Monthly Archives: October 2013

Chinese students try to explain to American students why they don’t party

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Police appeal to ‘mothers’ over Sheffield pizza worker who was stabbed to death

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Mothers in Sheffield have been asked whether their sons could be behind the ‘brutal and shocking’ murder of Thavisha Lakindu Peiris, who was stabbed to death while delivering his final pizza before starting a new job.

South Yorkshire Police have made a direct appeal to mothers whether their sons returned home ‘dishevelled, perhaps with bloodstained clothing’ after Sunday’s killing.

Sri Lankan-born Mr Peiris was making his final delivery of the day when he was attacked and left for dead in his silver Toyota Yaris.

The 25-year-old was described as a ‘career-minded, hard-working, bright, articulate and friendly young man’, leaving police with no clue to a possible motive apart from the small amount of cash he could have been carrying.

He had been due to make a delivery to an address at Southey Crescent at around 10pm but when he failed to show up, his colleagues went to find him.

A post-mortem examination…

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Anne Frank’s Friends: Photos of the Girls Who Lived

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VIDEO – FOSHNJA I EMOCIONUAR QAN NDËRSA E EMA KËNDON KËNGËN E ROD STEWART

as3 (1)Një foshnje qan ndërsa e ema këndon këngën e Rod Steëart ‘Zemra ime s’mund të të thotë jo’
Tekstet e këngëtarit britanik është e njohur të kenë këtë efekt tek seksi i kundërt por foshnja që qajnë është një fenomen i ri.
Do që mami të këndojë? Më thuaj si ndjehesh kur dëgjon këtë këngë- pyet e ema para se ajo të filloj të këndojë një hit.
Foshnjat thuhet se qajnë kur janë të uritura, por kjo foshnjë 10 muajshe mundohet të mbajë emocionet gjatë 2 minutave të klipit. Video ka patur mbi 3 milion  klikime në youtube

 

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Pianist Maria João Pires panics as she realises the orchestra has started the wrong concerto…

pianoThis is quite extraordinary. The wonderful Maria João Pires is ready to play a Mozart piano concerto with the Amsterdam Concertgebouw conducted by Riccardo Chailly, only to hear the orchestra begin playinganother Mozart concerto – no 20 in D minor, K466, not what she was expecting or had prepared for. Can you imagine her horror? You’ll have to watch the film below to find out what happened next.

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Obsolete words: better off without them?

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Run For Your Life! – Halloween Lesson Plan

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wpid-photo-23-sep-2012-2047This lesson plan is based on an article from The Guardian called Zombie Games: Run For Your Life.  It’s about a 5k run called Zombie Evacuation Race where “zombies” run after you and “soldiers” shout at you.  This lesson involves CPE exam style tasks – Speaking parts 1 and 2 and also Reading & Use Of English part 6 (gapped text).  As with the other Halloween lesson plan I posted, I haven’t yet done this lesson but am posting it now in case anyone else might find it useful.

The warmer is based on Speaking part 1 type questions. I’ll probably do this as a Question Swap.

  • What things frighten you the most?
  • How difficult would it be for you to move away from where you’re living now?
  • How far can you run without having to stop?
  • Can you think on your feet?
  • Do you know how to…

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