BBC news Episode 2

Hi again! Let’s continue talking about and watching news! WORLD Who said that it’s the job of a man to build a house? 😉 Nowadays women can do anything!!! Get inspired by a woman who built her own house by herself!!! She claims that she learnt how to built it with the help of YOUTUBE only!!! Can…

BBC news Episode 1

Being a teacher I’ve often been asked by my students: What’s the best way to improve my skills? Never dying question! There are lots of options and you could have a look at some of these here Today let’s have a look at one of them – www.bbc.com Oh, I know that look – you probably think —…

Watch and discuss TED talks

TED Talk: James Veitch “The Agony of Trying to Unsubscribe“. Well worth seeing! Level: Intermediate + Language: British English Length: 10 min. English + Russian subtitles, script Our never-ending desire to inspire students brought us to TED Talks (why we chose it see here http://www.brain-storm.com.ua/blog/kak-okruzhit-sebya-anglijskim3/ ). Today lets watch and discuss humorous, hilarious, and a bit sarcastic speech of James Veitch…

What is your personal annual challenge?

Level: Intermediate + English: American Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg showed off(show off — хвастаться/шиковать/выделываться) Jarvis, the artificial intelligence (искусственный интеллект)system he built to serve as a digital assistant around his house. Now we know what the software sounds like, and it’s got the voice of God. Well, the guy who played God in movies. Zuckerberg on Tuesday released a…

Как окружить себя английским?

1. Поменяйте языковые установки своего мобильного и/или компьютера на английский язык. Settings      →        Language       →       English 2. Установите правило ‘A day in English’ / ‘2 hours in English’ / ‘Tea time in English’ у себя на работе/дома. Вам крупно повезло, если вы работаете с единомышленниками, которые разделяют Ваш интерес к английскому)). 3. Смотрите свои любимые фильмы / сериалы на английском. Таким образом, вы…