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Let’s have fun! Hidden Items, Matchstick Puzzle, Picture Puzzler — can you solve them all?

The tsunami is coming soon! Will people near the shore believe in Prince Andrew and run up to the hill? After the tsunami, King Peter ordered to arrest Prince Andrew. What crime has he committed? Coming to the end of the story, will Prince Andrew and Princess Mermaid live together forever?

Four interesting word games are waiting for you! Come and have fun!

Hairy dropped his wallet somewhere when he was chased after by a dog. Hobbit used ‘Pensieve’ to help him recall the memory to see where had he dropped his wallet. After that, Hairy used the ‘Pensieve’ to read Emily’s memory in order to see the manga and her homework... What crazy things will then happen?

Do you know how to express the activities on the beach in English? Come and match the pictures against their descriptions!

Train your mind with Brainteaser! What has a face and two hands but no arms or legs?

Why Mr Washington didn’t punish his son, George who cut off his beautiful cherry tree? A shopkeeper can help customer A to keep as thin as he want. But why did he refuse to help customer B to keep fit? Let's enjoy the funny comics!

Have you ever read The Wonderful Wizard of Oz written by L. Frank Baum? Let’s enjoy this masterpiece! There are also interesting games related to the story that you can have fun with and understand more about the story.



 

Language Triathlon challenges your knowledge on many aspects apart from English. Solve the questions to win the big prize!

Having a cow means there is a cow? ‘A cup of Joe’ means Joe is inside a cup? ‘Put a bug in one’s ear’ will make the ear dirty? Three interesting jokes about language will make you love learning English.

Camels are large mammals of the desert. How do they adapt to the environment in the sandy desert where water and food are rare? Let's find out the answers in this section!

What is the meaning of ‘take one’s time’ and ‘a leopard can’t change its spots’? Learning idioms is an interesting way to learn English usage!

Sir Winston Churchill was a British politician who had been the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom twice. Why was he regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders in the twentieth century? Let's find out the answers in this section!

Try to memorise ‘broom’ and ‘wee’ with two interesting slogans. Learning vocabulary can be more interesting than you think!

What is ‘phrasal verbs’? Join us and learn how to use them precisely! 

The much anticipated Star Wars The Black Series is now in store! The characters this time come in a bigger size of 6 inch and with more details than the original 3.75” figures. They are action figures so you can move their arms and legs for different poses. They can even swing their swords! Come and know more about this hot topic! Also, you can learn the difference between stars, constellations and galaxy.

Why John said that acupuncture are back stabbers? A small boy was staying in the hospital. His grandmother was so puzzled when the nurse told her that he has ‘no change’. Why? Noses are used to smell and feet are used to run. Can they be interchanged? Enjoy happy moments in your daily life.

Let’s try to make ‘mayonnaise egg sandwich’! It is easy to make and you can enjoy a good time with your parents.

‘A boat, beneath a sunny sky
Lingering onward dreamily
In an evening of July-’
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We would like to share the poem ‘A Boat Beneath a Sunny Sky’ with you. Please enjoy!

‘A boat, beneath a sunny sky
Lingering onward dreamily
In an evening of July-’
...
We would like to share the poem ‘A Boat Beneath a Sunny Sky’ with you. Please enjoy!

Here we come to ‘Fishing and Wishing’. Sometimes there is a shortage of a tile or two to go for a ‘bingo’ but something can be done to capture the tile(s) needed. The Bingo masters from SKH St. Michael's Primary School will share with us their knowledge!

When a word of the name of a colour does not match the colour it is written with, it is always difficult to distinguish. It is a kind of optical illusion called the Stroop effect. Let’s look at the examples!

‘Smell fishy’ means there is something smelling like fish? Why is the girl feeling so sad when she needs to face the music? Come and enjoy some interesting comics!  

Last time we took a look at when to use the present tense. So what about the past and future? Let’s learn from this section and then take on the challenges to see how much you have learnt!

Apart from playing the crossword puzzle about ‘In the Kitchen’, you can also learn related vocabulary with examples. Come and challenge yourself!

Wai Chow Public School (Sheung Shui) primary 5-6 students performed well in the TOEFL® JuniorTM test. We are pleased to invite the English teachers Ms Isis Ng and Ms Christy Wong, Mr Stephen Cairns, the school's Native English Teacher, and four outstanding students to share the test strategies and their school life.

Have you ever played a hot mobile app called ‘Draw Something’? It has now launched a physical board game version and you can play it at home with your friends and family! Come and learn how to play this interesting game!