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Behavioural Economics

Behavioural Economics

Behavioural Economics What is behavioural economics? Behavioural economics, a term coined by Richard Thaler in 2008, refers to the role that psychological, emotional, cultural and social factors play in decision-making in an economic context. As detailed by Social...
Marketing

Marketing

Marketing What is marketing theory? Some of the most common marketing models include the Segmentation, Targeting and Positioning process, which focuses on generating value for an organisation through delivering relevant products, services and communications to the...
Aviation Decarbonisation

Aviation Decarbonisation

Aviation Decarbonisation What is aviation decarbonisation? In 2021, the airline industry made a formal commitment to take a concrete step towards its decarbonisation, by announcing a carbon neutrality target for 2050, in line with the Paris Agreement. Air transport...
Academic English Tests

Academic English Tests

Academic English Tests What are academic English Tests? OverviewMore information Each test includes an academic reading, summary writing, lecture listening and seminar speaking. All texts are written and created by us and we dedicate a considerable amount of time in...
BBC 6 Minute English Worksheets

BBC 6 Minute English Worksheets

LISTENING  / BBC English / TED Talks / TED Tests / 6 minute TED Tests /  AEUK Listening Tests /  Listening Worksheets / Mini Lectures / Lectures / Pronunciation / NEW BBC Listening Worksheets: BBC 6 Minute English BBC Listening worksheets for lower-level...
New TED Talks Listening Worksheets

New TED Talks Listening Worksheets

10 NEW TED Talks Listening Worksheets 10 new TED Talks listening worksheets based on recent TED Talks. The worksheets are a range of comprehension questions designed to help students develop lecture and note-taking listening skills. The listenings range in length from...
Listening Note-Taking

Listening Note-Taking

Listening Note-Taking Methods 1 What are listening note-taking methods? The Curve of Forgetting graph (originally called The Ebbinghuas Curve) proposes we forget new information rapidly. If you take a lecture for example, many students think that because they...
How to improve your English listening skills

How to improve your English listening skills

English Listening Skills Listening is the most difficult skill to improve quickly, so it needs lots of practice. Using listening test sites provides a purpose for listening and aids motivation. Listening tests improve your listening skills as they help you check your...
Listening note-taking methods 2

Listening note-taking methods 2

Listening Note-Taking Methods 2 What are listening note-taking methods? The Curve of Forgetting (originally called The Ebbinghuas Curve) proposes we forget new information rapidly. If you take a lecture for example, many students think that because they understand the...
File sharing

File sharing

Shared Drives Download all our videos and MP3s We use OneDrive & Dropbox file sharing applications to share all our videos and listenings. If you are in a country where you cannot access YouTube or Google-based websites, this is your solution. These apps provide...
COVID-19

COVID-19

COVID-19 Pandemic Lessons Understanding COVID-19 Terms & Conditions of Use What is this COVID-19 lesson about? This ‘COVID-19’ lesson book includes 6-10 hours of content: Exploring COVID-19 through Internet research. Scientific research: what is the COVID-19...
Listening Tests 2020

Listening Tests 2020

Academic Listening Tests What are academic English listening tests? Academic English UK are writing and creating their own listening lectures. These lectures are well-structured, include clear examples and development. They are designed to help students improve their...
Happiness Lesson

Happiness Lesson

Academic Happiness Lesson Understanding Happiness What is this lesson about? This ‘happiness’ lesson book includes 6-10 hours of content: Exploring the topic and linking personal experience. Creating and writing a definition. Analysing different academic definitions...
Summary Listening Tests

Summary Listening Tests

 Summary Listening Tests Terms & Conditions of Use New lecture listening tests – gap-fill summary worksheets Academic English UK has created a new type of listening test. These tests provide authentic lecture listening practice using a Cornell style...
TED Talk with Power Point

TED Talk with Power Point

TED TESTS: Test Questions with PPT TED Talk lectures of 10-15 minutes based on a variety of topics with PPTs and adapted video. Worksheets are a range of test type questions (T/F/NG, information gap fills, summaries, etc..). TED TESTS with PowerPoint [PPT] &...
The Dangers of Vaping Lesson

The Dangers of Vaping Lesson

Academic Lecture & Worksheet The Dangers of Vaping What is this lesson about? This listening lesson is an academic lecture that looks at the rise in popularity of vaping or e-cigarettes. It discusses the different devices of vaping, the key health effects...
Procrastination at university

Procrastination at university

Procrastination What is procrasination? Procrastination is the tendency to put things off until the last moment or beyond the last moment. University students are particularly vulnerable to procrastination, possibly because of the amount of work expected of them, the...
Economic Inequality lesson

Economic Inequality lesson

Economic Inequality Lesson Book What is economic inequality? Economic inequality covers a wide variety of topics. It mainly refers to either income distribution or the distribution of wealth. Besides measurements between countries or states, there are important types...
Ethical Consumerism Lesson

Ethical Consumerism Lesson

Ethical Consumerism Listening What is ethical consumerism? Borg and Regan (2008) describe ethical consumerism as consciously identifying the links between a product, its origins and the context in which it has been produced. They define the term as awareness of how a...
Academic Pronunciation

Academic Pronunciation

 Academic Pronunciation What is academic Pronunciation? This activity uses a list of the top 60 academic words from the Academic Word List (AWL) compiled from research by vocabulary.com. There are two activities of gap fill and dictation with accompanying videos so...
Teamwork

Teamwork

 Teamwork at University How to improve team work at university Teamwork is an important part of university study and usually students will have to work in a team on projects, presentations and/or seminars. These skills are fully transferable to future careers so it is...
Listening Circles

Listening Circles

 Listening Circles What are listening circles? Listening Circles can be very successful in encouraging students to engage more deeply with texts by approaching them from different perspectives and discovering their different elements before rebuilding them with a...
The Gig Economy

The Gig Economy

 The Gig Economy – EAP Lessons What is the gig economy? The gig economy can be defined as independent work that encapsulates autonomous, collaborative short-term working relationships (gigs). This encompasses the labour services of trading in goods and renting...
Academic Dictogloss

Academic Dictogloss

Dictogloss – Classroom Dictation What is an academic dictogloss? A dictogloss is a classroom dictation activity where learners are required to construct a short text (3 sentences) by listening and taking notes, which are then used to reconstruct the text. There...
Academic Listening Tests

Academic Listening Tests

 Academic Listenings: TED Talks This blog provides a range of Academic Listening Tests based on TED Talks and includes a free download. The tests are designed to help students develop lecture and note-taking listening skills. The listenings range in length from 10...
UK tourist attractions blog

UK tourist attractions blog

 A guide to UK Tourist Attractions  Where to go and what to visit in the UK There are numerous wonderful things to see and do in the UK. Here is my list of some the best places. These include natural areas, cities, tourist attractions outside London and also a list of...
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