Posts Tagged ‘Teach’
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.
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
This is the preparation material for an English conversation lesson about making decisions. A decision is the selection between two or more possible choices. Decision-making is a very important skill, both in the workplace and in our everyday lives. Some decisions are very easy to make, while others seem almost impossible. Some professional business trainers suggest a very clear process for making decisions. It can be helpful to follow these strategies. However, some people prefer to decide based on what feels right or wrong. read more
This is the preparation material for an English conversation lesson about problems and accidents experienced in the home, office or in everyday life. There are many problems we can experience such as our car breaking down, our phone running out of battery, spilling a coffee, dropping something, burning our hand, losing our keys or forgetting an important document. Fortunately, we can avoid many of these situations but sometimes, when we are having a really bad day, we can experience all of these problems at once! read more
This is the preparation material for an English conversation lesson about our five senses. The sensory system is the way humans and animals find out about their nearby environment – we have ears to hear sounds, eyes to see, hands to touch, tongues to taste and noses to smell. The information which comes in is then rapidly processed by the brain. This whole arrangement is called the sensory system. Some animals have senses that we don’t have. For example, fish can sense movement and vibration in the water and other animals can sense electrical currents. read more
This is the preparation material for an English Conversation lesson about supermarkets and grocery shopping. You can watch a video showing a man talking about shopping at supermarkets and what shoppers can do to save money. Discover some typical supermarket-related vocabulary and learn how to answer conversation questions about this useful subject.
This is the preparation material for an English Conversation Lesson about the Post Office. You can learn how to discuss mail, letters, packages, sending and receiving post and the services provided by a Post Office. Watch a video of an American man discussing the postal service in his neighbourhood; learn vocabulary relating to this subject and discover how to answer the most common conversation questions in relation to sending and receiving mail.
This is the preparation material for an English Conversation lesson about traffic and commuting. Watch a video about ‘transportation woes’ and learn some useful expressions and phrasal verbs that people use when they are talking about traffic and their daily commute into work. You can also learn how to answer some of the most common conversation questions on this subject.