Each Workshop is 60 minutes and designed to work on listening comprehension, vocabulary building, and speaking practice.
There are varied topics each week.
You don’t have to prepare the material for each class but reviewing the vocabulary before the class will help you to express your answers and thoughts in the session.
Level: Intermediate or above.
For details about joining the online workshops please send mail
5 tips to improve your critical thinking
Every day, a sea of decisions stretches before us, and it’s impossible to make a perfect choice every time. But there are many ways to improve our chances — and one particularly effective technique is critical thinking.
How to have a really good argument
Need some top tips for having a successful argument? Former politician Rory Stewart gives us his guide to arguing more effectively.
3 Tips to improve your memory
Whether you want to remember shopping lists, decks of cards or even your dreams, memory coach Jordan Harry shares his top three tips.
Do you want to live in the 15-minute city?
What if everything you needed for daily life was within a 15-minute walk or cycle from your house?
Half the world’s population lives in cities today and by the end of the century that could rise to 90%.
So, is there a better way to design our cities and make them greener, more sustainable and more people-friendly?
Take a ride in a driverless taxi
Driverless taxis, or “robotaxis”, have been rolled out on the streets of San Francisco.
The company in charge is named Cruise
How to create a new habit
Why are new habits so hard to stick to?
Dr Radha Modgil explains what’s going on in our brains when we try to make new habits or break bad ones.
And she has five tips for how to succeed in making a new habit.
The quiet power of introverts
Are you an introvert? If so, that’s great! Animator Sofja Umarik (who is an introvert) looks at how it can be a real strength.
Four secrets from sports psychology you can use in everyday life
From talking to yourself to rehearsing to your mind, here are four secrets from the world of sports psychology that you can apply to your own life to help you achieve your goals
What do lucky people do differently?
Why is it that some people seem to have all the luck? And can we improve our fortunes? The BBC’s Tui McLean explores the ins and outs of being lucky.
Level: B2/C1/ C2
Type of English: general, sports, everyday English
Lesson activities: listening comprehension, vocabulary building, speaking practice.
Grammar focus: expressions