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20 , :)

, 05 2014 . 19:00 +
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20 , :)

20 childrens questions which baffle parents:

1 How is electricity made? - ?
2 What are black holes? - ?
3 What is infinity? - ?
4 Why is the sky blue? - ?
5 Why do we have a leap year? - ?
6 How do birds fly? - ?
7 Why does cutting onions make you cry? - , ?
8 Where does the wind come from? - ?
9 Why is the sea salty? - ?
10 How big is the world? - ?
11 What happens to us when we die? - , ?
12 What is a prime number? - ?
13 Is God real? - ?
14 What makes thunder? - ?
15 Why do you blink? - ?
16 Where do babies come from? - ?
17 How do planes fly? - ?
18 What is time? - ?
19 How does Father Christmas get down the chimney? - ?
20 Where does water come from? - ?

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Video "Rings of Saturn" + exercise

, 04 2014 . 18:46 +
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Video "Rings of Saturn" + exercise




Fill in missing words:

Because, despite appearances, the rings aren't_____. Each ring is made up of hundreds of_______ and each ringlet is made up of_______ ________ ________ _______. Caught within the_______ of Saturn's gravity, the ring particles______ orbit around the planet in an________ thin layer. But the similarity doesn't end with the layout. It also______ in what the rings and the icebergs are made of and that explains why the_______ ________ _______ ________. Well, this is why we can see Saturn's rings from_______ because this is what they're made of: they're made of beautiful, pure, water-ice______in the sunlight. Billions of these pieces a billion kilometres______ from earth. Most of the_______are, well, smaller than that; less than a_______. Many are micron-sized ice_______. Some are as big as this_______. Some are as big as_______. Some can be over a kilometre_______. Imagine sitting on one. Imagine if this________ a piece of Saturn's rings? What a view! This is the________ we can get to Saturn's rings on earth and the view would be______ _______: Billions of chunks of ice shining brightly as they________ the sunlight. And the reason the rings shine so brightly is_______, like the icebergs, the rings are______ _______. As the ring particles orbit Saturn, they're continually_______ ________each other and collecting into giant________ that are endlessly forming and breaking________. As they collide, the particles________, exposing bright new________ of ice that catch the sunlight. It's because of this constant________ that the rings are able to stay as________and as________they were when they formed.


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, 04 2014 . 13:21 +
Spirit_of_Sky [ + !]



I don't care -
I have no idea -
I mean it -
I wish I knew -
It doesn't matter -
It doesn't make sense -
It doesn't prove a thing -
It' s none of your business -
It's a lie -
It's all the same to me -
It's beside the point -
It's new to me -
It's out of place -
It's up to you -
It's waste of time -
Let's clear it up - .
Let's drop the subject -
Mind your own business -
No matter -
Point of view -
Pro and con -
So what? - ?
Speak one's mind -
Stand one's ground -
Stand to reason - ,
Take a side -
Take a stand -
Take into account -
That's not the point -
That's very well, but - , .
Use your own judgement -
What are you driving at? - ?
What are you talking about? - !
What for? - ?
What of it? - ?

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Leisure Time Activities

, 03 2014 . 20:10 +
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Leisure Time Activities

Go to the cinema (go to the movies) -
Some film categories are: Comedy (), Drama (), Horror ( ), Thriller (), Action (), Science Fiction (Sci-Fi) ( ), Fantasy (), Documentary ( ), Musical ().

Watch TV -
Different types of television programs are: The News (), Soap Operas ( ), Criminal Investigation Dramas ( ), Reality TV (-), Situation Comedies, Talk Shows (-), Documentaries ( ), Cartoons (), Game Shows ( ), Sports programs ( ), Movies (), Political programs ( ), Religious programs ( ).

Spend time with family -

Go out with friends -

Surf the internet -

Play video games -

Play a musical instrument -
Instruments: piano (), guitar (), violin (), cello (), flute (), piano accordion (), panpipes (), clarinet (), saxophone (), trumpet (), etc.

Listen to music -
music: pop, rock, hip hop, rhythm & blues, blues, jazz, classical, soul, heavy metal.

Read -
Fiction ( ): novels (, ), short stories ( ), crime fiction ( ) etc.
Non-fiction: biographies, autobiographies, or books on history, science, philosophy, religion.

Write -
Diary (), journal, poetry (), novels, letters (), short stories, etc.

Go to the park -

Go to cultural locations and events -
Museums, concerts, plays, musicals, opera performances.

Go shopping -

Cook -
Make meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Study something - -
Study a language; learn a skill ( ) such as cooking or making furniture.

Art and crafts -
Paint (), draw, sew (), crochet ( ), knit (), sculpt (), engrave (), make furniture ( ), make jewelry ( )

Gardening -
Plant flowers ( ), vegetables () or herbs () and maintain your garden by watering () it, pulling the weeds () and feeding it with fertilizer ().

