s2Member®

Find me

Follow englishwithjo on Twitter

Subscribe to me on YouTube

Recommended Books

Posts Tagged ‘Lesson’

English Conversation – Sleep

Friday, February 22, 2013 @ 08:02 AM
posted by Jo

This is the preparation material for an English conversation lesson about sleep.  When we sleep well, we wake up feeling refreshed and ready for our daily activities. Sleep affects how we look, feel and perform on a daily basis. Most people like to get about 8 hours of sleep a night but for some people this is not so easy! Some people have insomnia and are unable to sleep even if they are very tired. Other people work or party too hard and so they do not give themselves proper rest. For every person and animal, sleep has a major impact on our overall quality of life.

read more

Business English – Innovation

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 @ 06:02 PM
posted by Jo

This is the preparation material for a Business English Conversation topic about Innovation.  Innovation is the development and implementation of ideas that lead to more value for whatever business you are in.  This is accomplished through more effective products, processes, services, or technologies.  Innovation is different from invention in that innovation refers to the use of a better idea or method, whereas invention refers more directly to the creation of the idea or method itself.

read more

How to Calculate your IELTS Band Score

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 @ 08:02 AM
posted by Jo

In the IELTS exam, you receive a score, which is called a ‘band’, for each section of the exam – listening, reading, writing and speaking.  You also receive an overall band score, which is the average score of the four sections.   The band system is on a scale from 1 to 9, with each band corresponding to a level of English competence.  Band 1 indicates that you have virtually no English at all, while band 9 is considered to be a high level of proficiency.  It is also possible to get a half score, for example, 7.5.

read more

IELTS Frequently Asked Questions

Sunday, February 10, 2013 @ 09:02 AM
posted by Jo

What is the IELTS exam?

IELTS stands for the International English Language Testing System.  It is an exam which gives an accurate and reliable measurement of your English language abilities.  

Who is it for?

IELTS is recognised by more than 7,000 educational institutions, governments and employers around the world and is often used for the purposes of gaining admission into a university or to obtain a visa to live in an English-speaking country.  There are two types of IELTS tests – Academic and General.  The type you choose depends on your purpose for taking the exam.  It is the world’s most popular English language proficiency test and it is taken by more than 1.7 million people every year.

read more

An Introduction to IELTS

Friday, February 8, 2013 @ 07:02 PM
posted by Jo

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is an exam which gives an accurate and reliable measurement of your English language abilities.  It is recognised by more than 7,000 educational institutions, governments and employers around the world and is often used for the purposes of gaining admission into a university or to obtain a visa to live in an English-speaking country.  It is the world’s most popular English language proficiency test and it is taken by more than 1.7 million people every year.  read more

Business English – Sustainable Business

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 @ 10:01 AM
posted by Jo

This is the preparation material for a Business English conversation topic about Sustainable Business.  Sustainable business (or green business) is doing business in a way that has no negative impact on the local or global environment, community or society.  In general, a business is sustainable if it considers sustainability when making business decisions, supplies environmentally friendly products or services and has made a commitment to environmental principles in its business operations.  Nowadays, more and more companies are trying to conduct their business in a sustainable way.  read more

Business English – Ethics

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 @ 12:01 PM
posted by Jo

This is the preparation material for a Business English conversation topic about Ethics.  Businesses can choose to work in a way that profits only the owners or in ways that benefit the community. Working ethically means acting in ways that are both fair and honest.  A big business has a lot of power, which it can either use responsibly or not.  Ethics is about doing the right thing and considering the implications of every decision and the effect it might have on the community, the environment and individuals. read more

Business English – Leadership

Thursday, January 3, 2013 @ 11:01 AM
posted by Jo

This is the preparation material for a Business English lesson about Leadership.  Leadership is organising a group of people to achieve a common goal. It is very important for businesses to be run by effective leaders. Good leaders motivate, encourage and inspire their staff to work to their best potential.  Leadership involves making decisions about many different things, but it is special compared to any other role because it has a unique responsibility for people.  Some believe that people are born to be either leaders or followers, while others believe that leadership is a skill we can learn. read more

Newsletter Powered By : XYZScripts.com