Friday, January 24th, 2020

Speaking Skills-a way to boost your confidence

November 29, 2011 by  
Filed under Cambridge Advanced English

I have discovered a website for you to start improving your Speaking performance. 7 Steps to powerful English conversation Please click on the title of this post in order to visit the recommended website. Since some of you requested help, I am in the process of creating a system of polishing your ‘British’ pronunciation.The first […]

Creative Writing Competition

November 21, 2011 by  
Filed under Opportunities

Thanatos’ treasure by Irina Pitropova (age: 16) My name is Beth. I live with my two best friends Chuck and Nick and we spend most of our time together. We are quite sporty and we like playing football, volleyball and surfing. We love eating spaghetti and tacos, and watching our favourite show Sponge Bob. Now […]

How to do well on exams.

March 27, 2011 by  
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Here’s something in the “food for thought” category. What can you do to excel at language exams? Read, read, and read some more, says Elizabeth Collins. She focuses on the SAT type exams,  which are rather sesquipedalian (look it up!) and often require candidates to cram lengthy word-lists.  Regular reading can make such cramming much easier, or […]

What Darwin never knew (<i>click here to see the video</i>)

March 21, 2011 by  
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Description: Earth teems with a staggering variety of animals, including 9,000 kinds of birds, 28,000 types of fish, and more than 350,000 species of beetles. What explains this explosion of living creatures — 1.4 million different species discovered so far, with perhaps another 50 million to go? “What Darwin Never Knew” offers answers to riddles […]

The Incredible Human Journey

March 19, 2011 by  
Filed under Cambridge Advanced English

We recommend our most advanced students watch any or all of these episodes of the BBC television series: The Incredible Human Journey Description: How did we get here? Following a trail of clues from the latest scientific research, Dr Alice Roberts re-traces the greatest ever journey taken by our ancestors. Thousands of years ago one […]

St. Patrick's Homework

March 16, 2011 by  
Filed under Energy 4

Please find the lyrics of the song Loreena Mckennitt is singing in this video: Please watch these videos linked here, and pick a favorite.

Tedxbg 2011 : Стийв Кайл – Манифест за играта

March 12, 2011 by  
Filed under First Certificate In English

All FCE and CAE students are invited to view this video.  We’re going to discuss it later in class. Click on the name of this post to see the video.

Pancake Day

February 23, 2011 by  
Filed under Friends 1, Friends 2, Friends 3

On 24 Feb 2011, we at the British Cultural Center will celebrate Pancake Day. Every year on this day, there are pancake races in many places in Britain. Here’s a video of the “great Spitalfield pancake day race”, with a short explanation. More to come in class: Pancake day race in London Do you want […]

Modern Man Rap

Green Eggs and Ham

March 14, 2010 by  
Filed under Friends 3

The Chicago River on St. Patrick’s Day. Please watch this video below.

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