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We asked four people what they would do if there was an extra day next week. They could do exactly what they want with it. What would you do?
Once a month, English teacher Ms Chan organises a “Show and Tell” for the school’s English Club. Last week, Tom brought something to talk about.
Once a month, English teacher Ms Chan organises a “Show and Tell” for the school’s English Club. Last week, Tom brought something to talk about.
Sometimes, the words in everyday English phrases are not used in their literal sense. For example, “Let’s call it a day!’ means “Let’s stop what we are doing. We’ve been doing it long enough!”
Sometimes, the words in everyday English phrases are not used in their literal sense. For example, “Let’s call it a day!’ means “Let’s stop what we are doing. We’ve been doing it long enough!”
Listen to this commentary from a short film about a colony of penguins facing extinction in Antarctica.
This commentary from a short film about a colony of penguins facing extinction in Antarctica.
As well as its literal meaning, ‘to get cold feet' means you are feeling a bit nervous or worried about something you have agreed or planned to do. Listen to true conversations Ben had recently with two of his friends, Donna and Maggie. Both of them have got cold feet about something. What are...
As well as its literal meaning, ‘to get cold feet' means you are feeling a bit nervous or worried about something you have agreed or planned to do. Donna and Maggie. Both of them have got cold feet about something. What are they nervous about?
Emma has two passions in life; the school debating society and looking after the environment. Last term, it was her turn to choose a motion for the society to debate, and naturally she chose a topic to do environmental protection. Her motion was ‘Coffee pods are a menace to the environment. We...
Emma has two passions in life; the school debating society and looking after the environment. Last term, it was her turn to choose a motion for the society to debate, and naturally she chose a topic to do environmental protection. Her motion was ‘Coffee pods are a menace to the environment. We...