Monthly Archives: May 2018

Raising A Kid (listening and reading)

This month, NPR’s Science Desk is kicking off a new series that asks a question on the mind of every parent: Is there a way to make raising kids easier? Our reporters dive into the latest research and explore some … Continue reading

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Listening: personality tests

People talk about personality tests (multiple matching) https://virtuaule.com/index.php/ru/cambridge-advanced-exam-cae-listening-tests/cae-listening-test-4.html If you happen to give one a try here are two online possibilities: https://www.123test.com/personality-test/ http://www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/jtypes2.asp

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Achieving Mindfulness with Meditation

Dan Harris had a panic attack and decided to get his act together. Getting peace of mind is a way of succeeding. All of it with a light-hearted approach.

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Social media influencing politics and society

How has social media impacted not only the political system but also our society? The first half is an interesting approach to the matter and they’re also referring another Texas shooting. A few interesting expressions: in the light of, clickbait, etc.

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Iran Deal

It’s in the spotlight now, but what does it entail? A different approach that will make you understand it

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World’s Toughest Job

Would you take it?

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Inversion (negative words)

In formal styles, when we use an adverb with negative meaning (e.g. never, seldom, rarely, scarcely, hardly) or an expression beginning with not (+ a prepositional phrase or a clause)  in front position for emphasis, we invert the subject (s) and auxiliary … Continue reading

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