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How to give advice

Average: 3.4 (14 votes)

An Agony Aunt is a newspaper writer who answers questions and offers advice on personal problems to people who write in. Take a look at this example letter and then write your own advice. There's also a vocabulary exercise to do.
(Lesson by David, EC London English School)

Agony Aunt Letter:

Dear Abby,

London City Foxes

Average: 3 (7 votes)

City foxes (Intermediate and above)

Reading - read the text and then match the words in bold with the definitions underneath.
Lesson by Jimi, EC London English school.

Are you a pessimist or an optimist?

Average: 3.7 (13 votes)

Is this glass half empty or half full?

If you said “half empty” you are a pessimist.
If you said “half full” you are an optimist.

Are you a pessimist or an optimist? What do other people say about you? Do they agree with you?

Advanced Level Reading: Law, Finance and Business

Average: 3 (8 votes)

This lesson is about the infamous Bernard Madoff. He is known for one of the worst investment frauds in history. If you are interested in finance, economics, investment or any related area of business, then this lesson is perfect for you!

Britain's Got Talent: Vocab and Listening

Average: 3.6 (25 votes)

How to use Enough?

Average: 4.3 (62 votes)

How to use ‘enough’ with adjectives and nouns – Pre-intermediate

I have £10 and I want to buy this car:

Unfortunately this car costs £100,000

I don’t have enough money. The car is very expensive and I will never be rich enough to buy it.

Extreme Adjectives

Average: 3.8 (49 votes)

Are you hungry? How hungry? Very, very hungry? Very, very, very hungry? Are you starving?

Starving is an extreme adjective, it means very, very hungry. We have lots of extreme adjectives in English that are used to emphasise normal adjectives.

Here are nine examples of adjectives and their extreme adjectives.

Prepositions Practice

Average: 3.3 (7 votes)

Pass - Phrasal Verbs

Average: 4.2 (13 votes)

Advanced Level Reading: Royal Mail to be privatised

Average: 2.5 (4 votes)

Good lesson for Advanced level students today. This report is taken from a BBC news story concerning a hot topic in the UK: