Archive for julho, 2011

A picture is worth a thousand words

jul 29, 2011 No Comments by

Hi guys, Today, I’ve decided to post some pictures that I use in class to encourage students to speak and discuss some important topics – depression and junk food. As the title of this post says, “a picture is worth a thousand words”, but even though these two have a clear message, somehow they still […]

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Law vocabulary

jul 27, 2011 No Comments by

I really enjoy some courtroom shows, like Law & Order, so I realized that I was already familiar with a lot of this vocabulary – and you might be too! In the United States, reality courtroom shows are also common. People take their real cases to TV and a judge helps them work things out. […]

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Canadian English

jul 21, 2011 No Comments

Since the destination is Canada, here are some differences between American and Canadian vocabulary. We can see the British and French influence in many words. AMERICAN CANADIAN take an exam write/take an exam grades grades or marks round-trip (two-way ticket) round-trip or return subway metro or subway studio bachelor or one-and-a-half apartment (Quebec) fire station […]

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jul 17, 2011 No Comments

Oi, pessoal! Em primeiro lugar, quero pedir desculpas pelo sumiço aqui do blog. Pelo menos tenho ótimos motivos. O primeiro deles é a quantidade de trabalho. Estou com quase 40 alunos e por isso ando muito ocupada, seja dando aulas ou planejando atividades. Além disso, nos últimos dois meses também me ocupei com os preparativos […]

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