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US Senator Bernie Sanders’ Political Revolution

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dateline: 10 February 2016/English Club Pre-Listening Vocabulary political revolution: a new system of government Democratic: representing the US Democratic Party (as opposed to the Republican Party) primary: an early vote that helps decide a political party’s leader before a presidential election corruption: dishonest behaviour influence: to have an effect on Listen and Read. [ 1:06 […]

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Titanosaur in New York |level 3

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21-01-2016 07:00 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3   They may be more than 100 million years old, but it didn’t take scientists that long to reconstruct the latest resident of New York’s American Museum of Natural History. This is a titanosaur, a giant herbivore spanning 122 feet (37 metres) now standing in the institute’s fossil hall. Well, […]

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Titanosaur in New York |level 1

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21-01-2016 07:00 Level 1 Level 2  Level 3 Titanosaurs lived 100 million years ago. They lived in Argentina. They ate plants. They were 70 tonnes heavy. That is like ten elephants. People find a titanosaur. They move it to New York. The dinosaur goes into a museum. It is in a hall. It is longer than the hall. […]

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Class Lab – Feb. 25, 2015

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You will need speakers or headphones today. Vocabulary – listening and matching. Action Verbs 1 – words that describe things you do Action Verbs 2 – words that describe things you do Appointment Words – things you need to make a doctor’s appointment Appointment Questions – questions asked at a doctor’s appointment At the Clinic things that are used in […]

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Don’t feed the animals

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Over 21 cities in the US have made it illegal to feed the homeless.  Outrageous!  I am sick. Illegal to feed people?  The value and caliber of our society is falling hard and fast. If there is one thing I will always do, it is to escort a hungry person to an eatery and buy them […]

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Sleep In or Get Up?

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They drove to the park. They got in line. Many cars were in front of them. They should have gotten up earlier. “We should have gotten up earlier,” said Mom. “I know,” said Dad. “We should not have slept in.” “I know,” said Mom. “But sometimes it’s nice to sleep in, especially on the weekend. […]

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The Destruction of Iraq

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It’s a big country, but still, how can anything be left of Iraq? When you look at the news on TV, all you see is one explosion after another. Helicopters falling from the sky, and vehicles flying into the sky. Suicide bombers committing homicide, and two deeply religious sects going at each other’s throats. Iraqis […]