Visit from Embassy

Today we had a visit from the American embassy. Mark from the American embassy work as a security man and told us about his life. Mark was born and raised in Massachusetts from his ancestors that were from Ireland. His great grandfather was from Ireland and came to America to work. Mark came to Norway…

GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN

A.A. Milne was a soldier under WW1, the war to end all wars. Describe the role of the soldier under WW1 and the trauma they experienced. Being a soldier is mostly very traumatising and scary, you need to watch out all the time and you need to be careful. If you make one mistake it can cost…

Ellis Island

Ellis Island is a small island in the USA, to be precise in New York port, known as the first port of call for immigrants from Europe in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Today Ellis Island is a part of Statue of Liberty National Monument. I do not have relatives who were on Ellis…

VARIETIES OF ENGLISH AND ENGLISH AS A WORLD LANGUAGE

English is a language that is international. Many people speak the language and are willing to learn it. Some people speak the language fluently, and some do not. By speaking the language in a country where the language is not the first language it can evolve to new “Englishes”. It is also very normal to…

Skype with India and Israel, plus the Bali Girls

In our conversation with India and Israel, we asked questions about climate change, and how it affects their country. It was very interesting talking to them and seeing their point of view on climate change, and what they do to compensate. We started off talking to India, and they talked about their difficulties with climate…

facts vs fear

Explain the title Facts vs Fear. – Facts vs fear is a great topic when it comes to Brexit. Fear is often a leading argument. But it is important to remember that facts can often be wrong when wrongly represented. Facts are therefore important to back up your argument. And fear vs fact is a great…

Border wall

What is the story behind the wall?    2016 –  Pew Research reports that more people from the U.S. are going to Mexico than the other way around. Scott Walker, Wisconsin Governor, says that there are “legitimate concerns” about security along the country’s 5,525-mile northern border, and that he would support building a wall between the U.S….

Ernest Hemingway

The short story “A Day’s Wait” by Ernest Hemingway is about a boy called Schatz. Schatz is 9 years and has a fever. His doctor says that his temperature is 102, hi misunderstand and does not have the courage to ask. Through the whole short story, he thinks that he is deadly sick because he…

Is it Brave to Suffer in Silence

I consider that, if you are suffering you should ask for help. Not asking for help can be much harder than if you ask for help. Of course it is hard to find the right person to ask, but the person you ask does not need to be a doctor. The person you ask can…

How to be a good citizen

Everyone is a part of a community, society, city or country. But are you a good citizen? Do you follow rules and laws, or are you a rebel who brakes them? I believe that everyone has or would want to be a good citizen, and a good citizen should try to follow this points; Volunteer…