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Business English – Working Abroad

Friday, September 16, 2016 @ 05:09 PM
posted by Jo

workingabroadLiving and working abroad would be really easy if everyone spoke the same way and behaved in the same way. But, as soon as you leave your own culture it quickly becomes clear that things are not the same. There are small and large differences between cultures. And how well you are able to deal with these differences will affect how good your experience will be working overseas.

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English Conversation – Toys and Games

Sunday, August 14, 2016 @ 03:08 PM
posted by Jo

gamesA game is structured form of play, usually undertaken for enjoyment and sometimes used as an educational tool.  Key components of games are goals, rules, challenge, and interaction. Games generally involve mental or physical stimulation, and often both. A toy is an object that can be used for play. Unlike games, there are no rules involved in playing with a toy. read more

English Conversation – Censorship

Thursday, July 28, 2016 @ 02:07 PM
posted by Jo

censorshipCensorship is the suppression of free speech, public communication or other information which may be considered harmful, sensitive, politically incorrect or inconvenient as determined by governments, media outlets, authorities or other groups or institutions.  It occurs in a variety of different media, including speech, books, music, films, and other arts, the press, radio, television, and the Internet.

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English Conversation – Singlehood

Monday, July 18, 2016 @ 04:07 PM
posted by Jo

singlelifeSinglehood is usually defined as the state of being unmarried. However, the term also applies to having no romantic partner. Some people may assume that to be single means to be unhappy. However, some people prefer to live a single life and find many advantages to it. Others choose to stay single after being divorced or widowed. On the other hand, some people are not single by choice and would like to find a partner with which to share their life.

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English Conversation – Parenting

Monday, July 4, 2016 @ 03:07 PM
posted by Jo

ParentingParenting is the process of supporting the physical, emotional, social, and intellectual development of a child from infancy to adulthood. There are many different parenting styles from permissive to authoritarian. Social class, culture, and nationality can play a big role in determining what methods of child rearing are used by the parents.

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English Conversation – Household Chores

Thursday, January 28, 2016 @ 05:01 PM
posted by Jo

ChoresA chore is a routine task or job that is often done around the home. Many people find chores unpleasant or boring and are reluctant to do them. However, when chores are divided between many people they can be accomplished much faster. Parents often assign chores to their children so that they can learn new skills and become more independent.  Sometimes, children are given an allowance or ‘pocket money’ if they complete all their household chores.

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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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