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Let’s Travel to Scotland. Improving your English for Travel PART 2

Grammar included:  “Received Pronunciation”      More FREE grammar videos @TheTravellingEnglishTeacher   Sign up to Hyperwrite AI its very useful:  CLICK HERE New Vocabulary Section SECTION ONE Phrasal Verbs:  TRAVEL **1. To set off** Description: To start a journey. Example Sentence: We plan to set off for the mountains at dawn. **2. To check in** …

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Examining Accents and Dialects. BIRMINGHAM

Grammar included:  “Received Pronunciation”      More FREE grammar videos @TheTravellingEnglishTeacher   Sign up to Hyperwrite AI its very useful:  CLICK HERE GRAMMAR SECTION   ”Received Pronunciation” ——————————- Remember that during the lesson we are continuing our RP practice to be able to improve our pronunciation and diction. Listen to this short video to help your …

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Learning English with Movies 4: The Great Escape.

Grammar included:  “Received Pronunciation”      More FREE grammar videos @TheTravellingEnglishTeacher   Sign up to Hyperwrite AI its very useful:  CLICK HERE GRAMMAR SECTION   ”Received Pronunciation” Received pronunciation, often abbreviated as RP, is a particular accent of standard English in the United Kingdom. Known also as “the King’s English” or “BBC English,” RP has been …

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Intermediate English: What Is Received Pronunciation

What Is Received Pronunciation And How Did It Become The Standard Accent Of The UK? Grammar included:  “CORRECTING the @ed” sounds”      More FREE grammar videos @TheTravellingEnglishTeacher Sign up to Hyperwrite AI its very useful:  CLICK HERE —————————————————– Only a fraction of people speak with the received pronunciation accent, and yet it is considered …

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Learning English with movies: Lesson three. ‘Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner’ 1967

Grammar included:  “Avoiding Repetition in English”      More FREE grammar videos @TheTravellingEnglishTeacher   Sign up to Hyperwrite AI its very useful:  CLICK HERE GRAMMAR SECTION   ‘Avoiding repetition in speaking and writing’ Utilizing a diverse vocabulary and varying sentence structure is paramount when crafting English prose. Reiteration of words or phrases can render writing monotonous …

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Learning English with popular movies 2: (CONDITIONALS) Cool Hand Luke: With Paul Newman

Grammar included:  “Using Conditionals in English”      More FREE grammar videos @TheTravellingEnglishTeacher   Sign up to Hyperwrite AI its very useful:  CLICK HERE GRAMMAR SECTION First Conditional:        “If you go to the cinema tonight, I will go with you.”      Structure:  IF +  PRESENT VERB  +  WILL  + VERB  (Something …

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Learning English with Popular Movies 1: TITANIC

Grammar included:  “Using Conjunctions in English”      More FREE grammar videos @TheTravellingEnglishTeacher   Sign up to Hyperwrite AI its very useful:  CLICK HERE GRAMMAR SECTION What is a conjunction? A conjunction in English grammar is a word that connects clauses, sentences, words, or phrases. The primary purpose of conjunctions is to link parts of …

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Book Review 6: Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe

“Robinson Crusoe”   by Daniel Defoe During 2024 we are going to do a series of English lessons related to famous authors and their books. One of the regular peices of advice I give to all of my students is that one of the best ways to advance your vocabulary and understand another culture is to …

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Book Review 5: Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

“Tom Sawyer”   by Mark Twain During 2024 we are going to do a series of English lessons related to famous authors and their books. One of the regular peices of advice I give to all of my students is that one of the best ways to advance your vocabulary and understand another culture is to …

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Hypokinetic Disease

Grammar included:  “Varied” Definition of “Hypokinetic Disease” Hypokinetic disease is a category of disorders characterized by insufficient or reduced movement and physical activity, often resulting in detrimental effects on an individual’s overall health and well-being. These diseases may include obesity, hypertension, cardiovascular disorders, and type 2 diabetes, and are often associated with sedentary lifestyles. By …

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Book Study 4: Frankenstein by Mary Shelly Intermediate/Advanced English Lesson

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Recent UFO Sightings: A Closer Look at Unexplained Phenomena

Introduction: In recent years, there has been a surge in reported UFO sightings, sparking growing interest and debate among believers and skeptics alike. In this blog post, we will delve into some of the most intriguing cases of recent UFO encounters, examine the possible explanations, and consider what these incidents might mean for our understanding …

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The Three Mile Island Nuclear Accident: A Look Back at the Disaster and Its Legacy

Introduction: In this blog post and book, we will take a closer look at the Three Mile Island nuclear accident, one of the most significant events in the history of nuclear power. We will examine the causes, events leading up to the disaster, and its long-lasting consequences. Want to know more? Download the book on …

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Book Study 3: Dracula by Bram Stoker

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Book Review Two: TREASURE ISLAND Robert Louis Stevenson 1883

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Book Review One: Animal Farm by George Orwell 1945

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WW1 Christmas Eve Football Match

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) _______________________________________________________________________________ The story of the World War One Christmas Eve football match between the British and the Germans.   Introduction:  Let’s watch the short video first and answer the questions below. Questions: What is a truce? Which …

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Who were those three wise men that travelled to see baby Jesus REALLY??

