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English Homework of the Week #19 | Erika e Newton - Inglês por Skype

Mais uma semana e mais um English Homework! E dessa vez temos a clássica música “Can’t Fight This Feeling – REO Speedwagon”dos anos 80, super romântica! Um abraço do Prof. Newton! :) COMPOSITIONPretend you woke up one day and there were no rules. People could suddenly do whatever they wanted! Explain what the world would be like. Use your imagination! (150 to 250 words – 1 Paragraph)
READING AND LISTENINGWhat Makes Beauty So Appealing? Every year the entertainment magazine People publishes a list of who it considers the most beautiful people in the world. How do the editors choose from the 7 billion people on Earth? What makes a person beautiful or ugly? In the case of People, there is one major factor that comes above all others. What selections will generate the most interest among readers? More readers mean more money for the magazine. This year the magazine named Sandra Bullock the most beautiful person in the world. Many people would agree that she is good looking. However, those sam…

English Homework of the Week #18 | Erika e Newton - Inglês por Skype

COMPOSITION Can alternative energy effectively replace fossil fuels?
Proponents of alternative energy argue that fossil fuels are inefficient, unsustainable, environmentally destructive, and the primary contributor to global climate change.
Opponents contend that many technological hurdles have to be overcome before alternative energy can replace even a small portion of the power provided by fossil fuels.
What is your opinion on this subject? (150 to 250 words - 1 Paragraph)
READING AND LISTENING No. 1 Killer Among Youth? Traffic Accidents
Road traffic crashes kill 1.25 million people each year worldwide. But the World Health Organization (WHO) says they are preventable. The report surveyed 180 countries, and it shows the number of annual deaths from traffic crashes is stabilizing. And that is good news as the number of motor vehicles grows worldwide. But the data also show that road crashes are the No. 1 cause of death among young people aged 15 to 29. Young adults around the world are the …

English Homework of the Week #16 | Erika e Newton - Inglês por Skype

Mais exercícios de inglês para você praticar! Coloque as respostas aqui nos comentários que a gente corrige! Um grande abraço do Prof. Newton! English Homework of the Week #16 | Erika e Newton - Inglês por Skype COMPOSITIONWhat are you going to do for the next three months? Do you have any plans? Any vacation plans? Any important events that you will have to attend? (150 to 250 words - 1 Paragraph) READING AND LISTENINGColumbus Day: Some Love It, Others Not So Much This is Columbus Day, the second Monday in October, in the United States. It is a federal holiday. That means most federal offices are closed. The holiday honors the first visit to America by the Italian explorer Christopher Columbus. Columbus thought he could reach the Far East by sailing west across the Atlantic Ocean from Europe. He was right. But he was also wrong. He thought the world was much smaller than it is. He did not imagine that another continent — and another huge ocean — lay between Europe and East Asia. Columbus an…