Gran Torino: Questions & Answers

We watched the movie Gran Torino today in International English class. In the movie we meet Walt Kowalski and his Hmong neighbours. Walt had issues with his neighbours because of his beliefs. The movie starts of with Walt’s wife dying, and in her funeral we meet the priest. Walt’s wife had asked him to look […]

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Donald Trump visits Sandvika

Fake news is a topic that Trump, Facebook, Google and others are fighting. Trump has accused CNN of being fake news after it came out that Russia helped him win the election. It is easy to be fooled by pop up news on Facebook, unreliable news, and believe whats being said in the articles. Making fake news […]

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Kiva: Our contribution

In 2005, the international nonprofit Kiva was founded. It is based in San Francisco and their mission is to connect people all over the world through lending money to borrowers to alleviate poverty. Borrowers can apply for money to help start or grow a business, go to school, access clean energy or realize their potential. […]

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Dear president-elect Donald Trump

Dear president-elect Donald Trump Congratulations on becoming the new president of the United States. I believe that this won’t be the end of the world like many people says. It might be though, but thats dew to your views on climate change. Not because you want to build a wall between Mexico and the US, […]

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The Good Lie

We watched the movie “The Good Lie” in class today, it is a movie about siblings who escape from the second sudanese civil war. After their families and village are massacred they start walking through the country to find safety. Mamere (Arnold Oceng), Paul (Emmanuel Jal), Jeremiah (Ger Duany), Theo (Femi Oguns), Daniel and Abital (Kuoth Wiel)walk […]

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My advice to the Minister of Education

Last Friday I went to a conference at NHO with my International English class where we listened to teachers, companies and politicians talk about technology in schools. There were tre teachers (including our english teacher) who spoke about their experiences with new technology. It was really interesting to listen to how they have to deal with […]

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9/11 a day we will never forget

9/11 will always be remembered as the date of the worst terror attack in history took place. Four passenger airlines were hijacked by 19 Al-Qaeda terrorists. Two of the planes crashed into the south and the north towers of the world trade center complex in New York, also known as the Twin Towers. Another plane […]

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Film review: Gravity

In class today we saw the movie Gravity, since we’re going to the IPN conference next Friday and listen to the former astronaut Rick Hieb. The movie Gravity was released in 2013, and was directed by Alfonso Cuaron. It goes under the genre drama/sci-fi, and has received a total of impressingly 7 Oscar awards. The […]

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