CNN Student News May 23, 2016 with English subtitles

source: Tieng Anh Chuan 100     2016年5月22日
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source: Thanh Do    2016年5月23日

Qualities that describe Sports People

source: Learn English with Let's Talk     2016年5月20日
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Sportsmen or women need to have certain core qualities to be at the top of their field. In this Spoken English Lesson we will discuss about these qualities and learn some useful English phrases and English vocabulary that you could use in your English conversation while speaking English about sports people.
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Drive – A strong desire to win
Example: The drive for perfection makes an athlete work hard on his game .

Focus – Someone having a concentrated attention
Example: For a sportsman , it is important to always focus on his goal.

Discipline – A Code of conduct or behavior a sports person must follow.
Example: Nothing great can be achieved without discipline ; especially in the field of sports.

Dedication – The quality of being committed to a game or practice.
Example: An athlete who shows complete dedication towards his sport will surely reap great rewards over a period of time.

Determination – A go getter attitude or an attitude to achieve something bigger.
Example: The best athletes are the ones who have the steely determination to win.

Emotional maturity – Emotional balance or sense of calm
Example: Apart from talent , a sportsperson needs to master the art of emotional maturity in the face of defeat and pressure.

Presence of mind – The ability to think on your feet or in the moment of crisis.
Example: Every game can throw a new challenge in an athlete's path , hence the presence of mind to face these challenges is required.

Competitiveness – The desire to beat or win.
Example: On the field , the athletes show extreme competitiveness ; such behaviour is often what makes the audience enjoy the game.

Aggression – In a sports context, aggression can best be defined as an unprovoked physical or verbal assault.
Example: Aggression on the field is sometimes a good tactic to intimidate the other side ; but too much of it can get the player in trouble.

Attitude – A feeling or opinion about something or someone.
Example: Hard work , talent and the right attitude are the best qualities an athlete can have in order to succeed.

Project Management 1 (Business English Vocabulary for ESL)

source: Business English Pod     2008年9月25日
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This Business English video ESL lesson introduces English vocabulary for discussing projects and project management in English.

Finance & Accounting Vocabulary 2 (Business English Vocabulary Lesson for ESL)

source: Business English Pod    2008年11月16日
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This Business English video ESL lesson introduces English vocabulary related to finance and accounting.

The Education Report: Asian-Americans Are Best-Educated Group in the U.S.

source: VOA Learning English     2016年5月4日
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English in a Minute: Don't Hold Your Breath

source: VOA Learning English   2015年12月19日
This expression sounds like a warning of some kind. Find out how to use this idiom in this episode of English in a Minute!
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What Are You Doing? (Let's Learn English Lesson 7)

source: VOA Learning English    2016年4月20日
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source: MrSkypelessons     2014年11月17日
This is a lesson which I have made for my students who are preparing for the CAE exam. These collocations are all adverb collocations, and will be useful for the Use of English and Writing parts.
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Absurdly - low, high, easy, difficult
Widely - believed, spoken, used, distributed, known, renowned
Thoroughly - convinced, enjoyable, agree, satisfying
Fully - understand, comprehend, informed, automated, equipped
Totally and Completely - unaware, unprepared, unexpected, out of control, wrong
Patently - true, false, obvious, clear

In over my head / Bite off more than you can chew

source: Espresso English   2015年2月19日
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Conversation Skills - How to END a conversation politely

source: Learn English with Rebecca  2014年3月19日 Saying goodbye is as easy as 1-2-3, once you know how! Learn an easy three-step method for ending any conversation -- formal or informal. Never be stuck in a conversation longer than you want. This simple exit strategy works on the phone or in person, in both social and business situations.