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Used in a mix to create orange & pink It is a warm colour Ruby is a red gemstone


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Ali (Christina Aguilera) is a small-town girl with a big voice. She escapes her hardship and uncertain future and travels to L.A. She eventually finds a job at The Burlesque Lounge as a cocktail waitress and works for Tess (Cher) who is the headline act of the theatre. Ali soon finds her feet and makes it her mission to become a star. She has everything going for her including talent and the right friends but can she make her dream become a reality? Enter the competition below and you and a friend can soon find out!

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When to plant: Carrots = Good all year crop

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You can basically plant them any time of the year, except in the middle of winter. The winter chill keeps them dormant and they store quite well.

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Maile Maila Boganana - BY THABO DITSELE CHAPTER 8 etsatsi le le neng le sa bolo go letwa le ne la goroga. Mmilamogolo wa Senyeke ke fa o tletse ka baithuti ba Makgopola. Ka dinako tsa boRangwetsi, e ne e re fa dikolo di bulwa jaana baithuti ba bo ba kgobokane go reeditswe ba ba neng etile mo malatsing a boikhutso. Dithelebisene di ne di se dintsi ka dinako tseo. Baithuti ba ba neng ba etetse mafelo a a tsewang e le a a tlotlegang, ba ne ba kgobokanelwa ka ba tlabo ba tlotlela ba bangwe ka ditshwantsho tse ba di boneng mo thelebiseneng. Go le gantsi ba ne ba sabisa ka maaka go natefisa motlotlo le gore ba tle ba tlotliwe go gaisa. E ne e le maemo fa moithuti yo o neng a etile a ne a dira e kete o lebetse Setswana, mme e re mo motlotlong wa gagwe, a ete a dirisa mafoko a a sa tlwaelegang a dipuo tse dingwe. Dipaka di ne di fetogile, ka dinako tsa boBaile dithelebisene di ne di tletsetletse e bile baithuti ba ne ba sa kgobokanele go reetsa gore go ne go diragala eng mo thelebiseneng. Ba ne ba kgobokanela go lebelela gore moithuti yo kwa gaabo ba ikgonang o ne a tlaga a tshotse mmalethkana o o jang. E ne e le maemo a magolo fa mmalethekana wa moithuti e ne e le yo o roromang fa o lela e bile o kgona go tsaya ditshwantsho. Fa o ne o tsamaya ka sejanaga jaaka Modiri, o ne o tlile go tlhagelela mo motlotlong wa baithuti kwa sekhutlong se sengwe le se sengwe. Basetsana le ene o ne a le mo mmilamongolong wa Senyeke a lebile kwa sekolong. O ne a kopana le Puseletso. “Tsela ya rona e budule jaanong. Go le jaana ka Lamatlhatso, re tlabo re le mo tseleng. Go itumela lona boPuseletso, o tlabo o ntse kwa pele o laola gore go tshameka pina efe mo sejanageng sa lona.” “Ke letse ke akanya thata ka kgang ele ya gago, e bile ke feditse ka gore ke tla tsamaye le lona. Ga ke batle go bona gore batho ba tlabo ba re swabela jang.” “Ka Labotlhano fa sekolo se tswa, Motlhalefi le Modiri ba tlile go tabogela kwa marekelong a Sun City go reka ditlamelwana tsa leeto. Fa re tloga mo mosong, re tla tsamaya re nwa dino tse di tsididi.” Fa ba atamela kwa sekolong, ba ne ba bona sejanaga sa ga Modiri se eme ka fa tlase ga setlhare. “Ke ona motshini o re tlileng go tsamaya ka ona. Bona fa, ka nako ya dijo, o tle kwa go nna ke tle go ise kwa go Modiri. Ga ke batle go bona ka mo a tlabong a itumetse ka teng, ka re motho ga a bolo go opela leina la gago.” Fa ba tsena ka kgoro ya sekolo, tshipi e ne ya lela mme baithuti botlhe le barutabana ba leba kwa dithapelong. Basetsana wa leferefere a bo a setse a bone Modiri mme o ne a tabogela kwa go ene. “Dilo tsotlhe di mo nakong rra! Motshini o pompa metsi. Puseletso o tlabo a


