English ConversationsAuthor: Mark White and Aaron Campbell
21 Nov 2017

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    Vocabulary – Carnage

    at Gayatri In his first speech as President of the United States, Donald Trump said: “This American carnage stops right here and stops right now.” Carnage is Destruction The word “carnage” has a Latin root and it comes from the word “carne”, which means “meat” or “flesh”. We see the […]

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  • Posted on 22 Jan 2017

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    I am more than a bird

    Superman In this song the singer says: “I am more than a bird.” He also talks about “kryptonite” and references the phrases from Superman: Look up in the sky! It is not a bird. It is not a plane. Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive. Able […]

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  • Posted on 10 Jun 2016

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    Listening to Phrases in a Complex Talk

    Listening Listening is a difficult skill. Here are some ideas to help with listening practice: Do not expect to understand everything at the first listening. Listen for words and phrases that you can understand. Do not worry about the parts you do not get. Focus on what you DO get. […]

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  • Posted on 10 Jun 2016

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    Button Batteries Are Highly Dangerous!

    This woman lost her daughter. She swallowed a button battery. Do not let children have access to button batteries. Listen to the audio and read the text. This is a sad story. It is a warning.

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  • Posted on 09 Jun 2016

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    Listening – Are you underpaid?

    This video is a real news story about a large corporation exploiting workers. These is no transcript so you have to listen. Maybe you will not understand one hundred per cent. No problem. Improving listening comprehension skills takes time. Be patient. Listen again and again. If you have problems or […]

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  • Posted on 15 May 2016

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