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EngTips to write an essay

Posted: 5 February 2017 in Senza categoria

Fellas, have you had to make an essay, be it for scholarship, school assignment, or anything else? How did you manage to finish it? Here are some #EngTips to write an essay. Grab your notes, fellas!

via #EngTips: Tips on writing essay — @EnglishTips4U


Posted: 6 December 2015 in LINKS, Senza categoria, VIDEO

Source: Pronunciation Guide for English Dictionary

The texting hat

Posted: 4 June 2015 in Senza categoria


Note : All Viralelt posts share the same structure. Teacher’s notes appear only on How to use Viralelt. This is done to keep “teacher text” to a minimum and avoid repetition.


  1. Do you think it’s rude to check your phone when you are with other people? Does this depend onwho you are talking to, or how many people you are with?
  2. How do you feel and react when you are having a conversation with somebody and they start checking their phone?
  3. Is it more acceptableto interrupt a face-to-face conversation when you get a phone call, or when you get a social media notification? Do you think attitudes todifferent types of interruption are changing?
  4. Do you ever feel that interacting withyour phone is more interesting and enjoyable than being in the company ofthe people around you?
  5. Do you reply to text…

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Oxford University Press

Learning onlineEFL teacher, teacher trainer and Principal of St. Giles International, Keith Harding has authored and co-authored several courses published by Oxford University Press. To mark the release of stunning new video material for International Express, Keith Harding and Rachel Appleby have prepared a series of four articles to be used alongside units within the course. Today, Keith shares some ideas and video resources for Elementary Unit 6 – Santiago, Chile, focusing on comparative and superlative adjectives.

The introduction of video as a learning medium in the classroom needn’t mean passive learning, or a risk of students ‘switching off’ from being engaged. The key to maximising learning potential, as with any listening or reading text, is to prepare and predict.

Before watching:

Here are some ideas for preparatory work, before watching the video:

  1. Countries and cities
  • Show the picture of Santiago from the video as a still image.
  • Where is…

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Steak & Co.

Steak doneness. Yes, that is a proper phrase used in kitchens all over the world. The level of ‘doneness’ determines the flavour, texture, temperature and colour of your steak.

Here’s a handy chart (thanks to to help you decide what’s best for you:

Steak cooking levels

A picture can only say so much. Here’s more information about the taste, texture and juiciness:


A blue steak is pretty much how it sounds – seasoned and seared gently on the outside, but completely red throughout. Because the meat is effectively raw, it’s hard to chew and not juicy as heat hasn’t permeated through the meat.


A rare steak is one for the beef purists out there. Often referred to as ‘the perfect steak’, a rare steak is seasoned and seared, and the insides are 75% red. After cooking and a brief resting period, the steak will be tender and juicy.


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