Category Archives: LISTENING

Global warming

Top 50 Things To Do To Stop Global Warming VIDEOS: Global warming explained by Al Gore (video). You can also watch a BBC video about global warming. Thanks to Marie Laure for the link!! An interesting listening on global warming. In ESL-bits. net you’ll … Continue reading

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ONLY FOR GIRLS: more things we can do for the environment…

Have you ever thought about the amount of waste we are producing with sanitary pads? What’s the ‘mooncup’? What are its advantages for your health, the environment and your pocket? How do you use? Here’s a video from youtube and another one more. There are … Continue reading

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NO impact man

Check on this experiment!  For one year, Colin Beaven and his family UNPLUGGED from electricity, produced NO RUBBISH, travelled exclusively ON FOOT OR BY BIKE, and BOUGHT NOTHING but food (all of it locally grown). By the end, they discovered something SURPRISING: Living simply wasn’t … Continue reading

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Austerity?

In the certificate exam you may encounter burning issues which are in the spotlight. Being well-informed about current affairs is of paramount importance. In this article you’ll find some thought-provoking ideas on an overwhelmingly present mainstream thought.  The video is also … 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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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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Listening and vocabulary: TOURISM & TRAVELLING

An excellent leisure activity is travelling. Here’s a listening on holidays (exam format) Are you sure you know the difference between travel, trip and journey? Some interesting collocations on tourism are always useful to deal with the topic. More vocabulary and expressions in … Continue reading

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