Tag: exercise

The afterlife of implants: Medical terms for Doctors.

Melting down hips and knees: The afterlife of implants Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-16877393   As people live longer and medical technology improves, more and more of us will have a surgical implant before we die. We are also getting cremated in larger numbers – and so there is often some expensive metal left among the ashes. Where […]

(Sittin’ on) The Dock Of The Bay – Otis Redding (Understanding Contractions)

Contractions in English: I can’t, I won’t, I wanna, etc… (SITTIN’ ON) THE DOCK OF THE BAY Written by Otis Redding and Steve Cropper Lyrics as recorded by Otis Redding December 7, 1967, just three days before his death in a plane crash outside Madison, Wisconsin. #1 for 4 weeks in 1968 Theory: Words in […]

The 5 ways to say “bastante” in English

There are 5 ways to say “BASTANTE / SUFICIENTE” in English Es importante saber las diferencias que hay entre ellas   1.) FAIRLY = Bastante : “Fairly” + Adjetivo o Adverbio Se usa”FAIRLY” con adjetivos mas bien “positivos”y significa que algo o alguien es algo “MAS” que un poco y mucho menos que “MUY”   Ejemplos: […]

New Tech – voice and gesture controlled TV

BBC.com Samsung’s ‘future-proof’ voice-controlled television A “smart” internet-connected television that has the ability to have its hardware upgraded every year has been unveiled by Samsung.   Source:  Samsung was one of many companies that unveiled new connected TV facilities at CES   Q: There is always a lot of unveiling at trade shows. What does […]

Exercise – To Do or To Make – That is the question?

To Do or To Make  – That is the question? The two verbs ‘do’ and ‘make’ are often confused. The meanings are similar, but there are differences. ‘Do’ for Activities Use the verb ‘do’ to express daily activities or jobs. Notice that these are usually activities that produce no physical object. Use do for actions, […]


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