Τρίτη, 15 Ιανουαρίου 2019

Is vaping better than smoking?


What do you think of vaping, the new craze on "healthy smoking" ?


Read the article here to find out what a new study shows. (PRINT VERSION)




So, would you rather smoke or vape? Study preference  here

Follow the model to write an email requesting more information about an item/ service that another company offers.

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Τετάρτη, 19 Δεκεμβρίου 2018

Τρίτη, 20 Νοεμβρίου 2018

To drive or not to drive...in the UK?


Have you ever driven in a reverse side driving country?
What do you know/ imagine the differences to be?
Let's watch!

 

What were the challenges for Mike? What do you imagine they would be for you?
Would you try it?

The way it was - The Killers
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Τρίτη, 13 Νοεμβρίου 2018

Giving Thanks!

What is your favourite traditional holiday? What purpose did it first serve? How does it make you feel?
Imagine your partner is a non-native visitor and asks you about it. Discuss.

What do you know about Thanksgiving?
Read here and do the activity



What is YOUR favourite recipe? Share with the group!

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Τετάρτη, 7 Νοεμβρίου 2018

Be my guest

How often do you travel- on business?
How do you prepare/would you prepare?
How do you deal with exchange issues?
How would you/ have you combined business with pleasure?

Food vocabulary

ROLE PLAY
Imagine that you have a business guest you need to entertain.
He/she proves to be quite "difficult"

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Τετάρτη, 31 Οκτωβρίου 2018

You spoke. Did you communicate?




"The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place." ~ George Bernard Shaw

What is your viewpoint on G. B. Shaw's quote?
What do you think are important factors to better communicate with others?

13 Strategies To Improve Communication At Work

  1. Create A Communication-Friendly Space
  2. Keep Communication Constant
  3. Hold Weekly Town Hall Meetings
  4. Ask For Your Employee’s Feedback
  5. Communicate Face To Face
  6. Master Your Body Language
  7. Don’t Over-Communicate
  8. Take Time To Listen
  9. Offer A Platform For Anonymous Feedback
  10. Personalize Your Communications
  11. Be Authentic
  12. Incorporate Team Building Game

One of the ways is getting to know your colleagues! (LOL)







Stress at work- do you need to suffer?

Τρίτη, 10 Ιουλίου 2018

Holidaymakers

Holiday, what does the word mean to you?

If you could do any kind of holidays what would it be? /Why?

What was the most awesome holiday you've ever gone on?

For some people holidaying exploring new places. Would you choose to enjoy the vistas from this bridge?




A song for the summer. Lyrics



4. SELF-EVALUATION TIME:
We've reached the summer stop!
What are your impressions from the Language Coaching meetings?
What more would you like to learn/discuss/ revise?
Take this short survey to take control of your learning!!!

Τρίτη, 3 Ιουλίου 2018

The only constant is change...



Let's play a game with this story




Discuss using Vocabulary
What would change mean for the business you work for?
How easy is it to introduce changes in the workplace?
What impact may change have the work environment?
Is it easy for people to accept change? Why? Why not?
What adjustments can be made to help a group cope with change more effectively?

Let's watch this video to find some tips for a smooth transition

How far do you agree with Bob Miglani?

In pairs, discuss
How change-resistant are you?
Have you used any of these tips?
What is your personal way of coping with change?

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What other song would make the list for today, other than....
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