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 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 170316 – St Patrick’s Day Is My Fiesta

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Click on the image to download the pdf Having lived nearly half his life abroad, Irish ECP coach Darren Lynch explains what will be going through his mind today, Saint Patrick’s Day. Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: spuds (n): potatoes crave (v): to have an […]

WEP 250216 – Watching films in Spain: to dub or not to dub?

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Click on the image to download the pdf Around 70% of films shown in Spanish cinemas are made in Hollywood. 100% of them are dubbed into Spanish. What are the consequences of this policy? (asks ECP coach John) Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: dub (v): […]

WEP 180216 – Spanish civil servant skips work for years

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Click on the image to download the pdf Joaquín García failed to show up for his job at the water board for at least six years Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: skip work (informal): to fail to attend; to miss to be posted: to send […]

WEP 110216 – How a bad taste in music really CAN ruin a relationship

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Click on the image to download the pdf   Why do some relationships fail? Scientists believe that it could be our taste in music. Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: click (informal): if two people click, they realize immediately that they like each other and understand […]

WEP 120215 – Can We ‘Auto-Correct’ Humanity?

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Click on the image to download the pdf A Rap by Prince Ea about our digital obsessions Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: ain’t it: informal form of ‘isn’t it’ or ‘hasn’t it’ selfish: egotistic, self-absorbed, insensitive ‘cause: contraction of ‘because’ (informal) bugging: to upset – […]