Category Archives: LISTENING

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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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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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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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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NO impact man

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 just good for the … Continue reading

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The Good Gym

An interesting initiative to help elderly people!

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Some songs about consumerism: Are we consuming too much?

http://learnenglisheoi.wordpress.com/2013/02/01/consumerism/

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