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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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ghoncheh

ghoncheh

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

thats right they live near and beside us but i ever hadnt this strange experience and i dont like to have it becouse im afraid so so….......Surprised

05:10 PM May 06 2012 |

Ibanez

Ibanez

Morocco

They have nothing to do

04:17 PM May 06 2012 |

Ibanez

Ibanez

Morocco

Ghosts !!


04:16 PM May 06 2012 |

Shadyy

Shadyy

Slovakia

I Really like and love Ghosts <33 .. i dont know why .. just i love them ..

03:59 PM May 06 2012 |

path2self

path2self

United Kingdom

I’ve never seen a ghost, but I’ve felt it. One day, I was so tired and just crashed out on my bed. I got to sleep immediately. Virtually, I didn’t fall asleep lying on my bed. I could hear my family’s chatting and feel they were walking around out of my room. Suddenly, I felt some dark shadow was coming from the end of my bed to my head. I tried to escape from it and yell out to call members of my family but it was no use. I could open my eyes and mouth with no sound.


My body was being solid with the dark shadow. Spending lots of time to struggle with it, finally, i could endure it and go to mom to tell about my story. Surprisingly, my mom said to me that she’d not heard any sound from my bed and I’d just been my room for 2 minutes.  

03:57 PM May 06 2012 |

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mike20012

mike20012

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

Hey,if anybody of you saw Bigfoot or Sasquatch , say hi to him on my part, also remind him of sending many on a wild goose chase.

02:00 PM May 06 2012 |

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Reshad_86

Reshad_86

Azerbaijan

Yeah me too i  dont beleive  in ghost. Bcs ghost consepts not true  in earth

11:55 AM May 06 2012 |

lejl@

lejl@

Serbia and Montenegro

of course that i don’t believe in ghost….the strange noises always have their reasons…

11:38 AM May 06 2012 |

alsayadi

alsayadiSuper Member!

Saudi Arabia

I never had the experience with ghost, However I believe in ghost the good ones and bad ones.

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09:32 AM May 06 2012 |

 julito

julito

Argentina

apple rome          Ryo is debunking  all claims  that  the strange  noises at night are due to paranormal activity.      Frown

09:20 PM May 05 2012 |

AppleRome

AppleRome

Antarctica

It explained all metaphysical myths in universe!!


It is Ryo’s stomach!! :)))) MWHAHAHAHHAA

08:46 PM May 05 2012 |

alexa1

alexa1

Saudi Arabia

God created the jinn from fire and the first elves SOMIAH is their father and that was before Adam was created two thousand years .. And God said to (SOMIAH):Wish .. He said (SOMIAH): 


 I hope to see them  they do not see us .


And to disappear in the sand 


the old men becomes our youngest … Answered God’s (SOMIAH)his wish,


 .. The jinn of the first servant of the Lord in the land. As mentioned in the book of Ibn Kathier

05:54 PM May 05 2012 |

lunnyman

lunnyman

Argentina

I’ve never experienced myself the fact of seeing a ghost. There are many theories on Ghosts existence but there are also those who don’t believe in them maybe due to their desbelief of LIFE after DEATH. Some say we live in this world and then become nothing. But others would not agree and SHOW A STRONG FEELING of conviction that after death we have a soul which is judged according to the behaviour while alive and sentenced to burn in a world of pain ( UNDERWOLRD OR HELL) or LIFE FOR EVER in a WHITE WORLD as many would name HEAVEN.  So, in my opinion believing or not in GHOSTS has to do with the belief of LIFE after a person passes away. If you don’t believe in GHOSTS, obviously you believe there’s nothing there beyond death. Just our bodies getting rotten in the ground. But those who do believe in them believe the same, LIFE GOES ON FOR EVER. We just leave this world to enter a new one. And those two worlds ( HEAVEN AND HELL ) will be our reward or damnation depending on how much good or worng we’ve ever done to deserve PARADISE. I never saw a ghost. But I do believe in them. And I’m not sure if I’d like to see one or if I might just freak out.

04:56 PM May 05 2012 |

ola33

ola33

Japan

I’ve got to leave too, have a nice weekend, Parion and all the ghost story contributers friends!! :)

03:59 PM May 05 2012 |

ola33

ola33

Japan

I totally agree, Parion. Nice attitude to ghosts. I’m also not afraid of them at all and eagerly leave some cookies on a plate for them not to be so mischievous and stop playing with my keys and jewellry :)

03:39 PM May 05 2012 |

ola33

ola33

Japan

Parion, I hope too, but every time when I’m there I feel somebody is present and watching you. Only besides the lake. Deep in the woods, it’s much more comforting :))

03:24 PM May 05 2012 |

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ola33

ola33

Japan

Parion, it’s Crawford lake, Canada. Indians used to inhabit this area a lot. The archeologists scoop from time to time some content from the bottom to find out what people ate in the past. And the food is fantastically well preserved.

03:18 PM May 05 2012 |

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ola33

ola33

Japan

Speaking of the woods. This is a very unique lake—down at the bottom of it, no oxygent at all, so if to save sth in a good shape, this is the right place, aka time capsule… :)) The two horses  already there, with the flesh and skin on them like 200 years ago. No oxydation, and complete preservation Laughing


03:00 PM May 05 2012 |

ola33

ola33

Japan

AppleRome, the bottom line is “Don’t go into the woods alone!” ... and get someone with the running shoes worse than yours :)

02:47 PM May 05 2012 |

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AppleRome

AppleRome

Antarctica

“And that’s when I decided to end my photography career”


And that's when I decided to end my photo career!

02:41 PM May 05 2012 |

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