Question 1

A cancelled appointment

Friday, 19 June, 2009, 12:00am

The Point of Rescue

The Point of Rescue

by Sophie Hannah

Hodder & Stoughton, HK$214

2 Mar 2008 - 12:00am


Sam and Sally have prepared a talk to give to their English class. The teacher had asked them to focus on interesting and unusual facts about their favourite animal. Listen to Sam and Sally's talk on elephants and then answer the questions.

Question 1

What is the most likely reason that elephants aren't really afraid of mice?

Question 2

29 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Soo Jung-hyun

'RTHK Radio 3 wakes me up at 6am. I start the day with prayers and a passage from the Bible - right now I'm making my way through the Book of Psalms. My current breakfast haunt is a small Shanghainese place in Causeway Bay where I'm usually the first customer of the day.

4 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

On style, she rules

Do you know where I can get knitwear altered?

Knit Wit, Shouson Hill

11 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

A sporting chance

Many people all over the world enjoy sport, but not everyone likes to compete. Some people are just armchair sportsmen. But as students of English, it's important to realise that many everyday English expressions are taken from the world of sport.

30 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Intelligence testing is by no means foolproof

I refer to your feature 'Born to succeed' (South China Morning Post, October 29) on the controversy of relative IQ superiority between ethnic groups. Certain long-standing misconceptions need to be clarified before one can view the issue from a better perspective.

2 Nov 1994 - 12:00am

Cash will mount up, just watch

JUST by watching your favourite video, you can help raise money for Operation Santa Claus.

The KPS video organisation has set up a special deal for Christmas Day; an overnight video rental for only $8.

All proceeds will go to the fund.

The offer is open to everyone, KPS member or not.

21 Dec 1993 - 12:00am