Category Archives: Listening

Sports

Listen to these commentators broadcasting different sports, can you guess which 6 sports they are? sport 1, sport 2, sport 3, sport 4, sport 5, sport 6 Here goes the transcript for you to check. You were able to guess … Continue reading

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Is Greed Ever Good?

Years ago a great movie on the 80s excesses in the US was released, Wall Street, a story of a corporate takeover artist who took over one company at a time. Small stuff compared to the financial¬†engineering that brought down … Continue reading

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Hot Issues – part 2: vocabulary and debates

Second and final part of our hot issues presentations. Remember to click on the blue interactive media links below (they include video, audio and provide a link to any website with the click of a button) and scroll over the … Continue reading

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Home: life on Earth

Home is a 2009 documentary by Yann Arthus-Bertrand. The film is almost entirely composed of aerial shots of various places on Earth, it was filmed in 50 countries. It shows the diversity of life on Earth and how humanity is … Continue reading

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What Would You Do If…?

What Would You Do? is an American television programme broadcast on ABC since 2009. The show is about setting up everyday scenarios and then capturing people’s reactions.¬† Often people speculate on how they might act in a difficult situation, but … Continue reading

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Crime: vocabulary and debates

Have your ever been the victim of a crime? Have you ever witnessed a crime? Have you ever committed a crime? As you can check in the ppt below, crime is a tricky area as there are a number of … Continue reading

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The Apprentice: Auditions

Next March, sixteen candidates will begin their fight for one-life changing opportunity – a quarter of a million pounds to start up a business with Lord Sugar as their partner. One of the most interesting parts of these programmes is … Continue reading

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