Sorry We Missed You

18 10 2021

Your final project (choose one):

a. Imagine an interview with a self-employed Amazon driver.

b. Make a review of the Ken Loach movie for your radio programme.

c. Make a presentation about Amazon. 

1. In what ways is the world of work changing today?

2. Take notes on the lifestory of both Bezos and his company.

3. What is the reality of being an Amazon agency worker?

4. Where does all the Amazon’s plastic waste go? Read more HERE.




Tell me a little bit about yourself!

12 09 2021

1. Learn how to prepare for a job interview. Practise taking an interview HERE.

2. Listen for words related to Human Resources. How many can you pick out? Learn more HERE.

3. Why didn’t Alistair get the job? What is the moral of the story?

 




The woman’s right to shoes

8 04 2020

1. Why are Japanese women protesting? Check your understanding of the video HERE.

2. Click on the pic to do more work on high heels.

 

3. Click below to listen to an interview with the author of “High Heel”. Read an EXCERPT.

4. High heels were once an essential accessory for men, too. Learn MORE




Can we escape AI?

2 04 2020

1.  In the late 21st century, when technology can predict crimes before they’re committed… MORE.

2. When reality imitates fiction. Study an article from the Financial Times.

 

 




Self-made, myth or reality?

27 03 2020

1. How did Sarah Breedlove manage to become the first female “self-made” millionaire? The mini-series might well be worth watching. You can learn about your task and build up your writing skills HERE.

2. Click on the pic. Read, and listen to, the definition of the “self-made man”. How would you sum it up?

3. Read and listen to the lyrics and take notes. Can you summarize Hamilton’s life story? Explain why he is the perfect example of a self-made man. 

4. Click below to study a text about “The youngest self-made billionaire. Ever.

5. What is “the false claim” the book wants to denounce?