Archive for 2009 年 12 月

PERSEPOLIS trailer

十二月 28, 2009

Persepolis is a poignant story of a young girl in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. It is through the eyes of the precocious and outspoken nine year old, Marjane, that we see a people’s hopes dashed as fundementalists take power – forcing the veil on women and imprisoning thousands. Clever and fearless, she outsmarts the ‘guardians’ and discovers punk. Yet when her uncle is senselessly executed – and as bombs fall around Tehran – the daily fear that permeates life in Iran is palpable. As she gets older, Marjane’s boldness causes her parents to worry over her continued safety. And so – at age fourteen – they make the difficult decision to send her to school in Austria. Vulnerable and alone in a strange land she endures the typical ordeals of a teenager.
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聖誕歌曲分享 Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer

十二月 28, 2009

聖誕歌曲分享 – Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer

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Please respond to “I have a Dream" and answer the following five questions:

十二月 14, 2009

“I have a Dream"

Address delivered at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Seminar on English Songs and American Culture

十二月 3, 2009

The New York Times reported Sunday on its web site that Obama representing America will send tens of thousands more troops to Afghanistan. Why is that? According to the songs discussed in our class,"Where Have All the Flowers Gone" and “Imagine," America, the world cop, always has a say on this global stage, considering war seemingly the only weapon to settle all disputes. What do you think?
1. In your opinion, how are we supposed to solve contradictory issues between two opposing sides?
2. On the basis of the ways provided by “Imagine", do you think the methods can resolve the conflicts between two nations?

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