Exercise and play a sport -
Swimming, working out at a gym ( ), playing football or basketball.
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, 03 2014 . 19:45 +
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Jean Aitchison "The Articulate Mammal" , , , . 11 . , .
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>So touching and understandable))

, 02 2014 . 18:00 +
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So touching and understandable)))

                    ) - , :-))) )  





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Common Animal Idioms

, 02 2014 . 16:58 +
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Common Animal Idioms

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frog in one's throat -
In the middle of the speech he got this terrible frog in his throat

eat like a horse - ,
Stop eating like a horse, there won't be enough for our guests.

cry wolf -
He accused her of crying wolf.

it's raining cats and dogs - ,
What sort of day is it? Its raining cats and dogs.

get smb's goat - ,
"Wouldn't that get your goat? We'd been transferring the same water all night from the tub to the bowl and back again."

live (eat) high on the hog - ; ,
I have been living high off the hog since I got my new job with its high salary.

make a mountain out of a molehill -
You've just got a cold so stop making a mountain out of a molehill. You're not going to die from it!

monkey business - .1) , ; . , 2) , , , ,
She wasnt going to have any monkey business where the reputation of her only daughter was concerned

cat nap - ( ), to have a cat nap -
Winston Churchill wartime leader slept for five hours a night on average but topped it up with cat naps during the day.

eat like a bird - ,
Dad had been eating like a bird before we came here

to smell a rat - ,
When he died, investigators were called in and soon smelt a rat.

does the cat have your tongue - , ?
Has the cat got your tongue? Why are you not talking?

a road hog - ( . ) - , ,

bullheaded - c,

snake in the grass - ; ; ,

hold your horses - ,

to bark the wrong tree - , ( . )

eager beaver - . ; , ,

talk till the cows come home - , , , ,
Those two could talk till the cows came home

let the cat out of the bag - ,
It was going to be a surprise party until someone let the cat out of the bag.


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AWARD / REWARD

, 31 2014 . 16:19 +
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AWARD / REWARD

To award , , .
Award - (, , )

Vineet was awarded a gold medal for winning the marathon.

To reward , .
Reward -

As a reward for passing my driving test, my Dad took me to London for the weekend.

The person who finds my cat will receive £100 as a reward.
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: Asking for Directions

, 31 2014 . 14:30 +
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: Asking for Directions

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Helen: Exuse me, I am visiting London and I am lost.
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Passerby (): London is a big city. What are you looking for?
- . ?

Helen: I am supposed to meet my friend at the Natural History Museum.
- .
Passerby: Do you know the address?
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Helen: Yes, it's at the intersection of Cromwell Road and Brompton Road.
-, Cromwell Brompton.
Passerby: Oh, I know this district very well. First, catch the tube at the station in the middle of the block.
- , . .

Helen: On this street?
- ?
Passerby: Yes, you can see it from here. Do you see the sign over there?
-, . ?

Helen: Oh, yes, I see it, thank you.
- , , !
Passerby: Take the tube there.
- .

Helen: How many stops before I get off the subway?
- , ?
Passerby: Four stops.
- .

Helen: Do you know the name of the stop?
- ?
Passerby: Yes, you will get off at the South Kensington. When you go up the steps, you will follow the first street to the right.
- , South Kensington. , .

Helen: Is that Cromwell Road or Brompton Road?
- Cromwell Road Brompton Road?
Passeby: It's Cromwell Road. Just follow it until you get to the next corner.
- Cromwell Road. .

Helen: Is the museum right there?
- ?
Passerby:Yes, it's there. It's a big building on your left, you can't miss it.
- , . , .

Helen: Thank you very much!
- !
Passerby: No problem! I hope you enjoy your visit to the city.
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>Phonemic chart -

, 31 2014 . 08:22 +
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Phonemic chart -

This is the new British Council phonemic chart. Help students hear the sounds of English by clicking on the symbols below. Click on the top right hand corner of each symbol to hear sample words including the sounds.
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http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/article/phonemic-chart?utm_source=facebook-teachingenglish&utm_medium=wallpost&utm_campaign=bc-teachingenglish-facebook


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5 basic business English verbs

, 30 2014 . 19:03 +
Spirit_of_Sky [ + !]

5 basic business English verbs

1. to arrange - , ,
, ,

to arrange a meeting -
/

We have arranged a meeting with our partners for next week.
.

We have arranged to meet at Greenwich Hotel.
.

to arrange a trip -

Our department arranged a trip to Mexico last year.
.

Everything has been arranged as our boss had wanted.
, .


2. to maintain - , ( ,
, )

He wasn't satisfied with the way the company maintained its equipment.
, .

