Category Archives: Reading

CRIME AND PUNISHMENT

LISTEN TO A RADIO PROGRAMME ABOUT CYBER CRIME IN THE UK. You can  read the script too!!! (watch the DOWNLOAD section on the rigth top of the page and check the vocabulary section) Enjoy!: 110623_6min_english_botnets_page.shtml HERE’S AN INTERESTING READING ABOUT CRIME IN OXFORD … Continue reading

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Safe use of medicines

If the doctor prescribes you a medicine, make sure you follow all his/her instructions in order to use it correctly… or you could end up like this:

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Doctor, doctor!

‘ A joke a day keeps the doctor away’ they say. Doctor, doctor jokes are popular in many different countries. Here are some to read and listen to in English. Listen to the following jokes: Joke 1  Joke 2 If you want … Continue reading

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Common Beliefs 2: Medical Myths

(adapted from http://listverse.com/2009/02/15/top-10-common-medical-myths/) This is a selection of the ten most common medical myths, but do feel free to add your own to the comments section below. 10- Sugar Hyperactivity The Myth: Sugar makes kids hyperactive After some scientists have … Continue reading

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Just for Laughs: Humorous Real Headlines

whose balls you said? How could they find weapons in a gun shop? What a difficult guess!                                            I wouldn’t do it again, she’s been a pain! Very accurate, indeed! Are you sure? As if I aimed to! If you didn’t … Continue reading

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The Best Places to Hide

Want to disappear? Here are eight places where you can go and never be found as suggested by forbes.com It’s getting harder and harder to evade our modern communication and transportation grid. Internet cafés proliferate in small villages from Mexico … Continue reading

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Carbon Footprint

We are living exceptional times. Scientists tell us that we have 10 years to change the way we live, avert the depletion of natural resources and the catastrophic evolution of the Earth’s climate. The stakes are high for us and … Continue reading

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