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Vocabulary: Building. Affixes and roots Adding affixes to existing words (the base or root) to form new words is common in academic English.

Vocabulary: Building

Prefixes are added to the front of the base (like dislike), whereas suffixes are added to the end of the base (active activate). Prefixes usually do not change the class of the base word, but suffixes usually do change the class of the word. The most common prefixes used to form new verbs in academic English are: re-, dis-, over-, un-, mis-, out-. Verbs e.g. prefix + verb verb Exercise e.g. Exercise Nouns The most common prefixes used to form new nouns in academic English are: co- and sub-. E.g. prefix + noun noun Exercise e.g. Exercise Adjectives Many adjectives are formed from a base of a different class with a suffix (e.g.

The most common suffixes are -al, -ent, -ive, -ous, -ful, -less. e.g. Adjective Exercise e.g. negative + adjective. Oldest, youngest or middle child? How sibling birth order affects you. Here’s the simplest personality test you’ll ever take.

Oldest, youngest or middle child? How sibling birth order affects you

It consists of a single question: Of your siblings, are you the oldest child, second oldest, third oldest… or perhaps the youngest? For more than 100 years, psychologists have debated the relationship between birth order and personality. Birth Order and Personality: How Siblings Influence Who We Are. "The one thing you can bet your paycheck on is the firstborn and second-born in any given family are going to be different," says Dr.

Birth Order and Personality: How Siblings Influence Who We Are

Kevin Leman, a psychologist who has studied birth order since 1967 and author of The Birth Order Book: Why You Are the Way You Are (Revell). But how is it that a gregarious comedian and a reclusive, introspective thinker can be so different yet share the same genes? Psychologists like Leman believe the secret to sibling personality differences lies in birth order -- whether you're a first-, middle-, last-born, or only child -- and how parents treat their child because of it.

Pics fce. Flo-Joe's Cambridge English Preliminary (Preliminary English Test or PET exam) Reading and Use of English Paper support site. Preliminary (PET) preparation. Cambridge English: Preliminary for Schools, Victoria and Chiara. PET Preliminary English Test Speaking Test. PET Preliminary English Test. FCE exercises. From January 2015, the FCE reading and use of English exams will be combined to make a single exam.

FCE exercises

Parts 1-4 are very similar to the old Use of English paper, and parts 5-7 are reading texts, again very similar to the previous reading exam (see the Cambridge FCE website for details and some official practice). As before, one of the best things you can do to prepare is lots and lots of reading - books, magazines, blogs - anything to give you a 'feel' for the language. What's involved in the different parts of the exam? FCE Grammar for First Certificate in English. 91 FCE Speaking Test Part 1 Questions — FCE Exam Tips. Expressionsdobra. Expressionsdobra2. Milgram Experiment (Español) The Milgram Experiment 1962 Full Documentary. Social Influence: Crash Course Psychology #38. From science fiction to business fact. Calendario de la Prueba de Acceso. Pruebas de Acceso a la Universidad. Examenes Propuestos Prueba Actual. Pruebas de Acceso a la Universidad. Exámenes inglés PAU LOGSE. To find work you love, don't follow your passion.

OUT & ABOUT English course documentary – Fashion Trends. The Business of Fast Fashion. Hungry Beast ZARA business success Key model. Animation - Is Fashion Wearing Out the World? (All About Women 2014) Slow fashion - The Feed. Eco Fashion Brand is Upcycling Over 100,000 Sweaters Every Year - Slow Fashion. You are what you wear: Christina Dean at TEDxHKBU. TED: Ideas worth spreading. NPR : National Public Radio : News & Analysis, World, US, Music & Arts. Tidying Up Japanology Plus. Chimamanda Adichie: The danger of a single story.

Chimamanda Adichie: El peligro de la historia única. Spanish Words "White" People Can't Say. Splunge gestos. Simon Sinek on Millennial and Internet Addiction. TEDxRainier - Patti Dobrowolski - Draw Your Future. Do You Speak English? - Big Train - BBC comedy. Hand Gestures Across Cultures. Japanese Students Clean Classrooms To Learn Life Skills. NEW Heineken Commercial - verry funny. Job interview - World's Toughest Job Happy Mothers Day. Out&About - Out & About is an English course for Bachillerato students which, in addition to guaranteeing success on the university entrance exams, gives students all the tools they'll need to get on in the real world. 5 Active Reading Strategies for Textbook Assignments - College Info Geek.

Ken Robinson How to escape education's death valley (Spanish subtitles) Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity? A year offline, what I have learned: Paul Miller at TEDxEutropolis. THE PEOPLE VS THE SCHOOL SYSTEM. BBC Learning English - 6 Minute English. Home. News, sport and opinion from the Guardian's global edition. British Council. The First World Problems Rap. IELTS Environment vocabulary. This IELTS environment vocabulary lesson helps you out with words and ideas to discuss a key IELTS topic.

