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Views #1448 The Right Age. Katie: So I want to ask you about when is the right age to have stuff or to start doing stuff. What do you think is the right age to start having a phone? Aimee: Oh, I think for security reasons, to, you know, keep the child safe, perhaps maybe about 11 or 12 when they start going around places without their parents. Katie: Yeah. Aimee: It would be a way for me to contact my daughter. So there are times where I wish I could phone her or text her, but she doesn't have a phone. Katie: A little bit too young. Aimee: Yes. Katie: How old were you when you first got your phone. Aimee: Well, I'm an old person so, you know, people didn't have mobile phones.

Aimee: My parents got it for me. Aimee: How about you? Katie: Oh goodness. Aimee: Okay. Katie: And I only got my first mobile phone or my first cellphone because my best friend who got the same one and I wanted to send like picture messages to her. Aimee: Picture messages. Katie: Picture messages. Aimee: I couldn't even send picture messages. Stop translating in your head & think directly in English. English sub - The First Lady Speaks in London on the Let Girls Learn Initiative. Cutting down on waste. The best job in the world. Once again the organisation which promotes Australia, Tourism Australia, is advertising the best job in the world. But this year, they have six jobs going, all for six months, with a great salary and extra spending money.

If you think one of these is your dream job, you have to make a 30-second video explaining why you are the best person for the role. But – be warned. Thousands of people will be competing for each post. The job of 'outback adventurer' is for someone with a passion for outdoor life, and in the Northern Territory there are plenty of wide-open spaces. Like the idea of 200 days of sunshine every year? Another island job is as 'wildlife caretaker' on Kangaroo Island in South Australia. Maybe you are not quite so keen on the great outdoors and your talents are more journalistic.

Are you a foodie? Finally, a fantastic job in Sydney. Adidas Makes Shoes Out of Plastic Pulled From the Ocean. Adidas is helping clean up the ocean by fishing out plastic bottles and using them to make shoes We’ve all heard the warning that there will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050. People are working on strategies to remove millions of tons of plastic waste from the ocean, but it will end up right back in it if we don’t figure out what to do with it. Plastic bottles can’t actually be recycled into new plastic bottles, and once plastic is created, it pretty much never goes away.

Adidas plans to get the ball rolling by making 1 million pairs of running shoes out of 11 million plastic bottles recovered from the ocean, near the Maldives. The shoes are now available from between $50 and $150 on Amazon: Adidas strives to eventually eliminate virgin plastic from its supply chain altogether. RELATED: Time for a Global Ban on Disposable Plastic? RELATED: Brewery Creates Edible Six-Pack Rings that Feed Fish Rather than Kill Them. Meet Lauren Singer – zero waste girl. Presenter: The average American produces 4.3lbs (four point three pounds) of trash a day. That’s almost sixteen hundred pounds a year but if we took some simple steps we could go off the trash grid and minimise thousands of pounds of waste into just a single jar!

Going off Grid Lauren Singer: So, this is my trash jar. Presenter: Two years of trash in this tiny little jar. Lauren: Yep! Presenter: That’s crazy. Lauren: Yep. Presenter: Where did you get this idea to become zero waste? Lauren: Erm, it kind of all started when I was a senior and in NYU and I was starting environmental studies. Presenter: What was the easiest part about reducing your waste?

Lauren: I think it was just like seeing that I didn’t have to do that much to produce very little waste and by composting and buying in bulk I essentially eliminated eighty per cent of my waste. Presenter: I imagine you get asked a lot of questions about ‘how do you do this?’ Lauren: OK. Presenter: I’m going to throw out a few things too. Nancy Thuleen. Ringsjöskolan's radio show. Ringsjöskolan's radio show - "Summer talk" The Swedish radio show "Sommar i P1" is very famous and has millions of listeners.

We are going to create our own radio show and we will use the same concept as in the famous program. Before we start our work, you will listen to a talk given by Maher Zain, who is a global music superstar with over 26 million followers on Facebook. His music is a mix between modern music from the East and the West, often with a religious hint. His show is about his journey to stardom and what he has decided to do with it. He hopes that his story will inspire many experiencing difficult and confusing times. (sverigesradio.se) In class, we will take a closer look at how he has constructed his speech. If you need inspiration (in Swedish) you can also listen to these well-known talks: This is what you will do: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 5. 6. Deadline: Monday the 20th of May at 9 o'clock. / Sara.

Teen Kids News | Daily news for Teens, Students,Kids & Teachers | College news | Scholarship| Teen Kids News. SmithsonianTweenTribune | Articles for kids, middle school, teens from Smithsonian | Current events, lesson plans, quizzes, assessments. The Fisherman and His Wife Story | Bedtime Stories | Stories for Kids | Fairy Tales | My Pingu Tv. Introduction to Fables. Reading Lesson: What is a Fable? I Am Rosa Parks - Read Along w/ Words on Screen. Change the World in 5 Minutes - Everyday at School. Greta Thunberg speaks on climate justice at COP24 conference - english subtitles. School strike for climate - save the world by changing the rules | Greta Thunberg | TEDxStockholm. What nationality are they?

