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No, Never!

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When I was ten, I liked playing with toys very much. One day, I went shopping with my mother. I saw a very beautiful doll in a shop.'Mum, can you buy that doll for me?' I asked.'You’ve already bought many toys. I won’t buy toys for you anymore,' answered mum. I was disappointed. T.........

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No, Never!

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I say 'No, Never!' to myself every time I think of giving up. I am neither a lucky guy nor a clever guy. Every time I want to do something, it just takes me a lot of time. I think they are the examinations for my endurance and patience. I need to think for a long time and I need to work on i.........Read More
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No, Never

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I like playing computer games. I don't like studying very much. I don't always listen to my parents. But ... NO! I never try or do one thing. This is smokingI never like people smoking.I never like smoking. I don't like it not only because of its smelly and stinking smell, but also because there.........Read More
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Letter to Principal

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Dear Ms LamThis week is an unhappy week for 7C. Two of our classmates were expelled due to a fighting at an inter-class sporting event. I know that you must have struggled when making this decision. However, I am afraid that you do not understand the whole situation well. As a witness of the incide.........

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Can I?

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The air is dead at this moment, and I feel really miserable. It’s now 1 a.m. I don’t want to describe how sleepy I am. I am staring at my homework. “Oh, it can be done before two, but there is English homework to be finished too,” I talk to myself. If there were 30 hours a da.........Read More
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YUI realized her dream

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YUI, who recently held a concert at Budoukan, a place where only famous singers can hold a concert, is a new star in Japan. She is a young girl of just 20 years old, but already she has realized her dream.Everything started when she was in her high school. During that time, she had many chances to s.........Read More
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Is it better to be an only child or to have siblings?

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Dear EditorI am writing to express my opinions on whether it is better to be an only child than one with siblings. While many of us may love to be an only child, I think that having siblings is much better.We can always have a person to play with and talk with if we have siblings. If we have siblin.........

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Can I?

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It’s really a problem, a big problem that can’t be solved. My stomach feels like having a roller coaster trip for ten times. It rolls up and down, and everything inside my body wants to escape from my stomach and bladder. The big problem is that I am totally helpless. I’m sitting i.........Read More
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Rich are those who feel rich in the heart

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I still remember this girl who looked ordinary, but was beautiful in her heart. She was around ten years old and lived in a village in Guang Xi, China. Our encounter was unforgettable because her smile taught me a lot.Two years ago, I went on a trip called ‘Offtrek’ to a village in Guang.........Read More
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Can I?

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Time is always flowing quietly at ‘different’ speeds. It can be as fast as rapids when you are busy or enjoying the fun of life, but also, it can be as slow as a snail crawling in the soil when you are bored or facing some difficulties.When I was a child, I always wanted to grow up and to be maturer..........Read More
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A Personal Letter on Reality TV

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Dear PatHow are you? Have you started your revision plan yet? I know that you want to take part in a local reality TV programme. Are you sure it’s a good ideaIf I were you, I would not take part in it. I understand that it’s so much fun. Hopefully, you may even win a prize. But I guess it&rs.........

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Can I keep a young heart forever?

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Although it is really a sad truth, I must concede that I am growing up every day, every moment. Just like most of the people, I do not want to grow up and I only want to be a child forever. But I know it is impossible: I must grow up. So I just change my target: to keep a young heart forever.“.........Read More
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What would my life be like without TV?

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Have you ever stopped doing something that you used to do every day? Yes, I have! Because of the awful but important HKCEE, I decided to stop watching TV for ONE WHOLE MONTH! Don’t you want to know how my life was during this monthJust after I promised my mom to stop watching TV for a month, I regr.........Read More
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TV Programmes for Teens

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I would like to suggest the following kinds of programmes for Teen TV

1. News and current affairs on educatioThe Hong Kong education system has been changing in recent years. It is necessary for teenagers to gain more up-to-date information about education. This programme could talk about the new s.........

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Talkback: Would you adopt the Compact lifestyle?

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I am writing in response to the article on 18 September 2007 entitled ‘Green Days’.My mum has always taught me to be prudent since I was a child, so I seldom waste food or buy things that are not worth buying. For me, maintaining a frugal lifestyle is not a difficult task at all. I am confident about.........Read More
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A Proposal for an English Day Camp

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Dear PrincipalAs our school plans to organize an English Language Day Camp in the Christmas holidays, I am writing to give suggestions and opinions.100 Primary 4 pupils from a neighbouring primary school will come to this day camp. To encourage them to learn and use English, we could organize three.........Read More
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Is it better to be an only child or to have siblings?

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Dear EditorI am writing to discuss whether it is better to be an only child than one with siblings. Apparently, there are advantages of both sides, and there is no absolute answer.Obviously, having brothers and sisters means that competition exists between two or more parties, as resources are limi.........

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An Inspiring Soul

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Students in Hong Kong always find English learning difficult and tremendously boring. A few years ago, I was one of those students, too. Nevertheless, my Form Two English teacher, Mrs. Chan Wong King Shan, changed my attitude towards English, and now I find it joyful.From Primary One to Form One, En.........Read More
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Yes, I can!

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I can fly up into the sky and visit different countries myself. This can broaden my horizons. I want freedom, just like a bird flying in the sky and traveling anywhere he wants. Can I do this? I am always over-protected by my family. I don’t get any chance to do what I like. I just want to be .........Read More
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Yes, I can!

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“Can you prepare a birthday party for mother and make it a show on TV?” My sister asked.“Yes, I can!&rdquoMother is always a TV lover. She has fallen in love with two hit shows – Minutes to Fame and Pankun and James. Because of this, I joined a live TV show Surprise of Your Life to plan a.........Read More
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Imaginative writing

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First but not last day with Lesli

It’s now year2100 and the scientists have discovered the marvellous technology for human to have time travel. But they are still in experiment stage. ABDD magazine has cooperated with the scientists to make a trial test of the technology. I have won a prize an.........

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Encouraging Aunt

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In the whole family, I love my aunt most. My aunt, Ann, is a tall and thin woman with long hair. I was afraid being with her when i was still a child because she looked very serious.

She is a very optimistic person. Although she looks serious, she is very funny and always makes the whole family laugh.........

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You Reap What You Sow

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I was in the hospital when I told the police my story. Looking at my bruised face and arms, I swore to myself that I would not enter the horrible place anymore.

Last weekend, I went to Mongkok to buy pirated VCDs. I entered a mall from a small entrance. As I didn’t want anyone to notice or reco.........

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Narrative Writing

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Dear Diary

I wonder why so many things can be happening to me. Critical decision-making and life challenges may change your path forever. Then now, my path has totally lost direction for I'm writing this diary in the detention centre at the police station. I'm being charged with theft, and y.........

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Is the “Pearl” a good place to be in?

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Hong Kong is regarded as the “Pearl of the Orient”. People won’t praise Hong Kong without reasons. Hong Kong is a famous international city which attracts people all over the world by her special features.

Hong Kong has lovely weather, since it is situated in the sub-tropical zone. The geographical pos.........

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Speech writing

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Good morning, Principal, teachers and fellow schoolmates

I’m the Chairperson of the school’s Sports Committee. I’m glad to have this opportunity to talk about health and beauty in this morning assembly.I would like to start my speech by asking you one question. Have you ever thought of going to the co.........

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