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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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Mr Bean

Watch this video and have fun! Questions: Choose the correct sentence in the past simple tense.  Mr. Bean wasn’t in the yard, but he was at the park.  Mr. Bean weren’t at the park.  Mr. Bean hadn’t at the park. … Continue reading

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How Thinking works

What do you think?

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Re-thinking Progress: The Circular Economy

What are the potential benefits in making the transition to a circular economy? How could products and services be designed differently to fit within this circular model? Think of a product that you use on a daily basis – how … Continue reading

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Erin McKean redefines the dictionary

Watch Dictionaries VisuWords http://www.visuwords.com/ Definr http://definr.com/ Macmillan Dictionary http://www.macmillandictionary.com/ Cambridge Dictionaries Online http://dictionary.cambridge.org/ Merriam-Webster Visual Dictionary Online http://visual.merriam-webster.com/ Wordnik (the dictionary McKean founded)http://www.wordnik.com/

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What do you remember from high school?

Watch Songs are often more memorable than spoken language. Parodies can be a useful way of tying something new to something already familiar, making it more memorable. Are there any songs or music videos that you could imagine a parody … Continue reading

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Gestures around the world!

What gestures are typical Argentine? Leave your comment!

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Video: Practice the future (Be Going To)

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A little bit of History: The leaning Tower of Pisa

Check what you understood 1. How high is the Leaning tower of Pisa?  56 meters  55 meters  50 meters 2. When did the construction begin?  In 1172  In 1273  In 1173 3. How do we know when it was started … Continue reading

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Questions No One Knows the Answers To

Watch and leave your comment Which question called your attention? Why? http://ed.ted.com/lessons/questions-no-one-knows-the-answers-to

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