Reading Exercise - Organic Foods. Level: intermediate Are organic foods really more nutritious than non-organic foods? Read about this issue in the reading practice exercise below. You can find the meaning of the words in bold in the vocabulary list under the text, and you can check your understanding by doing the Organic Foods Quiz. Organic food is very popular these days. It can also be very expensive. Some organic food costs twice as much as non-organic food. Parents of young children, and even some pet owners, will pay high prices for organic food if they think it's healthier. There is one main difference between organic and non-organic food. Some people think organic also means "locally grown", and originally this was true.

Is organic food safer and more nutritious? Most people agree that naturally grown food tastes better. The rise of fake news. In December 2016 Edgar M. Welch drove six hours from his home to Washington DC, where he opened fire in a pizzeria with an assault rifle. He had previously read an online news story about the restaurant being the headquarters of a group of child abusers run by Hillary Clinton. He decided to investigate for himself; fortunately, no one was hurt.

The story about Hillary Clinton is one of the most famous examples of the growing phenomenon dubbed ‘fake news’. Fake news stories can be hard to control for several reasons. There are also various reasons why people create fake news. So, what can we do to stop fake news spreading? Reading Exercise - The Disappearing Honeybee.

Level: pre-intermediate Did you know that the honeybee is disappearing? This reading tells us how this problem could change the world and affect our future. Before reading, learn the vocabulary in the list below. After reading, do the comprehension quiz to check your understanding. Do you run away when you hear a bee buzzing? Have you seen or heard a honeybee lately? The disappearance of the honeybee is a serious problem. This problem affects other foods besides fresh produce. Donating money to research is the most important thing humans can do to save the honeybee. Not everyone has money to donate regularly.

Sign In. Let's talk about the ENVIRONMENT worksheet. Earth Day - Conversation sheet worksheet. Harrison Ford is The Ocean - Conservation International. Let's Talk about CLIMATE CHANGE worksheet. Worksheets. Home > Teachers > Support Materials > Energy Worksheets Energy Worksheets Key Stage 2 Mission 1 - What is EnergyPDF 709K Mission 2 - ElectricityPDF 647K Mission 3 - Electrical SafetyPDF 813K Mission 4 - Fossil fuel Power StationsPDF 610K Mission 5 - Energy and the EnvironmentPDF 1MB Mission 6 - Renewable EnergyPDF 1MB Mission 7 - Saving EnergyPDF 1MB Mission 8 - TransportPDF 880K Mission 9 - Recycling and EnergyPDF 686K Mission 10 - What can you doPDF 531K Bryson Energy Unit 2 Rivers Edge 13-15 Ravenhill Road BT6 8DN Contact Us Telephone: (028) 9045 5008 Fax: (028) 9073 2073 E-mail: education@brysonenergy.org © Bryson Energy 2018 All Rights Reserved.

The rise of fake news. Reading Exercise - Organic Foods. Reading Exercises - Environment. Pronunciation. Engelska A. Views #1501 At the Mall. Todd: So Katie, I want to go to the mall. Katie: Okay. Todd: Have you been to the new mall? Katie: Yeah, I actually went there just yesterday. Todd: Okay. Katie: There are two computer stores. Todd: Really? Katie: There's a computer store on the first floor, and then very close to that there's also a Mac store. Todd: Ooh, that's perfect. Katie: Oh, me too. Todd: They're so expensive, though. Katie: Mm-hmm (affirmative). Todd: Okay, what about books? Katie: There's a huge bookstore on the fourth floor. Todd: Ooh, that's good. Katie: It's really big. Todd: Oh, great. Katie: The food's okay.

Todd: Oh, that's good. Katie: They don't have any sandwiches that I like, basically. Todd: Oh, really. Katie: Oh, there's so much at the mall. Todd: Oh, nice. Katie: If you like drinking coffee. Todd: I do. Katie: That's the perfect place for you, then. Todd: I like to people watch. Katie: Oh, it's a great people-watching place. Todd: Oh, cool. Katie: The windows are really big, and you can see out onto the street. List of Verbs, Nouns Adjectives & Adverbs - Build Vocabulary. How to deliver an effective presentation. Beginning Your Presentation in English. Language for Presentations. Presentation Dos and Don'ts. Presentation Bad/Good Examples.

Famous English People. You searched for London. Your browser is deprecated. Please upgrade. English Phrase of the Day - Get a New Phrase Every Day. Name 3 things that you. Between a Rock and a Hard Place. English Teaching Forum Volume 56, Number 1. Adjective preposition ing-form - S k p Google. Vocabulary placement test - beginners. Recently we have published a placement test based mostly on grammar. Some of our readers commented that a vocabulary placement test might be useful too.

