Food in tubes

Food in tubes

Great big story

Vocabulary chunks to learn from video

  • Toothpaste, paint, mayonnaise, fish eggs, prawn cheese
  • You can thank Sweden
  • It’s not uncommon to get your daily sustenance
  • It is something very Swedish
  • I am based in Sweden
  • Food in tubes
  • Use on a sandwich
  • Spreadable cheese
  • Purees which you can used for cooking
  • Now you need a topping
  • They all look delicious
  • A culture of practicality and functionality
  • It’s very convenient
  • It’s easy to dose the product
  • There are some contraptions
  • Try to squeeze everything out of it
  • So have the Swedes won you over
  • It’ an acquired taste
  • Happy eating
TV shows to learn English – Intermediate

TV shows to learn English – Intermediate

TV shows to help you with your English if you are at an Intermediate Level .  Watch Cooking Programs, Sitcoms (Situational Comedies),

  1.  Nigella Lawson

2. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

3.  Jamie Oliver 

4.  The Vicar of Dibley

 

 

 

TV shows to learn English – Pre-Intermediate

TV shows to learn English – Pre-Intermediate

TV shows to help you with your English if you are at a Pre-Intermediate Level .  Watch Nature Programs

  1.  David Attenborough – Our Planet

2.  David Attenborough – Planet Earth

3.  David Attenborough – Blue Planet

4.  David Attenborough – Frozen Planet

 

 

What it feels like to be alive

What it feels like to be alive

Watch the following video :

destination british columbia

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

  • The purest water and air
  • A natural richness
  • The true currency of life
  • The kingdom of abundance
  • A land of giants
  • It forces you to re-think life’s measures
  • What is big, what is power, what is important
  • Supreme nature, super natural
  • Altitude swings that take you from sea to sky
  • From rainforest to desert to snow-capped peaks
  • This is the place where wildlife thrives
  • Mother Nature
  • Masterpieces forever in the making
  • Standing on the edge of the world
  • The deafening quiet of a mystical morning
  • It reminds of what it feels like to be alive
  • To find the wild within

Map of British Columbia :

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A person is a person because of people – Zulu Proverb

A person is a person because of people – Zulu Proverb

(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
We’ve invited you to come and celebrate happiness with us
Come again, come when you can

“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

 

 

Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream

Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream

Watch the following video :

(vitamix)

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

  • From start to finish
  • Strikes a great balance between sweet and spicy
  • Frozen unsweetened strawberries
  • Place the lid on firmly
  • Turn the machine on
  • Flip the switch to high
  • Run the machine for about 30 – 60 seconds
  • Take a peak inside
  • You don’t want to over process
  • A consistency of a milkshake
  • A firmer texture
  • Nothing beats a scoop of homemade ice-cream except two scoops
Man’s best friend

Man’s best friend

Watch the following video :

 (DW English)

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

  • Well behaved
  • He does just as his mistress says
  • Another dog snaps at the camera
  • Man’s best friend
  • Advice from the internet
  • An authority figure
  • Dog trainers are in demand
  • More and more dog owners are seeking professional help for their pooches
  • A dog handler license is in fact required
  • They have to pass a test with their dogs
  • Official qualifications
  • Earn their title through a state examination
  • Qualifications are no longer recognized
  • The dog whisperer
  • A multiple choice test
  • Common standards for dogs and their handling
  • Either man or beast
  • An obedience school
  • Some dogs hear but just don’t listen

Watch the following short film on friendship and loyalty posted on the Kindness Blog  :

Ben & Denali – A beautiful story of friendship and loyalty

“When someone you love walks through the door, even if it happens five times a day, you should go totally insane with joy.”
For people on the go

For people on the go

Watch the following video :

rockcreek.com
rockcreek.com

Vocabulary to learn after watching the video :

  • Brand new shoe
  • From Keen Footwear
  • They are practical, comfortable and perfect for people on the go
  • The design of the shoe is two cords and a sole
  • They’re made for men and women
  • They come in 3 colours

Further information : Keen footwear website