Giving advice to a teenager

February 18, 2014 0

Joseph

Yesterday, I learnt that you had a very hard time in your new schoo.I really sympathed with you and felt sorry for yo. I really hope that the advice I’m giving you in the following can offer some help.

Frist, don’t lose heart whenever you’re teased. Everybody runs into difficulties wila.........

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Giving advice to a teenager

February 18, 2014 0

Joseph

I’m most sorry to know that you’vbeen bullieby your new classmates. Moving into a new school ought tmrk the turning of a new ea, and I greatly sympathzwith you for this unfortunate beginning. You, however, have to bear in mind that it is not due to your slightest fault and, if you do.........

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Giving advice to a teenager

February 18, 2014 0

Dear Joseph

I fully understand youprobleand the difficulties you are facing. Being teased and discriminated always gives us a hard feeling. Here are some tips for you tsolve your proble.

Firstly, I want you to think carefully if you are really overweigh. Are you bing obese? If n, thei’s not your problem. It’.........

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Another Great Way to Learn

February 18, 2014 0

Did you do anything meaningful but also enjoyable last summer? What have you learnt? I’ve joined a three-week ‘Summer Work Experience’ scheme as an assistant in a pet shop, and I found it rewarding and fruitful.

I had never had any proper work experience before, but I was determined to impress my bo.........

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An Earthquake

February 18, 2014 0

The earthquake hit at 8:00 a.m. It was a Sunday and I was at home. My twyeaold sister and 8yeaold grandma were at the next room. We were Christiaso we were ready to go to church at 8 a.m. After having breakfast, we dressed up well and wore shoes at our front door. Then the weird things beg.........

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A speech sharing how working out helps shed weight

February 18, 2014 0

Dear Principal, teachers and fellow schoolmates

I am Pat Chan from class 5A. Glad to have this chance to share my weight shedding experience with you all. Before I start, I’d like to play a game with you all: I weighted 60 kilograms now, guess how many kilograms I weighted 18 months ago? 65? 70? I t.........

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An earthquake in life

February 18, 2014 0

The earthquake hit at 8 a.m. It was a Sunday and I was at home. My twyeaold sister and 8yeaold grandma were at the next room. Grandma was playing with Mary, stroking Mary’s chubby cheeks with her long wrinkled fingebefore the earthquake and I was just busy checking out the newest songs on .........

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A letter to the editor

February 18, 2014 0

Dear Editor

My school, Kowloon Secondary School, which is located in Ho Man Tin, is going to be demolished by the Civil Redevelopment Bureau for redevelopment of Ho Man Tin. It has a long history of nearly a century and has cultivated a multitude of outstanding students. I lament the rash decision o.........

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A letter to persuade employers to join Second Chance

February 18, 2014 0

Dear Sir / Mada

I am writing on behalf of Hong Kong Correctional Services to appeal for your support for our campaign called Second Chance. The Hong Kong Correctional Services is very concerned about the rehabilitation of the reformed criminals and former drug addicts. To encourage the recruitment .........

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White Rose

February 14, 2014 0

A number of couples were dancing to the symphonic music while the others were busy drinking cocktails and chatting with each other.  Around the vast banquet hall were put thousands of white roses.  Such a white colour that it seemed like the purest and clearest thing in the world, and nothing could .........

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Vote for thanks

February 14, 2014 0

Good morning everyone! I am the captain of the volleyball team, Chris Foo. I am glad and surprised I got the Best Athlete award. However, it is not my own success. It’s because there were many people who helped me a lot. Therefore, in the following, I would like to thank three people who have contri.........

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Vote for thanks

February 14, 2014 0

I feel highly honoured to be presented the Best Athlete Award at this ceremony. I would like to thank three peoplour volleyball coach Mr Smith, my good friend Peter and my caring mother.

Mr Smith plays an indispensable role in my winning the award. As the coach of the volleyball team, Mr Smith is .........

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To own or not to own a car

February 14, 2014 0

In a large urban area, some people will think that owning a car is necessary.  They think it is convenient.  At the same time, other people think that owning a car causes a lot of problems.  So there are reasons for and against this idea and they will be presented in the following.

Many people own a.........

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The Broken Trophy

February 14, 2014 0

It was his 1tbirthday.  Terry woke up at 10 am.  As usual, he was alone.  His mom went to work hours before he woke up, and would not come back until 10pm.  Thinking his mom had already forgotten his big day, he saw a carton with a sleeping puppy inside placed on the ground with a note.

“I know man.........

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Teenagers and Social Problems

February 14, 2014 0

There are more and more problems Hong Kong needs to tackle.  But how do these problems affect the lives of teenagers?  And what can the teens do to prepare themselves well to face these problems?  I would like to examine two problems, education and poverty problems, in this light.

It is obvious that.........

