The Castle of Amontillado Glossary

Ventured: To start to do something new or different that usually involve risk.
Example:It was obvious she was scared to venture anywhere near the edge.
Vow: A serious promise to do something or to behave in a certain way.
Example:That night she made a vow to herself.
Connoiseur: A person who knows a lot about something, an expert in a particular subject.
Example:I am becoming a connoisseur of these games over the years.
Doubt: To be uncertain about something, to believe that something may not be true.
Example:I doubt if she’ll go to you.
Immolate (immolation): To kill or destroy by fire.
Example:He was crazy so he immolated him.
Motley: Made up of many different people or things.
Example:Motley collection of vehicles of all types.
Conical: Shaped like a cone.
Example:That thing has a conical surface.
Fearful: Very bad or extreme. Feeling fear.
Example:Her large eyes were fearful once again.
Bargain: An agreement in which people or groups say they will do or give something in exchange for something else.
Example:
Vault: An arched structure of mansory usually forming a ceilling or roof.

Definitions taked from “Merriam Webster” dictionary.

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Article about strange laws

Laws, they are all normally?

As we all know, in all of our countries we have laws that we have to follow, but today I learned something that surprised me, I saw the strangests laws that I had seen on my life.

Here in Chile one strange law I see was that if you are a woman and you has been widowed recently and you remarried after 270 days before your husband died you can face criminal charges. In France you can´t call a pig Napoleon, another strange law is the one that it is ilegal to chew chewing gum in Singapore.

I think that there are explanation for all of them. For the chilean law, I think that it exist because the police could think that the widowed woman could be the one that killed her husband. In France Napoleon was a very bad person for the history of the country and they don´t like him. In Singapore there are millions of persons, so the contamination of the country could be bigger if they chew chewing gum.

I think that in Chile the laws of security and penalty are very bad, in Chile they are always stealing and the sanctions aren´t very strong.

For finally, my opinion is that they are a lot of strange laws, but they all have a meaning.laws ingles

Correspondence Section 1: E-mail

From: joaquin_sifon@gmail.com
To: juanlopez@gmail.com
Subject: Learning French

Dear Maleo,
I am writing to you because I want to tell you why I am learning french and how.
I started learning french a week ago because I will go to France for vacations. It is very difficult to learn and it have a lot of accents. I am learning on the internet in”Open French”.
I like to speak french but I like more english, it is much easier.

Greetings,
Your friend Joaquin.

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