The Silk Road Train.


Freight train service between China and the UK.

Watch the short video and try to answer the following questions:


 

 

The jobs we’ll lose to machines

In the video below we’ll hear about what the future work environment might look like.
Listen and take the quiz to see if you understood everything. Credits: Ted Talks, Anthony Goldbloom

The jobs we’ll lose to machines

In-store Innovation at Tesco

This is an exercise to check your listening comprehension. A lot of the people we work with here at AST are in the field of retail – supermarkets, clothing outlets, DIY and so on. This video has been made by a British retailer – Tesco – and speaks about innovation for shoppers and retailers alike.
Listen and answer the questions…


Innovation in retail

If you’ve never had a pint of Guinness, this is the right day to try one!

You’ve probably seen someone who’s wearing a Shamrock today. Or driven past an Irish pub that is decked out in green. Yes, it’s that time of the year again… a time for fun, parades, feasting and celebration. It’s St Patrick’s day!

A few facts… and a quiz to test your comprehension.

 

It’s St Patrick’s day!

The jobs we’ll lose to machines

In the video below we’ll hear about what the future work environment might look like.
Listen and take the quiz to see if you understood everything. Credits: Ted Talks, Anthony Goldbloom

The jobs we’ll lose to machines

Great Britain, the United Kingdom, England…

So many terms that not a lot of people (including the Brits) really understand. Here’s a short video explaining the differences. Watch and check your answers with our quiz.

Credits: CGP Grey, YouTube

UK, GB, EN… where are you from?

6 Places in London you’ve never seen

Most of you have certainly been to London at some point of time. And most of you have certainly been to Buckingham palace, seen Big Ben, and Trafalgar Square. If you haven’t, then you really should; London is an absolutely fantastic place. Here is a video showing another side of London, a side that a lot of people don’t get to discover. Watch the video, and take the quiz to check your understanding…

Video credits: JackVsLife (YouTube)

6 places in London

 

And you?

Are you a giver or a taker?
Watch the following video and then take the quiz to check your understanding. Credits: Ted Talks

Check your understanding

If you would like to read the full transcript, click here: Givers and Takers Transcript