- [LIFE ★] IS CHRISTMAS GETTING YOU DOWN?
- [SPORTS ★★] A WINTER OLYMPICS WITHOUT SNOW?
- [ENVIRONMENT ★] HUGE SPIDER TERRIFIES THE INTERNET
- [WORLD NEWS ★★] NEW ZEALAND IS CONSIDERING NEW DESIGN FOR ITS FLAG
- [CULTURE AND ENTERTAINMENT ★★★] CULT TV SERIES MAKING A COMEBACK
- [TRAVEL ★] UNITED STATES AND CUBA TO RESUME REGULAR COMMERCIAL FLIGHTS
- [TECHNOLOGY ★★] DONALD TRUMP WANTS TO SHUT OFF THE INTERNET (IN SOME COUNTRIES)
- [EDUCATION ★] SHOULD HIGH SCHOOL CLASSES START LATER IN THE MORNING?
- [CULTURE AND ENTERTAINMENT ★★] OBAMA APPEARS ON “RUNNING WILD” WITH BEAR GRYLLS
- [BUSINESS ★★★] WIDELY HATED CEO ARRESTED FOR FRAUD
[LIFE ★] IS CHRISTMAS GETTING YOU DOWN? (P1) Throughout the year there are various occasions that encourage us to respond in particular ways, perhaps to feel excited, positive, or eager to celebrate with others. The most stressful of them all is Christmas. …
The IELTS Speaking (Part 1) covers a few general questions about familiar topics, lasting 4-5 minutes. The grading rubric is attached at the bottom. GOING OUT Do you like going out or staying at home? What do you like to do when you …
[BUSINESS ★] MIKE BLOOMBERG’S ADVICE FOR BUSINESS PEOPLE (P1) Mike Bloomberg, CEO of Bloomberg LP and former New York mayor, has HAD HIS SHARE of success. (P2) At age 73 he has become the 14th-richest man in the world, with a NET …
[LIFE ★★] ARGENTINA CONSIDERS MAKING STREET HARASSMENT A CRIME (P1) When she left her house each day, Aixa Rizzo would BRACE herself for a BARRAGE of sexually LADEN comments from male electricians working on a project in her neighborhood. (P2) It …