29.4.10

Little Red Riding Hood

Read this politically correct version of the traditional bedtime story. Have fun!

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More about men and women


Did you know that there are 78 differences between men and women? Check out the BBC and find out what they are. Click here





Or, if you prefer, watch this funny video and find out more (thanks Nacho for tipping me off about this one)


14.4.10

Telling lies

How can you spot if someone is telling a "porky"?

Listen to the BBC and find out.

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8.4.10

British vs. American English




Revise these dialogues in British and American English (click on the images to enlarge them:



Learn more vocabulary here or try some exercises here and here


Hey honey, I like your ba-donka-donk!

Listen to Hugh Laurie and Ellen Degeneres and find out what these slang words mean:

  • Flossing
  • Chin wag
  • Ba-donka-donk
  • Chuffed to bits
  • Shawty

7.4.10

It's a hoax!

Do you remember the story of Falcon Heene, "Balloon Boy"? It turned out to be a hoax, but most of us were taken in.

Watch the video and try the exercises on the handout.


Download the exercises here