Day 59

Today’s homework is: http://writing.searchenglish.com/category/latest-posts/

Day 58

I am happy to see remarkable progress of some persons in this journey. I am also happy that many persons will follow this from now on. After finishing 100 days journey, I intend revise the days and turn it into a reading course. Of course, it will be able available free of cost. Today, read …

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Day 57

Today, you have a very simple task. Just read the posts on the link below: http://reading.searchenglish.com/category/23/

Day 56

  If you want to be a good writer then first, you have to read a lot. Sadly, most of us think that reading means memorizing only a few pages from our text books. This is not reading at all. This is the only reason that we are so weak in reading. Well, this 100 …

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Pohela Boishak

Pohela Boishak is the first day of Bengali New Year which is celebrated with processions, fairs & family time. People of all social classes celebrate it. The day is a public holiday. In this day everywhere we see colorful things. Girls wear white Sari which is mixed with red combination. They look like an angel …

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Workshop experience

Yesterday night I did another good workshop. From this workshop, I learned how to write a business proposal & how to earn money by podcasting. Now I am going to write about the first one. To write a business proposal we must be careful. A business proposal represents your company, your team, your expertise as …

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Do you speak in English?

Now our spoken class is going on. All the workshop members can talk fluently in English. Now we can talk in any topic and express ourselves easily. Today I also talked with Munni apu. She is a good partner and also a fluent speaker. Thanks a lot apu. Do you speak in English? 11-04-2018

Abdul Ahad vai

Abdul Ahad is one of the familiar faces in our Search English group. This little boy always does hard work and continuously tries to develop himself. He always listens to Razib sir’s words. Day by day he is developing huge. Although at the beginning he played SASURI SASURI game (স্যার এর কথা না শোনা) but …

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China is the second largest economic country

In the world, The GDP growth rate is remarkable in this year to compare to the other years. At early ’80s chines economy was volatile because of under-performance of the economic sector. After the 2000s, it has been doing well because of catching up the advance technology & exploration of new businesses. Actually, Chinese people …

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Day 55

  Now, we have only 45 days left after today. By now, all of you can read English newspapers fast and can understand very well too. The goal is that by the time this guideline finishes, you will be able to understand English newspapers just like Bangla newspapers. Do you think that it is possible? …

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Day 54

  Today’s task is very easy. It should not take more than 100 minutes. Just read the posts of Zero category again. http://reading.searchenglish.com/category/zero/

Day 53

  Please, start trying for making videos. I always believe that reading can help to improve your speaking skill. Most people do not agree with me about it but the reality is that when we speak we need many sentences and the sentences contain information and ideas. If you just always talk about what you …

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Day 52

  By now, you can easily read and finish your daily task without any stress or tension. So, please start making videos in English. Within the next 48 days, you will become skilled in spoken English. These two skills are needed in life- in education as well as in career. For today’s task, simply follow …

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Day 51

From today, we have a new journey. I want you to spend some time on making a video, audio, podcast and upload in Search English Group. Now, you are good at reading. So, you can easily make a two minute video in English. Please, focus on it. Anyway, for today’s home work, click on the …

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Day 50

  Congratulations. You are here and that means, reading is no longer your weakness. You can read in English and you are not afraid. You can read comfortably and your speed has increased a lot in the last 50 days. You can understand now much better. You have developed a good habit too. Today, your …

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Day 49

  For the next few days, we are going to do mostly revision of the earlier lessons. So, it will take less time but I want you to spend one hour on making videos and then post in Search English Facebook Group. Today’s homework: http://reading.searchenglish.com/category/one/

Day 48

Wow, I cannot believe that many of you have actually made so far in this journey. You already have seen huge change. For the next 12 days, we will mainly do revision of our tasks. So, you should face any problem and you do not need to spend more than 2 hours either. I hope …

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Day 47

  Today, you do not have to spend a lot of time. Actually, from day 51, it will be mostly revising the tasks and you will not need to spend more than 2 hours. I just want that you focus on making videos in English language and upload them in Search English Group. So, click …

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What is My Dream?

  One hour ago, I started writing some posts in this category with the hope that I would start working seriously to achieve my personal dreams. Now, after one hour and 4 posts, I am even more confused. I cannot simply determine my dreams for my personal success. In 2019, my dream is that I …

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My Dream and Zero Category

  The posts of Zero Category  were written by us (Mehdi, Biplob and I) during 2006-10. I could never imagine that these posts would become so valuable someday. In the last two years, many people have read these posts. This category has inspired many persons. They loved the posts because these are simple, short and …

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Coming back to My Own Life

  1 January 2019. I have spent the last 4 and a half years building online platforms in Bangladesh. I am the founder president and the first elected president of e-Commerce Association of Bangladesh (e-CAB). Then I founded Search English Group, Website and the startup company itself. From 23 January 2018, I gave a lot …

