Let’s debate!

Debating means ‘to fight’, argue about (a subject), especially in a formal manner. Today, debating implies a discussion between two parties to form a conclusion. This skill involves two parties (usually) holding different views about the same topic.

Debate is a valuable activity for students of all skill levels.  Debate teaches useful skills for other academic pursuits and life more generally.   Most obviously, debaters build confidence speaking in public and expressing their ideas eloquently.  That comfort speaking in front of others is useful in so many areas of life, from interviews to school presentations to discussions in college seminars.

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Talent Show

MOK – the organization that I work in does different kinds of events and activities. The most recent one is Myslowice Got Talent. I was lucky enough to see a lot of skillful kids perform and even take pictures of them singing and dancing!

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How to “survive” in a foreign country?

It has been almost two months since I am in Poland. Most people ask whether I am feeling homesick or not, how am I doing here, Is it easy to adapt, and some just say “You’ve got this.”

Psychological studies suggest that the stress level from moving to another country reaches a maximum of 100 points (for comparison, the death of loved ones is estimated at the same amount).

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Body language and its importance

It is widely known now that humans are such complex beings and there is not only one way to understand human mind and behavior but rather lots of ways and dimensions that help us have a better understanding of how we function in general. However, in this essay I will be talking about a particular dimension which is Body language and its importance.

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