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Louis Theroux: Extreme Love – Autism

Louis visits one of the best schools in America for autism. He meets the students and their families to get a glimpse of what life is like for them and to experience the pleasures and the strains of one of … Continue reading

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The disadvantage of speaking… only English

Conversation class:   Read and comment the text below: “Native speakers are at a disadvantage when you are in a lingua franca situation,” where English is being used as a common denominator, says Jennifer Jenkins, professor of global Englishes at … Continue reading

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Summer and siesta time!!

This is another idea I have taken from an article about siesta I found on bbc. It is nice to have the debate focused on it if you have students from Spain or Italy, and if you do not, no … Continue reading

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Conversation topics and bbc

I was reading the bbc online news and I found this article that could be of great help for our students of higher levels: it is about jobs of the future! We’re often told that machines one day will be … Continue reading

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