WEP260117 – 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 […]

WEP190117 – 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: […]

WEP120117 – 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 […]

WEP221216 – Living Room Concerts

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Click on the image to download the pdf Your Living Room Might Be Your Next Concert Venue. House concerts give singer-songwriters like Callaghan a way to earn a living, while bringing music to fans in the most intimate way. Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: jambalaya: a […]

WEP151216 – Busting Back Pain Myths

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Click on the image to download the pdf Back pain is a leading cause of disability worldwide, and one of the main reasons people miss work Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: to bust: to break to arise: if a particular situation or problem arises, it […]

WEP081216 – FRED Talks

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Click on the image to download the pdf Running, Multiple Intelligences, Curling, And Learning Anything In 20 Hours (Or Less) Last Friday we had a wonderful evening of FRED Talks at the ECP Hub. Three students and one ECP coach gave short talks about some fascinating and inspiring subjects. Food, drinks, music and conversation made […]

WEP 011216 – Humans And Dogs

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Click on the image to download the pdf Let’s talk about humans who have dogs. There has been a massive increase in dog ownership in Gasteiz over the last few years. Coach John gives a personal view on the phenomenon. Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: bum: […]