WEP 180615 – WB Yeats: The 20th Century’s greatest poet?

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Click on the image to download the pdf Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: Bar (n): Law well-to-do (adj): prosperous, rich verse (n): a poem or piece of poetry to stuggle (v): to contend with an adversary or opposing force, to find something difficult to imbue  […]

WEP 110615 – 11 facts about global poverty

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Click on the image to download the pdf     Global poverty is getting worse in the 21st century. According to statistics the gap between rich and poor has never been wider in human history. Here are 11 facts on the subject. 1)  Nearly 1/2 of the world’s population — more than 3 billion people […]

WEP 040615 – Why you should study English pronunciation

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Click on the image to download the pdf Pronunciation is definitely the biggest thing that people notice when you are speaking English. Tomas tells us a personal anecdote about this. Michal and I once went to a conversation class taught by Americans. Before the class started, the teacher said to us: “So, do you speak […]

WEP 280515 – The real meaning of numbers

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Click on the image to download the pdf Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: census: an official count or survey, especially of population payroll: a list of a company’s employees and their salaries goalkeeper: a player who stays in goal top flight: the top division crossbar: […]

WEP 210515 – Woofs and wifi: Is San Anton the world’s coolest church?

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Click on the image to download the pdf Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: nestle (v): be situated in a half-hidden or sheltered position roll out (phrasal verb): the introduction of a new product, service, or policy to the public strike (v): to make an impression […]

WEP 140515 – Ben Folds: “Sometimes you sit on the song toilet and nothing comes out”

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Click on the image to download the pdf Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: workshop: a discussion/study group guidance: help and direction, advice swap: to change one thing for another, to exchange remove: to take away, to delete adhere to: to follow, to stick to fancy […]

WEP 070515 –  Can car batteries power your home?

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Click on the image to download the pdf Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: storage / to store: to accumulate for future use utilities: companies that provide energy, water, gas etc to the public and businesses. e.g. Iberdrola plentiful: to be abundant, to have a lot […]

WEP 230415 – WARNING to visitors: No SELFIE-STICKS allowed!

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Click on the image to download the pdf Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: nuisance: something that causes inconvenience  public realm: public domain, common knowledge premises: a building or space occupied by a business or activity devices: an object made for a specific purpose esp. electronic […]

WEP 160415 – Catalonia to say adéu to long working days

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Click on the image to download the pdf Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: to spell: to be a sign or characteristic of; to mean (context) prime-time: time when TV/radio has the largest audience to lobby: to try to influence decision-makers chores: a routine task, especially […]