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Sunday, July 08, 2018

WEEKLY PICKS - 7

This post offers you a selection of recommended free online exercises, games, videos and resources so that you can improve your English language skills while having fun! ENJOY!

📜READING PICKS – Articles, blog posts, quizzes and more:

Article from BBC TRAVEL: A country that doesn’t want to be happy, by Kate Leaver,
Finland came out on top in the 2018 World Happiness Report, but what if its people don’t agree? (Continue reading)

Article from BBC CAPITAL: The secret advantage of aiming low, by David Robson
Sports stars show us that it can sometimes pay to be a big fish in a small pond.
Watching nail-biting sports dramas play out this summer, you may struggle to see any parallel with your own career. What could a teacher, lawyer or engineer possibly learn from elite sports stars like a Raheem Stirling or a Simona Halep?
Yet some organisational scientists believe the rise of certain athletes – and footballers in particular – can offer success strategies for everyone, with some particular insights into a phenomenon known as the “Big-Fish-Little-Pond effect”. (Continue reading)


Article from BBC
CULTURE: Five countries that set world culture, by Lindsey Galloway
Global influence is often measured by military, political or economic might. But for these countries, it’s their food, fashion or entertainment that most strongly impacts the wider world(Continue reading)

🎬 VIDEO PICKS – Short and fun videos:

5-TO-10-MINUTE VIDEOS:
A LITTLE LONGER BUT WORTH IT!
💬 VOCABULARY PICKS:
💡 GRAMMAR PICKS – Assorted exercises and games:
  • Random Phrasal Verb Quiz (Test your understanding of phrasal verbs with these random phrasal verb quizzes. Each time you 'start again', it will show you a new quiz generated from a phrasal verbs database.)


MORE PICKS NEXT WEEK!

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