‘Game of Thrones’ Season 2 Gets A Trailer and Casts Its Lord of Bones With the premiere of the second season based on A Clash of Kings on the way this spring, HBO offers some tantalizing glimpses of what's to come in this two-minute making-of piece. So consider this a mild SPOILER WARNING for anyone who anyone who absolutely doesn't want any kind of hint of what the second season of Game of Thrones is going to look like (but it's too late, you've clicked the link so you should watch it already). The two minute mini-featurette mostly contains the returning characters from the first season in costume--or at least, the ones that made it out of the first season alive--as well as super-brief snippets of some of the new characters that will be making their first appearance in season 2. Featuring running narration by show creators D.B. The trailer comes on the heels of the announcement (broken by The Hollywood Reporter via Martin's blog) that the character Lord of Bones has been cast with newcomer Edward Dogliani taking the role.
Basic Listening Resource Welcome to a SAMPLE of the Basic Listening Resource. This resource will help you hear what people are saying in English. In this resource, you will listen to many people talking about many interesting things. You will read lessons, listen to conversations and stories, and watch videos too. There are lots of exercises to practice listening. You will improve your listening skills. Lessons! Real English is a Registered Trademark of The Marzio School. Lesson 1 - Hi! Level: BeginnerNormal, Formal, and Informal Greetings, What's your name?, and possessive adjectives. Lesson 2 - Where are you from? Nina Simone About Nina Simone Known for: Composed over 500 songs, recorded almost 60 albums First woman to win the Jazz Cultural Award "Woman of the Year" 1966, Jazz at Home Club Female Jazz Singer of the Year, 1967, National Association of Television and Radio Announcers Dates: February 21, 1933 (*) - April 21, 2003 Occupation: pianist, singer Also known as: "Priestess of Soul"; birth name: Eunice Kathleen Waymon, Eunice Wayman Nina Simone Biography In 1993, Don Shewey wrote of Nina Simone in the Village Voice, "She's not a pop singer, she's a diva, a hopeless eccentric ... who has so thoroughly co-mingled her odd talent and brooding temperament that she has turned herself into a force of nature, an exotic creature spied so infrequently that every appearance is legendary."
Intermediate Listening Resource In this unit, you will hear a lot of family talk. You will listen to a speaker talking about an interesting problem that families are having in many parts of the world today. You will watch a video in which Verna and Alphonse Green, the mother and father from our introductory video, deal with a problem in their marriage. You will hear a radio interview about adults who live with their parents, and you will listen to several people talking about the difficulties of working and caring for children. You will learn new vocabulary, and you will do exercises with these new words. Your listening skills will improve as you work on catching the basic ideas that people are saying, and your understanding of spoken English will improve as you practice picking the words out of sounds that are all linked together.
Jazz chants Miles Craven presents a series of short jazz chants – a fun way to practise stress and rhythm in the classroom, to help your students sound more natural when they speak English. How to use Jazz Chants in the classroom You can use these jazz chants in a variety of fun ways. Better@English _Video and audio Posted on August 19, 2006 Filed under Learning resources | Criteria for listing a site on this page it has to provide useful contentit has to load fairly quicklyit has to be easy to get to the content without popups or adsI have to like it Many of these sites use Real Media. If you think Real Player is evil, you can download Real Alternative and Media Player Classic. How to Improve Your English Pronunciation One of the most common questions I am asked is, “How can I improve my pronunciation?” I wrote this post to answer that question, and hopefully help you improve your English pronunciation! I believe that good pronunciation is essential for speaking AND understanding spoken English well. Below is a list of my best tips for improving your English pronunciation.