Category Archives: speaking

ESO 4 Best Graduation Speech

ESO 4 Students, Here is Alberto Ponce’s graduation speech. It is the best speech in ESO 4 this year, not only because of its contents, but also because he learnt it by heart, he delivered it with a fairly good … Continue reading

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Graduation Speech – ESO 4 – 3rd Term 2010-11 PBL #2

ESO 4 Students, This is your 2nd PBL assignment for the 3rd term. All of you have to WRITE and DELIVER your GRADUATION SPEECH.  You have to imagine you are going to stand in the school Assembly Hall before your … Continue reading

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Memidex: Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and More

As of today, among the online dictionaries Labor English Zone offers you will find Memidex, one of the quickest and easiest ways to get and compare online definitions, synonyms, etymology, and audio pronunciation. Memidex is a free online dictionary and thesaurus with … Continue reading

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The Linguistic Genius of Babies

Patricia Kuhl explains how we learn language as babies, looking at the ways our brains form around language acquisition. She shares amazing information about how babies learn one language over another: by listening to the  humans around them and “taking … Continue reading

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A Good Reason to Learn English

Labor Students, Watch this video and you will find at least one good reason to learn a foreign language (if you don’t want to be the laughing stock…): No copyright infringement intended. For educational, non-commercial purposes only

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Newsy: Researchers Discover New Language ‘Koro’

Researchers David Harrison and Gregory Anderson discovered a new language while visiting a remote village in Northeast India. There are currently 6909 official living languages in the world. When linguists David Harrison and Gregory Anderson travelled to India to document … Continue reading

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The Speech Accent Archive

The Speech Accent Archive uniformly presents a large set of speech samples from a variety of language backgrounds. Native and non-native speakers of English read the same paragraph and are carefully transcribed. The archive is used by people who wish … Continue reading

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