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  1. 1. learning | 16 Feb 2013

    Passive voice in slow motion

    Learning English verb forms

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The difference between active and passive voice made easy through the use of super-slow motion.

  2. 2. learning | 17 Feb 2013

    If looks could kill (another use of the passive)

    Learn English verb forms

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » “If looks could kill,” is an expression people use to describe when someone has given them an unfriendly, unpleasant or angry look. Six men in this funny video clip would be dead if that were true. Explain, using the pas...

  3. 3. opinion | 09 Feb 2015

    The new do-it-yourself capitalism


    Newspaper section: News

    » In a famous 1937 essay, the economist Ronald Coase argued that the reason Western economies are organised like a pyramid, with a few large producers at the top and millions of passive consumers below, is the existence of...

  4. 4. news | 22 Jan 2015

    'Passive' Serena survives Aussie Open wake-up call

    By AFP

    » MELBOURNE - Top seed Serena Williams almost sleepwalked to an Australian Open upset on Thursday before finding her mojo and bulldozing Vera Zvonareva 7-5, 6-0 to make it to the third round.

  5. 5. learning | 19 Feb 2013

    Enough is enough, students say

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » They say Thai students are too passive, but, chances are, school principal Samarn Sareekham won’t agree. He has been abruptly transferred to an inactive post after pupils at his school in Phitsanulok accused him of haras...

  6. 6. learning | 01 Mar 2011

    Reporters for a day

    School visit

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » There's nothing passive about Bangkok Prep's annual year-4 visit to the Bangkok Post. They pretty much take over the place as they act out their roles of student reporters and photographers.

  7. 7. news | 13 Jan 2015

    AirAsia voice recorder recovered

    By AFP

    » PANGKALAN BUN (INDONESIA) - The cockpit voice recorder from the AirAsia plane that crashed into the Java Sea last month carrying 162 people was recovered on Tuesday and taken to an Indonesian navy ship, an official said.

  8. 8. learning | 22 Mar 2014

    Cheers for Italian nun on "The Voice"

    Entertainment news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » A Catholic nun has become an overnight pop sensation after stunning the jury of Italy's "The Voice" television talent show with her version of the Alicia Keys song "No One".

  9. 9. learning | 07 Sep 2012

    TV singing contest open to all

    About music & entertainment

    By Jon Fernquest

    » The Voice, a popular TV show that has spread all over the world, hits Thailand this Sunday. Voice, not beauty, wins the prize.

  10. 10. news | 23 Feb 2015

    Fighting for Islam's moderate voice

    Newspaper section: Life

    » The world is aghast at the acts of terrorism committed by Islamic State (ISIS). Videos and images showing their hideous, violent crimes have been watched and shared widely in the past months. Hatred and sadness are felt ...

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