WEP 241116 – The ‘phone walk’

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Click on the image to download the pdf Walking while using a phone changes the way your legs move. This new gait isn’t the only way handsets are making us less mobile Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: treadmill: an exercise machine used for running or […]

WEP 171116 – ‘Gay cake’ appeal: Christian bakers Ashers lose appeal

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Click on the image to download the pdf The Christian owners of a Northern Ireland bakery have lost their appeal against a ruling that their refusal to make a “gay cake” was discriminatory. Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: appeal: request for a judge’s decision to […]

WEP 101116 – Could our digital records disappear in a disaster or an attack?

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Click on the image to download the pdf A solar storm or deliberate hostile actions could severely disrupt our internet-based civilisation Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: record: a permanent account of a past event clay: earth that is moulded when wet and then dried to […]

WEP 031116 – The waste mountain of coffee cups

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Click on the image to download the pdf Every day hundreds of thousands of Britons put their coffee cup into a recycling bin. They’re wrong – those cups aren’t recyclable, and the UK throws away 2.5bn of them a year Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: […]

WEP 271016 – My culinary travels

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Click on the image to download the pdf ECP coach John has lived in a few countries. Here is a description of some of the wonderful dishes he has enjoyed and learned to cook on his travels Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: curry:  generic name […]

WEP 201016 – Spanish woman gives birth to ‘miracle’ baby at age of 62

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Click on the image to download the pdf “I’m the happiest woman in the world” said the 62-year-old Spanish doctor, who gave birth to a healthy baby girl on Monday becoming one of the oldest mothers in the world. Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: to […]

WEP 131016 – Thinking in a Foreign Language Makes Decisions More Rational

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Click on the image to download the pdf Experiments on more than 300 people from the U.S. and Korea found that thinking in a second language reduces biases that influence how risks and benefits are perceived Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: bias: preconceptions; partiality. to […]