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The perverse mind of Samsung

Once upon a time, there was an incredible magician who performed a spell that affected all the world: now, while the people will go walking quietly or running, their favourite song will ring. The mission of the magician was to

The perverse mind of Samsung

Once upon a time, there was an incredible magician who performed a spell that affected all the world: now, while the people will go walking quietly or running, their favourite song will ring. The mission of the magician was to

The Pink Panther meets Homer Simpson

One day, Homer Simpson, while he was walking down the streets of Springfield, crossed the Pink Panther. Homer stopped and wanted to take a selfie with the Pink Panther. Homer says: “¡Ohh, you are really the pink panther of the TV?” Pink

The Pink Panther meets Homer Simpson

One day, Homer Simpson, while he was walking down the streets of Springfield, crossed the Pink Panther. Homer stopped and wanted to take a selfie with the Pink Panther. Homer says: “¡Ohh, you are really the pink panther of the TV?” Pink

Homer Simpson goes back 30 years

Homer: Omg! With this time machine I’ve gone back 30 years. It’s fantastic, but where am I? Heidi: Look grandpa, there’s a yellow person, where did he come from? Grandfather: I don’t know dear Heidi, lets go to ask him. Heidi:

Homer Simpson goes back 30 years

Homer: Omg! With this time machine I’ve gone back 30 years. It’s fantastic, but where am I? Heidi: Look grandpa, there’s a yellow person, where did he come from? Grandfather: I don’t know dear Heidi, lets go to ask him. Heidi:

A dreaming match

“Carter! The ball!” Oh! Mike was in the middle of a football match! Some weeks ago, when he saw a brochure which announced the final between the Sharks and the Wolfs, he dreamed of going to that match. “Come on Mike!

A dreaming match

“Carter! The ball!” Oh! Mike was in the middle of a football match! Some weeks ago, when he saw a brochure which announced the final between the Sharks and the Wolfs, he dreamed of going to that match. “Come on Mike!

An unexpected event

“He opened his eyes two minutes before his alarm clock went off. Every Monday the same thing happens, two minutes before eight o’clock in the morning he wakes up and can’t go back to sleep, except today he awoke agitated

An unexpected event

“He opened his eyes two minutes before his alarm clock went off. Every Monday the same thing happens, two minutes before eight o’clock in the morning he wakes up and can’t go back to sleep, except today he awoke agitated

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Sherlock Holmes: Short Stories – Summaries and opinions of students from Virgen del Romeral

The students of Virgen del Romeral (Huesca) have read a book of Sherlock Holmes’ stories by Arthur Conan Doyle. Published by Penguin, the book has six different stories. Here are some of the students opinions: The Patient: This was most

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Sherlock Holmes: Short Stories – Summaries and opinions of students from Virgen del Romeral

The students of Virgen del Romeral (Huesca) have read a book of Sherlock Holmes’ stories by Arthur Conan Doyle. Published by Penguin, the book has six different stories. Here are some of the students opinions: The Patient: This was most

The lost wallet

Once upon a time, John went to the flea market like every month to buy some things to eat for the family. After a walk, he buy everything he needed. He spent fifty euros. He payed and went home. When he was

The lost wallet

Once upon a time, John went to the flea market like every month to buy some things to eat for the family. After a walk, he buy everything he needed. He spent fifty euros. He payed and went home. When he was

A divine comedy

It’ll soon be Christmas in Florence again. I know it mainly because of the people. They all wear heavier clothing -I suppose the weather has become colder- and are a bit more busy and absorbed in their lives than usual

A divine comedy

It’ll soon be Christmas in Florence again. I know it mainly because of the people. They all wear heavier clothing -I suppose the weather has become colder- and are a bit more busy and absorbed in their lives than usual

The mysterious market

Once upon a time I decided to go  with my friends to the big market in Barbastro, where you could see things that no one had seen: there were many magic things. I found an old monkey hand, which seller

The mysterious market

Once upon a time I decided to go  with my friends to the big market in Barbastro, where you could see things that no one had seen: there were many magic things. I found an old monkey hand, which seller

The lost purse

Once upon a time, there was a man called Steven. He went with his wife to Paris for a week. They loved to travel and get to know new cultures. The first day they visited the Eiffel Tower. At night

The lost purse

Once upon a time, there was a man called Steven. He went with his wife to Paris for a week. They loved to travel and get to know new cultures. The first day they visited the Eiffel Tower. At night

Christmas Market

Once upon a time a man who was in the traditional Christmas market in Paris, buying the things he needed for Christmas. It was 15th of December and he thought what could be a better place than a Christmas market

Christmas Market

Once upon a time a man who was in the traditional Christmas market in Paris, buying the things he needed for Christmas. It was 15th of December and he thought what could be a better place than a Christmas market

Mercado Navidad Florencia

One day, one hour, one shop

Day 1: I start to work in my shop, is a shop that sells apples, pears, pumpkins, peaches… It’s a fruit shop, in the first hour seven people came and in the second hour I closed my shop for the

Mercado Navidad Florencia

One day, one hour, one shop

Day 1: I start to work in my shop, is a shop that sells apples, pears, pumpkins, peaches… It’s a fruit shop, in the first hour seven people came and in the second hour I closed my shop for the

