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English Conversation – Drugs and Alcohol
This is the preparation material for an English conversation lesson about drugs and alcohol. There are many types of drugs, from pharmaceutical drugs that are sold over-the-counter, to soft drugs like marijuana and hard drugs like heroin and cocaine. Some people also believe that alcohol is a type of drug, and of course the most common drug of all is nicotine, which is found in cigarettes. Many big cities around the world have problems with people taking drugs, which can lead to crime as well as the spread of illness and disease.
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 – Human Rights
This is the preparation material for an English conversation lesson about human rights. Human rights are rights inherent to all human beings, whatever our nationality, place of residence, sex, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, language, or any other status. We are all equally entitled to our human rights without discrimination. Universal human rights are often guaranteed by the law of a country, general principles and other sources of international law. International human rights laws give down obligations of Governments to act in certain ways or to refrain from certain acts, in order to promote and protect human rights and freedoms of individuals or groups. read more
English Conversation – Stereotypes
This is the preparation material for an English conversation lesson about stereotypes. A stereotype is an over generalized belief about a particular group of people. There are many kinds of stereotypes but the most common ones are those to do with nationality, religion, age and gender. Using stereotypes is a way to simplify our social world and they can help us to respond quickly to situations because we may have had a similar experience before. But one disadvantage is that it makes us ignore differences between individuals and we may judge a person without even knowing anything about them.
English Conversation – Superstitions
This is the preparation material for an English conversation lesson about superstitions. Superstitions are irrational or unscientific beliefs about things that happen in daily life. They cause us to act in strange ways or believe in unusual things. They have existed for thousands of years and even though many superstitions might seem silly to us today, they continue to influence our behaviour. Superstitions vary from country to country and are usually related to things that are thought to bring us either good luck or bad luck.
English Conversation – Stress
Stress is the feeling of being under too much mental or emotional pressure and makes us feel unable to cope with something. Many things can cause stress, particularly work, relationships and financial problems. Stress can affect how we think, feel, and behave, and can even affect our health. Common signs of stress include sleeping problems, loss of appetite and having difficulty concentrating. Luckily, there are many things we can do to help relieve stress, such as getting exercise, talking with friends, starting a new hobby, or owning a pet.
An Introduction to IELTS
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
English Conversation – Gender Roles
This is the preparation material for an English conversation lesson about Gender Roles.
Gender is a word commonly used for a person's sex (male or female). When people use the word gender in this way, it is often because sex has many other meanings, making it easy to misunderstand. But there is a difference between 'sex' and 'gender'. The word 'sex' describes someone's body. It says whether someone is physically male or female, while the word 'gender' describes someone's personality or character. It says if someone feels or acts more like a female (feminine) or more like a male (masculine).