Let me share with you the history and evolution of Father Christmas to practice your reading comprehension. Also I have some enjoyable listening practice with the animated film Father Christmas. Christmas vocabulary too!
It’s Halloween this week so… 1) Read a scary story from M. R. James to practice your reading comprehension. 2) Watch a Ted talk by Carrie Poppy about science and the Paranormal to work on your listening skills. 3) Learn an idiom with ghost = to give up the ghost.
Take 5 – what does it mean?Pronunciation – famous.
A tedtalk on Joy with full transcript and vocabulary notes. Idiom – as cool as a cucumber. Recommended reading – French words used in English, from Next Step English. The answers to the Blue Skies gapfill from the last article.
Freak in English does not mean the same as friki in Spanish. The difference between nerd, geek and freak.
In my area lots of men have beards recently! Introduction, A brief (short) history of beards, The names of a few styles, Fun facts about beards, Beard and moustache competition, The answers to last week’s spelling quiz