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Ghosts
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Ghosts
鬼魂

Learn the Past Progressive Tense

Date: May 04 2012

Themes: Alternative

Grammar: Past Progressive Tense

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Have you ever gotten a creepy feeling you couldn’t identify, or heard noises you couldn’t explain? It was probably nothing. But it could have been a ghost.

Lots of people have reported having encounters with ghosts. Some ghost stories are scary, but not all ghosts are angry or mean. Some, it seems, just want to make a connection with the world of the living.

Sometimes an encounter with a ghost can even be comforting. A message from a dead loved one can make you feel less alone. It’s nice to imagine that your ancestors have your back, even from beyond the grave. Hear Jason and Amy talk about ghosts.

你是否曾感到毛骨悚然而又不知为何,听到声响又不能解释原因?也许什么都没有。但可能因为有鬼魂。
很多人都说曾撞见过鬼。一些鬼故事非常吓人,但并非所有鬼魂都是狂暴或卑鄙的。似乎有些鬼魂只是想和有生世界联系。
有时遇见鬼魂甚至可能是件令人欣慰的事。来自已过世亲人的消息使你感到不再那么寂寞。想象安息于坟墓之中的先人会保护并照顾你是一件令人高兴的事。请听詹森和艾米谈论鬼魂。

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Amy

Amy

Jason

Jason

Amy:  Somebody recently told me a really detailed and terrifying story about this apartment that she lived in being haunted.

Jason:  Woah.

Amy:  She told me this story, and it was so scary to me. But at the same time, I was a little jealous. She actually had an undeniable experience of ghosts. I mean, that would be kind of cool, in a way.

Jason:  So what sort of haunting are we talking about here?

Amy:  Really scary stuff, like she would wake up in the night and she would hear a woman crying. And it sounded like it was coming from the end of her bed.

Jason:  Woah.

Amy:  She would hear, like, stomping around, banging sounds. She never actually saw a ghost, but she heard all these spooky, inexplicable sounds.

Jason:  Yeah, that’s a lot more than just getting some chills or something, you know?

Amy:  Definitely. Have you ever had an experience with a ghost?

Jason:  Yeah, I think so. I’ve never felt haunted, really, I guess. But I guess you could say I’ve felt like I communicated with a dead family member before, something like that.

Amy:  Was there some sort of evidence, or was it just a feeling you had?

Jason:  Yeah, just a feeling I had, just a sort of…almost like thoughts that came from somewhere else it seemed, like as if someone was talking in my brain.

Amy:  Woah.

Jason:  Well, I tell you what. I’ll find a sheet, and I’ll come over to your house in the middle of the night, and I’ll give you a good scaring.

 

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Amy recently heard a scary story about a haunted apartment. The girl living in the apartment heard lots of strange and spooky noises that couldn’t be explained. She even heard a woman crying and it sounded like it was coming from the end of the girl’s bed.

Even though the story scared Amy, she was also a little jealous. She thinks it would be cool to have some kind of experience with a ghost, because then you would know for certain that ghosts exist.

Jason thinks that ghosts do exist, at least in some form. He has had strange experiences like feeling as though a dead relative was sending him messages. Jason tells Amy he will come over to her house in a white sheet so she can feel like she has had an experience with a ghost, too.

Do you believe in ghosts? Have you ever had an experience with a ghost?

 

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mahbubeh92

mahbubeh92

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

I HAVE’NT  seen ghosts or even connected  to them,i just am into watching ghost movies.i recommend you  to watch .INSIDOUS1.2 .CONJURING.HAUNT.sinister,possession.

