Posts Tagged ‘reading comprehension’

Website for reading comprehension in Business English (lingua dot com)

29 February 2020

twitter: @eugenio_fouz

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Applying for jobs
Henry graduated from college with a degree in Elementary Education, and began searching for jobs. While doing an internship previously as a university student, he discovered his greatest strength and interest was teaching children in a regular classroom setting. He also had previous volunteer experience as a camp and youth counselor.

He therefore decided to focus his job hunt on elementary schools in his state. First, he prepared and printed a neat and comprehensive CV, highlighting his educational background, work and volunteer experiences. He then added a section pointing out his other skills in such areas as foreign languages and computer programming. Finally, he added a segment about his interests, and listed some personal references.”

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go on reading here:

applying for jobs (lingua.com)

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main website:

Business English reading (lingua.com)

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“We may learn English while we are sleeping”

15 March 2019

twitter: @eugenio_fouz

website

https://breakingnewsenglish.com/simple-english-news.html

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1/learning vocabulary

“A new study shows that we could learn vocabulary while we are sleeping. This is great news for students struggling to learn a new language. It is also good for anyone who is trying to expand their knowledge of words. Researchers from the University of Bern in Switzerland have shown that it is possible to learn new information while we are sleeping deeply, and then recall this information when we need it after we wake up. This new information includes foreign language vocabulary.” (…)

read the whole story here:

https://breakingnewsenglish.com/1902/190206-learning-vocabulary.html

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2/on Fortnite

“The video game Fortnite is more popular than television, movies and streaming videos among young people. This is according to the video streaming service Netflix. Gaming is becoming more and more popular with young people worldwide. TV viewing is becoming less popular. Netflix said Fortnite was now more of a competitor than HBO – another popular streaming company. Fortnite is much more popular with young men. A study from the American Economic Association found that between 2015 and 2017, men aged between 21 and 30 spent more time on gaming. Their playing rose from 2.3 hours a day to 4 hours, while time spent on watching TV, movies or streaming fell.” (…)

read the whole story here:

https://breakingnewsenglish.com/1901/190121-fortnite.html

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