Category Archives: Technology

Are you Addicted to your Mobile Phone?

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Excessive Texting: Top 10 Dangers

Labor ESO Students,  We give you now the post published today, Thursday 27th October, on High School, the educational supplement at the Huffington Post about the dangers of excessive texting for teenagers’ health. About 75 percent of 12-17 year-olds in America … Continue reading

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Google Effect: Google and your Memory

Sometimes remembering is not just everything. More important than that is knowing where to find the information, telling the difference between what is important and what is not, having the skills to understand and analyse it, establishing links and relationships … Continue reading

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Merriam Webster Visual Dictionary Online

ESO Students, We would like to recommend a very useful resource, the online visual dictionary by Merriam Webster. It is structured in 15 major themes to access over 6,000 images. In our opinion it is one of the few linguistic online … Continue reading

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Blind ten-year-old becomes European Parliament’s youngest interpreter

We reproduce now the article by Aidan Radnedge published on Metro yesterday, Thursday 14th April: A blind girl who is fluent in four languages has become the youngest interpreter to work at the European Parliament – at the age of ten. Alexia Sloane … 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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Irony

Labor Students and/or Mac users, What kind of consumers are you? What factors do you consider when you buy something? Are you a fashion victim? Read this advertisement carefully (click on the image to enlarge and/or read the full story … Continue reading

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