go emetse ka nako ya dijo tsa motshegare. Fela fa tshipi e lela, o bo o ikopanya le nna.” “Ke ne nka dira jang ntle le wena Basetsana! A go nne jalo.” Modiri o ne a araba ka boitumelo. Letstsi la ntlha mo ngwageng o moswa kwa Makgopola e ne e le letsatsi la ditiragalo. Baithuti ba bogologolo, ba ne ba tlhoma baithuti ba bantshwa le barutabana ba bantshwa matlho. Fa tsa kwa dithapelong di sena go konosetswa, baituti ba ne ba leba kwa diphaposing. Mongwe le mongwe wa bona o ne a batla go itse gore ke bomang ba ba remilweng ke selepe sa magagana. Motlhalefi le Modiri ba ne ba iphitlhela ba tsena mo phaposing e le nngwe le Phenyo, Tebogo le Tlhalefang, fa Baile, Naledi le Batsetsana ba ne ba le mo phaposing e nngwe. Motlhalefi o ne a bona sebaka sa go tlotla le Modiri. “O iponetse ka a gago jaanong. Go ntse jang mo Makgopola?” “Ke batlile go robega thamo. Lo ntse lo kgona jang monna?” “Ke go boleletse gore sekolo sa rona se tswa kwa pele. A o ipaakanyeditse Puseletso?” “E bile ke fela pelo gore tshipi e lela leng, ga ke batle go go bogela ka Lamatlhatso.” Kwa phaposing ya Kereiti ya Bolesomenngwe, Puseletso o ne a bapile le mosetsana yo moswa kwa sekolong. “Dumela, ke nna Puseletso wa teng mo Maile.” “Ke nna Ikgopoleng. Ke tswa kwa Matlhako. Ke itumelela go go itse.” “O ne o tsena sekolo kae mo ngwageng o o fetileng?” “Kwa Matlhako, kwa sekolong se segolo sa Morare.” Ikgopoleng le Puseletso ba ne ba tswelela ka dikgang. Motlotlo wa bona o ne wa emisiwa ke go refosanela dirutwa ga barutabana. Tshipi e e kayang gore ke nako ya dijo e ne ya kgatinya. Basetsana a bo a setse a eme fa pele ga phaposi ya bo Puseletso go mo kgatlhantsha. Ba ne ba ya kwa sejanageng sa ga Modiri. Ba ne ba fitlhela Modiri a bua le mongwe mo mmalethekaneng. “Bra Lights, ga ke itse gore lona lo tshwere jang ka koo, ka kwano go monate thata. Bona, go na le batho ba ba botlhokwa thata ba ke tshwanetseng go bua le bone, ke tla go tshware gape. Re mmogo, wa utlwa?” Bra Lights e ne e le tsala ya ga Modiri kwa Mabopane. O ne a theilwe leina le ke balekane ba gagwe. Leina la gagwe la nnete e ne e le Dipone. O ne a falotse

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VERBS Each picture shows that the two boys, the monkey and the kite are doing something.             Words that tell us what a person or a thing does are called verbs. (Words which describe an action). A verb refers to an action performed by a noun (the person or thing that is doing the action). The boy is reading a book.       The future tense The way in which the verb is formed or built, tells us whether the action is being done now, or was done yesterday, or will be done in the future: The boys read a book. (He does it all the time) The boy is reading a book. (He is reading at the moment) The will read a book. OR The boy is going to read a book. (This will happen in the future) For this activity about your future dreams, you need to practice the future time (tense) of the verb. eg. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m going to study my English verbs. Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll come to your party! (Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll = shall)


ADVERBS If we were to ask how an action was being done, the word we would use would be an adverb. Letâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s look at our sentence above: HOW? The boy is reading the book slowly / lazily / happily.


NOUNS In each of the pictures, there is someone or something doing the action. A word that is used to name a person or a thing is called a noun. In the above pictures, the nouns are boy, monkey and kite.


ADJECTIVES If we were to describe the person doing the action, we would need a special describing word called an adjective. Letâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s look at our sentence. e.g The boy is reading a book. Which boy - The school / happy / tired boy is reading the book.

