Because LOVE has no expiry date

Because LOVE has no expiry date

Oz Harvest Org

 

OzHarvest has opened Australia’s first ever ‘rescued’ food supermarket –  The OzHarvest  Market – in Kensington, Sydney. Positioned on the ground floor of the TOGA Addison Project, the market aims to make rescued food and other goods available for everyone, especially those in need, by operating on a ‘take what you need, give if you can’ model.      READ MORE

Vocabulary chunks to learn after watching video :

  • Like no supermarket you’ve known before
  • No price tags
  • No sale signs
  • No 2 for 1 specials
  • Simply take what you need
  • Give if you can
  • Restaurants and caterers
  • Surplus food
  • It would end up wasted
  • People in need

 

“Poetic Dogs”

“Poetic Dogs”

   [DW English]

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

  • It’s not easy turn stray dogs into photo models
  • His photo series “Poetic Dogs”
  • Animal shelters
  • A four-legged look-alike
  • He treats the dogs sensitively
  • It houses more than 200 dogs
  • He had a difficult life
  • He’s a tough character
  • He sells his photos as posters
  • The head of the kennel welcomes the initiative
  • A pet store
  •  To cause a stir
  • Still life pictures
  • Take something from the past and re-use it
  • The animal shelters are full of photogenic  models

 

 

Give What You Can, Take What You Need

Give What You Can, Take What You Need

 

 Toolbox

 

Lara made my life brighter

Lara made my life brighter

 [Lara Guide Dogs]

Vocabulary chunks to learn after watching the video :

  • Tackles the streets
  • A guide dog
  • The Visually impaired
  • Bumping into obstacles
  • The change was so radical
  • Teaching orientation and mobility to blind people
  • To live autonomously
  • A new concept
  • If they are treated with respect

Read more @ Lara Guide-Dog School

What the holidays would look like if kids were in charge

What the holidays would look like if kids were in charge

  [soul pancake]

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

  • If I were in charge of Christmas
  • I would decorate the stairs, the floor  
  • I would let the elves have a day off  and let them spend time with their babies
  • Play in the snow
  • I would decorate with snowflakes
  • Ornaments hanging from its head
  • Spend quality time with your family
  • Decorate the tree

Christmas

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Would you shop at The Empty Shop?

Would you shop at The Empty Shop?

 [sonovision studios]

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

  • We came across it on a blog
  • A concept that has run in a few countries before
  • Joint Venture
  • Shop assistants/ stylists
  • Dress the mannequins
  • High end boutique
  • Consumers
  • Bring in the old garments
  • Fill the shelves
  • Turning donations on its head
  • Pass it on and donate it to charity
  • The home of high-end goods
  • A match made in heaven
  • Connected to charity
  • A project of this size and of this nature
  • We’ve put a lot of heart and a lot of good will to many many South Africans
  • Life limiting illnesses, like cancer, HIV and Aids
  • It was different from the norm
  • People have a very positive attitude
  • It was definitely a worthy cause
  • We’ve got donations from all our staff members
  • We set out to break the Brazilian record, or the world record
  • A rough breakdown
  • A great big thank you to all those individuals who became involved
  • Such an amazing drive for donations

How it works

The Empty Shop is a global charity initiative that encourages customers to bring clothes to the shop instead of taking them away.

The Empty Shop, invites shoppers to donate any item of clothing, bring it to The Empty Shop and hand it over to the shop assistant. The shop will be filled with donated clothes and mannequins beautifully styled with the items donated. Each night the shop will be emptied, leaving The Empty Shop ready to receive new donations again the following day.

Do you believe in mermaids?

Do you believe in mermaids?

 [wise channel]

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

  • One of the world’s most popular myths
  • Learn to swim like mermaids
  • Sea Ambassadors
  • I felt like a goddess
  • It becomes an extension of yourself
  • The mermaid school is the brainchild of swimming instructor and professional diver Normeth Preglo
  • What the hell is that?
  • Our first mermaid camp
  • She teaches people extra skills in the water
  • Diving helps them overcome their fears
  • They help protect the ecosystem
  • By replanting broken coral in a coral nursery
  • Marine Biologists from the local government
  • Take good care of corals
  • Fully recover
  • Everyone who completes the training here, gets a certificate at the end of the course
What do you think the world needs more of ?

What do you think the world needs more of ?

Watch the following video :

  (soulpancake)

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

The world needs…

  • More passion
  • Understanding one another
  • Better teachers
  • An interest in people and ideas as opposed to things
  • Women that  are comfortable with their bodies
  • Understanding different cultures
  • Connection, human connection
  • What we need is more of less
  • More smiles
A person is a person because of people – Zulu Proverb

A person is a person because of people – Zulu Proverb

Watch the following video :

(present perfect film)

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

Don’t you think they grow up pretty fast

You have to be a grown up sometime

Social isolation

Closely correlated with loneliness

Mental and physical decline

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