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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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English Conversation – Safety

Monday, September 2, 2013 @ 04:09 AM
posted by Jo

This is the preparation material for an English conversation lesson about safety.  Safety is the state of being "safe". It is the condition of being protected against physical, social, financial, political, occupational, psychological, or other types or consequences of failure, damage, error, accidents, or any other event which could harm you. Safety can also be defined as the control of hazards to achieve an acceptable level of risk. This can take the form of being protected from the event or from exposure to something that causes harm. It can include protection of people or of possessions.  read more

Business English – Work-Life Balance

Friday, April 12, 2013 @ 12:04 PM
posted by Jo

Work-life balance refers to the balance between a person's career and his or her personal life. Many people work longer hours and have fewer holidays and days off, in part because of globalization, outsourcing, and a loss of job security. As a result, employees have less time for personal interests, friends and family. Such an imbalance can lead to reduced productivity, depression and high levels of stress.  Although the employee makes the choice to work longer hours, the corporate culture is also responsible. Companies should educate their workers on the importance of a healthy work-life balance.

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English Conversation – Beliefs & Opinions

Thursday, November 8, 2012 @ 10:11 AM
posted by Jo

This is the preparation material for an English conversation lesson about beliefs and opinions. Everyone has beliefs and opinions. Some people believe everything they hear while others are sceptical and will not believe anything until they see it with their own eyes.  It is difficult when we have different opinions and beliefs to others. Sometimes this can lead to arguments and debates. It is healthy to share and discuss opinions but problems can develop when people hold onto their beliefs too tightly. This can lead to fights and in some cases even war.   read more

English Conversation – Time

Sunday, November 4, 2012 @ 06:11 PM
posted by Jo

This is the preparation material for an English conversation lesson about Time.  Time allows us to order events from the past through to the present and into the future. It also helps us measure the duration of events and to make schedules. Nowadays, many people feel that they do not have enough time. Sometimes it is difficult to balance all the different things we need to do in a day, like work, family responsibilities , exercise and social activities. Keeping a diary or writing a schedule helps to manage time but it can still be a challenge to fit everything in. It would be nice to have more free time. read more

English Conversation – Conflict

Friday, September 28, 2012 @ 02:09 PM
posted by Jo

This is the preparation material for an English conversation lesson about conflict.  The word conflict means ‘to come together for a battle’. A conflict is a struggle between people. The struggle may be physical or verbal. Conflicts can either be within one person, or they can involve several people or groups or even whole countries. Conflicts arise because there are needs, values or ideas that are seen to be different and there is difficulty finding a solution to the dispute.  read more

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