Monthly Archives: December 2014

Purpose clauses: to, in order to, so as to, so that

Here’s an explanation in youtube: A more conventional explanation can be found in bbc.co.uk For some online exercises check: tolearnenglish,  englishexercises.org, myenglishpages, autoenglish

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ONLY FOR GIRLS: more things we can do for the environment…

What’s the ‘mooncup’? What are its advantages for your health, the environment and your pocket? How do you use? Here’s a video from youtube and another one more. There are more alternatives. Make a comment!

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Although, though, even though, despite, in spite of

A great video explanation Here’s a traditional explanation about the differences between although and though in grammarist.com. The list of exercises may be endless but here’s an interesting selection: speakspeak1, speakspeak2,  tolearnenglish, usingenglish, learnenglishtoday.  

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Passive houses? Active saving

What do you think if you could spend half the electricity a toaster uses to keep your house heated? Watch also the second part. Apart from insulation what’s the theory behind it? It can also be applied to our Mediterranean climate. Finally a passive house … Continue reading

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What can we do for the environment?

Check on this experiment!  For one year, Colin Beaven and his family UNPLUGGED from electricity, produced NO RUBBISH, travelled exclusively ON FOOT OR BY BIKE, and BOUGHT NOTHING but good (all of it locally grown). By the end, they discovered something SURPRISING: Living simply wasn’t just food … Continue reading

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GLOBAL WARMING

Top 50 Things To Do To Stop Global Warming VIDEOS: Global warming explained by Al Gore (video). You can also watch a BBC video about global warming.   Thanks to Marie Laure for the link!! An interesting listening on global warming. In ESL-bits. net … Continue reading

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