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READING Comprehension -Two articles: E-mails - a sign of progress or of laziness? / Text messaging :-) OR :-(?
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"Bullying... WHY ME?!!" Reading/ Writing Worksheet for Intermediate students
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"Television - Benefits and Side Effects": a 90-minute-lesson with the focus on Reading + Writing skills for Intermediate Students
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"Shopping - Do you like it or hate it?" ( a 90-minute class) - Reading comprehension + writing for Intermediate or Upper elementary students
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100 READING GAMES - POSTER + Timesavers + Hippo Report + Suggestions + BW + tons of LINKS - ((11_PAGES)) - A1-C2 level
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"Me and My family" - Reading comprehension for Upper elementary and Lower Intermediate students
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Do you think these amazing facts are true or false?  

The Troll Offshore Gas Platform, located off Norway in the North Sea, is the heaviest man made mobile object ever made.

The tallest dog living is Gibson, a harlequin great Dane, who measured 65 cm.  

The longest leg hair is 16.51 cm long and belongs to Wesley Pemberton from USA.


The longest rabbit ears measured 79 cm. The ears belong to an English Lop called Nipper's Geronimo.

The fastest time to eat a 12" pizza is 1 min 45.37 sec and was set by Josh Anderson from New Zealand.

The fastest time to run 100 m barefoot on ice is 11.35 sec. 

The deepest concert was performed by Katie Melua (UK) and her band at 303 m below sea level, on Statoil's Troll A gas rig, off the coast of Bergen, Norway on 1 October 2006.

Lee Redmond from USA, who has not cut her nails since 1979, has grown them to reach a total length of 2.65 m.   

The longest time heading a football without it dropping is 12 hr 32 min 3 sec by Tomas Lundman from Sweden. 

The longest skis are 534 m  long and were worn by 1,043 skiers in an event organized by Danske Bank on Drottninggatan in Örebro, Sweden.

Thomas Morgan married Elizabeth at Caerleon on May 4, 1809, They remained married for 61 years 240 days until Elizabeth's death on January 19, 1891.  

You can read more amazing facts on http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/