Christmas Tree

  It was Christmas Eve. I was walking down the street when, suddenly, I found a Marketplace. Instantly, I felt something different in it. It was the special Christmas market! Quickly, I went into the market and I started looking

Christmas Tree

  It was Christmas Eve. I was walking down the street when, suddenly, I found a Marketplace. Instantly, I felt something different in it. It was the special Christmas market! Quickly, I went into the market and I started looking

The most important jewel in my life

Once upon a time there was a place which was special to Ana, a little girl who lived in Madrid. However, one day her life changed a lot. She went to a medieval fair and there, she met a girl

The most important jewel in my life

Once upon a time there was a place which was special to Ana, a little girl who lived in Madrid. However, one day her life changed a lot. She went to a medieval fair and there, she met a girl

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Auggie Wren’s Christmas Story

This is a very short, illustrated story by Paul Auster about a writer searching for an unsentimental Christmas story to publish in the Sunday paper. A good little book that can be your first Paul Auster read in English! And

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Auggie Wren’s Christmas Story

This is a very short, illustrated story by Paul Auster about a writer searching for an unsentimental Christmas story to publish in the Sunday paper. A good little book that can be your first Paul Auster read in English! And

Himalayas

Once upon a time I went on a very tough exploration at the Himalayas, where twenty-two people have been killed. There were landslides and when we arrived I felt like the king of the world. Returning was very difficult but

Himalayas

Once upon a time I went on a very tough exploration at the Himalayas, where twenty-two people have been killed. There were landslides and when we arrived I felt like the king of the world. Returning was very difficult but

The dog

There was a dog in my street. It was running from dawn to dusk up and down the street. When my family wanted to go out, the dog was there. I thought that one day a truck would kill it.

The dog

There was a dog in my street. It was running from dawn to dusk up and down the street. When my family wanted to go out, the dog was there. I thought that one day a truck would kill it.

The Golden Butterfly

When I was five years old I was watching the golden butterfly. I even made a wish, as if the butterfly had powers. Now I am 14. I have seen the golden butterfly again and made a wish. I hope it

The Golden Butterfly

When I was five years old I was watching the golden butterfly. I even made a wish, as if the butterfly had powers. Now I am 14. I have seen the golden butterfly again and made a wish. I hope it

Adrian’s dream

Adrian slept. He dreamed of a desert island and decided to investigate. A monkey said: What are you doing here? Investigating the island, he said. Do not wake the snake. We are preparing her birthday. The snake awoke and everyone

Adrian’s dream

Adrian slept. He dreamed of a desert island and decided to investigate. A monkey said: What are you doing here? Investigating the island, he said. Do not wake the snake. We are preparing her birthday. The snake awoke and everyone

Snowman

It was Christmas. Anna and Adam went outside. They made two snowballs and they made a snowman. It started moving and it waved its arms. We are going to give you a present. They gave the snowman a carrot for

Snowman

It was Christmas. Anna and Adam went outside. They made two snowballs and they made a snowman. It started moving and it waved its arms. We are going to give you a present. They gave the snowman a carrot for

Life in my house

Life in my house is usually very standard, but there are some moments when my house is in chaos. In the morning everyone leaves the house at a different time. At lunchtime, everyone has lunch when they  like and everyone has

Life in my house

Life in my house is usually very standard, but there are some moments when my house is in chaos. In the morning everyone leaves the house at a different time. At lunchtime, everyone has lunch when they  like and everyone has

A Dream Of A Dead Star

Once upon a time, a few galaxies ago, there was a broken star. She was huge but she never saw it that way. One day, a meteor crashed against her and stole her blur. It took away her soul. She

A Dream Of A Dead Star

Once upon a time, a few galaxies ago, there was a broken star. She was huge but she never saw it that way. One day, a meteor crashed against her and stole her blur. It took away her soul. She

One week to go!

Only one week left to send your 50 word story for the November challenge! Will any of you dare to give it a go in English?

One week to go!

Only one week left to send your 50 word story for the November challenge! Will any of you dare to give it a go in English?

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The Illustrated Mum

The Illustrated Mum, by Jacqueline Wilson If you haven’t read any Jacqueline Wilson books, now is as good a time as ever! Dolphin and her sister Star live with their mother, Marigold, the illustrated mum from the title because all

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The Illustrated Mum

The Illustrated Mum, by Jacqueline Wilson If you haven’t read any Jacqueline Wilson books, now is as good a time as ever! Dolphin and her sister Star live with their mother, Marigold, the illustrated mum from the title because all

October Challenge: Horror stories!

Are you ready for halloween? This month, write a short horror story (200 to 500 words). The challenge: write a horror story where nothing actually happens, make it scary using what could happen! You must send the story in writing,

October Challenge: Horror stories!

Are you ready for halloween? This month, write a short horror story (200 to 500 words). The challenge: write a horror story where nothing actually happens, make it scary using what could happen! You must send the story in writing,

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Noughts and Crosses

Elena recommends Noughts and Crosses, by Malorie Blackman. A story that takes place in an alternative universe, where pale-skinned noughts where once slaves to the dark-skinned. It’s a story about injustice, about terror and politics, but it is also the

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Noughts and Crosses

Elena recommends Noughts and Crosses, by Malorie Blackman. A story that takes place in an alternative universe, where pale-skinned noughts where once slaves to the dark-skinned. It’s a story about injustice, about terror and politics, but it is also the