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2014-05-01 23:08:07

IELTS Sponsors International Students Day at http://www.CollegeWeekLive.com on May 7th Bostons, MA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 CollegeWeekLive, the leading website where students and colleges meet live online, today announced a special event designed expressly for students from around the world who are interested in attending college abroad, particularly in North America. On Wednesday May 7th between 5:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Eastern, students will be able to chat live online with admissions...

2014-02-27 23:36:53

Following almost exponential growth, the British Council’s TeachingEnglish Facebook page reaches 2m likes. London, UK (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 A global community of English language teachers contribute 2 million likes to the British Council’s TeachingEnglish Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/TeachingEnglish.BritishCouncil The TeachingEnglish Facebook page is a daily digest for the English language teacher from the whole world, where they can keep up-to-date with trends and...

2012-07-06 23:02:29

LearnEnglish Sports World, a newly launched iOS game from the British Council, is a fun and visual app to test and improve sports knowledge in time for the London 2012 Games. London, United Kingdom (PRWEB) July 06, 2012 The British Council is proud to announce that its new sports-themed, hidden object and word game is available on the iTunes App Store starting today. In LearnEnglish Sports World, players have to find the hidden sports objects and earn medals while learning about sporting...

2011-05-26 19:00:00

LOS ANGELES, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IELTS is proud to support NAFSA: Association of International Educators as Co-Sponsors of the Teacher Education Colloquium "Challenging Bias and Building World-mindedness in Teacher Education" and Platinum Sponsors of the Annual Conference & Expo in Vancouver, British Columbia, May 31-June 3, 2011. The Teacher Colloquium is a two-day series of lectures, sessions and discussions that will address best practices in cross-cultural...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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