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ENGLISH HOMEWORK #42 | Aprenda inglês com “Do I Wanna Know?” do Arctic Monkeys! | Érika e Newton – Inglês por Skype

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This week we are going to learn english singing  “Do I Wanna Know?” do Arctic Monkeys!E lembre-se de estudar inglês todos os dias! COMPOSITION Imagine you are applying for a job. Write a paragraph about you, telling what did you do at your career, your education, your personality and your best characteristics and skills,  (150 words) ONLINE GRAMMAR EXERCISES Prepositions Present Perfect Continuous IDIOM OF THE WEEK above board Meaning: If something is above board, it’s been done in a legal and honest way. For example: I’m sure the deal was completely above board as I know James well and he’d never do anything illegal or corrupt. The minister claimed all the appointments were above board and denied claims that some positions had been given to his friends. Origin: Possibly derived from card playing and the fact that card players who keep their hands above the table (or above “the board”) can be seen to be playing honestly, without cheating. READING AND LISTENING Prince Prince was a highly skilled musici…

ENGLISH HOMEWORK #41 | Aprenda inglês com “Skyfall” da ADELE! | Érika e Newton – Inglês por Skype

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This week we are going to learn english singing  “Skyfall” da ADELE!E lembre-se de estudar inglês todos os dias! COMPOSITION What are your hopes for Brazil? What do you want to happen in the next 12 months? (150 words) ONLINE GRAMMAR EXERCISES Gerund https://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/infinitive-gerund Passive Voice https://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/passive IDIOM OF THE WEEK above the law Meaning: If someone is above the law, they are not subject to the laws of a society. For example: Just because his father is a rich and powerful man, he seems to think he’s above the law and he can do whatever he likes. In a democracy, no-one is above the law – not even a president or a prime-minister. READING AND LISTENING Rich Americans Will Live 10 Years Longer A rich 40-year-old man in the United States can expect to live until about 87. A poor 40-year-old man might only live until 73. As Americans discuss the issue of income inequality in an election year, a new study says rich people will live up …