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? Follow the discussion and learn some food-related vocabulary.
English Listening Exercises - Intermediate Level Listening Quiz - A Job Opportunity - 1 English Listening Quizzes: A Job Opportunity - 1 In this listening quiz, you will hear two people talking about a new job opportunity. You will hear the listening twice. 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 Klondike - Rush for Gold In the summer of 1897 two ocean going steamers landed on the west coast of the United States. One ship, The Excelsior, landed in San Francisco and three days later The Portland landed in Seattle. Down the gangplank of these two ships went a rag-tag group of men and women carrying sacks of gold. Some walked down the docks with $5,000 worth of gold while others had over $100,000 worth. The miners told of the rich claims they had staked one year earlier on a series of small creeks flowing into the Klondike River.
CAN YOU GUESS WHAT I LOOK LIKE? The other day I came across some wonderful suggestions for the use of game shows in the classroom given in 30 ACTIVITIES INSPIRED BY GAME SHOWS by Pete from ELT-PLANNING. Game shows and TV quizzes are truly a great source of inspiration for classroom activities. My today’s post is inspired by The Voice. Each year thousands of aspiring singers attend auditions for the popular singing performance competition while the audiences in many countries are glued to the television screen. The blind auditions, when the coaches’ chairs are faced towards the audience during singers’ performances and the coaches cannot see the singers, are probably the most exciting part of the show.
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. Food Safety: Listen A Minute.com: English Listening Lesson Food safety seems ____________________ issue nowadays. I can’t remember it ____________________ big problem years ago. With today’s technology, it ____________________ problem. But it is.
You Have The Power Understanding energy and energy solutions is necessary if current and future generations are going to help solve our energy challenges. Being armed with a greater understanding of energy allows us to be better decision-makers and to make wiser choices in our personal lives, as well as in our communities. Energy-related decisions usually require the work of many experts to address economic, political, environmental, social, and other factors. But in this interactive, the decision belongs to students. Use or adapt these prompts to engage your students in the interactive: