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5 Minute English News Lesson – The Chicken That Lays Monster Eggs ( Quiz)

Posted on June 26, 2013 by Q-Admin in

According to this ITN news broadcast on You Tube, there is a chicken in Guizhou, China, that lays enormous eggs that, unbelievably, contain yet more eggs. It’s most bizarre! Before you watch the video clip, read the simple instructions below the video on how to complete the quiz.  There are just 5 questions to answer…....

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English News Lesson – Indonesian Baby Smokes 40 Cigarettes a Day (Listening Quiz)

Posted on June 14, 2013 by Q-Admin in

Everyone knows that smoking is bad for you, but it seems that one Indonesian family thinks otherwise. Watch the video and listen carefully to this short news report then try the simple quiz below to test your English listening skills.  There are just 5 questions to answer.   Leave your answers in the comment section…...

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Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield Covers David Bowie Classic Space Oddity Before Returning to Earth – English News Lesson

Posted on May 15, 2013 by Q-Admin in

Here is another Q Language English News Lesson for you to hopefully pick up a few new words and phrases. Today’s lesson is about the Canadian astronaut who recently returned to earth after a five month space mission, but not before recording a fantastic version of David Bowie’s classic hit, ‘Space Oddity’. (See video and…...

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Carrying a Guitar Will Increase your Chances of Getting a Date ……… if you're a MAN! – English News Lesson

Posted on May 9, 2013 by Q-Admin in

It would appear that men who carry a musical instrument, whether they can actually play it or not, are seen as much more attractive in the eyes of some women. Here is another quick and easy English News Lesson where you can learn and practise some new English phrases and vocabulary. Read the report below,…...

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Enormous Rubber Duck Floats Down Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour – English News Lesson

Posted on May 7, 2013 by Q-Admin in

Today’s English News Lesson is about the huge, yellow duck that floated down Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour last Thursday. Read the report, check the vocabulary, watch the video and then try to answer the simple listening exercises below. image by: flickr.com/photos/rogerwagner News Report: On Thursday, May 2, 2013, an enormous, inflatable rubber duck floated into Hong…...

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English Lessons In Hong Kong For Asylum Seekers – They Argue, They Learn And They Wait

Posted on July 8, 2012 by Q-Admin in

  The nytimes.com recently reported a story titled “Arguing, Learning, Waiting” by Gordon Matthews. The story was about Gordon Mathews, a professor of anthropology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, who has been teaching English to African and Pakistani men, generally in their 20s and 30s, who came to Hong Kong seeking asylum.  …...

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