WEP Screen Addiction

07/05/20 Using a Mini Phone to Fight Screen Addiction

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Nowadays, electronic devices are constantly calling out for our attention. ECP coach Rob describes his battle against screen addiction. Click on the image to download the pdf Read and check you understand this vocabulary before you read and listen to the text: annoyed: irritated, a little angry to scroll: to move text (up/down) on a […]

WEP Drawing

30/04/20 Rekindling Hobbies During Lockdown

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After many years, ECP coach Darren has taken up drawing again but, unfortunately, he doesn’t believe it has started well. Click on the image to download the pdf Read and check you understand this vocabulary before you read and listen to the text: to pick up: to start something after a pause insane: crazy lockdown: […]

WEP Wellness Traditions

09/04/20 From Siestas to Saunas: 10 European Wellness Traditions

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Europe is home to some of the happiest, healthiest countries in the world. So, what can we learn from European wellness traditions?  Click on the image to download the pdf Read and check you understand this vocabulary before you read and listen to the text: snooze: a short, light sleep (during the day) haddock, herring and […]

WEP Homeless

02/04/20 No-one Knows a City Better Than Homeless Person

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If you visit Dublin, Ireland, you might receive a guided tour from someone who used to be homeless Click on the image to download the pdf Read and check you understand this vocabulary before you read and listen to the text: to make a living: to earn money to aid sth: to help or facilitate […]

WEP Flash Fiction Competition

26/03/20 ECP’s Flash Fiction Competition

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ECP has decided to launch a ‘flash fiction’ competition for its learners. What’s the theme? Confinement during this current crisis. What’s the maximum length? 1,000 words. To give you an idea, the story below is 592 words. Let’s start writing! The rules are here. Click on the image to download the pdf Read and check […]

WEP Latin music

19/03/20 Latin Music Is Taking Over America

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In the second of two articles about musical tastes, ECP coach Darren investigates the growth of Latin music in the USA. Click on the image to download the pdf Read and check you understand this vocabulary before you read and listen to the text: mainstream: the ideas, attitudes, or activities that are shared by most […]

WEP Musical tastes

12/03/20 What Are Your Musical Tastes?

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In the first of two WEP articles about musical tastes, ECP coach John chats with his colleague Ali about his tastes.  Click on the image to download the pdf Read and check you understand this vocabulary before you read and listen to the text: back in the day: In the past beloved: Something you really […]

WEP Amsterdam

05/03/20 What’s going on in Amsterdam?

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Amsterdam is considering moving part of its red-light district indoors. ECP coach Kez gives more details. Click on the image to download the pdf Read and check you understand this vocabulary before you read and listen to the text: rowdy: noisy and disorderly to vow: to solemnly promise to do something throngs (of): large, densely […]

WEP Breaking Bad Habits

27/02/20 How to Break Bad Habits

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Do you want to break bad habits? It can be really hard, so ECP coach Ali has some tips for you. Click on the image to download the pdf Read and check you understand this vocabulary before you read and listen to the text: speeding: driving faster than the speed limit trigger sth: to cause something […]

ECP FRED Talks

20/02/20 Food for Thought at ECP’s FRED Talks

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Here is a summary of our fantastic FRED Talks event held in the Molineux Lounge at the ECP Hub recently. Click on the image to download the pdf Before you read the article, find this vocabulary in the text: takeaway: a key point or fact to remember wasteful: extravagant or careless expenditure be aware: to have […]