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EASY, LENNIE

Check out this reference to Of Mice and Men:



I'd like to take this opportunity to congratulate you all for your contributions to today's lecture about Of Mice and Men. You really made the most of it. I'm really proud of you. And remember, now that we've learnt so many things about this wonderful book, it would be a great idea to read it again, don't you agree? Who would have guessed so many things could be said in such a short novel.
Keep up the good work! Almost forgot! Thank you, Elena, for the delicious carrot cake you brought to class this morning. Yummy!









And finally, the song used at the beginning of the lecture, Pastures of Plenty by Woody Guthrie.
Lyrics
Woody Guthrie's biography (and really interesting it is, don't miss it!).
"The note of hope is the only note that can help us or save us from falling to the bottom of the heap of evolution, because, largely, about all a human being is, anyway, is just a hoping machine."- Source: Pastures of P…

IMPROVE YOUR WRITING

Of Mice and Men RESOURCES

TRAILER:


BBC DOCUMENTARY:
Part 1
Part 2

THOM STEINBECK INTERVIEW: About his father's work


BIG IDEAS:
Of Mice & Men, Big Ideas
More PowerPoint presentations from David Vega

ENGLISH LITERATURE: Of Mice and Men
GCSE Bitesize (BBC Schools)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/english_literature/prosemicemen/

AND FOR LOTS OF ONLINE RESOURCES, click here.

LISTENING + SCRIPT

My dear students, here you can find different websites where you can practise listening on your own. Some of the websites include exam practice exercises. Others, however, only provide the videos but you can read the script at the same time, which, as you all know, it's good practice for your learning. Just click on the words TRANSCRIPT, SCRIPT, TEXT or something similar and get ready to improve your listening skill!


PBS NewsHour (American English)ABC The World Today (Australian English)CNN Students News (American English)NPR (American English) Click on TOPICSVOA News (American English)Future Radio (British English)BBC Learning English (British English) Here you have a link to a list of British radio stations. Before choosing one, please have a look at the information about the location so that you can have a go at different accents.
Listening + script + exercises: http://www.examenglish.com/CAE/http://www.instant-practice.com/http://www.esl-lab.com/https://www.englishlistening.com/…