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BBC Ideas: Short films and videos for curious minds

BBC Ideas: Short films and videos for curious minds

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Watch 66 Oscar-Nominated-and-Award-Winning Animated Shorts Online, Courtesy o... I recently heard someone quip that proposals to cut the Academy Awards are tantamount to suggesting that the NFL trim down the Super Bowl. Certainly for many who would rather watch the former any day of the week, even the play-by-play of technical categories repays attention. Yet people who think of the Oscars as a major sporting event with big stars and blockbusters going head-to-head can still appreciate the show as more than spectacle. How else, for example, would most of us learn about brilliant animated short films like the National Film Board of Canada’s Animal Behaviour, made by husband and wife team Alison Snowden and David Fine and nominated in this year’s Oscars? (See the trailer above.)

Test English - Prepare for your English exam Exercise 1 Choose the present simple or present continuous to complete the sentences below. Present simple vs present continuous – form Present simple – short forms Mini Lesson Plan: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle - LittleLives They’re highly innovative too! For egg-sample (Get it? Because birds lay eggs?), Bowerbirds, from New Guinea and Australia, have a very unique courtship behaviour. The males will build a structure and carefully decorate it with colour-coordinated items (many blue bottle caps in the right picture) that they think the females will find most attractive. The Speaking Corner Podcast Published 11 April 2019 ‘The Speaking Corner’ is our inaugural five-part podcast series all about developing speaking skills and using research to inform practice. Each episode will deal with a different theme that we think is relevant to English language teaching more widely and specifically on teaching speaking. The podcast will also feature various techniques and tips that can help you teach speaking confidently. Over the next few weeks we’ll be sharing our episodes here on our blog.

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Does being bilingual make you smarter? Language teacher and researcher Miguel Angel Muñoz explains the latest research on how being bilingual affects your brain, ahead of a British Council seminar in Cardiff on whether learning a foreign language makes you smarter. You can watch the live-streamed seminar on Tuesday, 3 June. More than half the world's population uses two or more languages every day It is hard to estimate the exact number of bilingual people in the world, as there is a lack of reliable statistics . But in 2012, a Eurobarometer survey established that 'just over half of Europeans (54%)' are bilingual, and other studies hypothesise that more than half of the world’s population is bilingual.

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