The featured lessons for Valentine's Day are still available. Click
on the link below and log into the Teachers' Room to access the lessons. There
is an Instant Workbook exercise that corresponds to the Upper-Intermediate lesson
"The Cost of Tying the Knot".
Here are this week's new resources:
Instant Workbook - Upper-Intermediate - "Work Stress Health Woes"
Job satisfaction is good for the heart!
Skills: Listening to a report
and understanding suffixes and different word forms. There are 3 exercises to
Upper-Intermediate Instant Lesson - "Healthy Tea"
A study of over 3,400 adults in Saudi Arabia - a country of tea-lovers - found
that people who drank more than 6 cups of tea per day had a more than 50% lower
risk of coronary heart disease compared to tea abstainers, even after adjusting
for other factors such as smoking, diet and obesity.
Instant Lesson - "Signing a Petition"
A baby elephant in Germany
has signed a petition to protect wild elephants around the world, an environmental
protection group says.
Elementary Instant Lesson - "Knowing How
to Drive a Car"
Two Canadians learned that knowing how to drive a
car is important when you want to steal one.
Anna Grammar - A short
question from Dalian
Anna is asked to solve a raging controversy in Dalian,
Weekly Warmer - Idioms - True and False - Water and Boats
Another warmer about idioms that encourages discussion and should also be a lot
the new resources here.
Quote of the week:
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."