why it’s worth it

why it’s worth it

In life, you will realize there is a role
for everyone you meet. Some will test you,
some will use you, some will love you and
some will teach you. But the ones who are truly important
are the ones that bring out the best in you.
They are the rare and amazing people
who remind you why it’s worth it. -Buddha

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we are all equal

we are all equal

Green renaissance

“Connect with people. Listen to them. By engaging with someone one-to-one, you have a fundamentally more rich experience.” – Anton Crone.

These days, people seem to think that engagement is shouting at each other across Facebook. But that’s not it. The way you engage, the language you use, your body language – that’s all being missed. We need to make time for those real connections.

Vocabulary chunks to learn from video :

• And it just says
• Life isn’t meant to be easy, it’s meant to be life
• I was going through a hard time
• I started photographing mainly people
• A lot of ancient traditional cultures
• Contemporary cultures
• Connecting with people
• Engaging with them
• Opposing views
• A more rich experience
• How would you call it
• It becomes a complete confession
• Develop a relationship with them
• For weeks at a time
• Engaging with people face to face
• Body language
• To learn about where they’re at
• We are all equal
• Having people around you
• Doing what you love

In a place of great minds

In a place of great minds

Eddie Redmayne wins the 2015 Oscar for Best Actor at the 87th Academy Awards for his performance in The Theory of Everything.

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

In a place of minds

A PhD in Physics

In a place of great minds

I’m a Cosmologist

I study the marriage of space and time

The perfect couple

One never knows when the next great leap forward is going to come or from whom

What if I reversed time, to see what happened at the beginning of time itself

Wind back the clock

Keep going

Life expectancy is two years

I want us to be together for as long as we’ve got

You don’t realize what lies ahead

This is going to be a very heavy defeat

But I love him and he loves me, we’re going to fight this illness together

Brilliant ! Brilliant ! Well done!

Life is everything

It has been a great joy to watch this man defy every expectation, both scientific and personal

Love is everything

There should be no boundaries

However bad life may seem, while there is life there is hope

It was a long long time ago

It was a long long time ago

Hiho Kids

Vocabulary chunks :

• Nice to meet you
• I’m very happy to meet you
• How was it like back then
• We didn’t have radio
• We didn’t have television
• No telephones
• No trucks, they had wagons and horses pulled them
• It was a long long time ago
• I was in the Second World War
• I liked marbles and tops
• We had to wear skirts and stocking
• They didn’t have slacks and pants
• I did research on ants
• You’re really old but you’re really good
• I have a good life
• The secret to living a long life is being happy, working hard, getting exercise, doing things for yourself
• All of those things make you live a long time
• It’s wonderful to meet you, have a great life

It feels like a spark

It feels like a spark

[soulpancake]

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

  • I don’t know how to answer that question
  • Love actually feels kind of nice
  • It feels like a spark
  • Love is about… happiness…friendship.. sharing… caring…and playing with each other
  • Love feels like you’re brave and mighty
  • When two people meet and they are heart to heart
  • If you take someone to Hawaii they would fall in love with you
  • My mom loves me because….
  • She gives me love, kisses, hugs
  • She makes lots of food so I can get strong
  • My dad loves me a lot he loves me since I was zero !!
  • Love came from the beginning of the world…. When the world started
  • Love is everywhere
What are you here for?

What are you here for?

[Green renaissance]

“What are you here for? What are you living for? We’re here to do something, and it starts from being able to listen to that little voice inside.” – Nirmala Nair

Nirmala doesn’t want to live a settled down life. She continuously questions the status quo and works towards living a more authentic life.

Vocabulary chunks to learn from the video :

• I’m a social misfit
• I’m quite unusual in my thinking
• Settle down
• Sharing the ability to question the status quo
• Be comfy
• What are you here for?
• What are you living for?
• A tiny little thing
• To be disconnected inside
• Time has become linear
• I have a deadline
• An enthusiasm to discover
• Ready-made answers
• We don’t go out and engage
• We don’t relate
• We don’t discover
• Take the risk to follow ones’ heart
• Make mistakes
• That is authenticity