Saturday, 7 December 2013


Watch the video above and do the activities in this worksheet. There are activities for the video above and for video 2. Watch also  video 3. You can see more news videos on BBC. Or just have a look at the links on the right; there are loads of videonews for students of English!

Wednesday, 27 November 2013

Ways of interrupting (politely)

When in a conversation, you may need to interrupt the person who's speaking. You can do it either tactfully or rudely, depending on the context and how much you agree with the person who's speaking. Have a look at this document to have a complete list of expressions and click here to do some exercises. You can also listen to some examples.

Monday, 25 November 2013

Writing an article

Many aspects of life have changed over the last 30 years.
These include:
  • Love relationships and marriage
  • Dating 
  • The role of women and men
  • The way we work
Write an article for an online magazine about how one of these areas has changed in our country and say whether you think these changes are positive or negative. Deadline Sunday 1st December

Writing a short story

Write a story beginning with the sentence "It was three o'clock in the morning when the phone rang." Follow the instructions below.  Deadline: Sunday 1st December.