Human beings are everywhere. With settlements on every continent, we can be found in the most isolated corners of Earth’s jungles, oceans and tundras. Our impact is so profound, most scientists believe humanity has left a permanent mark on Earth’s geological record. So what would happen if suddenly, every human on Earth disappeared? Dan Kwartler investigates. Here are some questions related to the video: 1. How long would the underground rail systems flood when the drainage bumps a
Thomas Suarez's interest in technology and programming led him to learn Python, Java, and C “just to get the basics down.” He built an app and then coaxed his parents into paying the $99 fee to get his app, Earth Fortune, in the app store. Thomas also started an app club at school to help other kids build and share their creations, and is now starting his own company, CarrotCorp.
Watch the brand-new trailer for "Loki" from Marvel Studios. Try to listen to what Loki and Mobius have talked about and fill in the blank. - LOKI: I know what this place is. The timekeepers have built quite the (1)____ and I see the (2)____ are playing their parts to perfection. - MOBIUS: Big (3)____ guy. I love it! Makes you sound super smart. - LOKI: I am smart. - MOBIUS: I know! - LOKI: Okay. - MOBIUS: Okay. - Another big guy with glasses: Plea
Since their emergence over 200,000 years ago, modern humans have established communities all over the planet. But they didn’t do it alone. Whatever corner of the globe you find humans in today, you’re likely to find another species as well: dogs. So how did one of our oldest rivals, the wolf, evolve into man’s best friend? "Given enough time, even our most dangerous rivals can become our fiercest friends." Now test your knowledge after watching this video by answering these que
Do you really need to speak English fast? When native English speakers speak fast, the boundaries between words disappear and this gives the impression of talking fast. In reality, they are not talking faster than normal —it’s just that the sounds in their pronunciation flow together in the most smooth and efficient way. In this video, there are a few things that all English learners should know about English pronunciation in order to understand native speakers.
Have you ever noticed that it’s much easier to remember the lyrics of a song than lessons at school? The melody, the rhythm, the tune, etc., all of them just naturally absorb into your head. And as you remember the lyrics, you will remember the English phrases, grammar, vocabulary. When you learn a new language, there are lots of unusual sounds your mouth isn’t used to making. Singing helps our mouths to form the right shapes and make these sounds loudly and clearly. Singing also helps us le
On the night of 31 December and the morning of 1 January, people in many countries all over the world will celebrate the beginning of a new year. How will they celebrate and how did this tradition begin? LINK: Reading Sheets
Progressive Skills in English is a new course that prepares students for entry into English-medium study. Progressive Skills in English teaches necessary skills as part of a systematic programme of language development. The course builds the skill
The gap between harmless social-media following and criminal behaviour isn’t as large as we like to believe: Facebook, Twitter and others must act on misuse and abuse.
These are some of the useful expressions for small talk!