June 15, 2005

Students Redo Civil Rights History

High school students Sarah Seigal, Britany Saltiel, and Allison Nichols inset on video Edgar Ray Killen after his arrest. (Photo: CBS) Posted by Hello

Go to CBS report

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Transcript with Vocabulary

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Thursday, June 09, 2005

Higher salaries for Iraqi professionals

The Iraqi government says it's going to double the salaries of university professors as part of a bid to stem the brain drain in the country. Doctors, teachers and businessmen have all been leaving Iraq because they don't feel safe. This report from Caroline Hawley:
 Posted by Hello

Go to BBC

Wednesday, June 08, 2005

Chinese: The New French or Spanish

"The way the world is developing, China's becoming so much more important."
Ray Dunn, parent whose children are learning Chinese  Posted by Hello

Go to CBS News

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Wednesday, June 01, 2005

Peacocks Swarm Couple's Fla. Home

(CBS) Shortly after Bill and Shirley Poulos bought their home in Redlands, Florida, 18 years ago, an unexpected housewarming gift showed up in their front yard.

"It is noisy," said Bill, pointing to squawking peacocks everywhere. "It's frustrating."
 Posted by Hello

Go to CBS Evening News

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