Our topic this week was happiness. What makes us happy or unhappy, if money can buy our happiness, if science has the secret to a happy life. All of you had a lot to say and share about the topic!
To practice your listening skills, learners have a variety of options. Listen a minute has a listening exercise, or try buying happiness, or 6 minute English.
For original version, try listening to an article about How to Buy Happiness, with variable speed, or a video called How Can I Be Happy?
Learners can an article from Breaking News English about The Happiest People in the World.
For original version reading, check out the articleThe Creepy New Economics of Pleasure.
For writing this week, first start by taking a look at the OECD Regional Well-Being website which ranks areas on their happiness and wellbeing according to several factors. Do you agree with the results? Are people in Spain or La Rioja generally happy? If not, what can be done about it?