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Having turned 50 this year (2015) I decided to end a chapter in my life and to open the door to the present one, starting with a worldwide journey - the global networking I'm planning to do, which could enrich writer and readers alike.
I'm aiming for a win-win situation: I would learn directly from the people I meet along the way, about their lifestyles and their ambitions in life and they would learn about the existence of My English Club and opportunities for global networking through communicating with other club members. You can read about my idea on this dedicated page. Please add your suggestions at any time.
So far I found a good map to share the places I've been to and those I wish to visit. You can imagine you are invited to shape this map by offering advice and inviting connections in your own communities - please comment below.
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I shall also need to make the time, of course, to comment and share my photos on the Virtual Tourist website, where this map originated. Soon enough I shall also find a more practical tracking type of map to add here.
Until then, let's see where life took me on this journey so far:
Week 1: Magna Carta celebrations in Lincoln, England, U.K.
Week 2: Contemporary fairy tales from Denmark
Chinese New Year in London (February 2016)
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Here we shall build some lessons to help you improve your writing skills.
Lots of lessons: cause & effect, comparisons, linking signals, relative clauses, presenting information, expressing emotions and grammar games, of course. We had more lessons on: intensifying adverbs and phrasal verbs, expressing various concepts such as addition, exception, restriction and ambiguity. Lately we started some exercises: likes/dislikes, frequency adverbs (twice), verb tenses, etc.
Learn how to build a website, by using the SBI! system - start from the basics, developing a site concept and a niche, supply and demand, learn about profitability and monetization, payment processing, register domain, website structure and content as a pyramid. Also learn about the tools I'm using to build this website. We also covered how to build traffic, working with search engines, building a good system of inbound links, using social marketing and blogs with the SBI system, how to use Socialize It and Form Build It, how to publish an e-zine and how to build a social network in your niche.
We looked at a few games by now: Countable & uncountable nouns, Free Rice, Name That Thing, Spell It, Spelloween, the Phrasal Verbs Game, Preposition Desert, The Sentence Game, Word Confusion, Word Wangling, Buzzing Bees, and The Verb Viper Game.
Be prepared to play and learn more pretty soon.