Daily news plus quizzes

Daily news plus quizzes

Chief executives who stand out from the corporate crowd

Please, read the text underneath, watch the video and do the following 5-question-quiz. Comments and questions are welcome! What is it that makes a good boss stand out from his or her corporate colleagues and rivals? What is it that makes a good boss stand out from his or her corporate colleagues and rivals? Key …

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E-readers ‘more effective’ for some dyslexic readers

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Read the text underneath and do this 5-question-quiz. Comments are welcome! Short lines of text on electronic devices may help some dyslexic readers increase their reading speed and comprehension, research suggests. US scientists …

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Information overload? Banish distractions at work

Please, read the text underneath and do the following 5-question-quiz. Comments and questions are welcome! BBC News Business  13th Sep 2013 These days, distractions at the office are virtually everywhere. Distractions. They’re everywhere: the colleague who stops by your desk to chat, a relentless stream of email, the lure of ever-present smartphones and internet access. But these …

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Keep up your English-UK enters global online university race

Read the text underneath and do the following 4-question-quiz. Please, comment and express your point of view! It’s all about participating! BBC news [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] One online student : “The best thing is flexibility” The …

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News quiz: Two plead not guilty to Lee Rigby murder in Woolwich

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Quiz: Cancer Fundraiser Stephen Sutton Leaves Hospital

Stephen Sutton, the teenager with terminal cancer, has raised just under £2.5m for the Teenage Cancer Trust. This is his YouTube video. Cancer Fundraiser Stephen Sutton Leaves Hospital The 19-year-old who has raised more than £3m for charity is allowed home after a “dramatic improvement” in his condition. 03 May 2014 SKY NEWS Stephen was …

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Quiz: Missing Malaysian Jet: Search For Debris Resumes

The search for two large objects that may be from the missing Malaysia Airlines jet has resumed in the southern Indian Ocean. The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) said Friday’s operation would involve five aircraft, including three RAAF Orions, and a US Navy P8 Poseidon. The planes are scouring a remote area of 8,800 sq miles …

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Royal baby: Why George Alexander Louis?

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] BBC News Please, read the text underneath and do the following 5-question-quiz. Comments and questions are welcome! The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s first baby has been named George Alexander Louis. But what’s …

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