Category Archive: Texts

Jul 20

Cook in English – Healthy turmeric ginger lemonade

 A delicious recipe with a quick vocabulary building task! What’s not to like? Prep and cook time:  20 minutes Serves 4 4   cups water 1   teaspoon turmeric powder or fresh peeled (=with the skin off) turmeric root 1   teaspoon ginger powder (or a 4-inch strip fresh ginger root, peeled) honey or dark-liquid stevia, to …

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Jan 27

Sample Answers to the Weakness Question – The JOB HUNT series

 As part of the JOB HUNT series, we’ll go through the most common and difficult job interview questions and give you sample answers suggested by HR experts in the field. One of the most common and least liked questions you can get at the job interview is the weakness question. The weakness question may take …

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Dec 28

CEFR Levels Explained – Now I Know

 CEFR levels are among the first things you read about when you get information about language exams. Also known as A1 – A2 – B1 – B2 – C1 – C2, these letter-number combinations are used to describe your proficiency level in English. But what exactly do they mean? What are you supposed to know …

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Dec 02

Reading & Vocabulary – Want to keep your friends? Then don’t use this word!

 Useful advice about what to say when you are too busy to hang out with (=spend time with) your friends, but you want to show them that you care about them and they are important! Level: B2 (intermediate and above)     Want to keep your friends? Then Don’t use this word!   There’s this …

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Nov 24

TOEFL Practice – Thanksgiving in North America

 We are excited to announce that we are launching a series of posts to help you prepare for a range of international language exams! This first posts will help those who are getting ready for a TOEFL test. The TOEFL is mainly for students who would like to study at university in the US (or …

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Nov 23

Pearls of Wisdom from Goldie Hawn, Actress and Happiness Expert

 Goldie Hawn – who says she’s most proud of being a “happiness expert” and who is also known for her MindUp educational foundation besides being an award-winning actress – has shared some valuable advice about life with us. What do you think?  Level: B1/B2 and above Vocabulary Sentence patterns Goldie Hawn possesses an eternal youthfulness that …

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Nov 19

Childhood obesity linked to parenting style

 Parenting style may be causing obesity in kids, Canadian researchers say. Here is how! Level: B2 and above What you can practice: Reading comprehension, Vocabulary building   Your parenting style may be causing your child’s obesity (=being fat, overweight) A Canadian study suggests certain approaches (= style, method) to parenting may increase (=make larger) risk …

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Nov 16

Migrant crisis: Migration to Europe explained in graphics

 Migrant crisis: Migration to Europe explained in graphics How many people are coming? Where do they come from? What is the plan for their resettlement? And will it work? A number of questions that  have been raised by politicians, decision-makers or anybody living in Europe – or elsewhere. Check out the article of the BBC …

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Nov 13

Quote of the Day #1 – Jamie Oliver on Travelling

   “Pick a destination, go there, be open-minded and talk to the locals. Eat the things they eat and go where they go. You don’t need to be fluent, just as long as you’ve got a smile on your face – people will be jumping over themselves to show you the stuff they’re proud of.” …

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Nov 13

Leaving EU would be a ‘disaster’, British universities warn

  Leaving EU would be a ‘disaster’, British universities warn What are the impacts of a potential UK exit from the European Union? How will the economy, industry, agriculture, or even education be affected? Below, you will find one view from the world of academics,  as published in an article of The Guardian,  with some …

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