The Northwind and the Sun – English Fairy Tale

The North Wind and the Sun – An English fairy tale from Aesop’s fables to improve your vocabulary and reading comprehension. You can also select any text and listen to the selected text to improve your listening comprehension. Source of story: Gutenberg Project at www.gutenberg.org The Northwind and the Sun The Northwind and the sun disputed … Read more

English Documentary on Hurricanes with Transcript & Flashcards

English Documentary on Hurricanes with Transcript and illustrated flashcards and vocabulary items to improve your reading and listening comprehension and expand your scientific and academic vocabulary Source of documentary: National Geographic YouTube Channel An unpredictable storm Cyclone, typhoon, hurricane, all of these names are used around the world to describe the most powerful storm known to man. … Read more

Drought 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 37

Drought 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 37 /draʊt/ (noun) a long period of time when there is no or just little precipitation or rain, long period of dry weather, lack of rain, dry spell, deficiency, scarcity, shortage of water, dearth The impacts of drought were discussed at length as were the issues of approaching drought … Read more

Tempest 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 36

Tempest 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 36 /ˈtem.pɪst/ (noun) a violent storm, tornado, typhoon, rainstorm, cyclone, whirlwind, gale, thunderstorm, hurricane – emotional upheaval, uproar, tumult, commotion, riot, disturbance Thunderstorms, hail, blizzards, ice storms, hurricanes, storm surges, tornadoes and heavy rain can develop quickly into a tempest and threaten life and property. These severe storms occur … Read more

Temperate 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 34

Temperate 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 34 /ˈtem.pər.ət/ (adj) (of weather conditions) neither very cold nor very hot, mild, moderate, pleasant, clement, agreeable – (of behavior or personality) controlled and calm, self-controlled, restrained, reserved In geography, the temperate climates of Earth occur in the middle latitudes, which span between the tropics and the polar regions … Read more

Practice Reading & Listening on Climate for IELTS & TOEFL

Practice Reading & Listening on Climate Practice Reading & Listening on Climate for IELTS & TOEFL with illustrated flashcards, a podcast as a documentary from National Geographic YouTube Channel and text-to-speech transcribed by Mahsa Mohammadi The ozone layer 15 to 35 kilometers above Earth’s surface, a gas called ozone surrounds the planet. The ozone layer … Read more

Practice Reading & Listening on Tornadoes for IELTS & TOEFL

Practice Reading & Listening on Tornadoes Practice Reading & Listening on Tornadoes for IELTS & TOEFL with illustrated flashcards, a podcast as a documentary from National Geographic YouTube Channel and text-to-speech The beginning of tornadoes They begin life as ghosts, gently coursing through a solitary existence, but slowly, their gentility turns to rage. They grow … Read more

Practice Reading & Listening on Thunderstorms for IELTS

Practice Reading & Listening on Thunderstorms Practice Reading & Listening on Thunderstorms for IELTS and TOEFL with a podcast from National Geographic YouTube Channel, illustrated flashcards, text-to-speech and related lessons transcribed by Mortaza Mousavi Off in the horizon, they rumble. Rolling across the land, they darken the skies to then spark fire in the darkness, … Read more

Chaos Theory or Complexity Theory | TESL Lessons

Chaos Theory Chaos theory was developed from the 1960s work of the meteorologist, Edward Lorenz. Lorenz discovered that a very small difference (less than one part in one thousand) in the initial conditions led to large changes in the weather predicted by his model over time. A chaos is included in a larger phenomenon, that … Read more