It feels like Christmas time is almost here

It feels like Christmas time is almost here

source : David Jones

This Christmas, we invite you to take a nostalgic journey filled with heritage and heart. Set within the windows of our iconic Christmas displays, delight in a spirit that is as vivid and extraordinary as our 182-year history. #DJsChristmas

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Did you get what you wished for?

Did you get what you wished for?

source : Kohl’s

This year looks different—and so do our wish lists. Where once we just wished for things like toys and tech, we’re now wishing for happiness, understanding and kindness more than ever. And time spent together is the greatest gift of all. This year looks different because the world is different. So give with all your heart. Happy holidays from Kohl’s.

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Hug this until you can hug me

Hug this until you can hug me

source : The Pavillion

Hug this until you can hug me! Our heartwarming Christmas advert is here to share a little holiday cheer! This year’s particularly magical approach to a family Christmas is more relatable and touching than ever. We hope you enjoy, with love from The Pavilion. #ShareTheMagic #PavilionChristmas The Pavillion

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Word Of The Year 2020: Can you guess what came top?

Word Of The Year 2020: Can you guess what came top?

source : Fox4 Now

Lockdown” has been named as the Collins Dictionary Word Of The Year 2020 at a time when dozens of previously uncommon words have become everyday because of coronavirus.

Defining lockdown as “the imposition of stringent restrictions on travel, social interaction, and access to public spaces” the dictionary said it added the term because it “encapsulates the shared experience of billions of people who have had to restrict their daily lives in order to contain the virus”.

Collins’s lexicographers registered over a quarter of a million usages of lockdown during 2020, against only 4,000 the previous year.

The annual 10-strong list of additions is dominated by words and phrases relating to the pandemic, including furlough (permission to leave your duties for a period of time), key worker, self-isolate and social distancing.

Coronavirus itself also features.

Key worker has seen a 60-fold increase in usage reflecting the importance attributed to professions considered to be essential to society.

source : sky news

Social Distancing – What does it mean?

Social Distancing – What does it mean?

We explore one of the most widely used phrases of the past couple of weeks, social distancing.
What does it mean? Is it important? Should we care? These kids will explain!
We also give you 6 tips on how to navigate this unique period we are all facing.

***UPDATE: At the time of filming, 3 feet (1 metre)  was the recommended distance for Social Distancing. It has since been updated to 6 feet (2 metres) .***

Vocabulary chunks to learn from video

Should we abide by it
Minimizing the contact we have with other people
Reduce the spread of the virus
The intent behind social distancing is to slow the rate of the epidemic
To flatten the curve
It will help the health care system
Overcrowding our hospitals
Get control of the virus
Professional sporting events are being suspended for a period of time
We are being asked to socially distance ourselves from other people
It can save thousands of lives today
You are doing your part

Help flatten the curve
Use this time to explore, discover and create

6 Simple tips
Wash your hands often
Cover your cough
Don’t touch your face
Stay at least 2 metres away from people
Get outside –  Avoid close contact with people in public
Connect remotely, thanks to technology you can still interact with them remotely