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The Lanyard - Billy Collins

What are your initial reactions to the poem? Which themes and topics does it explore? How would you describe the typical tone of the poem? Read it first, then listen to Billy Collins himself reading the poem for Flora TV: … 336 more words

Vocabulary

“Recent research concludes that English speakers use a meaningless word about every nine seconds and that ten per cent of English speech consists of filler words.”

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The Four Skills

“Speak properly, and in as few words as you can, but always plainly; for the end of speech is not ostentation, but to be understood.”

- William Penn

Vocabulary

More Slow Food and More Slow Cities

Two students from my adults Intermediate-level class (Salvatore and Rosa) read on the revolutionary and quintessentially Italian concepts of the ‘Slow Food’ and ‘Cittaslow’ movements.

Intermediate

Slow Food and Slow Cities

Two students from my adults Intermediate-level class (Giovanni and Michele) read on the revolutionary and quintessentially Italian concepts of the ‘Slow Food’ and ‘Cittaslow’ movements.

Intermediate

PET Paper 3 Speaking Part 1 Practice

PET candidates get repeating the questions: practice with friends, record yourselves, video yourselves…as you prefer!

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“Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.”

Nathaniel Hawthorn

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