Stephen Hendry

Stephen Hendry, Snooker Player When was he born? Stephen Hendry was born on January 13th 1969 in Edinburgh. He grew up in nearby Fife. Why is he famous? Hendry is one of the most successful snooker players in history. He won 7 World Titles, all in the 1990s, dominating the…
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Famous People

Jane Austen

Jane Austen, Author When did she live? Jane Austen was born in Steventon, Hampshire, England, on 16 December 1775. She died on 18 July 1817 Why is she famous? Jane Austen is one of England's most famous writers. She is also possibly the most famous female writer from a time…
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Indian Ocean Tsunami

The Indian Ocean Tsunami (also known as the 'Boxing Day Tsunami') was a catastrophic event that occurred on December 26th 2004. At local time an earthquake measuring and lasting 8-10 minutes - the the longest in time and third largest in force ever recorded - struck in the ocean near…
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At a Hotel (general)

Useful Vocabulary check in check out deposit key keycard single double twin family balcony shower bathroom bedroom living room safe reception concierge restaurant swimming pool sauna business center room service complimentary breakfast Useful Phrases Do you have any rooms? I'd like (single/double/twin/family) Do you have anything with (balcony/sea view)? I'd…
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Example SAT Reading List

SAT reading lists can be quite long, and students are rarely expected to read every title. In recent years reading lists have also attempted to change in order to show a more diverse selection. The following is only an example of the more well-known/common names that appear on the majority…
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Summarising

Summarising is generally done at the end of a writing piece; however it does not have to only be used at this time - summarising the points in a paragraph can also be effective. in conclusion to conclude in brief to summarise overall therefore as can be seen all things…
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