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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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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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