How to Succeed? Get More Sleep, by Arianna Huffington
Mar20

How to Succeed? Get More Sleep, by Arianna Huffington

Introduction The featured video is “How to Succeed? Get More Sleep,” and is given by Arianna Huffington of the Huffington Post. The vocabulary in this video is very simple, although Arianna speaks quite quickly and with a pronounced accent. Here are some of the more difficult words: Vocabulary Deprived adj – Lacking in something, for example being sleep-deprived or deprived of nutrients Exhaustion n. – Physically or mentally extremely...

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How to Live Before You Die, by Steve Jobs
Mar20

How to Live Before You Die, by Steve Jobs

Introduction Today we will look at a very famous speech called “How to Live Before You Die,” delivered by Steve Jobs as a Stanford University commencement speech in 2005. Steve Jobs is one of the most important figures in culture and business over the past half century, and this speech, given after a cancer scare but before his actual death, is a poignant reminder of his impact on our world. Vocabulary Commencement n. – To commence is...

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