Category Archives: LISTENING

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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Listenings on education

Here it is an interesting listening related to education. The British Council can also help a lot with your listening skills. It includes a really interesting one:  Ten Years without Books.

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HALLOWEEN

What’s the origin of Halloween? The British Council has a great online magazine with listenings and readings. This one is about Halloween. It is short and interesting.  Halloween jokes Listening on Halloween Sleeping beauty or a scary story? Watch ONLY during daytime…

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Different people talk about education (listening)

Different people talk about EDUCATION. This is a similar task to the one you will come up with in the certificate exam. It lasts 7:35 minutes. Don’t you have eight minutes at the end of the day? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFp0PbkxbAo&index=3&list=PLCF1dW6rNPXVg0_WFtNRtVegGLN0pzPja

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At work- listening

Things that have recently happened to people at work (different speakers) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ok4k3dYhChc&list=PLCF1dW6rNPXXvPOmvqhIXUzxvOxm5cxYZ&index=4

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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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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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