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14 Brilliant Pieces of Literature You Can Read in the Time it Takes to Eat Lunch

14 Brilliant Pieces of Literature You Can Read in the Time it Takes to Eat Lunch | IB English Ideas and Issues | Scoop.it
Who says there's no time to read?
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a really great collection of short stories that can be used in class to expose students to culture, literary devices and famous literary voices without being too taxing.

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Free English Lessons and Quizzes about Life in The UK

Free online English lessons and quizzes for adult students of English as a second language and young learners about British customs, traditions, history and culture. Practise your listening and reading skills while learning about life in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Free quizzes, games and activities including listening, reading, & writing, songs, videos, grammar and vocabulary, plus printable worksheets and free lesson materials for English Language Teachers. Includes study materials to practise for the Life in The UK Citizenship Test.
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China ends one-child policy after 35 years

China ends one-child policy after 35 years | IB English Ideas and Issues | Scoop.it
Government to allow all couples to have two children as ‘response to an ageing population’ and amid concerns over economy
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Paul Miller: Offline

Paul Miller: Offline | IB English Ideas and Issues | Scoop.it
Our friend and Senior Editor Paul Miller has decided to take a hiatus from the internet. Here is all the news of his adventures and his weekly diary updates in one convenient place: the internet.
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The remarkable story of the 2008 haka stand-off that captivated the sporting world

The remarkable story of the 2008 haka stand-off that captivated the sporting world | IB English Ideas and Issues | Scoop.it
Saturday, November 22, 2008. The day Wales won the haka. The Millennium Stadium has witnessed many moments of drama over the past 15 years, but that day, almost exactly six years ago, will stand the…
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Original maori haka dance

часть документального фильма "dances of life" целиком посмотреть можно начиная отсюда - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9lWJ9ZdKsrQ на кого ставить копирайт -...
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10 Very Strange British Traditions - Listverse

10 Very Strange British Traditions - Listverse | IB English Ideas and Issues | Scoop.it
Britain has a long and varied past - it has been conquered repeatedly, it has conquered others, and it has colonized half the planet. Through its history, many strange traditions and festivals have arisen. This list looks at ten of the most unusual.
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Cultural diversity/Customs and Traditions

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Stephen Fry welcomes you to Heathrow - #UKGuide

To showcase the unique, eclectic culture of modern Britain, we’ve teamed up with British Icon, Stephen Fry, to welcome arriving passengers to the UK! We’re n...
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Amazing hakas and tribal war dances during Rugby World Cup 2015

We take a look at all the various tribal war dances performed by the Samoan, Fiji, New Zealand and Tonga rugby teams ahead of their first games in the Rugby ...
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the Samoan, New Zealand and Tonga rugby teams 

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to zeibekiko tis evdokias

ότι η Ακρόπολη για τον πολιτισμό αυτός ο χορός για το πάθος!
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compare and contrast dances between Greece and Anglophone cultures

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All Black's Haka

Beautiful black and white videos of the All Black's Haka. A 1999 British commercial for Adidas. Haka time. Warriors are back. More commercials : http://www.y...
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Culture and social etiquette in United Kingdom | Insider Views | Expatica United Kingdom

Culture and social etiquette in United Kingdom | Insider Views | Expatica United Kingdom | IB English Ideas and Issues | Scoop.it
Get started with this short primer on culture and social etiquette in the United Kingdom. | Insider information on living in United Kingdom, from expert opinions to personal anecdotes. We share your experiences.
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Free Online Lessons for Advanced English Students

English Exercises for Advanced English learners and IELTS students, to practise for the International English Language Testing System - IELTS test, and other English exams such as TOEFL, TOEIC, etc. Free online reading, listening, vocabulary and grammar lessons, games and quizzes, plus printable worksheets and other free classroom resources for English language teachers.
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A year offline, what I have learned | Paul Miller | TEDxEutropolis

Paul Miller is an American Technology Journalist from Springfield, Missouri and senior editor for The Verge. During the past year he decided to disconnect fr...
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Transcript of "Your brain on video games"

Transcript of "Your brain on video games" | IB English Ideas and Issues | Scoop.it
TED Talk Subtitles and Transcript: How do fast-paced video games affect the brain? Step into the lab with cognitive researcher Daphne Bavelier to hear surprising news about how video games, even action-packed shooter games, can help us learn, focus and, fascinatingly, multitask. (Filmed at TEDxCHUV.)
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Excellent for our discussion on "Video games being educational"

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Armchair guide to the Haka: Everything you need to know about the New Zealand ritual

Armchair guide to the Haka: Everything you need to know about the New Zealand ritual | IB English Ideas and Issues | Scoop.it
As New Zealand prepare for their World Cup semi-final against South Africa, Sportsmail takes a look at the Haka and tells you everything you need to know about the All Blacks' famous…
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Gurkhas (KHUKURI DANCE) in Münsster Germany

http://dana-tatopani.com/ myagdi Nepali Gurkhas (KHUKURI DANCE) in Münsster Germany Gurkha British army Gremendorf
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INCIDENTAL COMICS

INCIDENTAL COMICS | IB English Ideas and Issues | Scoop.it
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Rugby World Cup: Watch the best tribal war dances

Rugby World Cup: Watch the best tribal war dances | IB English Ideas and Issues | Scoop.it
Take a look at the various tribal war dances performed by Samoa, Fiji, New
Zealand and Tonga ahead of their next RWC games
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Greek War Dance, Bloody & Violent (Pyrrhic Dance)

The Pyrrhic Dance is the most famous war dance in Greece. It dates back to ancient Thrace and the version shown on the video is the war dance of the Christia...
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Flashmob haka takes over Trafalgar Square

Flashmob haka takes over Trafalgar Square | IB English Ideas and Issues | Scoop.it
Tourists in Londons Trafalgar Square got more than they bargained for today as a flashmob haka took over the iconic landmark
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PNBHS Haka for Mr. Dawson Tamatea's Funeral Service

The entire school performing the Haka during the arrival of Mr. Tamatea in the hearse. This was a very emotional and powerful performance. We are extremely p...
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