Are the Swedish more intelligent than you?

January 28, 2011

Here you have a documentary on the Swedish school system that might help you answer the question. Try to spot the differences between the way they learn in Sweden and the way you did it when you were their age. If you like it there is also part 2 and 3. Click on the picture to watch part 1. WORKSHEET

Culture shock

January 17, 2011

Have you ever blown your nose in public?

Was anybody shocked by that? What are ‘pants’ ? Why should you wear clean socks in Japan? Watch and find out more about these questions.

1. What to  do when you get home in Japan. Worksheet and key

2. Linguistic differences: American – British English. Worsheet and key

3. Introduction to cultural differences in Japan. Worksheet and key

New year’s resolutions

January 13, 2011

Just a couple or activities to practice and start again after the holidays.  Some vocabulary practice ( with key) and two videos to sharpen your ears: