30 May 2013

Bikes, Beers & Bananas

Here you are an interesting article on environmental issues from Hot English Magazine. You can read it or listen to it. It goes with some exercises, so I also include the key for you to check them.  
 Audio File            Key

29 May 2013

Environment Vocabulary List

I've prepared a list of important vocabulary on the environment topic we're seeing at the moment. Feel free to download it, print it and make sure you're familiar with this vocabualy since you might need it to talk about this topic.

Enjoy your study!

28 May 2013

Environment News

Our next discussion topic is going to be the environment. So, I recommend you start reading pieces of news or listening to some podcasts on this topic in order for you to get informed and learn some vocabulary on it. 

On the website Breaking News English you have many articles on this topic. You can read or listen to them. They even include exercises for you to practise your comprehension.

You can find another environmental post published on this blog here.

8 May 2013

Word of the week: Nasty

This week's adjective is
which means very bad or unpleasant; morally offensive or in bad taste; or even exasperatingly difficult to solve.

Don't buy that coat; it looks cheap and nasty.
Try not to make nasty comments about her speech. 
He told a very nasty joke.
That's a very nasty problem. I don't know what we can do about it.

6 May 2013

What if money was no object?

I came across this amazing video and I wanted to share it with you.

I believe most of what it says is absolutely true!

What do you think? 
Share your opinion in a comment!

2 May 2013

Computer and internet texts

On the same topic of computers and internet, we're going to have a look now at a reading comprehension text, which also includes a video, and some comprehension questions for you to practise. 

Another very interesting text is this one on computer addiction, something very common nowadays. It also goes with activities

We'll discuss this last text in class next day, so make sure you read it. 

See you soon!