Wall Street

An ambitious young broker (Charlie Sheen) is lured into the illegal, lucrative world of corporate espionage when he is seduced by the power, status and financial wizardry of Wall Street legend Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas). But he soon discovers that the pursuit of overnight riches comes at a price that’s too high to pay.   …

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Teaching Kids and Toddlers English

Most people and most courses and course books designed to teach kids and toddlers completely miss their targets… and are way off the mark ! Teaching kids and toddlers has nothing to do with teaching children, teenagers and adults… a completely different approach has to be used… and so completely different support and material… I …

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Fun Fair Land

Fun Fair Land and Toy Toy Land were published by a French publisher who, like other French publishers never promoted their books properly… but it offered very good material for young children and worked wonders ! I used the 2 book and CD sets (Fun Fair Land & Toy Toy Land) with great success… and …

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L’Anglais Par Le Rap – Rap Your English

L’Anglais Par Le Rap was a 3  level book and tape collection taking kids and teenagers through the study of of English… It was a very good collection… but sadly was never promoted by the publishers and never got anywhere… except with me maybe… I burnt them to CDs and have used them in my …

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Conference Calls

If your Conference call is anything like this :   You’d be better advised to use this: Well done ! You’ve successfully set up your conference call…

Carolyn Graham’s Jazz Chants

Carolyn Graham is the creator of Jazz Chants, which connect the rhythm of spoken American English to the beatof jazz. She developed the technique of jazz chanting during her twenty-five years of teaching ESL in the American Language Institute of New York University. Ms. Graham is the author of numerous Jazz Chants books, all published …

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The Berenstain

The Berenstain Bears is a series of children’s books created by Stan and Jan Berenstain and continued by their son, Mike Berenstain, who assumed partial authorship in 2002, and full authorship in 2012 following Jan’s death. The books feature a family of anthropomorphic grizzly bearswho generally learn a moral or safety-related lesson in the course of each story. Since the 1962 debut of the first Berenstain …

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Dr Seuss

Theodor Seuss Geisel (/ˈsɔɪs/ i/ˈɡaɪzəl/; March 2, 1904 – September 24, 1991) was an American writer and illustrator best known for authoring popular children’s books under the pen name Dr. Seuss (/suːs/). His work includes several of the most popular children’s books of all time, selling over 600 million copies and being translated into more than 20 languages by the time of …

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Muzzy in Gondoland

Muzzy in Gondoland (often shortened to simply Muzzy) is an animated film first created by the BBC in 1986 as a way of teaching English as a second language. The English version of Muzzy features the voices of Willie Rushton, Miriam Margolyes, Susan Sheridan, Derek Griffiths, Jack May and Benjamin Whitrow. DMP Organization later acquired the rights to Muzzy and translated into other languages (see below). It is unknown, however, …

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Goodness Gracious Me

Goodness Gracious Me is a BBC English-language sketch comedy show originally aired on BBC Radio 4 from 1996 to 1998 and later televised on BBC Two from 1998 to 2001. The ensemble cast were four British Indian actors, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Kulvinder Ghir, Meera Syal and Nina Wadia. The show explored the conflict and integration between traditional Indian culture and modern British life. Some sketches reversed the roles to view the British …

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