26/01/17 The Right To Disconnect

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Click on the image to download the pdf French workers now have ‘right to disconnect’ as France seeks to establish agreements that afford work flexibility but avoid burnout Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: burnout: exhaustion of physical or emotional strength or motivation usually as a […]

19/01/17 What’s Wrong With Charity?

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Click on the image to download the pdf “The poor are always with us,” said Jesus allegedly. Does giving really help alleviate poverty? Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: charity: to raise money for those in need stopgap: a temporary way of solving a problem band-aid: […]

12/01/17 Five Pound Notes Worth £50,000

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Click on the image to download the pdf British banks have issued new ‘plastic’ five pound notes. An artist has ‘drawn’ on 4 of them and now they could be worth thousands of pounds. Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: to issue: to emit or distribute […]