Friday, August 31, 2018

Get Ready for Labor Day

In the United States and Canada, the first Monday of September is a federal holiday, Labor Day. Originally celebrated in New York City's Union Square in 1882, Labor Day was organized by unions as a rare day of rest for the overworked during the Industrial Revolution. Kenneth C. Davis illustrates the history of Labor Day from Union Square to today. Lesson by Kenneth C. Davis, animation by TED-Ed. See the full lesson at TED-ed

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

How to Succeed Business English Vocabulary with JenniferESL

JenniferESL: How to Succeed Business English Vocabulary with JenniferESL

Other work-related videos:

Index: 0:05 Introduction 0:57 Coming to the U.S. 7:57 Moving out of an entry-level job 9:22 Moving into a new line of work 11:28 Working for an American company 13:03 Three tips on how to succeed in an English-speaking country

Useful pronunciation/listening tool to hear words and phrases said aloud:

JenniferESL: What do you do? - Asking about Jobs and Occupations in English

ESL Attendance/Conduct Policy in progress

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Friday, August 24, 2018

Thursday, August 23, 2018