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This is a remake of my 2009 video, Transport. I was going to make a simple vocabulary video, but got a bit carried away, and have produced a lengthy, vocabulary-packed Video English Lesson that will appeal to students at Upper-Intermediate level and above.
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In the 1990s, Barclaycard ran a series of very funny adverts starring Rowan Atkinson, the actor who popularised Mr Bean. In the adverts, Atkinson plays the part of a bumbling secret service agent, Richard Latham. He travels with his sidekick, Bough. Bough is much more effective than his boss, Latham. Bough suffers greatly due to his boss’ stupidity. The character of Latham was developed by Atkinson to become Johnny English, who has appeared in two feature films.
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Hello, and welcome to this Interactivity. This has been designed to help your listening skills by showing you some of the reasons fast spoken English can be difficult to understand. We’re basically lazy people, and we tend to drop words or shorten them to make life easier for us but harder for students. This Interactivity will give you lots of listening practice with real spoken English.
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The most recognisable symbol of Christmas is Father Christmas. Santa Claus, as he is also known, has a long history that goes back to the Germanic gods. He is a fusion of Christian and pagan figures merged into the figure we know today as recently as 1822. The Santa we recognise was first drawn by Thomas Nast in 1863. Before then he wore a green cloak. Nast added his reindeer – a suggestion, perhaps, of Odin’s horse Sleipnir. This lesson looks at the evolution of Santa int