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Test English - Prepare for your English exam. Read a text about home design and answer the questions.

Test English - Prepare for your English exam

For questions 1 to 7, choose the correct answer. You can see some feedback after submitting your answers. Welcome to the home of the future The 2009 British Homes Awards challenged the industry to design a house that can adapt to different life stages. The participants were asked to rethink the construction and design of individual homes, so that they were easily adaptable to less mobile inhabitants, and also to create communities in which ageing occupants could continue to enjoy shared amenities.

From Pruebas de Certificación de Idiomas 2010. Take the reading test. Alcohol, prohibition and Al Capone - simple intermediate English. American history .

Alcohol, prohibition and Al Capone - simple intermediate English

A hundred years ago, you could not buy or consume alcoholic drinks in the United States. It was the age of "prohibition", and a time when criminals controlled a whole industry. The most famous gangster was Al Capone. The "Untouchables" - from a 1950s TV series. They fought to bring the big criminal gangs to justice. America is the land of Liberty. Al Capone, after he was arrested The biggest gangster of them all was Al Capone, who came from New York and operated in Chicago. WORD GUIDE WORDS: as long as - on condition that - remained: continued to be - to prosper: to do well - brewery: a place where beer is made (brewed) - have trouble: have difficuty get in the way of: obstruct - incriminate him: show that he had done something.

Return to Linguapress site index Printing: Optimized for printing Copyright © Linguapress. Student Worksheet Alcohol, prohibition and Al Capone Interactive multiple-choice exercise. Here is an extract from the article. For Teachers. Tips for being a super-organised student. Posted 2 hours ago by Amy I have always admired students who hand their homework in on time and never forget to do it.

Tips for being a super-organised student

Me, on the other hand, … OK, I admit. I’m terrible at getting myself organised! But lately I’ve started keeping a small study diary. I write down everything I need to do and when it needs to be done by. So I was wondering, what are your tips for getting organised? Comments Hana Good question, Amy. Amy Nice tip, Hana. Gloria The most important thing is to start studying a few weeks before the exams and not leave it until the night before! Thanks, Gloria! Lou Hi, Amy. Great tip, Lou. Adventure travel. Time for an adventure?

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So what is an influencer and how do we become one? An influencer is a person who can influence the decisions of their followers because of their relationship with their audience and their knowledge and expertise in a particular area, e.g. fashion, travel or technology. Influencers often have a large following of people who pay close attention to their views. They have the power to persuade people to buy things, and influencers are now seen by many companies as a direct way to customers’ hearts. Reading - Intermediate B1. If you think of the jobs robots could never do, you would probably put doctors and teachers at the top of the list.

Reading - Intermediate B1

It's easy to imagine robot cleaners and factory workers, but some jobs need human connection and creativity. But are we underestimating what robots can do? In some cases, they already perform better than doctors at diagnosing illness. Also, some patients might feel more comfortable sharing personal information with a machine than a person. Could there be a place for robots in education after all? British education expert Anthony Seldon thinks so. One thing is certain, though. Those negative aspects of teaching are something everyone agrees on.