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English Conversation – Disability
This is the preparation material for an English conversation lesson about disability. Disability is the consequence of an impairment that may be physical, cognitive, mental, sensory, emotional, developmental, or some combination of these. A disability may be present from birth, or occur during a person's lifetime. People who are disabled may experience a problem in body function or structure, difficulty carrying out a task or action, or difficulty with involvement in life situations.
English Conversation – Safety
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
English Conversation – Sleep
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.
Business English – Leadership
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
Business English – Motivation
This is the preparation material for a Business English conversation lesson about motivation. Motivation in business is about the ways a company can encourage staff to give their best. Motivated staff care about the success of the business and work better. Understanding what motivates individuals is important in the workplace. Research suggests that motivated employees are happier at work. They get more satisfaction from their work, are absent less often, tend to be more loyal and work with more enthusiasm. read more
Business English – Competition
This is the preparation material for a Business English lesson about competition. Competition in business is a situation in which people or organisations try to be more successful than other people or organisations. Businesses compete in many ways, for example, they compete over price, location, customer service and product ranges. Competition can be good for the customer but it can be difficult for small businesses or new companies as they must try to survive in tough and competitive markets. read more
English Conversation – Beauty
This is the preparation material for an English conversation lesson about beauty and physical attractiveness.
Beauty is a characteristic of a person, animal, place, object, or idea that provides a perceptual experience of pleasure or satisfaction. Something is beautiful if it is nice to look at it, hear it, feel it, taste it, smell it or think about it. The characterization of a person as “beautiful” is often based on some combination of inner beauty, which includes psychological factors such as personality, intelligence, politeness, charisma, integrity and elegance, and outer beauty (i.e. physical attractiveness) which includes physical attributes. Standards of beauty have changed over time, based on changing cultural values. Historically, paintings show a wide range of different standards for beauty. However, humans who are relatively young, with smooth skin, well-proportioned bodies, and regular features, have traditionally been considered the most beautiful throughout history. read more
New Resources Added – IELTS Speaking Topics
The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is designed to assess the language ability of candidates who want to study or work where English is the language of communication. It is recognised by over 6,000 organisations worldwide, including universities, employers, professional bodies, immigration authorities and other government agencies.
The IELTS is designed to assess English language skills at all levels, including Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking. Even if your English is at an acceptable level to perform well in the IELTS exam, it is important to familiarise yourself with the format of the test.