Talking about ‘Different Working Styles in English’


source: Learn English with Let's Talk       2018年3月3日
In this English speaking lesson, we will learn new ways to describe working styles of various people.
Everyone has a different working style. Some are organized and some leave their work for the last minute. This spoken English lesson teaches you new vocabulary related to different styles of working and would allow you to expand your vocabulary to speak fluent English. Use the newly learn English vocabulary from this ESL lesson and practice it in your daily English conversation to speak English with confidence.

1. Nocturnal: A person who is active and works at night is known to be a nocturnal worker.
An owl is a bird that is active at night, it is known as a nocturnal bird.
Example: Richard is a nocturnal worker and focuses better on making his presentations at night.

2. Burning the midnight oil lamp: A person who works late into the midnight is said to be burning the midnight oil lamp.
A lot of people like to do their work at the last minute. Most students study one day before their exams.
Example: Marc hasn’t been working on the project and now he seems to be burning the midnight oil lamp.

3. Bureaucratic: someone who goes by procedures and protocol no matter how demanding the situation may be.
Example: To get leave from work is a long procedure as my manager is bureaucratic.

4. Meticulous: a person who is detail oriented in his work is called a meticulous worker.
Example: The data entry operator was meticulous in his work and maintained all the data carefully.

5. Pioneering: a person who is innovative and comes up with new ideas.
Example: Michelle has always been pioneering and suggests new marketing strategies for her company.

6. Enterprising: someone who takes initiative and is resourceful to the company
Example: The cosmetic company always hires fresh graduates as they are full of enthusiasm and also very enterprising.

7. Work one’s finger to the bones: a person who is very hard working
Example: Sean worked his finger to the bone to become the CEO of the company.

8. Armchair critic: someone who is not active at work and keeps passing comments
Example: My floor supervisor is an armchair critic. He never guides his team to perform better.

CNN 10 | April 3, 2018 | English Subtitle


source: Mathew Smith       2018年4月2日
Source: http://edition.cnn.com/cnn10

Where Do You See Yourself in 5 Years? - Ideal Sample Answer


source: Linda Raynier     2017年1月18日
In this video, I'll teach you the Where do you see yourself in 5 years example answer that is my secret formula to responding successfully to the "where do you see yourself in five years" question. This video will give you the where do you see yourself in 5 years sample answer so you can respond with ease. Not sure if mine is the Where do you see yourself in 5 years best answer, but if you follow my formula and research where do you see yourself in 5 years example answers, you'll see that I do have a special one. Where do you see yourself in 5 years interview questions are tough and here I show you how to respond so you can give the where do you see yourself in 5 years answer.

And here’s a hint. The answer does not involve you saying that you want to be in a higher level role, such as Manager or Director.

Before we answer this question, we need to understand why the employer is asking this in the first place and there are 2 reasons which I mention in the video.

From there, I give you my secret-no-secret 2 part formula to successfully answer the “Where do you see yourself in 5 years?” interview question. If you follow this formula, you’ll be golden!

English with Friends: Joey Can't Dance


source: Learn English With TV Series      2017年9月15日
In this hilarious Friends scene, Joey doesn't really know how to dance, but he lies on his resume (CV) saying that he is a professional. We will see what happens during his audition when he is asked to show his skills, and of course, have a lot of fun learning English!

What is Happiness ? (International Day of Happiness - 20 March)


source: Helena Daily English      2018年3月19日
The International Day of Happiness is celebrated worldwide every March 20, and was conceptualized and founded by philanthropist, activist, statesman, and prominent United Nations special advisor Jayme Iien to inspire, mobilize, and advance the global happiness movement (wiki)

True Misconceptions about Learning English


source: Interactive English     2018年3月3日
Learning languages is wonderful. But many people have serious misconceptions about what it takes to learn and become fluent in another language. Let's look at some common misunderstandings when it comes to learning English. Watch & learn.

Grammatical Analysis


source: MrSkypelessons      2018年3月9日
In this lesson, we analyze the clauses and parts of speech on the first page of Roald Dahl's 'The Witches'.

Improve Your Speaking


source: Interactive English      2017年3月28日
Keep practicing! Don't give up! And don't be afraid to make mistakes!

Answering 'Tell me about yourself' in a Job Interview


source: Speak English with Christina      2015年3月30日
Knowing how to answer "Tell me about yourself in a job interview" is key to making a good first impression. This lesson teaches you exactly what to say.

Phrasal Verbs: FALL BEHIND and BRUSH UP ON


source: Gerry English Expressions     2015年3月9日

IELTS Listening test 15.02.2018 with ANSWERS | BEST TEST - 2018 | ULTIMA...


source: Official IELTS Listening test          2018年2月14日
ielts listening practice test 2018
IELTS ACADEMIC band 9 material.
(CLICK ON 'CC' UNDER THE VIDEO TO SEE THE SUBTITLES)
The IELTS Listening test will take about 30 minutes, and you will have an extra 10 minutes to transfer your answers to the answer sheet.
Listen to the instructions for each section of the test carefully. Answer all of the questions.
There are 40 questions altogether. Each question carries one mark.
For each part of the test, there will be time for you to look through the questions and time for you to check your answers.
When you have completed all four parts of the Listening test you will have ten minutes to copy your answers on to a separate answer sheet.