09:01 PM Jul 15 2014 |

princessanika

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

i love scary stories,or talk about these subjects,if my friends and i are alone i tell them many scary and bad stories about the gosts and some times they cry.:D


hehehehehe


yes it’s true in all the times the gosts aren’t angry sometimes they are very friendly and needs our help:D

12:13 PM Dec 15 2012 |

wannicho

wannicho

China

i do believe in ghosts , i have a lot of connections with dead loved ones in my dreams , but only once i had a real encounter with ghost while i am awake, i was scared , it might be one of my death baby brothers or sisters , my mom had a lot of miscarriages and gave birth to dead babies ,the baby just sleeping besides me , maybe she/he was just trying to connecting to me , i wanna help if only i knew what to do ,,,

05:35 AM Sep 29 2012 |

Nafas75

Nafas75

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

never talk about itYell

12:18 PM Sep 05 2012 |

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Seyed Amir Sadoogh

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

i belive in ghosts,but i think they arent able to connect with us or do these actions

09:35 PM Jul 28 2012 |

ErinDong

ErinDong

United States

i dont beieve in ghosts but woah! i still remember, when i was an itsy bitsy 4 year old, one night in my apartment,i heard someone knocking at my door, convincing me to wake up. 

08:42 PM Jun 21 2012 |

alin_alin

alin_alin

China

There is no Ghost in the world,it’s just exist in one’s mind.

08:53 AM May 12 2012 |

Amy Zhong

Amy Zhong

China

I don’t believe in ghosts in the world, i think these all is people’s subjective guess .

06:04 AM May 12 2012 |

Tobson

TobsonSuper Member!

Germany

I don´t think so, and i don’t believe in that. But i think there are special mental power.
But it hasn’t to do with a ghost

06:27 AM May 11 2012 |

puspita cahya arinda

Indonesia

in INDONESIA the ghost like u mean called Kuntilanak . she is a ghost who died with unusual way ,like hang her self. she always cried in the whole nite .it is so scary :(

06:52 AM May 09 2012 |

313342546

313342546

United States

 i ‘m not sure ,but there were times when i wake up in middle of the night i can’t move ,i cant talk and i don’t even can open my eyes,They said it should be a nightmare, or something called ghost on bed.

01:44 AM May 09 2012 |

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giti yekkalam

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

I believe in ghost  because sometimes Ican see my mum .

05:23 PM May 08 2012 |

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kukuka

kukuka

Ukraine

I don’t beleive in ghosts. I beleive in sound mind and it tells me that ghosts don’t exist.

01:12 PM May 08 2012 |

I M P E R I V M

United States

There is no such thing as ghosts. Ghosts are merely demons masquerading as people who have passed. The Bible testifies to this.


DONT BE FOOLED kids

04:10 AM May 08 2012 |

Andressa Holland

Brazil

This is all so creepy ~


I don’t believe in ghosts too but I think that they are perfect to terrifying stories ;D 

10:30 PM May 07 2012 |

nancy.xu

nancy.xu

China

i have heard many stranges when i was very young, so i have to admit something is really exist around us, such as existence of souls when people died. In china, it is called metaphysics

07:33 AM May 07 2012 |

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emi0808

emi0808

Philippines

I believe in ghost and supernatural powers. I have some experiences about ghost I been had a video and captured their figure they are transparent you cannot see their image but you could see their figure. I also believe that the orbs that we usually see in the photograph are ghosts. I ofetn feel  the presence of ghost but I don’t see them. whenever i feel them I used to have goosebumps, and it really scares me and makes my heart beats so fast. ghost are everywhere its just not all of us are able to see them.

03:02 AM May 07 2012 |

Sprite.hiba.coca

China

Sometimes i really felt something was around .I lost somrthing nut the next day it appeared in the same place where i lost it again.IT’S REALLY SCARY.

12:51 AM May 07 2012 |

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ola33

ola33

Japan

Ryo, for me Parion’s picture is touching… :)

11:47 PM May 06 2012 |

mike20012

mike20012

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Some Hollywood men asked me to act as ” The Ghost Rider” but I turn them down, and some accepted and, that’s how
Ghost Rider sequence began.cause, I didn’t want to sell my soul to bogyman.
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OF course in my dream, don’t tell that to anyone. LOL!

06:28 PM May 06 2012 |

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