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Teachers' Tips to ESL Students: Susan (Level 1) “Copy everything on the board”

Outlet Malls: An outlet mall is a type of shopping mall in which manufacturers sell their products directly to the public through their own stores, often at heavily reduced prices. (1) Tanger outlet 4000 Arrowhead Blvd, Mebane NC 27302 work(919) 304-1520 http://www.tangeroutlet.com Event Pink styles (Sep 15 – Oct 15) For a $1 donation, receive a special PINK CARD that gives you an instant 25% OFF bonus discount on a single item at participating stores at Tanger. (2) Morrisville Outlet Mall 1001 Airport Blvd, Morrisville, NC (919) 380-9459 http://themorrisvilleoutletmall.com Event “kidseverywear” Sell and buy gentlyused kids’ clothes, toys, and furniture. (3) Carolina Premium Outlets 1025 Industrial Park Drive, Suite 905, Smithfield, NC (919) 989-8757 http:// www.premiumoutlets.com/carolina Event Columbus Day Sale (Oct 7 -10) Extra sale on everyday savings of 25%65%

Mary Benton (Level 2) “Read and speak English everyday” Joyce (Level 2) “Look up vocabulary words in your dictionary” Lucille (Level 3,4) “Practice spelling” Emma (Level 5) “Keep your ears and eyes open to native-speaker speech” What's happening? The International Festival of Raleigh: A celebration of the different ethnic groups in the Triangle There will be bazaars, cafes (foods from around the world) and cultural presentations .This year's theme is “Myths and Legends” Where: Raleigh Convention Center When: Sept. 30 to October 3, 2011 -doors open at 2:00PM on Friday & ends at 7:00 PM on Sunday Places to see in the Triangle: Arboretum -contributed by Tanya and her team JC Raulston Arboretum This is a place with a unique collection of trees and plants! The Arboretum is a teaching and research facility for students, the garden industry, and the public. It is named in honor of its late director and founder, Dr.J.C. Raulston, renowned professor of horticultural science at NC State. Continued on next page


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The Arboretum is a very good place to go and spend a couple of hours for your soul and eyes!!!This beautiful garden is famous for the diversity of its woody ornamental plants and its many unique plant collections. Discover over 5.000 different kinds of plants collected from around the world!!! Visitors Information NC State University Horticulture Field Laboratory 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, NC 27606 near the NC State Fairgrounds, two miles west of the NC State University main campus. Where We Come From: contributed by Julia and her team Germany: Germany consists of 16 states and the capital city is Berlin. It is one of the major political powers of the European continent and a technological leader in many fields. Germany is in Western and Central Europe, bordering Denmark in the north, Poland and the Czech Republic in the east, Austia and Switzerland in the south, France and Luxembourg in the south-west, and Belgium and the Netherlands in the north-west. Restaurant: 10 West Franklin Street, Raleigh Supermarket: 2303 NW Maynard Rd, Cary submitted by Julia Taiwan: Taiwan lies between Japan and the Philippines, off the southeastern coast of China. It has sub-tropical weather. The official language of Taiwan is

Mandarin Chinese, but Taiwanese is also widely spoken. Highlights of Taiwan culture are KTV, Milk tea and bubble tea and the lightly roasted oolong tea are the famous Taiwanese drinks. Most people in Taiwan have traditional values based on Confucian ethics. Some traditional values remain strong, including ancestor worship, a strong emphasis on education and work. Submitted by Ivy Chen India: India is a country in Asia next to Pakistan. Women wear sari and men wear lungi. In addition, women also wear stitched clothes called churider and men wear kurta pyjama and European-style trousers. Women wear bindi on their forehead which is a mark of the Hindu religion. Traditionally, the red bindi (or sindoor) is worn by married Hindu women. Submittted by Padma Egypt: Egypt is wonderful country in the middle east . It has the pharaonic civilization one of the oldest civilizations. Eighty percent (80%) of it's 90 million population are Moslems and 20% are Christians . Arabic is the main language .Egypt is famous for its historical Pharonic Christian and Islamic monuments. Tourists especially like to visit the pyramids and enjoy the beaches on the Red and the Mediterranean seas. Submitted by Matta


Kiran of India- Sept.12 Fatima of Morocco Sept. 2 Rafaela of Mexico-Sept.19 Grisel of Honduras, Sept. 17 Lucille of US- Sept. 20 REPORTERS & CONTRIBUTORS

Team 1: Assia, Elias, Paul, Ning, Lou

Team 3: Suzana, Ellen,Sandra, Iris

Team 2: Matta, Padma, Kine,Julia,Ivy

Team 4: Tanya, Stepan, Sui, Elizabeth


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