Make room for passion

Make room for passion

[IKEA Belgium]

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Happiness experts wanted

Happiness experts wanted

[soulpancake]

Vocabulary chunks to learn from video :

Being able to afford your next meal

• At a dance hall

• A giggling joyful mess on the sidewalk

• Just being still

• It’s a state of mind

• Up in the mountains

• As I grew older

• The people around me became the source of my happiness

• Cotton candy

• A bucket list

• Swimming with dolphins

• Happiness in one word

 

Preserving a unique heritage

Preserving a unique heritage

 

Discover Greece and meet the Blog Trotters  :

HERE  (English)

HERE  (Greek)

HERE  (German)

HERE  (French)

HERE  (Russian)

HERE  (Turkish)

 

Make room for life

Make room for life

[IKEA USA]

 

Vocabulary chunks to learn after watching the video :

Paper shuffling

• Coffee to go

• Road rage

• Catching your breath

• The beginning of life

• I am home

• Make room for a new beginning

• Those you let you down

• For wins and losses

• Their never-ending stories

• The first time and the last time, the ones in between

• Make room for one more

• Make sure

• Make room for love

• For the things you cherish

• Whatever the costs

• Make sure you make room for life

I will what I want

I will what I want

[Time]

“Rising star Misty Copeland makes history as the first African American Female Principal Dancer with the prestigious American Ballet Theatre.

When she discovered ballet, however, Misty was living in a shabby motel room, struggling with her five siblings for a place to sleep on the floor. A true prodigy, she was dancing en pointe within three months of taking her first dance class and performing professionally in just over a year: a feat unheard of for any classical dancer”.

Read more HERE

Vocabulary chunks  to learn after watching the video :

  • Dance came into my life very unexpected
  • With my single parent, my mother and 5 of my siblings
  • I could make a career out of something I enjoyed doing
  • Something that I was passionate about
  • Something that gave me a voice
  • A major ballet company
  • To set an example of what a healthy image is
  • Dreams are possible
  • You really can push yourself to become anything with the right work ethic and support around you
  • I hope to see more diversity on the stage
  • I hope the audience is more diverse
  • People go to see performances
  • They want to see themselves up there
  • Endless opportunities
  • Something they could attain
  • I want them to be able to see dreams through me

 

250km of Single Track Happiness

250km of Single Track Happiness

[Old Mutual joBerg2c ]

The Old Mutual joBerg2c is riding the off-roads less travelled and trails never travelled. It is racing, riding and touring across this magnificent country. It is sharing a passion for mountain biking with those who love riding.

From the creators of South Africa’s two favourite mountain bike stage races, the Berg & Bush and Sani2c, comes a ride set to capture the imagination of passionate mountain bikers across the country, if not the world. Starting in the south of Johannesburg and finishing nine days later at Scottburgh on the KwaZulu-Natal coast. Part race part adventure, the Old Mutual joBerg2c takes competitors through the country, from the heat and dust of the big city to the cool crisp air of the sea via spectacular mountainous passes.

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Are you tough enough?

Are you tough enough?

[Santini Cycling wear]

The Mortirolo and the Stelvio are two of the most brutal yet beautiful climbs in the world: they echo with the feats of Fausto Coppi, Marco Pantani and many more. Now for the fitfh year, the Granfondo Stelvio Santini will allow you to test yourself against these legendarily tough climbs and follow in the pedal strokes of some of the greatest icons cycling has ever known.  Read more HERE

Vocabulary chunks to learn after watching the video :

  • The countless switchbacks
  • Do you feel the fear of failure
  • The struggle, the battle against yourself
  • Give up
  • Go on
  • Pedal stroke after pedal stroke
  • Dig  down and find freedom
  • Push yourself
  • Conquer the peak
  • An epic challenge
  • Are you tough enough