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) ___________________________________________________________________________________ Steve and Renata have another business UPCYCLING used denim clothing. You can find us on the links below.   VINTED.CO.UK     WEUPCYCLE.CO.UK __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Who were those three wise men that travelled to see baby Jesus REALLY?? …

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Who was Saint Nicholas ? (Santa Claus)

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) ___________________________________________________________________________________ Steve and Renata have another business UPCYCLING used denim clothing. You can find us on the links below. ETSY.COM    VINTED.CO.UK     EBAY.CO.UK      FACEBOOK MARKETPLACE     WEUPCYCLE.CO.UK __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The History of St. Nicholas and …

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What is the origin of the Christmas Tree?

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) ___________________________________________________________________________________ Steve and Renata have another business UPCYCLING used denim clothing. You can find us on the links below. ETSY.COM    VINTED.CO.UK     EBAY.CO.UK      FACEBOOK MARKETPLACE     WEUPCYCLE.CO.UK __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Historical Roots of the Christmas …

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Three stories you may have missed about CLIMATE CHANGE

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Don’t Forget To Visit Your Student FREE BOOKS store   (CLICK HERE) ___________________________________________________________________________________ Steve and Renata have another business UPCYCLING used denim clothing. You can find us on the links below. ETSY.COM    VINTED.CO.UK     EBAY.CO.UK      FACEBOOK MARKETPLACE     WEUPCYCLE.CO.UK   …

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DIWALI: The Indian festival of light November 12th 2023

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) _______________________________________________________________________________ DIWALI:  The Indian festival of light Practicing Direct and Indirect speech Introduction: Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, is one of the most significant and widely celebrated Hindu festivals in India. People from different …

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Attempted Revolution in England 1605

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) Attempted Revolution in England 1605 Remember, Remember, the 5th of November: The Tale of Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot   Lesson Length: 90 minutes Introduction: As the bonfires light up and fireworks fill the skies every …

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Pride in the Skies: A Look at the Distinguished Royal Australian Airforce F18 Pilots (English Lesson) Conditionals

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE)   Pride in the Skies: A Look at the Distinguished Royal Australian Airforce F18 Pilots. Teacher Prof. Steve W. Bradeley BSc (Hons) Introduction F18 fighter pilots are often considered the epitome of skill, bravery, and dedication. Among …

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Are we related? 4000 years ago we probably had a common ancestor.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/ideas/videos/will-we-all-live-in-plyscrapers-in-the-future/p09k9z1g?playlist=what-will-the-future-be-like Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) Are we related? 4000 years ago we probably had a common ancestor Introduction: In today’s ever-evolving world, medical advancements and technological innovations continue to dramatically influence human longevity. As the 21st century is underway, one cannot …

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The Boston Tea Party

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Fun with regional British accents

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) Introduction: The first thing to say about the term “British accents” is that this is an American concept that actually doesn’t exist. Because there is English English, Scottish English, Welsh English and Irish English. Each are separate …

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Spud the Potato Boy Book Review

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The Manx TT

A Short History of The Manx TT Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) CLICK HERE TO GO TO AMAZON.COM.BR   A Short History of The Manx TT Introduction: In the UK we love motorcycles and racing. Every year for three weeks we close …

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Book of the week

Book review Twenty Tales of Robotics and AI: QUIZ BOOK With fun questions after each story to test your intelligence (English Edition) BUY HERE “Twenty Tales of Robotics and AI: QUIZ BOOK With Fun Questions After Each Story to Test Your Intelligence” (English Edition) is an entertaining and engaging read for those interested in both …

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How to Write a Short Essay in English

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) CLICK HERE TO GO TO AMAZON.COM.BR Writing clearly and concisely is one of the best skills you can take from school into professional settings. A great way to practice this kind of writing is with short essays. …

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THIS WEEK’S BOOK REVIEW “The Hunt for the Auschwitz Butcher: Josef Mengele’s Life in Brazil (English Edition)”

  You can order this eBook from amazon.com.br or any other Amazon platform      CLICK HERE The Hunt for the Auschwitz Butcher Josef Mengele’s Life in Brazil REVIEW: ENGLISH The Hunt for the Auschwitz Butcher: Josef Mengele’s Life in Brazil is a gripping and insightful eBook that delves into the life of one of …

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What is your all time favourite band? Here is mine. “The Eagles”

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) CLICK HERE TO GO TO AMAZON.COM.BR What’s your favourite band? SECTION ONE:   Introduction: The Eagles, an iconic American rock band, have left an indelible mark on the music industry. Formed in 1971 in Los Angeles, California, the …

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The 1979 Meltdown (Three Mile Island)

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) CLICK HERE TO GO TO AMAZON.COM.BR The 1979 MELTDOWN: The story of Three Mile Island INTRODUCTION: If the events of March 28, 1979 hadn’t occurred, the Three Mile Island meltdown would never have become one of the …

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THE HISTORY OF UFOs with the perfect progressive tenses

