Weblinks

Visit these websites to practise your reading and learn more about some of the topics in New English File Advanced.


1A – Answer the interview questions. Then click on the question to launch a video with advice from recruitment experts. How well did you do?
http://career-advice.monster.co.uk/job-interview/job-interview-questions/
job-interview-answer-videos/article.aspx

1B – Choose a country from the list, and find out about its royal family.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_monarchs_by_country

1C – Take the quiz to revise and test your knowledge of English grammar. Keep a note of any mistakes you make, and check with your teacher after you have finished.
www.plainenglish.co.uk/grammar-quiz


2A – Use the scroll bar at the side of the graphic display to move through the timeline. Then click on the icons to read about people's memories from that particular time. Note that these are memories submitted by the public, and may contain spelling errors.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/memoryshare/

2B – Read the quotes about time. What do you think they mean? Are there any similar expressions in your language?
http://www.quotegarden.com/time.html

Read the articles to pick up some useful tips on time management.
http://www.dumblittleman.com/2008/02/11-solid-ways-to-improve-your-time.html

2C – Read the stories of how people broke up with their exes. Which story do you think is the most amusing, or the most heartbreaking?
http://www.boyfriendreplacement.com/fun.php?SectionID=2


3A – Click on the Save our Sounds map and listen to the sounds collected from around the world. Are there any from your country?
bbc.co.uk/worldservice/

3B – Listen to the podcast about last lines in a novel. How are they important? What do you learn about first and last lines?
http://news.bbc.co.uk/today/hi/today/newsid_8181000/8181968.stm


Then read reviews to help you decide which novels you would like to buy.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/books+tone/reviews

3C – Set yourself a budget, e.g. £5,000. Browse the sites, and buy as many things as you can within your budget.
http://www.amazon.co.uk/
http://www.intrepidtravel.com/ourtrips/


4A – Click on one of the film titles, and find out how historically accurate the films are according to expert historians.
http://www.channel4.com/history/microsites/H/history/browse/films.html

4B – Read this list and click on the titles to find out more information and reviews. Are there any you would buy?
http://www.amazon.co.uk/change-your-life/lm/R2KV9NA9IOYQBR/ref=cm_lmt_dtpa_f_1_rdssss2

4C – Answer the questions (you can adjust the speed or skip to the next question by pressing the blue arrows above the title in the centre of the screen). How dependent are you on mobile phones and portable technology? Note that this site is in American English.
http://www.forbes.com/2008/06/15/cellphone-addiction-iphone-tech-wireless08-cx_wt_0616addict_slide_2.html?thisspeed=25000


5A – Choose an American state from the list, and find out some interesting and amusing laws from that state.
http://www.dumblaws.com/

5B – Choose one of the modern artists from the list, and find out information about the artist and their works.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_modern_artists

5C – Find out more about Yoga and Pilates:
http://www.abc-of-yoga.com/yogapractice/postures.asp

http://pilates.about.com/


6A – Choose a destination you would like to visit. What information do you learn about this place?
http://www.roughguides.com/

6B – Find more information on popular pets and ways of looking after them.
http://www.petsworld.co.uk/

6C – Read the stories of these people who moved abroad.
www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-16408203


7A – Find a recipe you would like to try to cook for friends or family.
http://www.jamieoliver.com/recipes

7B – Read about some unusual sports from around the world. Are there any you would like to try?
http://www.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,1921933,00.html

7C – Read the odd news stories. Which ones did you find the funniest?
http://www.reuters.com/news/oddlyEnough

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