WEP 231117 – Spain’s new football jersey to be delayed

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Click on the image to download the pdf Critics say the official shirt for the World Cup resembles the flag of the Spanish Second Republic Vocabulary Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: to creep: to develop or occur gradually almost without being seen or noticed to subside: […]

WEP 161117 – Extra holidays for non-smokers

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Click on the image to download the pdf A Japanese company has decided to grant its non-smoking staff an additional six days of holiday a year to make up for the time off smokers take for cigarette breaks. Vocabulary Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: grant: to give, to permit allowance: an […]

WEP 091117 – Alcohol helps you speak English better – but other factors are more important!

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Click on the image to download the pdf A recent study looked at alcohol’s effects on speaking a second language. ECP’s exclusive survey asked students about other factors too. Vocabulary Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: researcher: a person who investigates (researches) things to attend: to go […]

WEP 021117 – The Brazilian women using football to escape the favelas

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Click on the image to download the pdf For decades, women’s football was banned in Brazil. Now ex-drug traffickers are tackling prejudice in the game by training future soccer stars from the favelas Vocabulary Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: ridden: excessively full  stray: not in the […]

WEP 261017 – Ten Days That Shook the World

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Click on the image to download the pdf A summary of the eyewitness account of the Russian Revolution by American journalist John Reed Vocabulary Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: palpable: a strong atmosphere, plain to see stream: a continuous flow to blag: to get something by […]

WEP 191017 – How well do you know your ECP coach?

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Click on the image to download the pdf And how good are you at spotting fake news stories? Vocabulary Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: toddler: a young child who is just beginning to walk braces: a device fitted into the mouth to straighten teeth aka: also […]

WEP 121017 – Meditation made interesting

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Click on the image to download the pdf   If you want the emotional and health benefits of meditation, but feel uncomfortable sitting like Buddha, you are not the only one. Vocabulary Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: to struggle: to fight, to have difficulty to fancy: […]

WEP 051017 – The Life Cycle Of A T-shirt

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Click on the image to download the pdf Annually, we sell and buy two billion t-shirts globally, but how and where is the average t-shirt made, and what is its environmental impact? Vocabulary Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: item: an individual object or unit to sow […]

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: […]