The Different Romantic Styles of Americans and Chinese

Hsiu-Mei Yen feels that Americans and Chinese express themselves romantically in very different ways. There are a lot of differences between Americans and Chinese in romance. The main differences are in physical actions and oral expression. In physical actions, Americans are ardent. They show their passion by hugging each other when they meet together. In … Read more

Learning about Valentine’s Day

Shen Yu discovered Valentine’s Day in America, is very different from in China. Shen Yu from China February 14th was Valentine’s Day. In America, this day is very different from in China. In China, it is only boyfriend’s and girlfriend’s day, but my teacher and my friends in America told me that Valentine’s Day is … Read more

Scenarios of Academic Dishonesty – Cheating Incident

Students write about an imaginary cheating incident. Note the special idioms and expressions they used to describe this situation. Keep Your Eyes on Your Own Paper! Seong Ah Kim from Korea and Seung-Hye Lee from Korea On the test day, a student who hadn’t prepared for the final exams copied from the classmate sitting next … Read more

Language To Talk About Cheating – Idioms And Expressions To Communicate About Cheating

Language in context: Read this information about cheating. Thinking carefully about the situation being discussed will help help you understand unfamiliar expressions better as you read. Try to guess the meaning of the expressions in bold print. Academic dishonesty has become a big issue. Teachers always say, “Keep your eyes on your own paper. Anyone caught … Read more

Academic Dishonesty (Cheating) Is Cheating on the Rise?

Some students use all kinds of cheating techniques, from copying answers from another student to using sophisticated technology. Is cheating becoming more common? Ways Students Cheat on Exams Anotai Udomwittayakrai from Thailand Consequences of Cheating Olga Lucia Botero from Colombia Students Have to Learn, Not Cheat Dorothea Baerthlein from Germany He Got Caught Cheating! Tatsiana … Read more

Photo Essay: That’s Cheating!

Seong-Ah Kim and Seung-Hye Leeshow how easy it is for students to write the test answers on notes and pass the notes to one another. Piboon Choklerdpatana and Nelma Toledo Mendonca demonstrate the technique of using signals to cheat. Angela Teixeira and Seung-Hye Lee have their eyes on their own papers. Angela Teixeira shows how … Read more

The Teacher Caught Me Cheating

When I was in my last year of high school, I had a tough test in physics. The night before I went to a party, so I didn’t study. Of course, I got home too late to study. Well, the next morning I woke up and realized that I had that test, so on the … Read more

He Got Caught Cheating!

There are no limits for students who want to get knowledge and high grades. Some of them study hard all the time to do well on the tests, but some chose an easier way—cheating. There are so many ways to cheat that a huge book on this theme could be written. Some students are very creative in … Read more