Category Archives: Advanced

Motivation

Watch this video and leave a comment with your ideas and thoughts. What motivates you? Advertisements

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Effective communication

Video Are you good at communicating ideas? Which of the tips will you put into practice?

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Cooking: Passive voice

  Use Passive voice and cooking vocabulary to tell us about your favourite dish!

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Phrasal Verbs: Fall

  Can you make sentences using phrasal verbs with “fall”?

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Dan Ariely: What makes us feel good about our work?

What motivates us to work? Contrary to conventional wisdom, it isn’t just money. But it’s not exactly joy either. It seems that most of us thrive by making constant progress and feeling a sense of purpose. Behavioral economist Dan Ariely … Continue reading

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Practice your Pronunciation!

    http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/activities/phonemic-chart Click and listen to the sound!   http://www.learnersdictionary.com/pronex/pronex.htm Practice! Which sound do you really find difficult? Leave a comment!

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Is Your Food Expired? Don’t Be So Quick to Toss It By Alexandra Sifferlin

Use-by dates are contributing to millions of pounds of wasted food each year. A new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Harvard Law School’s Food Law and Policy Clinic says Americans are prematurely throwing out food, largely … Continue reading

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DO vs Make

  Expressions with DO The following words are normally used with Do: a burp a course a crossword a dance a drawing a fart a favor / favour a job a painting a project a service an assignment anything badly business … Continue reading

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Phrasal Verbs

It is always useful to consult a dictionary when using phrasal verbs! Dictionary of phrasal verbs! Practice!

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Manal al-Sharif: Manal al-Sharif: A Saudi woman who dared to drive

There’s no actual law against women driving in Saudi Arabia. But it’s forbidden. Two years ago, Manal al-Sharif decided to encourage women to drive by doing so — and filming herself for YouTube. Hear her story of what happened next. … Continue reading

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