The IELTS Listening Test IELTS Candidate DO LISTENING TEST IMPROVE YOUR SKILLS You will be given time to read through the questions before you listen. You will hear each recording of the Listening test only once. As you listen, write your answers on the question paper. At the end of the test, you will have 10 minutes to transfer your answers to the answer sheet in pencil. You may write your answers in lower case or capital letters.
Instructions to candidates In the actual test you will be given the following instructions: do not open this question paper until you are told to do so write your name and candidate number in the spaces at the top of this page listen to the instructions for each part of the paper carefully answer all the questions while you are listening, write your answers on the question paper you will have 10 minutes at the end of the test to copy your answers onto the separate answer sheet; use a pencil At the end of the test you will be asked to hand in the question paper.
The IELTS Listening Test IELTS Candidate DO LISTENING TEST IMPROVE YOUR SKILLS :- You will be given time to read through the questions before you listen. You will hear each recording of the Listening test only once.
As you listen, write your answers on the question paper. At the end of the test, you will have 10 minutes to transfer your answers to the answer sheet in pencil. You may write your answers in lower case or capital letters.

Instructions to candidates
In the actual test you will be given the following instructions:
do not open this question paper until you are told to do so
write your name and candidate number in the spaces at the top of this page
listen to the instructions for each part of the paper carefully
answer all the questions
while you are listening, write your answers on the question paper
you will have 10 minutes at the end of the test to copy your answers onto the separate answer sheet; use a pencil

IELTS Listening test 24.01.2018 with ANSWERS | BEST TEST - 2018


source: Official IELTS Listening test          2018年1月23日
ielts listening practice test 2018
IELTS ACADEMIC band 9 material.
(CLICK ON 'CC' UNDER THE VIDEO TO SEE THE SUBTITLES)
The IELTS Listening test will take about 30 minutes, and you will have an extra 10 minutes to transfer your answers to the answer sheet.
Listen to the instructions for each section of the test carefully. Answer all of the questions.
There are 40 questions altogether. Each question carries one mark.
For each part of the test, there will be time for you to look through the questions and time for you to check your answers.
When you have completed all four parts of the Listening test you will have ten minutes to copy your answers on to a separate answer sheet.

The IELTS Listening Test IELTS Candidate DO LISTENING TEST IMPROVE YOUR SKILLS You will be given time to read through the questions before you listen. You will hear each recording of the Listening test only once. As you listen, write your answers on the question paper. At the end of the test, you will have 10 minutes to transfer your answers to the answer sheet in pencil. You may write your answers in lower case or capital letters.
Instructions to candidates In the actual test you will be given the following instructions: do not open this question paper until you are told to do so write your name and candidate number in the spaces at the top of this page listen to the instructions for each part of the paper carefully answer all the questions while you are listening, write your answers on the question paper you will have 10 minutes at the end of the test to copy your answers onto the separate answer sheet; use a pencil At the end of the test you will be asked to hand in the question paper.
The IELTS Listening Test IELTS Candidate DO LISTENING TEST IMPROVE YOUR SKILLS :- You will be given time to read through the questions before you listen. You will hear each recording of the Listening test only once.
As you listen, write your answers on the question paper. At the end of the test, you will have 10 minutes to transfer your answers to the answer sheet in pencil. You may write your answers in lower case or capital letters.

Instructions to candidates
In the actual test you will be given the following instructions:
do not open this question paper until you are told to do so
write your name and candidate number in the spaces at the top of this page
listen to the instructions for each part of the paper carefully
answer all the questions
while you are listening, write your answers on the question paper
you will have 10 minutes at the end of the test to copy your answers onto the separate answer sheet; use a pencil

IELTS Writing Task 1 Academic - How to Write a Band 9 Answer


source: Oxford Online English     2018年1月9日
In this lesson, you can see how to write a band 9 answer for task 1 of the academic IELTS writing exam. You'll see how to plan your task 1 answer, and useful tips to improve your IELTS writing score.

This lesson will help you:
- See an example of an IELTS Writing Task 1 Academic question.
- Understand the best ways to read the IELTS Writing Task 1 question so you can answer.
- Learn about useful ways to plan your answer to receive a Band 9 score in the IELTS Writing Task 1.
- Use the key vocabulary from the question to help you create your answer.
- Organize your different paragraphs to best show your answer for a Band 9 answer to the IELTS Writing Task 1 question.
- See which phrases and vocabulary are best to use to express your answer.
- Understand a real example of writing the answer within the 20-minute time limit for the IELTS Writing Task 1.
- Clearly bring your ideas together in a good conclusion.

Causatives: Have something done


source: Practice English with Paul      2015年8月27日