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English Conversation – Advice

Thursday, January 21, 2016 @ 10:01 PM
posted by Jo

AdviceAdvice is usually a recommendation about what might be thought, said, or otherwise done to address a problem, make a decision, or manage a situation. Everyone needs to ask advice at some stage in their lives, whether it is from family, friends, colleagues, or another trusted individual. Likewise, we all offer advice, assistance and support to someone in need of guidance at some point in time.

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English Conversation – Conspiracy Theories

Friday, January 8, 2016 @ 05:01 PM
posted by Jo

conspiracyA conspiracy is a secret agreement between two or more people to commit an illegal or harmful act. There are many unproven conspiracy theories of varying degrees of popularity, frequently related to government plans, murder plots, suppression of secret technology and knowledge, and other supposed schemes behind certain political, cultural, and historical events.

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English Conversation – Natural Wonders of the World

Monday, January 4, 2016 @ 04:01 PM
posted by Jo

naturalwondersVarious lists of “Wonders of the World” have been compiled, which include sites from the past to the present day. They catalogue the world’s most spectacular man-made and natural wonders. In this topic, we are looking at 7 Natural Wonders of the World, a set of spectacular sites in nature across the globe.

 

 

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English Conversation – Wonders of the World

Sunday, December 27, 2015 @ 07:12 PM
posted by Jo

wondersVarious lists of “Wonders of the World” have been compiled, which include sites from the past to the present day. They catalogue the world’s most spectacular man-made and natural wonders. In this topic, we are looking at the new 7 Wonders of the World, a set of man-made structures that were chosen from a selection of 200 existing monuments around the world. More than 100 million people voted in order to decide on the final 7.

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English Conversation – Weekends

Sunday, December 6, 2015 @ 10:12 PM
posted by Jo

weekendIn most parts of the world, the weekend refers to a two-day period of rest on Saturday and Sunday. However, this is not the case everywhere. Some countries have a six-day work week and only one day of rest, while other countries have their weekend starting on a Thursday or Friday.  Weekends are usually a time of leisure and fun, and a time to rest, relax, and spend time with family and friends.

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English Conversation – The Future

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 @ 11:09 PM
posted by Jo

FutureThe future is what will happen in the time after the present. The future has been a major subject of philosophy, religion, and science for thousands of years. Future studies or ‘futurology’ is the science and practice of discussing the likelihood of future events and trends. Futures studies seeks to understand what is likely to continue and what is likely to change. A key part of this process is understanding the potential future impact of decisions made by individuals, organisations and governments. Leaders use results of such work to assist in decision-making.

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English Conversation – Multiculturalism

Saturday, September 12, 2015 @ 10:09 PM
posted by Jo

multiculturalismThis is the preparation material for an English conversation lesson about multiculturalism, which is when different cultures or cultural identities exist within a society or country. Multiculturalism occurs when people emigrate from different countries around the world, taking with them their language, religion, food, and cultural traditions to the new country in which they settle.

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Interview with All Ears English on The Royal Family

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 @ 03:03 AM
posted by Jo


An Interview with Jo about The Royal Family

Last month, Jo was interviewed by the wonderful Lindsay and Gabby from All Ears English, a great website for advanced English learners where you can download regular podcasts featuring natural conversation and interesting tutorials about how to use 'real' English in everyday life.  In this interview, Jo shares her experience of working for The Royal Family in Britain and, in the process, teaches some interesting idioms and expressions. You can listed in the interview HERE.

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