Life just tastes better with chocolate

Life just tastes better with chocolate

  [Andrew Whitlatch]

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

  • A chocolate maker
  • I’m originally from South Africa
  • Family  get togethers
  • I moved to the states to get into finance
  • A celebration of chocolate
  • It is believed that chocolate is a superfood
  • Nutritional value of this superfood
  • We do chocolate bars, and we do truffles
  • We make the best chocolate in the world
  • Anything is possible
  • Everyone there loves what they do
  • It almost freaks me out  a little bit how much people  like being there

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Birdwatching – How to attract birds to your garden

Birdwatching – How to attract birds to your garden

 

[The Guardian]

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

We’re all lined up with our binoculars looking

We’ll get the guide books out

There’s just a real buzz

There’s a fantastic diversity of wild life around us

This is the world that we live in

We should be interacting with it and connecting with it a little bit more

Our species count at the moment is 63

Your classic garden birds

With a big, resplendent (shining brightly) orange chest, lovely

They are brightly colored.. not brown.. really easy to spot

Bird watching is a very accessible pastime

It’s entertaining, it’s educational, it’s fun and its free

If you want to encourage birds into your garden all you need to do is put out your bird feeders

It’s a very easy meal… It’s like a take away

Sunflowers seeds  and peanuts will bring in a lot of species

Get a mixture of seed, you can put all sorts of things

Squidge it into a yogurt pot

Let it set for half an hour and then hang it out

Energy rich food for the birds

They want to come in, grab some food and then retreat

Many bird species feed on insects

Getting people connected with nature

If you get people bird watching they will be hooked for life

Tons and tons of spices

Tons and tons of spices

 [World Nomads]

Vocabulary chunks to learn after watching the video :

  • The heart and soul of  Sri Lanka cuisine is spices
  • It’s a very surreal experience
  • Spices add to the food and flavour
  • The pods have been extracted and dried
  • A healing property
  • All the secrets to life
  • A ton of cooking lessons
  • Cinnamon sticks
  • Tons and tons of spices 
  • At the market there are vendors that sell walls and walls and walls of spices
  • It’s an excellent example of everyday life
  • It’s colorful and loud
  • All the food that is eaten
  • It was easy to wander around
  • There was so much happening
  • They taught us how to make candy and sweets
  • Everything is done from scratch
  • There was a leader on each project
  • There is a lot to be learnt  from these ladies
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I thought #2… What they don’t see is the mountain

I thought #2… What they don’t see is the mountain

[DV]

Simon Sinek is an unshakable optimist. He believes in a bright future and our ability to build it together. Described as “a visionary thinker with a rare intellect,” Sinek teaches leaders and organizations how to inspire people. With a bold goal to help build a world in which the vast majority of people go home everyday feeling fulfilled by their work, Sinek is leading a movement to inspire people to do the things that inspire them.  READ MORE

Focus #2

Focus #2

“Nothing great is created suddenly.  It takes time. 

A bunch of grapes or figs first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen .”   ― Epictetus (Greek Philosopher)

photography by vocabularyinchunks

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