Babies Can Teach Us - News Story

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What can babies teach us?
Babies can teach us to find in the simplest things.
How many times a day do babies laugh?
Babies laugh more than times a day.
What kind of brain does a baby have?
Babies have a brain.
How is a baby’s brain special?
It helps them to everything around them.
How often do adults laugh?
They laugh times a day.
Why don’t adults laugh very often?
They don’t laugh often because they are to everything.
What do adults focus on or think about?
They focus on and , for example.
Do all adults focus on money and work?
No, but do.
Who have scientists studied?
Scientists have studied .
What kind of brains do jazz musicians have?
They have brains like .
Where do jazz musicians and meditators have less brain activity?
They have less activity in the of their brains.
What can jazz musicians do when they lower the activity in the front of their brains?
They can new and exciting music.
How do meditators feel?
They feel more to the world around them and less focused on their or problems.
What should you do if you want to be happier?
You should try thinking like a baby. Be to new possibilities and laugh a little.
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Mr. Bean Goes Shopping - Listen to the Story

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tries on   •  is going to go   •  worker's   •  can get   •  only has   •  is coming up   •  starts coughing   •  falls down   •  puts it on   •  looks at   •  starts dancing   •  he's looking at   •  puts it back   •  doesn't work   •  too small   •  dropped   •  is   •  picks up   •  opens   •  wants to give   •  is playing   •  puts the fish back   •  doesn't like   •  forgets to walk   •  enough money  
Hey, there’s Mr. Bean! A musician . Mr. Bean the musician some change. He a bill. Maybe he change for the bill. No—not .
Mr. Bean has a handkerchief. He the ground. He . He’s dancing back and forth. Oh—a lady gives Mr. Bean change. Mr. Bean gives the coin to the musician—alright!
It’s a store. Looks like Mr. Bean shopping. Oh—his American Express card. He goes into the department store. He’s in the Cosmetics Department. He shows everyone his card. He the cosmetics. Oh—the smell! He . He’s coughing. Oh—the smell. He on the floor. He’s crawling on the floor. He the smell. He tells the lady, “Don't go in there.”
Mr. Bean goes into the Toiletries Department. some toothbrushes. He takes a toothbrush off the shelf. He the package. He brushes his teeth with the toothbrush. He in the package – no – he puts it back on the shelf, and takes a different toothbrush. He puts it in his basket.
Mr. Bean in the Linens Department. He a yellow towel. He the towel in front of the mirror. Looks good—it fits. Oops! Mr. Bean the towel by mistake. He buys the towel.
Mr. Bean the escalator. He at the top of the escalator. Oh—okay. Mr. Bean is in the Housewares Department. Oh—a knife. Mr. Bean takes a potato out of his pocket. He peels the potato with the knife. Nah—too dull. He tries another knife. Hmmm – Oh. That’s better. He takes the knife.
Mr. Bean looks at a frying pan. He takes a fish out of his pocket. Oh, it’s . Oh yes, that’s much better. He takes the frying pan, and in his pocket.
Mr. Bean is looking at telephones. The telephone . He bangs it on the shelf. Oh—this telephone works. Okay! He takes the telephone. It’s the telephone!
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What Can You Buy in a Department Store?

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Can I Borrow Your Pen?

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Complete the exercise below. Listen and repeat to improve your pronunciation.
pen   •  blue   •  much   •  mention   •  raining   •  going   •  any   •  stamp   •  umbrella   •  thanks   •  course   •  later   •  your   •  borrow   •  black   •  you   •  potato  
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Jane: Helen
Helen: Yes?
Jane: Could I a pen, please?
Helen: Sure.
Jane: Thanks.
Helen: Don’t it.
Jane: Oh Helen…
Helen: yes.
Jane: This pen has ink. Can I borrow a pen that has ink?
Helen: Of . Here’s a pen with black ink.
Jane: Great, .
Helen: Sure.
Jane: Oh, Helen.
Helen: What is it?
Jane: I don’t have stamps. Can I borrow a , Helen?
Helen: Sure Jane. Here are.
Jane: Thank you so . Well, I’m to the post office. See you later.
Helen: See you.
Jane: Oh, it’s .
Helen: Yes it is.
Jane: I don’t have my . Can I borrow umbrella, Helen?
Helen: Hhhh! Of course, Jane.
Jane: Great, thanks.
Helen: Here you are.
Jane: See you .
Helen: Yeah. Can I borrow a ? Can I borrow a stamp? Can I borrow your umbrella? Uhh! Oh, Jane. Can I borrow your chips? Thank you!
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Shopping for Gifts

