Monthly Archives: January 2018

Sex assaults and harassment

Have you heard of the Larry Nassar case? An outrageous case of sexual abuse, whose verdict is analysed by The Daily Show. After Harvey Weinstein and #MeToo new cases of unsolicited sex advances have appeared on the news. Not all the cases are … Continue reading

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Brain hacking? The impact of social media on our behaviour

How are social networks and media changing the way we behave? Remember you can always turn on the subtitles.

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Celebrities (listening) and exotic food (reading)

What would you do when meeting a celebrity? Listen to some people talking about it. Would you invite them to have Thai food? Have you ever tried it? Read this text about this exotic cuisine and fill in the gaps.

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Blue Monday?

Have you heard the expression Blue Monday? Do you know the origin? Have you been through something similar these days? You can read more in this interesting article from The Sunday Times https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/2549098/blue-monday-2018-most-depressing-day-year-2018/ There’s even a formula to explain it:

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Learning Modals with songs and films??? Yeah!!

SONGS: https://englishsongsforclass.wordpress.com/modals/ Here you can see a great powerpoint explanation (with practice) on these modals! The British Council’s web is always a must! What are the typical characteristics of modal verbs? Have a look at a very useful handout: modal-verbs-tutorial2 Looking for quick exercises? … Continue reading

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Trump: a stable genius

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