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.
What is a quote? 5 Essential quotes for language learners, with vocabulary and language notes. Free downloadable images with the quotes. The answer to last articles Snow Patrol song gapfill activity. Recommended watching and listening practice – Rita Pierson Tedtalk.
10 Ways to have a better conversation by Celeste Headlee. Celeste’s 10 recommendations with language notes (definitions for the more difficult English words).
Recommended reading Practice: Listening to people, Harvard Business Review, 1957. Last week’s Valentine’s Vocabulary Quiz Answer Key.
Make time this week to practice your English with these 2 educational and interesting talks. 1 on fake news vrs real news, and the second on the evolution of word meanings. And read this cool article with 3 recipes from fiction from The Guardian.