WEP 171215 Muhammad Ali defends Muslims after Trump’s immigrant ban plan

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Click on the image to download the pdf   “The Greatest” is still renowned today for his epochal victories in the boxing ring and his principled stances on religious freedom and racial justice Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: ban/bar: to forbid (someone) from doing or […]

WEP 101215 – Extreme ironing

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Click on the image to download the pdf Extreme ironing is an extreme sport and performance art in which people take ironing boards to remote locations and iron items of clothing Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: pressed: ironed tongue-in-cheek: not to be taken seriously; a […]

WEP 031215 Why does everybody need to speed? (including me)

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Click on the image to download the pdf ECP coach Rob Hextall carried out an experiment last month in the streets of Gasteiz Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: to speed (v): to drive faster than the established legal limit to honk (v): to use your […]

WEP 261115 Top 5 lists (or 10, 20…)

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Click on the image to download the pdf Top 5 lists (or 10, 20…) Daily, we receive Facebook requests to publish our ‘Top Lists’ of favourite songs, films and books. We love it, don’t  we? After all everyone has an ‘inner nerd.’  Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to […]

WEP 191115 Does champagne stop dementia?

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Click on the image to download the pdf Does champagne stop dementia? A study found that it improved spatial awareness, so it might make it easier to find the way home from the pub. Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: crack open (vb): to open a […]

WEP 121115 – ‘Dead’ Spanish doctor found alive in Italian forest after 19 years

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Click on the image to download the pdf ‘Dead’ Spanish doctor found alive in Italian forest after 19 years A Spanish doctor, declared legally dead in 2010, has been found living in a tent deep in the forest of Tuscany by two Italian mushroom pickers Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read […]

WEP 051115 Alternative Sleep Cycles

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Click on the image to download the pdf Alternative Sleep Cycles Perhaps you don’t really need to get 8 hours’ sleep a night. Jordan Lejuwaan explains why Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: monophasic: having only one phase polyphasic: having several phases naps: short sleeps (siestas) […]