Monthly Archives: February 2017

Spaniards’ lack of sleep

Spaniards’ lack of sleep isn’t a cultural thing – they’re in the wrong time zone

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More resources

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Watch in English

A very interesting blog to watch all sorts of well-chosen videos: http://watchinenglish.blogspot.com.es/

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Should we accept refugees?

The difference between Canada and the USA:

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Trump vs. Truth

An enlightening view… Another controversial issue. If you have problems understanding turn on the subtitles.

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Health: are we eating too much sugar?

If you had to estimate what percentage of the stuff in grocery stores has added sugar? ROBERT LUSTIG: I don’t have to estimate, it’s 74 percent. Just look at the labels of the products you buy in the supermarket (http://www.sugarstacks.com/): … Continue reading

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Radio stations

A great web where you’ll be able to intuitively find almost any radio station from around the world: http://radio.garden/live/toulouse/radiopresence/

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Garden experts and guerrilla gardening

An interesting multiple choice listening with an interview with two gardening experts: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obhXlHtw3Hk&index=3&list=PLCF1dW6rNPXXSWN-GiTCFSxeoWaMHdK0D How about some examples of guerrilla gardeners: How to green the world’s deserts and reverse climate change | Allan Savory. Slow, clear English:

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What would you have done?

Do you remember the listening pointing out the differences between Americans and the British? The American guy was complaining that British people tend to play down their achievements. This story is a perfect example. Imagine you have been married for … Continue reading

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What would happen if you didn’t SLEEP?

TED-ED and TED-TALKS are an endless source of inspiration for discussion and certainly food for thought! In this lesson they pose the question of the consequence of sleeplessness.  You might even like to have a look at related topics. Have people … Continue reading

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