Christopher deCharms looks inside the brain You are going to view a presentation from Ted.com. Neuroscientist and inventor Christopher deCharms demonstrates a new way to use to show brain activity — thoughts, emotions, pain — while it is happening. In other words, you can actually see how you feel. 1. Questions: Just […]
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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 […]
Rosell Says Rajoy Can Manage Spanish Economic Overhaul from Bloomberg TV What is an overhaul? Intro: Dec. 2, 2011 (Bloomberg) — Juan Rosell, chairman of Confederacion Espanola de Organizaciones Empresariales, Spain’s main business group, talks about Prime Minister-elect Mariano Rajoy’s plans to overhaul the Spanish economy. He speaks from Madrid with Owen Thomas on Bloomberg […]
Ted.com Pamela Meyer: How to spot a liar You are going to view a presentation from Ted.com. Intro: On any given day we’re lied to from 10 to 200 times, and the clues to detect those lie can be subtle and counter-intuitive. Pamela Meyer, author of Liespotting, shows the manners and “hotspots” used by those […]
English medical vocabulary and conversational class designed for doctors.
Can I be your friend? A fun conversation class about using social media Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Advanced (A1) Learner type: Teens; Adults Time: 30 minutes Activity: Question formation, listening comprehension Language: practical, everyday, colloquial Intro: How much do you use social medias? Which social medias do you use? What is unusual […]
Ormie is a Pig, in every sense of the word. “Pig see cookie, Pig want cookie”. But they are out of reach…or are they? See Ormie’s attempts to gain the warm sweet taste that is his obsession.
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, […]
Conversational English Class – Upper Intermediate + Vocab: technology, general, phrasal verbs. Text only. Source: The Guardian (news – technology – youtube) Intro: What are some of the biggest changes to the TV industry in recent years? Read the sub headline and discuss your immediate impression about the business strategy. YouTube to launch 100 […]