Learn English with English television: Job Interview

Job Interview – The Pursuit of Happyness Level: B2 – Upper Intermediate, American English The Pursuit of Happyness (note that this not the correct spelling of happiness!) tells the true story of Chris Gardner as he battles to overcome all his problems and to make something of himself. Don’t turn up for an interview as Chris does in this clip, […]

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The present simple

Blaze of Glory, Jon Bon Jovi

Blaze of Glory, Jon Bon Jovi Level: A1 (Elementary) – American English Practise the present simple (active) and the present simple passive form with this Jon Bon Jovi song.  Glossary “candle in the wind”: something fragile which could easily come to an end, like a candle burning when a wind is blowing “to go down /go out in a blaze of glory“: to die or to […]

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The present simple

The present simple

The Big Rock Candy Mountain Level: A1 (Elementary) – American English Practise the present simple with this Harry McClintock song.  Glossary “hobo”: a person who travels around looking for work and does not have a permanent home “handout”: something given to the poor for free, for example money, food or clothes “boxcar”: railroad car used to carry goods “cop”: slang term for police […]

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