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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Between the lines: why bilingualism is child's play

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 10:04am by Annie Ho

    ... Annie Ho life@scmp.com Why bilingualism is child's play A power couple in neuroscience, professors Patricia Kuhl and Andrew Meltzoff were in Hong Kong recently to give a talk on their respective areas of expertise- emotional quotient and intelligence ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - ECONOMICS

    Book review: Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism, by David Harvey

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:57pm by David Wilson

    ... of billionaires in countries such as China, Russia, India, Brazil and Mexico against a backdrop of dire poverty is vile. In spurts, Harvey seems inspired, fired by his erudite disgust. As he says, ...

  3. Lifestyle

    Nepalese community struggles for acceptance in the city they call home

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 10:15am by Mark Sharp

    ... are often allocated places in so-called lower-band schools, which risks entrenching intergenerational poverty in the community. A flawed education system is the reason Nepalis are largely typecast ... that is Yuen Long and the Yau Tsim Mong districts. "They are close to people in the Legco," Gurung says. "But these people are not on the front line, like us. So they might not get ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Between the lines: reading aloud with children can transform their lives

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 07:26pm by Annie Ho

    ... day reading aloud to their children, they provide opportunities for vocabulary-building, questions and discussions. English parish priest Jay MacLeod conducted detailed research on how poverty ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Between the lines: how illustrators use lyrics to inspire

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 10:14am by Annie Ho

    ... Annie Ho life@scmp.com Illustrators right on song for a lyrical awakening My husband and I recently spent some time listening to The Rolling Stones before attending their show in Macau. Our children did not come to the concert, but listening inspired us t ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    Class Action: organising your revision notes

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 10:25am by JESSICA OGILVY STUART

    ... you are blessed with a photographic memory, the chances are that you remember the colours and images you have seen in your textbooks rather than the lines of text. Having a topic overview ... a line to a box which will contain one of the sub-topics you took from your syllabus. Continue this process until you have added in all your topics and have created something which looks like ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - GIGS

    Beijing band Carsick Cars feels that travel broadens its music

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:39pm by RACHEL MOK

    ... also helped to line the band up with collaborations with influential international musicians. Zhang's side project, the experimental electronic collective known as White, was produced ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books

    Masterpieces of brevity in a short story collection

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 03:57pm by James Kidd

    ... and a half lines in total) to quote in full: "This dull difficult novel I have brought with me on my trip- I keep trying to read it. I have gone back to it so many times, each time dreading ... a lot in common with poetry: this poised, metaphysical jest about time, death and language owes a debt to its line endings, and plays longitude (those 105 years) off its concision (those three ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health - FIT & FAB

    Fit & Fab: globetrotting Pearly Chen takes her fitness routine with her

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 10:25am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... sporting moment? When I used to surf, we would wake up at 5.30am to get in a session before work- we called it the "dawn patrol". I remember being among all the surfers in the line ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Between the lines: reading together helps families bond and grow

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 06:32pm by Annie Ho

    ... class and stop the poverty that often gets passed from generation to generation? Many parents in these communities can barely make ends meet, yet they will spend what little they have ...




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