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from page 7....(Maile Maila Boganana) Kereiti ya Bolesomepedi mo ngwangeng o o fetileng mme a nna le lesego la go bona tiro kwa Rosslyn. Lebaka la gore a se tswelele ka dithuto e ne e se gore batsadi ba gagwe ba ne ba se madi a go mo isa kwa pele. Ka puo ya gagwe, o ne a batla go ja madi a a a diretseng. Batsadi ba gagwe le bona ba ne ba itsholetse, fela e seng jaaka ba ga Modiri. Modiri o ne a bula mejako ya sejanang mme fa Batsesana le Puseletso ba sena go tsena mo go sona, a e tswala. Puseletso o ne a ntse kwa pele mme Batsetsana a le kwa morago. Go ne ga tswelelwa ka motlotlo o mosesane go fitlha Basetsana a laela. Modiri o ne a se kgotla go leba kwa khefing. Go ne go se sepe se sentshwa se Modiri a neng a tshwanetse go se bua, tiro yotlhe e ne e dirilwe, Kgang ya bona e sale e fela pele ba goroga kwa khefing. Fa ba boa, tshipi e ne ya kgatinya. Fa Modiri a tsena ka phaposi, o ne a kgatlhantshiwa ke matlho a baithuti. Baithuti ba ba gorogileng mo mosong morago ga gagwe, ba ne ba sa itse gore sejanaga sa mabaibai ke sa gagwe. Ba ne ba mmona ka noka ya dijo a le mo go sona. Pele Modiri a ka nna fa fatshe, o ne a kopana le Motlhalefi. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Ke ga matlho otlhe a re lebile. Puseletso ke ene a neng a tshwenyega. Mo go nna ke dinyana, ke ne ke se na sepe gore a ba ntebile, ke tlwaetse go tlhola ke lebeletswe. Le jaanong, bona gore ke lebeletswe jang.!â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;Ke go boleletse gora wa me ga a ke a bua fela, o a dira.â&#x20AC;? Ditafole di le mmalwanyana go tswa fa go ntseng Modiri le Motlhalefi, Tlhalefang o ne a sebaseba le Tebogo?â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;A o bone se ke se boneng Tebogo. â&#x20AC;&#x153;A o bone se ke se boneng Tebogo?â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;Nnyaa, o boneng?â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;Modiri o gorogile ka sejanaga a na le Puseletso. Ka re o fologile pele mme a mmulela mojako. Ke utlwile mongwe wa basetsana a bua gore o eletsa thata fa e kabo e le Puseletso.â&#x20AC;? Nkabo ke mmoditse gore a ka eletsa motho yo o thumathumelwang ke go jewa ke kwena.â&#x20AC;? Dithuto di ne tsa simolowa mme ba ne ba tshwanelwa ke go khutlisa motlotlo wa bona. Mongwe wa barutabana o ne a tswa morago ga go konosetsa go ruta serutwa sa gagwe nako e ise e fele, mme Phenyo o ne a bona sebaka sa go bua le Tebogo. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Tebogo, e kete re tshwanetse go potlakisa maikaelelo a rona. Gongwe le gongwe fa motho a tsamayang teng, motlotlo o ka ga Modiri. Baithuti ba bua ka ga ene go feta le ka ga barutabana ba bantshwa.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;Tlhalefang a re e bile o setse a ratana le Puseletso. Ba ne ba bogetswe ka nako ya dijo.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;A re kopaneng le Tlhalefang le Naledi fa sekolo se tswa. Nako ke sengwe se re nang sona. Fa re ka diega, Motlhalefi le Modiri ba ka tswelela go gogela baswa ka bontsi kwa ga mme Lorato, mme maikaelelo a rona a itaya kwa ntle jaaks tlhobolo ya bujane.â&#x20AC;? E rile gore tshipi e e ntshang sekolo e kgatinye, Phenyo o ne a itlhaganelela go ya go bitsa Baile le Naledi. Tebogo le Tlhalefang ba ne ba ba emela. E rile fa botlhe ba sena go goroga, kopano e ne ya simolola. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Lo lebega lo setse lo ipaakanyeditse dithuto?â&#x20AC;? Go na le gore ba arabe Tlhalefang, ba ne ba swa ka ditshego. â&#x20AC;&#x153;O bua ka ga go ipaakanya,â&#x20AC;? Phenyo o ne a gakatsa dilo, â&#x20AC;&#x153;nna ke setse ke kwadile tlhatlhobo ya makgaolakgang, e bile ke bone dinaledi tse tlhano.â&#x20AC;? Fa go ne go kopanwe jaana, Phenyo ke ene gangwe le gape yo o neng a tla ka tharabololo ya ka bonako ya mathata le dikakanyo tse dintshwa. Tebogo ene a itse go tsaya dikakanyo tse di jaana mme a di rulaganye sentle, fa Baile a ne a filwe ka fa go tlhagiseng dintlha sentle â&#x20AC;&#x153;Re tlile jaana,â&#x20AC;?Baile o ne a tswa ka kgang, â&#x20AC;&#x153;go tla go lo laletsa gore lo re thuse go tsamaisana tsela e le nngwe

