Monthly Archives: April 2017

Charging Bull, Fearless Girl

Monday, October 19, 1987, was not a good day. On that day, called Black Monday, the value (amount of money something is worth) of stock markets around the world dropped very quickly. A stock market is a place for people … Continue reading

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Tax Time, Jail Time?

Today is Tax Day in the United States. It’s the last day Americans can file (submit) their personal income tax forms to the U.S. government. (Tax Day is normally April 15th, but since the 15th falls on a Saturday this … Continue reading

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See Less, See More

Seventeen (17) seconds. That’s all. That’s about how much time people spend in front of a piece of art as they walk through an art museum. An organization, called Slow Art Day, is trying to change that. Every year in April, … Continue reading

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NEW Daily English and Cultural Lessons – April 2017

New lessons are released the first day of each month. Here are a few of the new lessons available for April 2017. To listen to these and other Daily English and Cultural English lessons, become a Select English Member today! ……… DAILY ENGLISH … Continue reading

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Thomas Edison’s Talking Doll

We can thank the inventor (person who creates new things) Thomas Edison for many inventions, including movie cameras, phonographs (early record players), light bulbs, and so many others. In his lifetime, he had near 1,100 patents (government licenses for an … Continue reading

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NEW Daily English and Cultural Lessons – April 2017

New lessons are released the first day of each month. Here are a few of the new lessons available for April 2017. To listen to these and other Daily English and Cultural English lessons, become a Select English Member today! ……… DAILY ENGLISH 1300 – … Continue reading

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