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Learning English has never been so easy and fun

Choose you favourite song and start playing with its lyrics on lyricslearning.com

It’s simply brilliant and makes you feel you’re really learning through fun and game…don’t miss it!

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ESL: The Oscars in infographics & trivia quiz

A nice and interesting presentation by the Telegraph.co.uk with some curiosities about the Oscars ceremonies, nominees and winners along the years. Check it out!

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Academy Awards Trivia Quiz (adapted from worldhistoryproject.org)

Are you an Oscar guru or a neophyte? Take the quiz to find out.

1. What two films have the most Academy Award nominations?
All About Eve and Gone With the Wind
Gone With The Wind and Titanic
Titanic and All About Eve
Shakespeare in Love and Forest Gump

2. What year was the first Academy Awards ceremony held?
1925
1929
1951
1942

3. Who has won the most Academy Awards?
Walt Disney
Katharine Hepburn
Meryl Streep
Jack Nicholson

4. What is the most recent film which the lead actor and actress both won Academy Awards?
Shakespeare in Love
American Beauty
The Silence of the Lambs
As Good as It Gets

5. Who was the first African American to win an Academy Award?
Hattie McDaniel
Sidney Poitier
Dorothy Dandridge
James Baskett

6. What is the only X-rated film to win an Oscar for Best Picture?
Last Tango in Paris
A Clockwork Orange
None
Midnight Cowboy

7. What was the first color movie to win Best Picture?
Gone With the Wind
Rebecca
Hamlet
The Life of Emile Zola

8. Which film series has won more than one Academy Award for Best Picture?
Rocky
The Godfather
The Lord of the Rings
James Bond

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ESL: New Year’s resolutions

bridget_jones_diaryClick on your favorite resolution to watch the latest BBC Learning English video about New Year’s resolutions. Enjoy 😉

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Cambridge English: revised FCE (January 2015)

The new FCE exam will be shorter and includes a compulsory essay (140-190 words) instead of a letter/email in the Writing part 1. Here you find a nice webinar to get ready.

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ESL: Write a postcard to BBC Learning English!

Why not write a postcard as an original activity proposed by BBC Learning English? You may see it published on their Facebook page. I’ll propose it to my students…and then keep an eye on Facebook 😉

Find here the address you need to write on your postcard.

Here you can see some examples from Facebook:

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