Here's the amazing story of a handicapped one-armed young boy from Andorra who made himself a robot extension arm out of LEGO blocks. He is only 18 and it is incredible what he has done. Here are some related articles you can read about the issue:
The teen who made a revolutionary robot arm (BBC - Future) Watch the video included in the article.
Here's a video where he shows how he did it:
And here's the story of the first bionic man: The Six Million Dollar Man
Activities for my 2º ESO students: Can you describe the protagonist using comparatives and superlatives?
Here's an example of how he fixes a boy's bike.
Here's a listening exercise to do: Should schoolchildren have jobs? (6 Minute English, BBC Learning English)
Related articles you can read about the issue:
Should all teenagers have a Saturday job? (The Guardian)
Saturday jobs ‘can damage exam grades for teenagers’ (The Guardian)
Do you have a part-time job? How do you pay for your expenses?
Lucy tells about how long we should take to learn English >>>>>
- Episode 171227 / 27 December 2017 >>> Haemophilia breakthrough - Language related to 'haemophilia'. Need-to-know language: genetic defect, clot, bleeding, blood clotting proteins, Factor Eight (Factor VIII).
Solutions to the exercises in the previous post (2º ESO):
18. 1. Now he is visiting his grandmother. 2. Now I am running with my friends. 3. Now they aren't eating lunch at home. 4. Is the teacher playing tennis now?