“Any teacher that can be replaced with a computer, deserves to be.” – David Thornburg

24 May 2017

"Rivers know this: There is no hurry. We shall get there someday" A. A. Milne

22 May 2017

EXAM LISTENING


Choose a level, listen to the audio or watch the video and take a quiz. These lessons take just a minute to do and are designed for ESL students. For example, lesson 1027 Countries United.


Listening Quizzes (easy, medium, difficult). Why don't you have a go at this quiz? Job hunting (multiple choice).

Choose C1 level and practice, practice, practice. Try tackle War's Silver Lining, a gap fill lesson.

11 May 2017

WRITING REVIEWS


Steven Soderbergh bids farewell to cinema in style – with a gripping psychological thriller about big pharma and mental health that cruelly leaves you craving one last fix.
(Side EffectsThe Guardian review)

Side Effects is an old school psychological thriller (you never quite know who to trust...) directed by Steven Soderbergh. It stars Jude Law, Rooney Mara, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Channing Tatum. It was released in the US on February 8th, 2013. An edge-of-your-seat thriller!!



How to write a review 1: Hints and useful language
How to write a review 3: positive and negative adjectives


C1 2016-17 required reading: 
Notes From a Big Country by Bill Bryson


10 May 2017

HOW TO AGE GRACEFULLY



 Conditional sentences practice

"Had any of these things happened differently, the end of Daisy’s afternoon would have been another one"