Monthly Archives: March 2016


Vocabulary: The Oxford 3000 Wordlist

Which words should students learn to succeed in English?

Discover the power of the Oxford 3000 Wordlist...

Discover the power of the Oxford 3000 Wordlist…

Patrick White, Head of Dictionaries and Reference Grammar in the English Language Teaching Division of Oxford University Press explains why students ask this question, and what might be the answer.

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The Currency of the New Economy is Trust

There’s been an explosion of collaborative consumption — web-powered sharing of cars, apartments, skills. Rachel Botsman explores the currency that makes systems like Airbnb and Taskrabbit work: trust, influence, and what she calls « reputation capital. »

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How Great Leaders Inspire Action

Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question « Why? »
His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers …

 

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Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy shows how “power posing” — standing in a posture of confidence, even when we don’t feel confident — can affect testosterone and cortisol levels in the brain, and might even have an impact on our chances for success.

Amy Cuddy’s research on body language reveals that we can change other people’s perceptions — and even our own body chemistry — simply by changing body positions. Full bio

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Try Something New for 30 Days!

Is there something you’ve always meant to do, wanted to do, but just … haven’t? Matt Cutts suggests: Try it for 30 days.
This short, lighthearted talk offers a neat way to think about setting and achieving goals.

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Video Lessons with Jennifer

Jennifer ESL

This Youtube Channel set up by American teacher Jennifer is an impressive collection of some 200 quality videos lessons.
Check it out here!


BULATS ONLINE TESTS SAMPLE

BULATS is a multilingual set of workplace language assessment, training and benchmarking tools.

It is used internationally for business and industry recruitment, for identifying and delivering training, for admission to study business-related courses and for assessing the effectiveness of language courses and training.

Here is a link to a SAMPLE BULATS TEST