Shipwrecked! Your solo attempt at sailing round the world comes to an untimely end when your boat hits rocks in stormy weather. With only moments before the vessel sinks beneath the waves, you spot a small island you can swim to.
Quickly you grab your solar-powered DVD player and calculate you can probably manage to take 10 DVDs with you. Which 10 films would you take?
Click below to see what some of the people at OISE Bristol would choose. You can use the links to see more information about each film.
These days it is easy to get the opinions of others quickly and efficiently. The ability to ask a question and get responses means that feedback can be almost instant.
There are a number of ways this can be useful. For example, a company could ask customers to provide feedback on a product or service. Another might be as a voting mechanism in a debate or judging presentations.
One user-friendly method is using Poll Everywhere. Click on the image below to see a simple example. If you are in the UK and wish to answer you can respond by text. However, if you are overseas, please use the web link provided.
How easy did you find this to use? What applications can you think of for this service?
There was a media storm when David Beckham was left out of the Team GB football team and there are still calls for his inclusion. This was probably his last chance to play on the international stage and it would have been in his hometown of London. However, Stuart Pearce, the Team GB manager had to make that decision and I am sure it was not easy.
Is that an end to the matter or will there be a final dramatic twist?
Click on the image below to listen to David talking before Pearce’s decision. Remember to download the worksheet on the same page to practise your idioms and phrasal verbs.
Finally, scroll down below the photograph and give your opinion in the poll.