le rona. Re tletswe ke tlhaloganyo ya gore go tlhamiwe mokgatlho wa baswa o o tla rotloetsang matshelo a a tla lemosang baswa gore go na le dilo di le dintsi tse ba ka di dirang mo matshelong a bona go na le go ineela go nna makgoba a bojalwa.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;Lo iponetse ka a lona gore tsala e ntshwa ya ga Motlhalefi e tlile go re tlela k mathata.â&#x20AC;? Tebogo o ne a tsena ka gangwe mo mafokong. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Go a itumedisa go bona gore santse go na le batho ba ba akanyang jaana.â&#x20AC;? Tlhslrfang o ne a tsiboga. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Tota ga re a tshwanela go leba fela dilo di ya masweng mme re phuthile mabogo.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;Ke la me leo!â&#x20AC;? Naledi o ne a kgwa ka tlhaa. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Ke ka moo re tshwanetseng go direla ka bonako. Go ka nna jang fa re ka ikopanya le morutabana Ramotsetu ka bonako?â&#x20AC;? Phenyo o ne a gatelela. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Ke akanya gore re ye go mmona mo thapameng ya gompieno.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;O a dua Baile. Tota morutabana a ka itumelela maikaelelo a mantle a. Ke tshwenngwa fela ke gore ga lo ise lo re botse gore a re na le kgatlhego ya go tsamya tsela le lona.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;Dilo dingwe mo botshelong di nna mo mpaananrng mo go sa tlhokegeng gore motho a emele karabo. A kgotsa re a lo pateletsa go tsena mo go rona?â&#x20AC;? Botlhe ba ne ba swa ka ditshego fa Baile a n a araba Naledi. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Nnyaa.â&#x20AC;? Tlhalefang la Naledi ba ne ba arabela ka gangwe. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Naledi o bua fela, le rona re ntse re tshwenngwa ke ka moo bo Basetsana ba tshelang ka teng. O re boleletse gore ga go na makau mo Maile. A re makau go tshela a kwa Kagiso, otlhe a itse go kgweetsa.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;Go itse go kgweetsa sejanaga ke selo se sentle mo botshelong, â&#x20AC;&#x153; Phenyo o ne a tsweletsa motlotlo, â&#x20AC;&#x153;fela fa motho a ithuta ka maikaelelo a go tlhola a tabogile ka sejanaga o a bo a thumathumela la g jewa ke kwena.â&#x20AC;? Baswa ba ne ba tswa mo kgannyeng e. Ba ne ba tsenelela kwa botennye jwa kgang ka ga mokgatlho wa bona. Ba ne da dumalana ka gore mokgatlho wa bona o tshwanetse go simolola kwa sekolong, mme o aname le motse gore o tle o kgone go akaretsa le baswa be e leng baagi ba Maile le fa e ne e se baithuti ba Makgopola. Ba ne ba swetsa gore ba tshwanetse go nna le seabe mo matsholong a tshwana le a phepafatso ya mose le go tlhokomela sekolo sa Mmorogong. Ba ne ba dumalana ka gore ba tswanetse go kopa mo go morutabana Ramotsetu go ba kopels mo go mogokgo wa sekolo gore Baile a tle a thadisetse baithuti kgang kwa dithapelong. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Tlang ke lo bolelenleng tse dimonate ka ga aburi! O bone tiro ya bogasi kwa Mafikeng. A re o tla simolola mo nakong e e sa fediseng pelo.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;Bathong Baile!â&#x20AC;? Go ne bua Naledi a ithibile molomo. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Tota o ntse o didimaletse eng ka mafoko a a monate jaana?â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;O bua nnete, fela tlhogo ya me e ntse e duma ka ga go ntsha baswa mo lengopeng le ba welang ka lona.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;Re a mo lebogisa tlhe!â&#x20AC;? Tlhalefang le ene o ne a bua ka boitumelo. Boitemelo jo bo neng bo rena bo ne bo tlisiwa ke gore Motsisi e ne e tlabo e le moagi wa ntlha mo motseng go dira kwa seyalemoweng. Ke mang yo o neng a ka se itumelele gore motse wa gaabo o nne le motho yo o dirang kwa seyalemoweng? â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Ke tletswe ke kakanyo,â&#x20AC;? go ne ga bua Phenyo. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Goreng re sl leke go kopana le abuti Motsisi pele a bolola. Go itse mang, ka gongwe a ka re latlhelela maele a se kae. Baile o tla dira dithulaganyo tsa gore re kopane le ene pele a tsamaya.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;Go tla nna fela jalo morena!â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;A re kgaopganeng ka tumalano ya gore re tla kopana mo thapameng kwa gaabo morutabana.â&#x20AC;? Phenyo o ne a tswala kopano jalo. Baswa ba ne leba kwa magaeng a bona.

Love goes chemical Ok, so itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s not really romantic to talk about love using chemical terms like oxytocin, vasopressin and dopamine, but hey - we want to understand why our stomachs go â&#x20AC;&#x153;rollercoastingâ&#x20AC;? when we see the girl or guy we fancy (And maybe understanding will stop us from turning in blundering idiots at the mere sight of them!). So, letâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s explore the first stage ..... In the brain, romantic love shows similarities to going mildly insane or suffering from obsessive compulsive disorder. Makes you feel much better, doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t it? When you first fall in love, your serotonin (important for regulating anger, agression, body temperature, mood, sleep, vomiting, sexuality and appetite) levels plummet and the brainâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s reward centres are flooded with dopamine. No wonder youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re experiencing heart palpitations, sweating and nausea all at once! Dopamine gives a high similar to an addictive drug, creating powerful links in our minds between pleasure and the object of our affection. In short: We basically become â&#x20AC;&#x153;addictedâ&#x20AC;? to our love interest. 2 (Source: Hip2B e-zine)


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