If you want a pay rise, you had better maintain a good relationship
with your supervisor.
,
.

Our team maintains the quality standards of the products.
( )


3. to develop - , (), ()

to develop a new drug against pneumonia -


4. to negotiate - , ;

If they decide to negotiate over the price, I am ready to give them a 5% discount.
, 5% .

Let's negotiate the contract after coffee break.
-.


5. to implement - , ;

And the last step is to implement our wonderful plan.
-

Due to high costs, this project was never implemented.
, .
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Oxford Online English pronunciation lesson/video

, 30 2014 . 19:01 +
Spirit_of_Sky [ + !]

Oxford Online English pronunciation lesson/video




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A-expressions and idioms

, 30 2014 . 13:43 +
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A-expressions and idioms

to ace: make an "A" on a test -
Somebody said you aced the test! That's great!

all right (1): expression of agreement -
A: "Come to the party with me!"
B: "Oh, all right. I will."

all right (2): fair; not particularly good -
A: "How's your class?"
B: "It's all right, I guess, but it's not the best class I've ever had."

and then some: and much more besides -
A: "I'd guess your new laptop cost $1,000. "
B: "It cost that much and then some because I also bought extra RAM and VRAM."

antsy: restless; impatient and tired of waiting -
I hope she calls soon. Just sitting around and waiting is making me antsy.

as easy as pie: very easy -
I thought you said this was a difficult problem, but it's as easy as pie.

at the eleventh hour: at the last minute; almost too late -
I got the work done in time. I finished it at the eleventh hour, but I wasn't late.
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200

, 30 2014 . 13:07 +
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200

?:)
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Take what you need:)

, 30 2014 . 13:04 +
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Take what you need:)

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Love - ,
Forgiveness -
Faith -
Patience -
Freedom -
Peace -
Strength -
Inspiration -
Confidence -
Healing -


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15 difficult words to pronounce

, 29 2014 . 16:34 +
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15 difficult words to pronounce




Pronunciation note: I am not a native speaker and have a Russian accent:)

Share your own difficult words in the comments below.
:)


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Do Phrases

, 29 2014 . 16:31 +
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Do Phrases

do a crossword
do the ironing -
do the laundry
do the washing up
do homework ( )
do housework
do your job ( )
do the dishes
do business with - -
do a favour
do good ;
do harm ; ;
do time (to go to prison) ( )
do well ( -); ( -); ..
do one's best
do your hair
do away with smb - -,
do damage to smb -
do ones duty - ,
do a concert (a play) - ()
do an experiment -
do an injury -
do right (wrong) - ()
do repairs -
do miracles (wonders) -
do research -
do an ill service/ill turn -
do smth on purpose - - ,
do smth by chance (by accident)- -
do lecturing -
do sums -
do a puzzle - ,
do military service -
do an assignment -
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:)

, 27 2014 . 18:44 +
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:)

Pronunciation mistakes

- Colleague [ˈkɔliːg] [kɔˈliːg] , .

- Hotel [həuˈtɛl] [ˈhəutɛl]. . . , [ˈhəutɛl] Eagles Hotel California.

- Also [ˈɔːlsəu] [ˈaːlsəu] , !

- Since [sɪns] [saɪns] , / . , ,

- Has [hæz] [haz].

- Put [put] [pʌt] . since.

- To live () [lɪv] [laɪv], live () [laɪv] [lɪv]. !

- Policeman [pəˈliːsmən] [ˈpɔliːsmən]. complete mystery!

- Additional [əˈdɪʃənl] [aˈdɪʃənl] - also.

- Stopped, worked . . [stopɪd], [wəːkɪd]. : [ɪd] [t], [d] (hated, decided), [t] ( [k], [p], [f], [s], [ʃ], [tʃ]) [d] ( ).

- Born [bɔːn] () [bəːn] → burn (, ). , , , , , - , ?!

- Society [səˈsaɪətɪ] [ˈsɔsɪətɪ] , !

- Stomach [ˈstʌmək] [ˈstomʌtʃ] , society.

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6 ways to use "get"

, 27 2014 . 18:22 +
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6 ways to use "get"

"to get" .

, , .

6 "get":)

Get+adjective()

get divorced -
get angry -
get married -
get lost -

Get+comparative( )

get older -
get worse -
get better -

Get=buy/obtain(, )

get a flat -
get a job -

Get+preposition=phrasal verbs ( )

get on well with someone - -
get up -
get out - ,

Get=arrive - ,

get to work -
get to school -
get home -

Get=receive -

get a salary -
get a letter -
get an e-mail -

P.S. What does this expression mean?:)

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Useful expressions

, 27 2014 . 18:19 +
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Useful expressions

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hang out - , ""
hold on -
in a way - -
in case -
in common - ()
in detail -
in effect -
in fact -



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