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Academic English not only for Indonesians
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Loneliness

At the time of writing, the UK Government has appointed a Minister of Loneliness. This is in response to a perceived increase in loneliness, thought by some to result in part from social media use. Match headings to the text below which looks at some of the myths surrounding loneliness.

Don’t be lonely! First discuss with a friend why you think people sometimes feel lonely. (more…)

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Coping with study stress

Do you find studying stressful? Match the headings and read tips about how to control stress as a student!

Indonesian flag The text features the word stress 23 times. Indonesians should pay careful attention to the words surrounding stress, or words that ‘collocate‘ with stress. You might also want to take a look at this earlier post dealing with stress. (more…)

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Exam preparation myths

Simply reading and re-reading the things you need to remember for an exam may not be the best way to retain information. Match headings to more tried-and-tested methods of exam preparation! (more…)

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Special spatial skills for kids!

Spatial reasoning is an important skill in everyday life, as well as in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) related careers. How can we develop and enhance spatial reasoning in our children? Match the headings to find out!

..and if anyone knows the difference between the pronunciation of ‘special’ and ‘spatial’, let us know in the comments below!

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Unavoidably stupid us

Do you always act sensibly and rationally? Psychologists have analysed the choices we make on a daily basis and the findings might surprise you. To find out more, try this IELTS reading heading matching activity.

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Myths about future cities

We like to think that we know about the benefits that future cities will bring us, but do we really?

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Teeth

I had to go to the dentist recently – just for a check-up. All was well, thankfully! In this post we find out about teeth and match headings to paragraphs!

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Overtourism – heading matching

Here in Bali we’re beginning to feel that our island has too many tourists, but it turns out many other countries also suffer from overtourism. Read all about it and match headings to paragraphs!

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Locavores – heading matching

We all know about carnivores and herbivores. Now there are ‘Locavores’ – people who choose to eat locally produced food. Match the headings to the paragraphs!

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Polar Bears

Here’s a quick heading matching activity. By now we are all familiar with global warming and its impacts. Match headings to these eight facts about polar bears. (more…)