WEP 10th anniversary of ECP & the WEP

25/06/20 10th Anniversary of ECP and the WEP

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June 2020 marked the 10th anniversary of our cooperative and that meant that we have been producing the Weekly English Practice for 10 years too! This is the last Weekly English Practice of this course. Thanks for watching, reading and listening to the WEP! See you again in the autumn! Click on the image to download […]

WEP Computers and language

18/06/20 Can Computers Understand Ambiguity in Languages?

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Will computers ever be able to handle ambiguity in language? Click on the image to download the pdf. Read and check you understand this vocabulary before you read and listen to the text. to pose: to constitute, to represent (a problem, a challenge, a danger) hopeless: very bad, useless world knowledge: non-linguistic information, such as […]

WEP New Normality

11/06/20 What Is This “New Normality”?

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ECP coach Darren ‘Kez’ Kurien tells us what his “new normality” is like. Click on the image to download the pdf. Read and check you understand this vocabulary before you read and listen to the text. lockdown: a state of isolation used as a security measure to back away: to walk in reverse due to […]

WEP Missing Sport

04/06/20 Missing Sport: It’s So Much More Than a Game

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No, it’s not only a game. It’s so much more. ECP coach Darren talks about why he is missing sport so much during the lockdown. Click on the image to download the pdf. Read and check you understand this vocabulary before you read and listen to the text. unlikely: improbable, very small chance something will […]

WEP Spanish omelette

28/05/20 Scientists Invent a Schrödinger Spanish Omelette

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Breaking news! Scientists create a Schrödinger Spanish omelette both with and without onion. Spanish cuisine can finally be reunited after decades of conflict. Click on the image to download the pdf Read and check you understand this vocabulary before you read and listen to the text. spuds: an informal word for potato staple: the main or […]

WEP Edurne Pasaban

21/05/20 Edurne Pasaban: Two Lifetimes in One

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Last Sunday marked the 10th anniversary of Edurne Pasaban becoming the first woman to climb all fourteen 8000ers. ECP coach Rob Hextall finds out more about the Basque climber. Click on the image to download the pdf Read and check you understand this vocabulary before you read and listen to the text. 8000er: a mountain […]

WEP IDAHO

14/05/20 International Day Against Homophobia (IDAHO)

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This Sunday is the International Day Against Homophobia (IDAHO) and marks the 30th anniversary of a crucial achievement for LGBTQ rights. Click on the image to download the pdf Read and check you understand this vocabulary before you read and listen to the text: up to speed: up to date, in the same position highlight: underline, […]

WEP Catch Up in Lockdown

23/04/20 The Pros and Cons of Catching Up in Lockdown

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‘Catching up’ is the new craze for people whose habits have been changed by the lockdown. But what are the different meanings of this phrasal verb? ECP coach Rob investigates. Click on the image to download the pdf Read and check you understand this vocabulary before you read and listen to the text: pros and […]

WEP The Art Of Loving

16/04/20 A Good Read: The Art of Loving

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The lockdown due to the COVID–19 crisis has given us the opportunity to read more. Here, ECP coach John describes The Art of Loving by Erich Fromm. Click on the image to download the pdf Read and check you understand this vocabulary before you read and listen to the text: steeped: filled with, influenced by […]

WEP Fracking

07/11/19 UK Government Announces Fracking Moratorium

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England joins Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland in suspending fracking. But will the measure become permanent? Click on the image to download the pdf England joins Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland in suspending the controversial practice. But will the measure become permanent? Read and check you understand this vocabulary before you read and listen to […]