Monthly Archives: April 2018

Earth Day

April 22nd: Earth Day This year the focus is on the reduction of our consumption of plastic to prevent the pollution it brings about. Sir David Attenborough’s haunting message on plastic pollution in the oceans in this video. Never before have … Continue reading

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Listening: three extracts

Multiple choice: discussing a film, part of an interview with an architect and part of another interview with an ecologist http://engexam.info/ielts-cae-practice-tests/cae-listening-practice-test-5/  

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Best TV Shows now

This is very personal –there’s no accounting for taste– but this looks pretty interesting and it is worth giving it a go: https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/tv/best-tv-shows-2018-netflix-14469022

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Why is Friday the 13th considered bad luck?

Friday the 13th: Why is Friday the 13th considered bad luck?   Why we knock on wood and the truth about other common superstitions http://www.businessinsider.com/why-we-knock-on-wood-origins-of-7-other-common-superstitions-psychology-magical-thinking-2018-2

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Dirty Money

White collar or corporate crimes can pose a threat to democracy. Short and to the point. Is it the same in Spain?

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