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Unit 17: Word stress
Learn about participle clauses... and word stress!

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    Session 1

    1 Activity

    BBC English Class

    28 Mar 2016

    Participle clauses are ways of linking ideas together to make more complex sentences. Dan explains more with the help of some coffee, which, to say the least, is not the nicest!

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    Session 2

    1 Activity

    News Review

    29 Mar 2016

    The Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Australia is under severe threat from a rise in water temperature. Neil and Finn look at how the world's media are covering the story and give you the words and phrases you need to talk about it.

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    Session 3

    1 Activity


    30 Mar 2016

    Get up-to-date with the latest news and understand it too with Lingohack. Listen to and watch authentic BBC World News bulletins and learn key words and phrases that help you make sense of the news.

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    Session 4

    1 Activity

    Stop Saying!

    31 Mar 2016

    It's often difficult with long words in English to know which syllable is stressed. Tim answers a question on this topic and gives some tips and advice for learning the stress patterns of certain suffixes.

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    Session 5

    1 Activity

    Drama: The White Elephant

    01 Apr 2016

    Gordon's preparing something special in the kitchen but unfortunately there's one ingredient he's had too much of. What will the customers make of his new dish? Learn some phrases related to timing.