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) CLICK HERE TO GO TO AMAZON.COM.BR Unidentified Flying Objects: A Journey Beyond the Skies “All of the perfect tenses have been marked with colours” INTRODUCTION: Over the past century, UFO sightings have been capturing people’s imaginations, as …

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The Greek God Poseidon (Neptune)

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE)   https://www.fiverr.com/s/YDrPkl The Greek God Poseidon (Neptune) INTRODUCTION: Poseidon, the Greek God of the sea, storms, and earthquakes, has had a long and rich history in Greek mythology. The mighty Poseidon was the son of Cronus and …

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I Married A Robot ( A Strange Story of Unconventional Love)

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE)   https://www.fiverr.com/s/YDrPkl :::DISCUSSION QUESTION ONE::: In the future when advanced robots are common and we mix our lives with lifelike robots, do you think that eventually there will come a time when robot-marriages are commonplace?   A …

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Who was Robert Oppenheimer?

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE)   https://www.fiverr.com/s/YDrPkl Want to read more?   DOWNLOAD HERE Amazon.com.br Books Robert Oppenheimer: The Father of the Atomic Bomb SECTION ONE: Robert Oppenheimer is a name that may not be immediately recognizable to many. However, his impact on …

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A scientific treasure hunt

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE)   https://www.fiverr.com/s/YDrPkl At Conservation International (CI), we like to say, “People need nature to thrive.” But behind that statement are countless questions revealing a more complicated reality: Where is the nature that people need? Which places are …

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In four short years, new forest takes root

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE)   https://www.fiverr.com/s/YDrPkl As a freelance photographer, I’ve shot everything from Tibetan wheat farmers to reproductive health clinics in the jungles of the Democratic Republic of Congo. I’ve become skilled at capturing a “day in the life” of …

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Mekong ‘megafish’

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE)   https://www.fiverr.com/s/YDrPkl Weighing in at 661 pounds, a giant stingray hooked by a fisherman in Cambodia’s Mekong River earlier this month has taken the title of world’s largest freshwater fish. Nicknamed “Boramy,” or “full moon” in the …

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The Titanic and its Illustrious Crew

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE)   https://www.fiverr.com/s/YDrPkl The Titanic and its Illustrious Crew: A Tribute to the Unsung Heroes   INTRODUCTION: The RMS Titanic is a name that has been etched into history for more than a century. Known as the unsinkable …

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IN THE NEWS THIS WEEK: Three killed and dozens injured in Texas tornado (PHRASAL VERBS LESSON)

IN THE NEWS THIS WEEK Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE)   https://www.fiverr.com/s/YDrPkl INTRODUCTION: A deadly tornado has swept through a northern Texas town, killing three people and injuring dozens more. Perryton, which is near the Oklahoma border, appears to be at the …

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Protected forests are important to our survival

Protected forests are important to our survival Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE)   https://www.fiverr.com/s/YDrPkl Protected forests keep significantly more climate-warming carbon out of the atmosphere than unprotected forests, according to a new study. The research, published in the journal Nature Communications, illustrates just …

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READING IN ENGLISH ONE: Wild Rides and Passionate Nights: A South American Biker Romance

Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) How to do this lesson:  Read through each section with your teacher. Discuss any new vocabulary, idioms or expressions found in each section. Write a 50 word summary of each section using your own words using at least one of the new words or expressions in your summary. WILD RIDES …

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The Smoking Snakes or (As cobras fumegantes) Brazil’s involvement in World War II

  At the outbreak of the war in 1939, Brazil, like many other countries in Latin America, declared a policy of neutrality. However, as the conflict progressed, it became increasingly clear that the Axis powers, led by Germany, posed a threat to the Western Hemisphere and to Brazil’s trade and economic interests. Student FREE Bookstore …

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William Shakespeare’s HAMLET: Intermediate English Lesson.

Hamlet is a play written by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1599 and 1601. Introduction: Hamlet is a play written by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1599 and 1601. The play tells the story of Prince Hamlet, who is grieving the recent death of his father, the King of …

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The Plays Shakespeare One: A Midsummers Night Dream

William Shakespeare was an English playwright, poet and actor. He is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England’s national poet and the “Bard of Avon”. Instruções: Essas aulas de inglês são para alunos intermediários e avançados de inglês como segunda língua. Eles …

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The Story of Twinings Earl Grey Tea: (Intermediate English Lesson)

The first mention of Earl Grey tea was in 1824 and it was associated with the idea of using bergamot to enhance the taste of low quality tea. The name ‘Earl Grey’ is most often connected to the English aristocrat and Prime Minster Charles Grey Please LIKE & SUBSCRIBE to my Youtube channel  https://www.youtube.com/c/SteveBradeley/videos MY …

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Ernesto “CHE” Guevara. HIS MOTORCYCLE DIARIES (intermediate & advanced English lesson)

Instruções: Essas aulas de inglês são para alunos intermediários e avançados de inglês como segunda língua. Eles incluem “Ler”, “Ouvir” e “Escrever”. Basta seguir a lição respondendo às perguntas à medida que as encontra. Todas as vagas em negrito devem ser traduzidas para seu próprio idioma para ajudar na compreensão do novo vocabulário. Please LIKE …

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