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PODCASTS IN ENGLISH

Listen to English and learn English with pie - the podcast site for learners and teachers of English.http://www.podcastsinenglish.com/index.shtml
Choose the level, the topic and enjoy while improving your English. Why don't you try n. 91 On yer bike ?

WACKY INVENTIONS

Inventions Fact Files

Have you ever heard of  FLYKLY?

The phrase “This changes everything” gets thrown around a lot, but in the sustainable commuting sphere, an invention out of New York by a group of bike enthusiasts just might actually change everything. The Smart Wheel by FlyKly Bikes is a motorized bike wheel that can fit on almost any bike, instantly turning a regular bike into an electric one, opening up the options of who can bike commute, where, how far and in what terrain. Bike commuting in urban areas has the potential to combat an enormous number of problems: traffic congestion, air pollution, gas consumption, and commuting affordability. But would-be bikers are often limited by various constraints, including weather, physical condition, cost and time.
Bicycles remind me of ... post.

ONE WORLD OF ENGLISH

Look what I came across! Here you can practise grammar, vocabulary, listening, phrasal verbs, idioms,... so, as George Clooney would say, what else?
OneWorldOfEnglish
My choice:
Grammar exercises with YouTube videos
Listening comprehension C1 level (exam practice)


REVISE VERB TENSES WITH SONGS

Multimedia English: unit 10 lesson A
Verb tenses exercises

REMEMBER, REMEMBER THE 5TH OF NOVEMBER

Why do we celebrate Guy Fawkes Night? video

Guy Fawkes protest on central London on Bonfire Night: video

Bonfire mistaken for fly-tipping by council: article

Fireworks display warning over firefighters strike: article

Has the fire gone out For Guy Fawkes Night? article

Stay safe on Bonfire Night: video

For the 2012 EnglishWithoutEnd post, click here.

James Blunt - Bonfire Heart song:

THE TUDORS: tv show


For Tudor history, click here.

HORRIBLE HISTORIES
Terrible Tudors: The Wives of Henry VIII and the Tudors songs

COLLOCATIONS DICTIONARY

Check this out! Great online dictionary of collocations to help you improve your writing: ozdic