Monthly Archives: December 2018

Hackers and Government surveillance

    The other side of the coin of new technologies: the government watching over us, ignoring our privacy. Remember John Oliver has a very particular sense of humour.   Remember you can activate the subtitles at the bottom: Advertisements

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Facebook: things we should delete

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The: When do we omit it?

OMISSION OF THE DEFINITE ARTICLE ‘THE’ When shall we omit the? There are some good explanations in: englishpractice, englishgrammar,  eslmonster, or even in video  youtube. If you want to practice: englishexercises1 and englishexercises2,  englishlearner, english-hilfen1 and english-hilfen2, learnforgood, and monash. Do not feel overwhelmed by so many links. Have a look at the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas with a Bethlehemian Rhapsody

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Listening (biography) and a cloze

Here’s a listening with an interview with a novelist and biographer. And you can also read a text with gaps (cloze): French actor Gerard Depardieu fined €4,000 for drunk driving People weighed in on the most common regrets in life, … Continue reading

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Social Networks

NPR news is an interesting source of updated news with texts and audios. Ted talks are inspiring speeches by experts on all sorts of topics you should try (videos with transcripts to help you understand better). How Do Our Social Networks … Continue reading

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Extra listening and reading

An interesting listening with short extracts about travel and holidays, a Formula One racing driver and a short story competition… Variety is the spice of life!! If the questions can’t be seen well try this link: https://lengish.com/tests/cae-207.html You can also try a multiple … Continue reading

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