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Cohesion in the news

In this post we look at some cohesive devices used in a recent news report covering the unrest in Hong Kong. (more…)

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Academic Hangman

A version of hangman featuring words from the Academic Word List (AWL), and a built-in homework activity for anyone who needs the practice. (more…)

Women, career, unconscious bias

These days more women are entering technical professions but they are still far outnumbered by men. Computing scientist Talia Gershon believes this is partly due to unconscious biases. Watch the video and then reconstruct what Talia says. (more…)

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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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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Concrete bananas and abstract freedom

In the previous post we completed the summary of a text about how we come to understand concrete and abstract concepts. In this post we do some Yes, No, Not Given practice as the writer goes on to describe three theories relating to this kind of mental processing. (more…)

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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Orangutans

Try this IELTS Reading practice activity and you might just learn something new about Orangutans!

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Typewriters

How much do you know about the typewriter? And how good are you at answering True / False / No Information questions? Try this activity and find out!

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