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Newspeak Had Nothing on the Real World

Advantages: Great fun
Disadvantages: ... Slightly unnerving

Secret Santa is a dangerous game. You find out what your colleagues really think of you, but you don't necessarily find out which of them it is that thinks it. Over the years I've had presents that might suggest all sorts of uncomplimentary thing ...

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Review of Who Touched Base In My Thought Shower? - Steven Poole

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Learn English Inside Out

Advantages: A great learning resource
Disadvantages: This edition is old now and out of print

Inside Out, Students Book, Intermediate - Sue Kay & Vaughan Jones Inside Out, Students Book, Intermediate level is a paperback course book first published in 2000 and is written by Sue Kay and Vaughan Jones. The book teaches Engli ...

gingelou 07.02.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Inside Out Intermediate Student's Book - Sue Kay, Vaughan Jones et al.

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Phonics Fun!

Advantages: Encourages your child to read, hepful for parents
Disadvantages: More expensive if bought individually

My little girl Molly started school in September last year and she is sent home with a new book to read every day. Luckily, both my children love books and getting her to read these books every night certainly isn’t a chore and she regularly asks me if we ...

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Review of Oxford Reading Tree: Stage 1+: Songbirds: Zak and the Vet - Julia Donaldson

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Getting to grips with phonics

Advantages: Educational, differing difficulties through the book, great quality
Disadvantages: None

Purchase My eldest daughter has already had a couple of these books but we have always had the Maths versions which are always very good and I have always been impressed with them. This month we have an elf visiting our house to keep an eye on my gir ...

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Review of Gold Stars KS1 Phonics Workbook

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Not so good for complete beginners!

Advantages: Lots of information, good pictures, many topics covered
Disadvantages: not good for beginners

Hello fellow peoples! As those of you know who have read some of my other reviews, I am a great lover of languages. One of my best friends recently married a Chinese man, and I was made godfather of her baby so I thought it would be nice to try and learn ...

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Review of Chinese-English Visual Bilingual Dictionary - Dorling Kindersley Publishing

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