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Suggestion Form

February 14, 2014 0

Frida

The five foreign students could visit Dundas Street in Mongkok.  This street sells many different kinds of snacks such as fried fishballs, yoghurt, pearl milk tea, egg puff – just to name a few.  Many of them are unique to Hong Kong.  It would be fun to try so many street foods.  Actually ther.........

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Smart Drugs

February 14, 2014 0

It was a cloudy and gloomy day.  Terry was sitting in the back corner of the classroom.  He was sad.  Ever since he became the bottom of the whole form in the exam last year, nothing seemed to be able to raise his spirit.  He started to fail at all the tests and quizzes, and became the underdog of t.........

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Replying an Email

February 14, 2014 0

Dear Aunt Jeanie

After reading the email about the problems of Samuel, I feel so worried about as well. As a cousin and a close friend to Samuel, I will certainly try my best to help him. Here is some advice to him. I sincerely hope that he can maintain a right balance between studying, social life.........

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Working as a coffee shop assistant

February 14, 2014 0

People like drinking coffee, they have coffee in the early morning everyday, no matter cold or hot drinks. Everybody has their own favorite types of coffee. They know how to taste coffee, so that they can fully enjoy the flavor they like. People also know where to purchase different coffee powders o.........

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Letter to the Editor (installation of spy cameras)

February 14, 2014 0

Dear Editor

I am writing in response to a piece of news dated 13 Sept, namely ‘Local school puts cameras in bathrooms’. I am against the installation of video cameras to fight bullying in schools in Hong Kong.

Firstly, in the news, the principal of the school installing video cameras outside studen.........

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’Class boycotts, hunger strikes not rational’ ”

February 14, 2014 0

Dear Editor

I am writing this letter to respond to the letter dated 8 Oct entitled “Class boycotts, hunger strikes not rational” written by Tobey Yuen. I disagree with his standpoint and suggestions.

In his letter, he stated that hunger strikes are detrimental to our health. However, I think this i.........

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Learning English through Drama

February 14, 2014 0

Dear Chri

How is your life in London?  I bet your life there is much easier than it used to be, isn’t it? However, my life here is still hectic and back-breaking. I’m sorry for not writing to you in the last couple of months, as I was busying preparing for the performance by our school’s Drama Club.........

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How has the film Spell Bound changed the way I face failure

February 14, 2014 0

Good morning everybody. I’d like to share about the documentary Spell Bound, which changed my way to face failure.

Spell Bound is about a US national student competition called Spelling Bee. Competitors need to spell lots of difficult and strange words like “wheedle” or “lithobiomorpha” until they ma.........

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How can I feel happy?

February 14, 2014 0

Do you find your life stressful, monotonous or fine, excellent? Do you lead a dog’s life or you are always full of life? Hong Kong only achieves a Happy Planet Index Score of 37.5 and ranks 102 among 151 countries. Hongkongers are more desperate. How can I be happy

First, I think that being satisfi.........

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Housing and Unemployment – Teens’ Major Concerns

February 14, 2014 0

Housing problems and the lack of job opportunities in HK always worry citizens. There have been a number of demonstrations relating to the issues as the government fails to deal with the problems effectively.  As teenagers, there is no doubt that housing and unemployment problems are affecting our p.........

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Help the elderly

February 14, 2014 0

Good morning everyone! I am the chairman of the Social Concern Club. First of all, I would like to ask all of you a question. What will you be doing after 50 years? Will you be living in a big house enjoying your retired lives? Or working hard to earn a living

Everyone wants to have a happy life. H.........

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Gingham Check

February 14, 2014 0

It was a well-decorated room. The wall was painted pink. There was a huge bed in the middle of the room. The girl called Katherine lying on the bed opened her eyes, as the sunlight passed through the window and woke her up. She had to go to school, but she just stared at the view outside, and turned.........

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Dreality

February 14, 2014 0

Ivan rushed towards his seat in a lightning speed, grabbing his stationary out of his bag and settled down within a few seconds. He could feel his heart pumping rapidly and cold sweat running out from his forehead. He glanced at the hall clock and its hour hand had already crawled to ‘9’.

‘How on ea.........

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David fell in love with Amy the first day he saw her

February 14, 2014 0

David fell in love with Amy the first day he saw her.  They met each other on the first day Amy came to this school.  Amy was a new schoolmate.  When Amy went inside the classroom, David was attracted to her.  David liked her so much!  He wanted to make friends with her.  So he asked her out bravely.........

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Be Happy

February 14, 2014 0

Hong Kong achieves a Happy Planet Index Score of 37.5 and ranks 102 among the 151 countries analyzed. Are you feeling disappointed with your current life? Do you want to have a change? Let me share my secret of happiness with you

Firstly, you should always think positively. If something difficult h.........

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