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It’s Never Too Late to Learn English

Listen here Click to listen Audio by Evoca// Samuel Malheiros is proof that one is never too old to start studying a foreign language. Samuel, an 80-year-old lawyer from Vitoria, Brazil, is now in the United Kingdom taking a Kaplan English course in Oxford. He already speaks French, Spanish and Italian – in addition to his native Portuguese.…
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Learning for a Lifetime

Listen here Click to listen // “Use it or lose it” is an English expression which means that the brain needs to keep active throughout one’s life in order to function well. Learning does not stop when we leave school. There is always something new to learn no matter how old we are -- whether it be a new skill, a new language or a new hobby.…
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Buy Local Goods This Christmas

Listen here Click to listen // If you really want to help your community’s economy this Christmas, then you might consider buying presents from local businesses. If you purchase goods or services from businesspeople in your area, then your money goes to help the local economy. Thus, this Christmas think about buying your friends and loved ones…
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Starting a Conversation

Listen here Click to listen // Why should anyone learn English if he or she does not converse in it? We need to have conversations in order to use English or any other language. One good way to have conversations with people is to be curious and ask them questions – in other words, pretend that you are a reporter. For example, if you see someone…
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