Understanding “I wasn’t expecting that!”

Here is a romantic song that you may like. Let’s listen to it once just to enjoy it, and a second time, more carefully, to try and understand it better. You can then test your listening comprehension with the interactive… Continue Reading →

A quizzical smile

This is the first post with an experimental format that I am calling “The Revealer”. The text is revealed step by step as you engage with it and answer some questions…

What if we lived for only one minute?

What are our aims/goals/objectives in life? What do we have on our to-do list? How many of them have we done so far? And what’s left undone? Watch this first…

English through Films: You Brought Two Too Many

Once Upon a Time in the West is an epic Spaghetti Western film directed by Sergio Leone. It stars Henry Fonda, who in this film is cast against type, that is to say, he is the villain and not the… Continue Reading →

How do you pronounce “eleven”?

How do you pronounce “eleven”? You know how difficult it is to write in English without making any mistakes. It’s also hard to pronounce words in the right way. Just have a look on this short video and please…

English through films: In my long life, I have experienced many ends…

Note: This is a rewrite of an older post originally published on 2 February 2016. Forever is an American fantasy crime drama television series that aired on ABC as part of the 2014–15 fall television season. Created by Matt Miller,… Continue Reading →

What else can an egg-slicer cut?

An egg-slicer can slice eggs of course, but what else can you cut with it? Here is a video with some ideas…

Watch the Most Important Moments of 2016

I want to suggest this video from time.com which you can watch four minutes of the most memorable moments of this year. Bad or good, these are the most important events of 2016. Here is a summary of what I could get… Continue Reading →

Live Commentary for Thursday 8 December 2016

This is the Live Commentary for Thursday December the 8th, 2016. Today is the 343rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 23 days left until the end of the year… On this day in 1660, A… Continue Reading →

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