As we were given an assignment to find quotes that would find a response in us, I’ve searched the internet and came across my favorite German philosopher and Austrian writer. Here are two quotations said by them and I’m goint to explain my choice below.

“A hero always fights against…


My name is Marisa. I’m from Lebanon. My family decided to move to the United States of America, a place I’ve never seen but been told about many times.

I’m frustrated and lost at the moment, because we didn’t plan our moving to be so soon, it all happened so…


I took an online quiz the results of which made me frustrated. I don’t even know how I should react to the fact that I feel that I know almost nothing.

You can see the results here:

BUT if a positive attitude is included, I may say I’ve discovered new facts I should be happy to learn more about!


I wanted to call this post “vocabulary fail” but decided it would point to my indecision. So, here we go.

As I’ve tried to do these three vocabulary tests, I realized (again) that my knowledge is so small and there are still so many things to learn! You can take a look at my results.

The first test was “GRE Word List Test 1


Hello everyone! Here are my results on memorizing new words so far.

Today’s morning was long and I remembered about memrise and decided to go for two rounds or more. It was actually cool, because I did a test concerning “old words” that I’m supposed to know. So, that test turned out to be a time test, which was a far better experience and was a good warm up for me.

Actually, there were not many new words, but I remembered an interesting one:

  • Bogus (fake, phony) it means false, not real, or not legal

On investigation, his claim was found to be bogus.

Thank you for reading!

(And if anyone had a problem with memrise, please, tell me, I can’t understand why every time after a round it throws me to the dashboard again without loading my personal page or what should be there)


Hello everyone! After watching season 3 of “Sex Education” , I decided to talk about serious issue. Here are my thoughts about it, but keep it in mind that I was intentionally using fallacious arguments and methods. I hope you enjoy it!

| I think schools should provide proper sex…


Studying the American version of English makes us partly Americans. So, today pretending to be American I checked the site where I went through 100 points of the facts or things every American should know. It’s really great that we are not only studying language but also diving into the…


From the title you might think that I’ve started writing a new book as if I had written the old one before. But no, it means that I started reading a new book this semester.

Now, I’d like to share with you my first impressions about the book that I…


As a person who is interested in all areas of Psychology, especially neurosciences, I was happy to get an opportunity to listen to such an interesting video. In this video the speaker talked about ASPD diagnosis that explains behavior of such people and differentiates them at some point. Moreover, she talked about theories of origin of sociopaths and psychopaths, however there are some other theories that you may be aware of.

I’m happy to share this knowledge with you! If you’re interested in the topic or want to learn something more that is similar to it, the link to a youtube channel called “Psych2Go” is available for you here!

And here is my script:


I’ve continued to train my brain, so now it hurts. However, as a person who enjoys such pain, I’m not going to stop!

Here is my result so far:

And let me share an awe-inspiring cool word with you which I really liked!

Acumen — the ability of making good and quick judgements; keenness and depth of perception, or discrimination especially in practical matters

Here are some examples of how to use it in a sentence:

  • Had he possessed the financial acumen to go with his engineering brilliance, he would have made a fortune.
  • The pictures of Gandhi, created with dots and stencil print, stand testimony to the artistic acumen of these students.

Thank you for your attention! I’m looking forward to sharing more exciting words with you!

Anastasia Retyunina

/Music creates our imagination/

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