Richard St John: 8 secrets to success
Jul10

Richard St John: 8 secrets to success

Why do people succeed? Is it because they’re smart? Or are they just lucky? Neither. Analyst Richard St. John condenses years of interviews into an unmissable 3-minute slideshow on the real secrets of success. Listening Watch the TED talk, listen carefully and answer the questions below: Comprehension Questions   Where did it all start?   How many interviews did he do?   Who said work was fun?   Who pushed...

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How to Become a Millionaire in 3 Years, by Daniel Ally
Feb16

How to Become a Millionaire in 3 Years, by Daniel Ally

Introduction What does success mean to you? It means something different to everyone. In this TEDx Talk, Daniel Ally explains how to achieve success in your life. Listening Watch the and answer the questions below. Dictation At the beginning of his talk, Daniel outlines the meaning of success. Listen to the first minute of the video and fill in the blanks below. (Answers at the bottom of the page.) Today I want to talk with you about...

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8 Traits of Successful People
Jan04

8 Traits of Successful People

Level: Pre intermediate and above Time for completion: 20 min   Introduction Ten years of research and 500 face-to-face-interviews led Richard St. John to a collection of eight common traits in successful leaders around the world. https://youtu.be/NOl0v54DaXo   Useful vocabulary Out of the blue: If something happens out of the blue, it is completely unexpected Summit: the highest point of a mountain Puke: to vomit Improve:...

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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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