BBC Learning English - 6 Minute English / The bitter taste of sugar How much sugar do you have a day? Rob and Neil talk about the recent recommendation by the World Health Organisation for people to reduce the amount of sugar they eat even more than previously advised. They say that it should account for 5% of the total energy we take from food – down from 10%. What do experts suggest to help people eat less sugar?
The Elephant's Child From the Just So Stories of Rudyard Kipling Download the audio story here. The young elephant hero is full of questions. Why is his tall uncle the giraffe so spotty? Why are the eyes of his broad aunt the hippopotamus so red? Listening Welcome to EnglishClub Listening, to help you learn the skill of listening in English. Listening is the first of the four language skills, which are: 1. Listening 2. Extreme Photo of the Week Photograph by Mike Schirf “I love the skiing down the best, but I don't love the skinning up,” says 11-year-old Lilliana Libecki, seen here with her dad, Mike, on their recent sailing-skiing expedition to the Antarctic Peninsula in front of Paradise Bay and a colony of Gentoo penguins. It was Lilliana’s very first expedition with her dad, a National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, Expeditions Council grantee, and veteran of 50-some remote expeditions. “I will never ever forget the skiing and icebergs and how curious and unafraid the penguins were,” Liliana says.
ESL About Us My name is Andrew Lawton and I am a Spanish teacher in Austin, TX. A couple of years ago I taught an informal ESL class and really enjoyed it. This experience inspired me to come up with my own lessons and worksheets to share with teachers and students for free. I created this website to help an intermediate to advanced ESL student work on his or her real world English communication skills. The lessons cover situations one would encounter while living in an English speaking country. The topics range from serious situations, like a hospital stay or a conversation with your child’s teacher, to lighter “fun” topics.
WHAT’S GOING ON IN THIS PICTURE - The Learning Network Blog Photo Students 1. After looking closely at the image above (or at the full-size image), think about these three questions: What is going on in this picture? ! 1 English Vocab Book One This site called 'English Vocab Book One' has a lot of important words to learn. I made this corner especially for kids, and have lots of easy and fun words. I hope all of you enjoy this corner. When you finish the corner, I will make a corner called 'English Vocab Two'.
A Five-Minute Activity to Bring Music into the Classroom Wouldn’t you like to be listening to the latest hit on the radio and find out that you are able to understand the lyrics?Wow!!! Don’t you, every now and then, sing along even though you can only remember some of the words from the chorus and you don’t have the slightest clue about what it means? I’m sure you do! We have all been there!
Immigrant earnings ‘a failure’ - Göteborg Daily Refugees and other immigrant groups are finding it hard to establish themselves in the labour market, even after 10 years in Sweden, suggests a report from daily newspaper Dagens Nyheter. The newspaper followed the progress of nearly 15,500 immigrants of working age who received permanent residency in 2004 and are still registered in Sweden. After ten years, those who came here as refugees earned a median wage of only 11,100 kronor per month - less than half the figure for the entire population. Around three out of ten receive welfare benefits from the municipality. Another group who had problems establishing themselves were those who came here to be with relatives.
! 1 English Vocab Book Two This site called 'English Vocab Book Two' has a lot of important words to learn. I made this corner especially for teens, and have lots of easy and fun words. I hope all of you enjoy this corner. Love: Listen A Minute.com: English Listening Lesson Love makes the ________________, not money. I agree with the centuries-old quote that says, ‘Love conquers all’. It’s true when you ________________. So much has been written about love.