Browsing All Posts published on »February, 2013«

Morrissey LA concert to be ‘100% vegetarian’

February 28, 2013

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BBC News – Morrissey LA concert to be ‘100% vegetarian’. Food vendors at the Staples Center in Los Angeles will be going 100% vegetarian at Morrissey’s forthcoming sold-out show on the 1st of March.

Learning English – English At Work

February 28, 2013

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  Learning English – English At Work. Resources from the BBC/Recursos de la BBC

February 27, 2013

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Originally posted on China News:
Kangaroos The kangaroo meat industry is poised to expand its export market to China, with a promise to only cull males in a bid to thwart “fanatical” animal rights activists. The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry yesterday said it was working to open market access for kangaroo meat to…

February 27, 2013

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Originally posted on CCA Digital Generation Centre:
Hello everyone, we hope you are all well and ready for another busy day ahead. We sure are on this side! Yesterday we spoke about thinking before tweeting, first and foremost, thank you all who have commented and reblogged the post, it is much appreciated. We hope you…

Vídeo (en inglés) de un proceso de selección original: Heineken

February 27, 2013

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Vídeo : Heineken crece con la marca personal de su mejor candidato « Personal Branding – Historias de Cracks. Un vídeo con el original proceso de selección que hizo Heineken.  A video in English about an original selection process undertaken by Heineken

The ‘plastic’ princess?

February 27, 2013

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Learning English – 6 Minute English – The ‘plastic’ princess?. Quotes from a speech in which the Duchess of Cambridge was compared to a “shop window mannequin” with a “plastic smile” caused controversy in the UK this week. But a closer analysis of British novelist Hilary Mantel’s speech reveals a more sympathetic picture. Finn and […]

February 26, 2013

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Originally posted on Tradel Barcelona:
Desde Tradel Barcelona hemos organizado la charla informativa ‘Marxar cap a Londres’ con la colaboración del Orfeó Gracienc y hemos realizado un documento informativo con direcciones de interés en internet para irse a vivir y trabajar en Londres. A continuación las podéis consultar: Embajada de España en Londres Embajada del…

February 26, 2013

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Originally posted on An A-Z of ELT:
How do you write a pedagogic grammar?  Or, more realistically, how do you judge the worth of one that has already been written? This is a task I regularly set my MA TESOL students, i.e. to put a teacher’s or learner’s grammar of their choice to the test,…

Afra Raymond: Three myths about corruption

February 25, 2013

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Trinidad and Tobago amassed great wealth in the 1970s thanks to oil. But in 1982, a shocking fact was revealed — that 2 out of every 3 dollars earmarked for development had been wasted or stolen. This has haunted Afra Raymond for 30 years. Shining a flashlight on a continued history of government corruption, Raymond […]

February 22, 2013

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Originally posted on hovercraftdoggy:
‘Dreaming of Dubai’ – incredible series of aerial photographs documenting the skyline of Dubai, United Arab Emirates and its balance between illusion and reality. Photographed by German photographer Johannes Heuckeroth.   .

February 21, 2013

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Originally posted on CCA Digital Generation Centre:
Hello everyone, we hope you are all well and that you’ve enjoyed yesterday’s post. After looking at why you shouldn’t be too hasty with Social Media we will now look at why patience is very important while waiting for results. With many brands launching massive advertising campaigns on…

February 20, 2013

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Originally posted on TEFL Trainer Spain:
Sometimes it feels as if you’re banging your head against a brick wall. No matter how many times you tell your Spanish students to say: “She has blue eyes” they continue to say “She has eyes blues.” Blue eyes or eyes blues? What’s their problem? Are they lazy? Are…

February 19, 2013

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February 19, 2013

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Word up!

February 19, 2013

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February 19, 2013

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Originally posted on Adrian’s Pron Chart Blog:
We have visited all of the English consonants… except for /h/  Journey 1 Say this pair /hiːt/ and /iːt/ (heat, eat) What do you do differently in the first word to sound the /h/? It’s hard to tell at first isn’t it, because the movement for /h/…

February 19, 2013

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Originally posted on China News:
This 5-meter-long titanium beam was made in a Chinese university lab. (Source: Guancha Zhe) China looks to lower the cost of 3D printing and make large titanium components to build the next-generation fighter jet and self-developed passenger plane. By using laser additive manufactured titanium parts in its aviation industry, China is…

February 19, 2013

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Originally posted on China News:
There is a new kid in town and its name is the People’s Republic of China. Its entrance into the rich and elite foreign aid club has redefined the foundations of foreign aid. At last summer’s Conference of the Forum on Africa China Cooperation, the mighty dragon has pledged $20…

February 19, 2013

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Originally posted on CCA Digital Generation Centre:
Hello everyone, we hope you are all well. Yesterday we spoke about the efforts that need to be made when trying to be successful at Social Media, today we will speak about three different aspects of Social Media. First of all there is the tracking side of things.…

Accents and Dialects of the UK

February 18, 2013

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Accents and Dialects from the UK Do you call a ‘bread roll’ a cob, batch, bread cake, barm cake or scuffler? How do you pronounce the words cup and plant? And are you sitting or sat at this computer? The UK is a rich landscape of regional accents and dialects, each evidence of our society’ […]

LL Cool J and Chuck D plus tribute to MCA

February 12, 2013

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Still up with the best after all these years and a great little tribute to MCA with no sleep til Brooklyn at 3 m 29 s.

Jimmy Greaves talks about Paul Gascoigne and his own battle with alcoholism

February 11, 2013

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Jimmy Greaves talks about Paul Gascoigne and his own battle with alcoholism – Mirror Online. The most searingly honest report you will read on footy hero Gazza, by Sunday People columnist Jimmy Greaves

my bloody valentine

February 4, 2013

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track by track review of new album mbv. Finally, after hours of waiting the website kicked into shape, I entered my special promotional code and set out on a trip with the new My Bloody Valentine album, an exercise in mind melting weirdness and blissful pop genius. Nothing in this world makes any sense and […]