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PASS WITH FLYING COLOURS

PRACTISE ENGLISH ONLINE: INTERMEDIATE LEVEL

/Ә/ or schwa

I thought love was
Only true in fairy tales
Meant for someone else
But not for me
Love was out to get to me
That's the way it seems
Disappointment haunted
All my dreams

And then I saw her face
Now I'm a believer
Not a trace
Of doubt in my mind
I'm in love
I'm a believer
I couldn't leave her
If I tried

I thought love was
More or less a given thing
The more I gave the less
I got, oh yeah
What's the use in trying
All you get is pain
When I wanted sunshine
I got rain

And then I saw her face
Now I'm a believer
Not a trace
Of doubt in my mind
I'm in love
I'm a believer
I couldn't leave her
If I tried
What's the use in trying
All you get is pain
When I wanted sunshine
I got rain

And then I saw her face
Now I'm a believer
Not a trace
Of doubt in my mind
I'm in love
I'm a believer
I couldn't leave her
If I tried

Then I saw her face
Now I'm a believer
Not a trace
Of doubt in my mind
Now I'm a believer
Yeah, yeah, yeah
Yeah, yeah, yeah
I…

HOW YOU SAY... ACTORS AND ACTRESSES

Be honest, how do you pronounce Sean Connery, Gwyneth Paltrow or Tyrone Power?

And what about fashion brands? How do you say Nike, Levi's or Chanel?

What conclusion have you reached? Is English language chaotic? Read and listen to the following poem "The Chaos of the English Language" and then you tell me.
It's not so bad, isn't it? Just joking!!

YOU ARE SIMPLY THE BEST

Fancy revising comparatives and superlatives? Well, all you have to do is ...
Please do notice the following expressions that have already appeared in class:
- turn up (phrasal vb.)
- out of the blue (idiom)
- never mind
- stay away (phrasal vb.)
- beg (pronunciation of /g/)

More songs with phrasal verbs and such? Sure! Here you are:

- I won't /wəʊnt/give up on us
- rough
- tough
- a lot at stake
- we're worth it
- cave in

“The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.”

WEBQUESTS:

1.Discovering English culture

2.London webquest

3."Who is tired of London is tired of life"(Samuel Johnson)

LANGUAGE:

1.Survival English for travellers

2.Survival English
3.Welcome to London

     4.    Travel English (amazing website)

     5.    Slow London (radio programme)

LISTENING EXERCISE:



There are nine million people in a city full of historical landmarks, _________________ can be viewed from a cruise on the River Thames.
Westminster Abbey has been used for all the coronations since the year _____.
The Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, the Egyptian Obelisk and Buckingham Palace continue to be on any tourist itinerary.
There is a fascination with Kensington Palace _______________ are still placed for the late Princess Diana.
Harrods is a famous department store with price tags just as fancy.
Double-decker buses and ____________ phone booths are the city trademarks.
Memorabilia of the Royal Family is everywhere including the recognizable ___________ of the Horse Guards.
There are…

PHRASAL VERBS IN SONGS

Get phrasal verbs video (with subtitles)
Phrasal verb rap song:


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And now, do listen to this fantastic song: