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How Urbane Farming Saved a Dallas Community

I’m so grateful to have found this video by Freethink, that will not only provide my students with the opportunity to speak about community problems, but it is also witnesses an inspiring approach to dealing with poverty, famine and the feeling of hopelessness. It also proves that WE as CITIZENS CAN rethink how our system…… Continue reading How Urbane Farming Saved a Dallas Community

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C1/C2 TED TALKS: Why should you read The Lord of the Flies by William Golding?

Hello there! I’ve just change the plugin for these quizzes I made. This one is a sentence completion, so having in mind that you may use a different spacing, or something like that, you may get a lower grade than what you deserve. In any case, you have the answers at the end of the…… Continue reading C1/C2 TED TALKS: Why should you read The Lord of the Flies by William Golding?

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C1-C2 Word formation ‘A Place to Call Home’

Sing for Shelter’s new Christmas single: ‘A Place to Call Home’. Shelter helps millions of people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness by providing advice, support and legal services, making sure that one day, no one will end up without a roof above their head. PS So proud to say a member of…… Continue reading C1-C2 Word formation ‘A Place to Call Home’

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Listening activity: Santa Forgot

This beautiful and touching ad aims to raise charity towards Alzheimer’s disease research. It tells the story of Santa in an imaginative country suffering from dementia. The advertisement was banned from being shown on the telly before 19:30 to avoid upsetting children and some parents felt that it was too children targeted, although, as I… Continue reading Listening activity: Santa Forgot

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Listening Upper intermediate B2: Five Finger Death Punch – Wrong Side Of Heaven

Those that know me well know how much I hate unfair situations, war, greed, etc. For this ‘learning English with songs’ activity I have chosen this powerful song by Five Finger Death Punch (those that know me also know how much I love all types of rock music!). This song is about how veterans of war…… Continue reading Listening Upper intermediate B2: Five Finger Death Punch – Wrong Side Of Heaven