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Lego-style apartment transforms into infinite spaces When Christian Schallert isn’t cooking, dressing, sleeping or eating, his 24 square meter (258 square feet) apartment is an empty cube. To use a piece of furniture, he has to build it. To sleep, he rolls his bed out from under the balcony, his stairs become become bedside tables and he can even swing his tv out from the wall. To dine, he lowers a plank from the wall, his flower-stand becomes a support and his stairs become a bench. To cook, he clicks a spot on his vast wall of click-able furniture, and a spring-loaded door swings up to reveal an instant kitchen: double-burner, dishwasher, sink, countertop and microwave oven. Located in Barcelona’s hip Born district, the tiny apartment is a remodeled pigeon loft. While there’s undoubtedly more work involved in constructing and deconstructing your dining room/kitchen/bedroom every day or meal (one of his friends has dubbed it “G.I.

Listen and Write - Dictation Understanding Randall's favorite listening activities on his site (Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab) 1. A Story to Remember: - A story of a man who was approached by an alien creature. Or was it?2. Lesson 1: What is news and where to find it This lesson, the first in a series of six, explains what makes news newsworthy and where to find news, as well as the importance of thinking about your audience. We also have a pick and mix section where teachers can pick out resources to create bespoke lessons for their pupils. And the special Teacher Essentials section includes lots of extra information and advanced resources. Please note: this lesson is designed to run for an hour, but all timings (except for video durations) are approximate and can be expanded or reduced if necessary. To understand what makes a story newsworthy To understand that news comes in a variety of formats and styles for different audiences To understand the nature of different news sources To understand the importance of truth and accuracy in news 1 - Video - What is news - 2 mins 30 secs (+ 2-3 mins to recap/discuss) Resources required: Internet access 2 - Video - Finding news - 3 mins (+ 2-3 mins to recap/discuss) Resources required: Internet access 1. 2.

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Literature PodOmatic | Podcast - Luke's ENGLISH Podcast Vebd in past simple Thank you for your comments. Use the embed code below to place this esl video quiz onto other webpages. For websites and blogs that support iframes: Vertical Player: <iframe src=" width="450" height="900" frameborder="0" scrolling="auto"> Vebd in past simple </iframe> Horizontal Player: <iframe src=" width="900" height="600" frameborder="0" scrolling="auto"> Vebd in past simple </iframe>

ESL Listening Comprehension Exercises - Movie Trailers 1 SECTION 3: Movie Trailers Learning through media (movies, music, etc.) is one of the best ways to learn a new language. The exercises below use movie trailers to help you to better understand spoken English. Here's what you do: Click on the video you want to watch below.Watch the video, and pay attention to it! (You can pause and rewind the video.)Answer the listening comprehension questions below the video.Check your answers. Southpaw Spy Far from the Madding Crowd Ant Man The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Ex-machina Foxcatcher Gone Girl Selma Nightcrawler NOTE: All of these videos are protected by copyright. Listen A Minute: Easier English Listening and Activities Listening Listening Lessons Dogs, Dogs, Dogs - Idioms and phrases using the word 'Dog'. Get the phone! - A listening exercise. Listen to the phone conversation and then answer the questions. Listening Exercise: The Birthday Party - A listening exercise. ESL Lessons Daily Word Copyright 2009 - 2013 - 5MinuteEnglish.com is an ESL (English as a Second Language) Resource

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