jueves, 18 de mayo de 2017

A TED TALK

As seen in unit 10 from the course book EMPOWER C1.

Young inventor Richard Turere invented "lion lights," an elegant way to protect his family's cattle from lion attacks.

jueves, 11 de mayo de 2017

viernes, 5 de mayo de 2017

Language shapes how the brain perceives time

Language shapes how the brain perceives time: Language has such a powerful effect, it can influence the way in which we experience time, according to a new study. Linguists have discovered that people who speak two languages fluently think about time differently depending on the language context in which they are estimating the duration of events.

MY FRIEND AT THE HOSPITAL




That's my friend updating me on her health. Nice example of a health-related non-professional language, besides, it's full of domestic connotations.

  • What personal info could you figure out about her from this?
  • Pick 3 expressions associated with health.



miércoles, 3 de mayo de 2017

TOPICS season 2

peperojoeoienglish.com/c1/topics-c1
http://lawebdelingles.com/nivel-b2/topics-para-monologos-de-examenes/



  1. TERRORISM ➙↑
  2. IMMIGRATION ➙↑
  3. CHARITY, NGO ➙
  4. CLIMATE CHANGE- ENVIROMENT-➙
  5. SPORT: EXTREME SPORTS AND MONEY AND SPORT ➙
  6. MEDIA ➙
  7. POLITICS ➙
  8. CRIME PUNISHMENT ➙
  9. TECHNOLOGY ➙
  10. SUCCESS ➙