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English Conversation – Homes

Monday, August 8, 2016 @ 02:08 PM
posted by Jo

homeA home is a dwelling place used as a permanent or semi-permanent residence for an individual, family, household or several families together. It is usually a house or apartment, but some people live in other types of homes, like a caravan, houseboat, cabin, or yurt. Homes typically provide areas and facilities for sleeping, preparing food, eating and hygiene.

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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 – Artificial Intelligence

Friday, June 24, 2016 @ 08:06 PM
posted by Jo

AIArtificial intelligence is the intelligence exhibited by robots or computers.  Scientists are busy developing machines that are able to perform tasks normally associated with humans, such as visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making and translation between languages. Many people wonder whether robots will one day have the ability to feel emotions too.

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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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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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