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Day 46

You already have done this task before. So, it should not take a lot of time. Just read and revise. Click on the links below and read all posts: http://writing.searchenglish.com/category/latest-posts/ http://writing.searchenglish.com/category/letter/

The Metal Pig 14

She pushed the boy from her, thrust him away with her foot, called him a most ungrateful, good-for-nothing, wicked boy, and forbade him to enter the house again. Then she wept, and kissed her little half-strangled Bellissima. At this moment the painter entered the room. In the year 1834 there was an exhibition in the …

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The Metal Pig 13

And now the glovemaking went on but slowly. The orders given by the shops in the town were not finished quickly; for the Metal Pig had taught the boy that all objects may be drawn upon paper; and Florence is a picture-book in itself for any one who chooses to turn over its pages. On …

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The Metal Pig 12

Giuseppe went off at once, while his wife lamented, and the boy wept. Several of the neighbors came in, and amongst them the painter. He took the boy between his knees, and questioned him; and, in broken sentences, he soon heard the whole story, and also about the Metal Pig, and the wonderful ride to …

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The Metal Pig 11

Here was a dreadful trouble. The boy did not know whether he had better jump into the Arno, or go home and confess everything. They would certainly kill him, he thought.   “Well, I would gladly be killed,” he reasoned; “for then I shall die, and go to heaven:” and so he went home, almost …

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The Metal Pig 10

A fiery dragon could not have frightened the little boy so much as did the little dog in this place. “Bellissima in the street, and not dressed!” as the old lady called it; “what would be the end of this?”   The dog never went out in winter, unless she was attired in a little …

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The Metal Pig 9

“Why don’t you go?” said the painter. Then the boy wandered home silently, and seated himself on the table, and learned to sew gloves. But all day long his thoughts were in the picture gallery; and so he pricked his fingers and was awkward. But he did not tease Bellissima. When evening came, and the …

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The Metal Pig 8

Then she said, “He is a good lad, he shall stay with us, he may become a clever glovemaker, like you. Look what delicate fingers he has got; Madonna intended him for a glovemaker.” So the boy stayed with them, and the woman herself taught him to sew; and he ate well, and slept well, …

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The Metal Pig 7

  “Are you ill? where do you live? have you been here all day?” were some of the questions asked by the old man. After hearing his answers, the old man took him home to a small house close by, in a back street. They entered a glovemaker’s shop, where a woman sat sewing busily. …

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The Metal Pig 6

Then a neighbor came in, and she had also a marito under her arm. “Felicita,” she said, “what are you doing to the child?”   “The child is mine,” she answered; “I can murder him if I like, and you too, Giannina.” And then she swung about the fire-pot. The other woman lifted up hers …

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The Metal Pig 5

It was morning; the Metal Pig stood in its old place on the Porta Rosa, and the boy found he had slipped nearly off its back. Fear and trembling came upon him as he thought of his mother; she had sent him out the day before to get some money, he had not done so, …

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The Metal Pig 4

“I will stay with you, my dear creature,” said the little boy. So then they went on at a rapid pace through the streets of Florence, till they came to the square before the church of Santa Croce. The folding-doors flew open, and light streamed from the altar through the church into the deserted square. …

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The Metal Pig 3

As they passed from hall to hall, beauty everywhere showed itself; and as the Metal Pig went step by step from one picture to the other, the little boy could see it all plainly. One glory eclipsed another; yet there was one picture that fixed itself on the little boy’s memory, more especially because of …

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The Metal Pig 2

It was midnight. The Metal Pig raised himself gently, and the boy heard him say quite distinctly, “Hold tight, little boy, for I am going to run;” and away he started for a most wonderful ride. First, they arrived at the Piazza del Granduca, and the metal horse which bears the duke’s statue, neighed aloud. …

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The Metal Pig 1

IN the city of Florence, not far from the Piazza del Granduca, runs a little street called Porta Rosa. In this street, just in front of the market-place where vegetables are sold, stands a pig, made of brass and curiously formed. The bright color has been changed by age to dark green; but clear, fresh …

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The Wicked Prince 3

The prince was laying half-dead in his ship, when it sank at last with a terrible shock into the branches of a large tree in the wood.   “I will conquer God!” said the prince. “I have sworn it: my will must be done!”   And he spent seven years in the construction of wonderful …

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The Wicked Prince 2

The prince often looked with delight upon his gold and his magnificent edifices, and thought, like the crowd: “What a mighty prince! But I must have more—much more. No power on earth must equal mine, far less exceed it.” He made war with all his neighbors, and defeated them. The conquered kings were chained up …

