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HOW TO CHEAT AT PRONUNCIATION

Another useful YouTube channel: Emma Saying
Learn how to say words in English correctly with Emma Saying free pronunciation tutorials.

Christmas ads 2017 round-up

The battle for the most popular Christmas advert is underway...
Best Christmas Adverts 2017 – Festive Round up So Far.
Christmas ads 2017 round-up: Watch the festive best from around the world.


#everybitofChristmas | Sainsbury's Ad | Christmas 2017
THE 'GOGGLEBOX' CAST INTERACTS WITH GOOGLE HOME IN CHANNEL 4 AD BREAK TAKEOVER

XMAS SHOPPING

A Special Christmas Story: The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry. /ˈmeɪdʒaɪ/ 
1.Read the short story online here (only 6 pages).
2. Listen to it : The VOA Special English program, AMERICAN STORIES (with transcript). The mp3 file is on the right-hand side.
3. Summary, Theme & Analysis (video and quiz).
The Magi: In the Bible, the three men, thought to be kings or astrologers, who followed a star to visit Jesus Christ when he was a baby and give him presents. They are also called the Three Kings or the Three Wise Men.

SPEAKING EXAM, Task 2 (interaction):
Read the following articles in order to gather ideas and vocabulary about this topic:
- The pros and cons of online shopping: Article 1
- The pros and cons of online shopping: Article 2 - Demonetisation:Fundamental shift in payment habits

ONLY NOW DO I UNDERSTAND INVERSION