Category Archives: Lesson 8

Forecasting the weather

You don’t need many instruments to forecast the weather. Watching the news is a good option. But you can also follow some steps to know what the weather will be like tomorrow. Watch the following video (and read the script … Continue reading

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Whether the Weather ….

Whether the weather be fine Or whether the weather be not Whether the weather be cold Or whether the weather be hot We’ll weather the weather Whatever the weather Whether we like it or not. The weather is one of … Continue reading

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DON’T BE PASSIVE!!!- The passive voice

                  DON’T BE PASSIVE!!! Study English every day!!! DO YOU REMEMBER THE PASSIVE VOICE? Here is a brief explanation of this grammatical point: –GRAMMAR: THE PASSIVE VOICE. But we also need to … Continue reading

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Passive Voice

Passive voice is formed by… Subject + finite form of to be + Past Participle (3rd column of irregular verbs) When rewriting active sentences in passive voice, note the following: the object of the active sentence becomes the subject of … 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 caf├ęs 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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Been there

A short break is a vacation away from home lasting a few days, but usually less than a week. It provides you with: A break from day-to-day routines A chance to experience new things Time to rest and recharge the … Continue reading

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