Are you getting enough sleep? Do you take naps during the day? Match ideas about sleep to the experts they belong to and find out more about sleep and sleeping habits!
Before you read, discuss with a friend whether the following statements might be true or false:
In the previous post we matched headings to this text about human behaviour. Now see if you can match ideas to the owners of those ideas!
In IELTS we’re sometimes required to answer questions about buildings – a topic that most of us never usually think about! Match the names of Japanese architects to their innovative designs and pick up some building knowledge and vocabulary at the same time!
Why do we work? Do we work for money, for success, to define ourselves in the world, or for some other reason?
First of all discuss the following statements with a friend and see if you agree.
- If you don’t work then you are not truly human.
- Work keeps us away from more important activities.
- Work is a means to fulfill personal ambitions.
- Work conflicts with our human inclination to relax and have a good time.
Now read what the philospophers have to say and tell us in the comments which one(s) you agree (or disagree) with!
Do boys and girls benefit from being taught together? Richard Cairns, head of Brighton College, says ‘yes’, Helen Fraser, chief executive of the Girls’ Day School Trust, says ‘no’.
How much do you know about chocolate? And how good are you at answering True / False / No information questions? To find out, try this practice activity! (source)
Read about events at Mount Everest. Choose the correct verb forms by paying close attention to the surrounding grammar and signalling words.