An interview about Careers and teaching-phrases/specialised vocab

Academically gifted-in this case it means you excel in terms of academic performance Academically inclined-its part of your personality to want to study academic subjects, maybe you are curious about a certain subject are or you just like to have a certain type of intellectual challenge Core subjects-those subjects which are compulsory throughout each keyContinue reading “An interview about Careers and teaching-phrases/specialised vocab”

Interview with Andre about Focusmate (Level A2/B1)

How did you get introduced to Focusmate? I was reading an article on BBC News, and they were talking about how to beat procrastination, and they mentioned Focusmate. How long you’ve been using Focusmate? So, I joined maybe a month and a half, but I start I become a paid member about maybe three, fourContinue reading “Interview with Andre about Focusmate (Level A2/B1)”

Thoughts on COVID, the vaccine and a possible survey (Level B2/C1)

Earlier this year, my friend invited me to a Facebook group. The Facebook group was about questioning the official line on COVID. I am pretty sure she didn’t believe in the conspiracy theories put forward by the group. I think she joined in part as it’s a novel situation it’s something unnerving as it’s unknown.Continue reading “Thoughts on COVID, the vaccine and a possible survey (Level B2/C1)”

Interview with someone who has received the COVID vaccine

When did you have the vaccine?I had my last vaccination on Thursday; it was the Pfizer one.The vaccination process was excellent; everyone there was so friendly, it was rapid, we didn’t have to wait too long.You have people running around with ipads helping you check-in, and you have a 15 mins slot. You fill outContinue reading “Interview with someone who has received the COVID vaccine”

Interview about the vaccine (Level B1)

Interviewer: What did you initially think about getting the vaccine?Interviewee: I initially thought it was very rushed, so I wasn’t interested in getting it.I was also in contact with a particular person who had certain views about the vaccine. I think being a bit isolated can affect your evaluation of things, and it’s best toContinue reading “Interview about the vaccine (Level B1)”

On a white curriculum words/phrases

What we’re not trying to say is stop reading Shakespeare or stop reading any of those people, obviously keep reading them but the idea that somehow that their contribution is more important than or should be studied to the exclusion of works from other parts of the world and from non-white people that’s where theContinue reading “On a white curriculum words/phrases”

Phrases ‘Interview about how the concept of race developed’ with Subhadra Das

Interview about how the concept of race developed – YouTube The idea that you can read a person… Read a person- the idea that you can tell something about someone without having any meaningful interaction with them. You can tell something about them by looking at them. He talks about them crying like a child, and hisContinue reading “Phrases ‘Interview about how the concept of race developed’ with Subhadra Das”

Phrases interview COVID and the vaccine

I don’t have much experience of explaining science to the lay public.  Lay public-in this case individuals who don’t have an academic background in the medical sciences. …. this last year has been a massive learning curve for me! Learning curve-in this situation it relates to the need to learn a lot in a shortContinue reading “Phrases interview COVID and the vaccine”

Phrases from Aspierations interview

We think there might be some latitude there to allow Aspierations to come into companies and do some really exciting work with them. Latitude-in this case greater freedom of choice. I think there is going to be a new halfway house, which actually could be quite attractive to Autistic folk, who can dip in andContinue reading “Phrases from Aspierations interview”

Interview COVID and the vaccine (level B2/C1)

Thanks to Ben Johnson again for giving his time to be interviewed. The purpose of this interview is to help people from a non-scientific background understand COVID. I have a scientific background; however, I don’t have much experience of explaining science to the lay public. This last year or so has been an education (NotContinue reading “Interview COVID and the vaccine (level B2/C1)”