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TOEFL 1 – CNN VIDEOS

Hello amazing students, you will find below a useful website in which you can practice your academic English.

 

http://edition.cnn.com/video/

Categories: 11. TOEFL

ADVANCED 2 – HISTORY CHALLENGE

 

Read the headlines and decide which ones you believe to be true and which you not. Justify your opinion.

 

The Declaration of Independence was written on hemp (marijuana) paper.

 

Chickenosaurus: Canadian Scientist Says he can create dinosaurs from chickens.

 

World Cup results are a fraud

 

Do you have any hard-to-believe stories to share?

Categories: 8. ADVANCED 2

HIGH INTER 1 – FEWER vs. LESS

 

 

FEWER

Fewer is used with countable nouns: people, animals, chairs, shoes.

You know fewer people than I do.
There should be fewer books on the table.
I have fewer ideas than everyone else.
Fewer of us show up each year.

 
LESS

Less is used for uncountable, usually abstract nouns: money, happiness, snow, idealism.

I hope less snow falls this year.
We need more money and less debt.
I have less computer savvy than you.
You should spend less of your time complaining.

Less is also used with adjectives and adverbs:

I’m less happy than I used to be.
He runs less quickly than you.

 

For further practice access:

http://www.better-english.com/grammar/fewest.htm

HIGH INTER 1 – SHOULD + HAVE + PAST PARTICIPLE

TOEFL 1 – DOCUMENTARIES.ORG

Hello, dear students… as I told youin the previous class, you will find below the link to a documentary website, in which you have to choose one video and report to the class on Thursday.

 

 http://freedocumentaries.org/

Categories: 11. TOEFL

ADVANCED 2 – MODAL VERBS TO EXPRESS PAST POSSIBILITIES

Categories: 8. ADVANCED 2

ADVANCED 2 – PAST PARTICIPLE

Hey guys, remember I told you I’d post a video about PAST PARTICIPLE, so here it goes. Have fun!
 
 
Categories: 8. ADVANCED 2