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The Wicked Prince 1

THERE lived once upon a time a wicked prince whose heart and mind were set upon conquering all the countries of the world, and on frightening the people; he devastated their countries with fire and sword, and his soldiers trod down the crops in the fields and destroyed the peasants’ huts by fire, so that …

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Day 45

By now, you are comfortable with reading. So, start thinking about improving your speaking skill. You can make videos about zero category posts. There are 100 posts in that category and you can easily make 100 videos. Anyway, for today’s task, click on the link below and read all posts: http://reading.searchenglish.com/category/45/

Day 44

  Wow, we are almost touching the half way mark. Just click on the links below for today’s home work: http://reading.searchenglish.com/category/24/ http://reading.searchenglish.com/category/40/

Day 43

If you have completed the tasks until now (Day 42), then you are not worried about reading anything in English anymore. Now, just forget everything else and focus on acquiring this skill. It is the best skill in life. You need it for whole life. So, just focus on reading. Click on the link below …

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What the Moon Saw 36

Thirty-Second Evening   “I LOVE the children,” said the Moon, “especially the quite little ones—they are so droll. Sometimes I peep into the room, between the curtain and the window frame, when they are not thinking of me. It gives me pleasure to see them dressing and undressing. First, the little round naked shoulder comes …

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What the Moon Saw 35

Thirty-First Evening   THE wind blew stormy and cold, the clouds flew hurriedly past; only for a moment now and then did the Moon become visible. He said, “I looked down from the silent sky upon the driving clouds, and saw the great shadows chasing each other across the earth. I looked upon a prison. …

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What the Moon Saw 34

Thirtieth Evening   “IT was in a little provincial town,” the Moon said; “it certainly happened last year, but that has nothing to do with the matter. I saw it quite plainly. To-day I read about it in the papers, but there it was not half so clearly expressed. In the taproom of the little …

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What the Moon Saw 33

Twenty-Ninth Evening   “CLOSE by the high-road,” said the Moon, “is an inn, and opposite to it is a great waggon-shed, whose straw roof was just being re-thatched. I looked down between the bare rafters and through the open loft into the comfortless space below. The turkey-cock slept on the beam, and the saddle rested …

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What the Moon Saw 32

Twenty-Eighth Evening   “I WILL give you another picture of Sweden,” said the Moon. “Among dark pine woods, near the melancholy banks of the Stoxen, lies the old convent church of Wreta. My rays glided through the grating into the roomy vaults, where kings sleep tranquilly in great stone coffins. On the wall, above the …

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What the Moon Saw 31

Twenty-Seventh Evening   “THE air was calm,” said the Moon; “the water was transparent as the purest ether through which I was gliding, and deep below the surface I could see the strange plants that stretched up their long arms towards me like the gigantic trees of the forest. The fishes swam to and fro …

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What the Moon Saw 30

Twenty-Sixth Evening   “LAST night I looked down upon a town in China,” said the Moon. “My beams irradiated the naked walls that form the streets there. Now and then, certainly, a door is seen; but it is locked, for what does the Chinaman care about the outer world? Close wooden shutters covered the windows …

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What the Moon Saw 29

Twenty-Fifth Evening   “IT was yesterday, in the morning twilight”—these are the words the Moon told me—“in the great city no chimney was yet smoking—and it was just at the chimneys that I was looking. Suddenly a little head emerged from one of them, and then half a body, the arms resting on the rim …

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What the Moon Saw 28

Twenty-Fourth Evening “I WILL now give you a picture from Frankfort,” said the Moon. “I especially noticed one building there. It was not the house in which Goethe was born, nor the old Council House, through whose grated windows peered the horns of the oxen that were roasted and given to the people when the …

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What the Moon Saw 27

Twenty-Third Evening   HEAR what the Moon told me. “Some years ago, here in Copenhagen, I looked through the window of a mean little room. The father and mother slept, but the little son was not asleep. I saw the flowered cotton curtains of the bed move, and the child peep forth. At first I …

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What the Moon Saw 26

Twenty-Second Evening   “I LOOKED down upon Tyrol,” said the Moon, “and my beams caused the dark pines to throw long shadows upon the rocks. I looked at the pictures of St. Christopher carrying the Infant Jesus that are painted there upon the walls of the houses, colossal figures reaching from the ground to the …

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What the Moon Saw 25

Twenty-First Evening “I SAW a little girl weeping,” said the Moon; “she was weeping over the depravity of the world. She had received a most beautiful doll as a present. Oh, that was a glorious doll, so fair and delicate! She did not seem created for the sorrows of this world. But the brothers of …

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What the Moon Saw 24

Twentieth Evening IT was more than a fortnight since the Moon had shone. Now he stood once more, round and bright, above the clouds, moving slowly onward. Hear what the Moon told me.   “From a town in Fezzan I followed a caravan. On the margin of the sandy desert, in a salt plain, that …

