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Online Workshop Classes

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.

Level: B2/C1/ C2

Type of English: general, political, business

Lesson activities: listening comprehension, vocabulary building, speaking practice. 

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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.

how to have a good argument

Level: C1/ C2

Type of English: general, political, business

Lesson activities: listening comprehension, vocabulary building, speaking practice. 

Grammar focus: phrasal verbs

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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.

Level: B1/B2

Type of English: general

Lesson activities: listening comprehension, vocabulary building, speaking practice. 

Grammar focus: present simple

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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?

the 15 minute city

Level: B2/C1/ C2

Type of English: general

Lesson activities: listening comprehension, vocabulary building, speaking practice. 

Grammar focus: use of would as a 2nd conditional. 

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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 

Level: B2/C1/ C2

Type of English: general, business, 

Lesson activities: listening comprehension, vocabulary building, speaking practice. 

Grammar focus: use of strong adjectives

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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.

how to create a habit

Level: B1/B2

Type of English: general 

Lesson activities: listening comprehension, vocabulary building, speaking practice. 

Grammar focus: present simple, dependent prepositions 

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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.

Level: B1/B2

Type of English: general

Lesson activities: listening comprehension, vocabulary building, speaking practice. 

Grammar focus: personal adjectives

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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

Level: B2/C1/ C2

Type of English: general, sports, everyday

Lesson activities: listening comprehension, vocabulary building, speaking practice. 

Grammar focus: phrasal verbs

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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

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