That was why we have tried to create a test which would show you how many words you know. A part of the test is partly based upon the test by Paul Nation, however the first part is completely original. This test is for beginners and elementary students of English. Here you can find out, how many words from the 2,000 most common words in English you know. So, if you answer all the questions correctly, you know all the 2,000 most common words in English. Vocabulary placement test – beginners The following test contains 60 items. If you want to do the test in a full-screen mode click over here for the HTML5 version: Placement test vocabulary HTML5 If you want to do the test on your computer and you prefer flash, click on the button below: Placement test vocabulary flash If your score is close to 2,000 it is clear that you know more words. Adjective preposition ing-form - S k p Google.

Black beauty - free online reading. Extensive reading is one of the most useful language learning activities students can do. However, to be useful, the students have to know 95 per cent of the words in the text. To achieve this, you either have to choose a really simple text or you have to pre-teach the vocabulary. ADVERT: As there are not many simplified texts which can be used freely, I have decided to pre-teach all the words my intermediate students will need to understand the first chapter of the young readers’ edition of Black Beauty. Black Beauty – vocabulary Hand out the following mind map and ask your students to listen and repeat the words after you. Then ask the students to remember the words. Black beauty chapter 1 worksheet Black beauty chapter 1 key Black Beauty – free online reading Now play the following video and ask the students to watch the story. As the aim of extensive reading is to give students a chance to read just for fun, please do not produce any comprehension questions.

Three activities that worked very well this week. In this post, I would like to share three activities that stood out in my teaching this week. They worked very well and I think that my students learned a lot from them. I hope you will find them useful and entertaining, too. The first activity is a speaking activity where students use relative clauses. I used this activity with my teen students who are at pre-intermediate level and they liked it and they produced a lot of English.

ADVERT: The second activity is a vocabulary revision activity. Relative Clauses – Speaking It is very difficult to make teenagers speak. As you can see there are sentences and students should fill them in with the information which is true for them. Now the students had to speak about these things but without the worksheets. I often feel that I do not revise enough.

That is why I decided to concentrate on revising this year. It is very simple. Each picture is shown for ten seconds, however, it is no problem to play the video faster. All Things Topics - Home. Mount Rushmore Photo Lesson, Page 3. ESL Powerpoint Lessons. Www.elcivics.com PowerPoints take about two minutes to download, but once they download, they are very fast. To download a lesson, just click on a link and wait--the presentation will appear on the screen by itself. PowerPoint lessons are great for ESL, TESOL, EFL, and K-12 students. They show well on interactive whiteboards and can be used as writing, speaking, and listening prompts. If you're a teacher showing a PowerPoint presentation to the whole class, it's best to download and preview the slideshow before showing it. You can also have students access the ppt presentations in the school's computer lab.

Holidays ESL Lessons - Beginners ESL Employment Administrative Assistants (806 KB)Employment Soft Skills 1 (77 KB)Employment Soft Skills 2 (816 KB)Office Work (806 KB)Types of Jobs (1.46 MB )Job Titles (4.29 MB)Write a Memo for Work (88 KB) Transportation Transportation Vocabulary (1 MB)Aircraft Vocabulary PowerPoint (3.75 MB) Health Illnesses and Injuries PowerPoint (438 KB) U.S. EL Civics and ESL - Statue of Liberty Tour with Activities. ESL Worksheets - Free and Printable.

ESL Vocabulary Worksheets - Beginning to Intermediate. New york city. New York - 10 places you must visit in the Big Apple. Multicultural New York (17494) New York Intermediate TownsandCities PDFReading. Sanoma Utbildning : Övningsmästaren. Sanoma Utbildning : Övningsmästaren. Key stage 2 sentence starters. Listening 7-9 ⋆ WebEnglish.se. Spread Inspiration via WebEnglish.se WebEnglish.se has opened a new link category for intermediate (yr 7-9) students. To start with, there are six links to amusing and inspiring talks that the site author has already successfully used in her classes this autumn. The idea is to watch, to discuss and write about the thoughts that… In "Teaching Matters" Travelling Old and New Style WebEnglish.se has compiled a Theme Page on Travelling for level 7-8. Apart from the usual links to informative, educational videos and listening activities, there are three Chapters from a book first published in 1997 and reprinted 2007.

Salem Witch Hunt WebEnglish.se has added a reading chapter, activities and a relevant YouTube series about the Salem Witch Hunts in 1692 in Intermediate 7-9. Listening 7-9 ⋆ WebEnglish.se. Listening - spraktrollet. English news and easy articles for students of English. The Good and Bad Side to Chocolate | News in Easy English. Houston hit hard by flooding from Hurricane Harvey.

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