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What the Moon Saw 23

Nineteenth Evening “I COME from Rome,” said the Moon. “In the midst of the city, upon one of the seven hills, lie the ruins of the imperial palace. The wild fig tree grows in the clefts of the wall, and covers the nakedness thereof with its broad grey-green leaves; trampling among heaps of rubbish, the …

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What the Moon Saw 22

Eighteenth Evening “I LOOKED down upon a great theatre,” said the Moon. “The house was crowded, for a new actor was to make his first appearance that night. My rays glided over a little window in the wall, and I saw a painted face with the forehead pressed against the panes. It was the hero …

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What the Moon Saw 21

Seventeenth Evening   “I HAVE spoken to you of Pompeii,” said the Moon; “that corpse of a city, exposed in the view of living towns: I know another sight still more strange, and this is not the corpse, but the spectre of a city. Whenever the jetty fountains splash into the marble basins, they seem …

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What the Moon Saw 20

Sixteenth Evening HEAR what the Moon told me. “I have seen the cadet who had just been made an officer put on his handsome uniform for the first time; I have seen the young bride in her wedding dress, and the princess girl-wife happy in her gorgeous robes; but never have I seen a felicity …

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What the Moon Saw 19

“And a few days ago, Columbine died. On the day of the funeral, Harlequin was not required to show himself on the boards, for he was a disconsolate widower. The director had to give a very merry piece, that the public might not too painfully miss the pretty Columbine and the agile Harlequin. Therefore Pulcinella …

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What the Moon Saw 18

Fifteenth Evening “I KNOW a Pulcinella,” the Moon told me. “The public applaud vociferously directly they see him. Every one of his movements is comic, and is sure to throw the house into convulsions of laughter; and yet there is no art in it all—it is complete nature. When he was yet a little boy, …

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What the Moon Saw 17

Fourteenth Evening “I WAS gliding over the Luneburg Heath,” the Moon said. “A lonely hut stood by the wayside, a few scanty bushes grew near it, and a nightingale who had lost his way sang sweetly. He died in the coldness of the night: it was his farewell song that I heard.   “The morning …

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What the Moon Saw 16

Thirteenth Evening THE Moon said, “Beside the woodland path there are two small farm-houses. The doors are low, and some of the windows are placed quite high, and others close to the ground; and whitethorn and barberry bushes grow around them. The roof of each house is overgrown with moss and with yellow flowers and …

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What the Moon Saw 15

“‘Decided talent,’ wrote the editor, ‘with the usual carelessness. that he can write incorrect verses may be seen in page 25, where there are two false quantities. We recommend him to study the ancients, etc.’   “I went away,” continued the Moon, “and looked through the windows in the aunt’s house. There sat the be-praised …

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What the Moon Saw 14

Twelfth Evening “I LOOKED through the windows of an editor’s house,” said the Moon. “It was somewhere in Germany. I saw handsome furniture, many books, and a chaos of newspapers. Several young men were present: the editor himself stood at his desk, and two little books, both by young authors, were to be noticed. ‘This …

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What the Moon Saw 13

Eleventh Evening “I WILL give you a picture of Pompeii,” said the Moon. “I was in the suburb in the Street of Tombs, as they call it, where the fair monuments stand, in the spot where, ages ago, the merry youths, their temples bound with rosy wreaths, danced with the fair sisters of Lais. Now, …

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What the Moon Saw 12

Tenth Evening “I KNEW an old maid,” said the Moon. “Every winter she wore a wrapper of yellow satin, and it always remained new, and was the only fashion she followed. In summer she always wore the same straw hat, and I verily believe the very same gray-blue dress.   “She never went out, except …

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What the Moon Saw 11

Ninth Evening THE air was clear again. Several evenings had passed, and the Moon was in the first quarter. Again he gave me an outline for a sketch. Listen to what he told me.   “I have followed the polar bird and the swimming whale to the eastern coast of Greenland. Gaunt ice-covered rocks and …

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What the Moon Saw 10

Eighth Evening   HEAVY clouds obscured the sky, and the Moon did not make his appearance at all. I stood in my little room, more lonely than ever, and looked up at the sky where he ought to have shown himself. My thoughts flew far away, up to my great friend, who every evening told …

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What the Moon Saw 9

“The flowers scented the air; every breath of air was hushed; it seemed as if the sea were a part of the sky that stretched above the deep valley. A carriage rolled by. Six people were sitting in it. Four of them were asleep; the fifth was thinking of his new summer coat, which would …

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What the Moon Saw 8

Seventh Evening “ALONG the margin of the shore stretches a forest of firs and beeches, and fresh and fragrant is this wood; hundreds of nightingales visit it every spring. Close beside it is the sea, the ever-changing sea, and between the two is placed the broad high-road. One carriage after another rolls over it; but …

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