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Watch the video starting at . Listen and repeat to improve your pronunciation. Complete the exercise below for conversation 2.
to match   •  a good deal   •  wants to buy   •  a spot   •  also   •  a little cold   •  T-shirts   •  a black one   •  inexpensive   •  another   •  is thinking about   •  his girlfriend   •  a bargain   •  a large   •  have known   •  big surprise   •  beige jacket   •  a little   •  is shopping   •  to return   •  white print dress   •  a jacket   •  short   •  shows   •  to buy   •  is kissing  
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The man for a gift for his girlfriend. They each other for eleven months now. The man spending forty or fifty dollars. The salesclerk him a long dress. The man doesn’t think a long dress would suit . He prefers the dresses. He likes the with the orange flowers, but he thinks it would be in the evenings. The salesclerk shows him to go with the dress. The is only $9.99! The man thinks the jacket is . It is , but then he sees that the jacket has on it. The salesclerk shows him beige jacket. He it and the beige pants . The pants are $9.99! He also buys two v-neck, medium . He buys an orange one and . The prices in the store are very so the man decides a skirt as well. He gets green skirt because the medium looks small. He pays for the clothes and then he gets a . His girlfriend another man. He decides everything!
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Greeting Neighbours on a Sunny Day - LINC 1.01

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right   ·  problem   ·  sure   ·  late   ·  isn't   ·  see   ·  is   ·  is   ·  now   ·  care   ·  I'd better   ·  too   ·  the sunshine   ·  later   ·  are   ·  lovely   ·  eh   ·  Going   ·  And  
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TASHA: Hello, Mrs. Wong.
MRS. WONG: Oh, hello, Tasha.
TASHA: How you?
MRS. WONG: Fine, thanks and you?
TASHA: I'm okay. It's a nice day, it?
MRS. WONG: Yes, it's a day.
LUIGI: Hello, Mrs. Wong. Hello, Tasha. Nice day, ?
MRS. WONG: Hello, Luigi.
TASHA: Hi, Luigi. Yes, it is nice.
LUIGI: How are you, Tasha?
TASHA: Oh, I'm fine, thanks, and you?
LUIGI: Great!
TASHA: Well, you. Have a nice day.
LUIGI: You, too, Tasha. Bye.
MRS.WONG: Bye, now, Tasha. See you .
LUIGI: Oh, I love .
MRS. WONG: Me !
MANSOUREH: Hi, Luigi. Hello, Mrs. Wong.
LUIGI: Hello, Mansoureh.
MRS. WONG: Good afternoon.
MANSOUREH: Sure a warm day; isn't it?
MRS. WONG: Yes, it is warm.
LUIGI: Yeah, it's a beautiful day. How it going?
MANSOUREH: Oh, good, thanks. you?
LUIGI: Not bad, not bad.
MANSOUREH: to work?
LUIGI: Yes. And I'm .
MANSOUREH: Oh.
LUIGI: See you.
MRS. WONG: Good-bye.
LUIGI: Bye.
MANSOUREH: Take .
LUIGI: Will do.
MANSOUREH: And how are you, Mrs. Wong?
MRS. WONG: I'm fine, thanks. It's a lovely day.
MANSOUREH: Well, go.
MRS.WONG: All . See you later.
MANSOUREH: Here's your paper.
MRS. WONG: Oh-oh. Oh, thank you, Mansoureh.
MANSOUREH: No . Bye.
MRS. WONG: Bye .
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Describing People Game - Make Sentences

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Click on the picture to go to the website. Click on start and click on go. How fast can you make a correct sentence?