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  1. 1. learning | 12 Jan 2013

    Video fun with the progressive

    Learning English verb forms

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » How does the meaning change when you add the verb "to be + ing" to a verb, i.e., you make it "progressive"? It is a bit hard to explain, but it is easy to understand with video examples.

  2. 2. learning | 19 Jan 2013

    Past progressive: Opening up the past

    Learning English verb forms

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Here are three short, fun videos that illustrate how the past progressive helps us describe past events in more detail.

  3. 3. business | 19 Jan 2015

    'Vibrant Gujarat' draws big Thai contingent

    Newspaper section: Asia focus

    » Members of the Thai business community and Royal Thai Embassy officials met recently with the chief minister of Gujarat, one of India's most progressive states, to discuss increased cooperation.

  4. 4. learning | 12 Jan 2013

    Elephant gymnast

    Learning English verb forms

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Perfect for Children's Day: A video clip of an elephant on a trampoline. Kids will want to see it again and again. Since elephants move slowly, it is a great opportunity to practice the progressive.

  5. 5. lifestyle | 20 Feb 2015

    It's all in the room

    By Kong Rithdee, Newspaper section: Life

    » In Bon Srolanh Oun, the spirit of a Khmer woman lingers like an abandoned lover in a room. There's a Thai man, or actually two, and their treatment of the forgotten ghost is the backbone of this moody, atmospheric f...

  6. 6. opinion | 18 Feb 2015

    Take the long way

    By Parisa Pichitmarn, Newspaper section: Life

    » Before the Thai-Chinese population can get to holidaying and frolicking tomorrow, the main deed to be taken care of today is that of paying respects to ancestors. Only after one has passed that checkpoint, with all the i...

  7. 7. business | 12 Feb 2015

    Blazing the way forward with quantum leadership


    By Sorayuth Vathanavisuth, Newspaper section: Business

    » 'I believe that leaders need a much greater sense of purpose and meaning, a much larger vision and more positive values, which should be part of leadership ethics," says Danah Zohar, the world-renowned management th...

  8. 8. news | 22 Jan 2015

    Australian on Indonesian death row loses clemency bid

    By AFP

    » An Australian drug smuggler on death row in Indonesia has lost his appeal for presidential clemency, an official said Thursday, meaning he could soon face the firing squad alongside a compatriot also convicted of traffic...

  9. 9. lifestyle | 15 Jan 2015

    Wake up and style the coffee

    By Parisa Pichitmarn, Newspaper section: Life

    » The Starbucks alice + olivia collection has touched down in Thailand, meaning you can now dress up your coffee in Stacey Bendet's quirky trademark style.

  10. 10. learning | 15 Dec 2014

    Monk slaps English teacher for saying "fine"

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The use of the English word "fine" in Thai conversations appears to be a bit dangerous nowadays. Understood in the Thai sense as meaning "buffalo", it can result in a slap to the face.

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