Pronunciation ….. chaos!

Alcuni dei miei studenti principianti hanno difficolt√† a pronunciare alcuni termini inglesi, o a produrre alcuni suoni specifici. Eccovi un bel video di Gerard Nolst Trenit√©, “The Chaos Of English Pronunciation” (il caos della pronuncia inglese); provate ad esercitarvi (vi ricordate quanti casi abbiamo incontrato durante le nostre lezioni dove alcune parole simili si pronunciavano […]

It’s a man’s world.

“Is it any wonder that so many high-achieving young women, despite all the happy talk about their academic success, find themselves in the early stages of their careers in chronic¬†uncertainty or anxiety about their prospects for an emotionally fulfilled private life?” Are you a happy, satisfied, confident and trusted (by men)¬†business woman? Read the article […]

Seaworld experiences

Have you ever been to a Seaworld show? Killer whales? Dolphins? Seals? Sea lions?¬†They’re all just so cute, amazing and we’re all having so much fun. Are we? You might have heard of “Blackfish”, a recently¬†released documentary¬†(film) about Tilikum, a five-tonne male orca that has been involved in the deaths of three people.¬†It is now […]

Owning more doesn’t bring happiness: ‘the material pursuit of self-esteem reduces self-esteem.’

“‘Tis the season,¬†to be jolly and joyous” “There’s no such thing as strangers¬†when, a¬†stranger says hello, and everyone is family (…)” Some Christmas carols just remind us, it’s the time to be generous, joyful and peaceful. But well, let’s face it: Christmas has become business for the majority of companies and businesses. So many people […]

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