Writing: Please write an article detailing the life and influence of one individual. It could be someone famous -- a musician, a thinker, an artist, an actor -- or someone who has had great influence on you but is not a celebrity. Best, Kelly
For original version I recommend taking a look at the many fascinating articles over at Longform.org about health.
Writing: Please write a dialogue between a doctor and a patient. Be careful to use specific vocabulary to describe symptoms and treatment. You can use an example in your own life, or come up with something new. Best, Kelly
This week we used the peculiar custom of Japanese rental families as a jumping off point for discussing family relationships and roles, as well as growing trends in people living alone.
Listening: Learners can listen to a listening excercise from the British Council about Living On My Own.
For original version, try the podcast episode from To The Best of Our Knowledge about How to Be Alone.
Reading: Learners can read an article from Breaking News English about how the internet helps families stay in touch. You can also do some reading about different vocabulary about family relationships.