IELTS Environment vocabulary

The best way to learn vocabulary is in context, so in addition to useful lists of words I have recorded 4 sample part 3 speaking answers using some of this vocabulary. This way you can understand how to use it in practice. You will also find the environment wordlists to download and some exercises to practise it at the bottom of the page. The vocabulary Environmental problems The natural world Pollution Energy Useful verbs The ideas In this section, you will find 4 sample part 3 speakings (slightly long) to listen and read. Our effect on the natural world [audio: world idea] When we’re the discussing the environment, it’s important not to forget that our actions have an impact not only on us but on the natural world and other species.

[audio: ideas] I would have said that one of the most serious environmental problems today is of course pollution. Technology vocabulary. This lesson provides you with some useful vocabulary for technology – one of the key topics in IELTS.

Technology vocabulary

I have tried to do more than give you a list of words, so you will find notes, phrases and examples: to show you which other words these words are used withto give you ideas for speaking and writing essaysto help you use the words correctly There is also a download of this vocabulary at the bottom of the page and exercises to see how well you know these words. Progress words When you write and speak about computers and technology, very often you will be asked to say how technology has changed or progressed. notes Progress is an uncountable word, while advance is countable. IELTS Health Vocabulary. Business vocabulary for IELTS. This is the next in my series of lessons on topic vocabulary for IELTS – this time featuring language to write about business.

Business vocabulary for IELTS

This is quite a technical area and I concentrate on showing you how to use some of the most common words and phrases. This means I do not simply give you lists of words and phrases but show you different forms of the words and some common collocations. There are also a number of different exercises for you to practise these words in context. Compete – an example of word formation A top tip is not to learn one word at a time but to learn the whole family of words. Vocabulary to talk about education. Vocabulary for IELTS: Word Lists, Exercises & Pronunciation. IELTS vocabulary lessons with word lists, practice exercises and pronunciation.

Vocabulary for IELTS: Word Lists, Exercises & Pronunciation

Learn word lists for common topics and how to pronounce words correctly in English. How to Write a Problem Solution Essay: Step-by-Step Instructions. Picking a Topic These sorts of essays are something you will write in your work and in life.

How to Write a Problem Solution Essay: Step-by-Step Instructions

Start by thinking about things that bother you or problems that you find irritating. If you've thought, "I know how this could be done better! " you have a great idea for this essay. See these sample student answers to FCE (Cambridge English First) Writing questions with feedback. Teenagers spend 27 hours a week online: how internet use has ballooned in the last decade. Meanwhile, instant messaging use has leapt from 38pc of mobile phone users in 2013 to 42pc in 2014, driven by services such as WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger.

Teenagers spend 27 hours a week online: how internet use has ballooned in the last decade

It’s never been easy being a teenager. But is this now a generation in crisis? Mollycoddled and cosseted or stressed and over-pressured. Energised and engaged or bored and turned off. Young people have so many labels and stereotypes slapped on them it’s a wonder these are not visible on their endless selfies. What is undeniably true is that the evidence suggests that rates of depression, self-harm and anxiety among young people are at unprecedented levels. Youth unemployment is more than 13%, the cost of higher education is rapidly rising, a drought of affordable housing coupled with low pay is keeping many young people sealed under the parental roof and trapped in what one report called “suspended adulthood”. The ubiquity of the internet and social media, with its dark underbelly of hardcore pornography, body shaming and cyberbullying, is encroaching on their wellbeing, while a relentless focus on academic high-achieving is turning up the pressure in the classroom.

10 Benefits of Reading: Why You Should Read Every Day. Teaching kids philosophy makes them smarter in math and English — Quartz. “When fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross,” goes the aphorism commonly attributed (perhaps mistakenly) to Sinclair Lewis. The election of soon-to-be president Donald Trump suggests the prediction may turn out to have been only half-true. As Trump opponents nervously await his inauguration, many are wondering about how to discern the potential signposts of American fascism in the making. What legislative markers should we look for as the government trundles toward authoritarianism, dragging the world’s foremost attempt at democracy into at least four years of retrograde policy and pronouncement? With 2016 drawing mercifully to a close, it’s worth looking towards eastern Europe for a sense of what Washington, and those who would unravel liberal (as opposed to illiberal) democracy in America, may have in store.

Without Janitors, Students Are In Charge Of Keeping School Shipshape : NPR Ed. Back in 2011, Newt Gingrich was running for president, and he proposed a radical idea to help schools cut costs: Fire the janitors and pay students to do the cleaning. Needless to say, the idea to turn students into moonlighting janitors had about as much support as Gingrich's presidential campaign. But ask Kim De Costa and she'll say there isn't anything radical about asking students to clean up after themselves. At her school, there are no janitors. Roman Krznaric. The Dark Side Of Chocolate History Channel Documentary. Who Made Your Clothes by Sarah Keeling. How the Passive might be tested in the FCE Key Word Transformation test. FCE Key Word Transformation: Auxiliary Verbs. Practise some patterns that often appear in the FCE Key Word Transformation task. Virtually Anywhere.

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