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  1. "All right, all right. No need to get forceful..."

     

    He walked out, Green following behind him. When they got to the car, he took out his cell phone.

     

    "You get all that Captain?"

     

    "Yes." Said Logan's growly voice on the other end. "We'll keep an eye on them."

     

    Mike hung up and grinned at Green. "Let's head back to the station."

  2. 1. What is your name? Carlos

     

    2. What country are you from? Mexico

     

    3. What language did you learn first? Spanish (Second?) English (Third?) French

     

    4. How old were you when you learned English? How many years have you been speaking English? at the same time I learned spanish, 14-15 years

     

    5. Why did you choose to learn English? We moved to the USA for a year

     

    6. Have you ever been to a country where the spoken language is English (America, Canada, England)? Yes When? USA: 2 months, Canada: 4 years old, England: 6 years old Why? USA: Health reasons, Canada: Skiing in Whistler, England: Family trip

     

    7. What was your experience there? Good.

     

    8. What did you find to be the most difficult about interacting with people who spoke English natively? Slang, misuse of words

     

    9. What did you find to be the easiest about interacting with people who spoke English natively? Casual conversation

     

    10. Have you ever encountered any sort of xenophobia outside of your own country due to your accent or manner of speaking English? Kids making fun of accents

     

    11. Have you ever witnessed citizens in your home country acting xenophobic towards visiting English speakers? See above

     

    12. How many of your friends, family, and colleagues speak English? Parents, sister, some of my uncles, most of my cousins, all my friends

     

    13. Do you ever converse in English with friends or family despite that you have a common native language? With my sister

     

    14. Compared to your native language, what aspect of English to you appreciate/like the most? People don't mind misuse of words and grammar specifics

     

    15. Compared to your native language, what aspect of English to you dislike the most? Abstract grammar rules

     

    16. Do you ever pick up on grammatical errors of native English speakers? Or do they pick up on your errors? Both, I mostly pick up theirs

     

    17. Do you feel like any part of your native language made it easier to learn English? Some similar words.

     

    18. Do you feel like any part of your native language made it more difficult to learn English? Nope

  3. BLEEEEEEEEEP

     

    BLEEEEEEEEEP

     

    BLEEEEEEEEEP

     

    The alarms woke Sawyer up. When he opened his eyes he was almost blinded by the lights of coruscant, and the building he was about to crash into

     

    "SITHSPAWN!" he cursed, he twisted the flightstick downwards, forcing the ship up. The ship's tail hit the building and the ship began tilting back downwards. With all his strength Sawyer controlled the crash. He looked around for a place to crash-land.

     

    There was only one: The jedi temple.

  4. "C'mon, Johnny. You know the news never reports all the facts. Besides the Slickers are gone, they haven't popped up anywhere else. So just tell me where you were between 5 and 10 this morning and I'll leave you alone."

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