Lessons from July 2018 - October 2018

ESL lesson on a restaurant banning a customer for eating too much at a buffet.
ESL lesson on Tanzania's president advising against the use of birth control.
ESL lesson on The USA spending $2 billion on artificial intelligence weapons.
ESL lesson on Nike using NFL protest player Colin Kaepernick in an ad campaign.
ESL lesson on an astronaut plugging a hole in the International Space Station with his finger.
ESL lesson on a report that says air pollution damages intelligence.
ESL lesson on doctors saying that honey is better for coughs than antibiotics.
ESL lesson on Muslims in Australia praying for rain to ease the country's drought.
ESL lesson on the promises made by Pakistan's new prime minister Imran Khan.
ESL lesson on a possible diminishing of the U.S. dollar as the international reserve currency.
ESL lesson on the Tongan prime minster is challenging national leaders to lose weight.
ESL lesson on how a theme park is using crows to keep its park clean.
ESL lesson on a UK politician who said the burka is like 'bank robber' clothing.
ESL lesson on people getting surgery to look like they do after using Snapchat filters.
ESL lesson on scientists solve one mystery of the ancient site Stonehenge.
ESL lesson on France banning smartphones in schools.
ESL lesson on most British people taking tea bags on holiday to other countries.
ESL lesson on scientists telling us that sleeping with fans could be bad for us.
ESL lesson on scientists recording the sounds of the Sun.

Scientists record the sounds of the Sun

29th July - "Easier"
What does the Sun sound like? Perhaps you have never thought about what kinds of sounds the Sun makes, but scientists have found out.
ESL lesson on doctors warning over our application of suntan lotion.
ESL lesson on a university that is ending the use of Mr, Ms and Mrs in correspondence with students.
ESL lesson on Neil Armstrong's moon landing items being auctioned.
ESL lesson on researchers finding the world's oldest example of bread.
ESL lesson on the new Mexico President taking a 60% pay cut.
ESL lesson on France winning the 2018 FIFA World Cup final.
ESL lesson on a flying
ESL lesson on scientists discovering that bright pink is the world's oldest colour.
ESL lesson on a Newly-discovered Amazon wasp that has a giant stinger.
ESL lesson on the Philippines president promising to resign if someone proves that God exists.
ESL lesson on anger on the Internet at a woman who hunted and killed a giraffe in South Africa.

Internet fury at woman who killed giraffe

7th July - "Harder"
Images of an American trophy hunter posing for a photo next to a black giraffe that she had shot and killed in South Africa have caused outrage online.
ESL lesson on the planned rescue of the Thai soccer boys trapped in a cave.
ESL lesson on TV razor adverts showing real body hair being shaved for the first time.
ESL lesson on China limiting how much pay its movie stars get.




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