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Welcome to Learning English through Funny News. Learning English through News is a new and exciting way to improve your reading, comprehension, listening, and writing skills. We discuss funny news articles about western culture, and learn new vocabulary, comprehension, and listening skills.
What is this course about?
In this course you will read funny English news articles. You will learn new vocabulary, and writing methods. We will discuss the articles and you will gain better English comprehension.
How is this course different than other English courses?
What makes this course different is the learning style used. This course uses humor and laughs to help you learn. Each article is entertaining and will make you laugh and learn at the same time. Remember if you can laugh at an English joke. That means you can understand what you just laughed at.
Will I become fluent in English by the end of this course?
Of course not! lol You will not become fluent by the end of this course, but you will gain a stronger more natural vocabulary. You will experience greater confidence in your English speaking and comprehension. This course will greatly improve your English but it will not make you fluent.
What is the best way to learn from the lessons?
We recommend that you do one lesson each day. After each lesson there is a discussion question. Make sure you answer the discussion question in the discussion board. You can repeat any lesson as many times as you want till you feel comfortable with the information.
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|Section 1: Welcome to the English News Course|
Welcome to Learning English through Funny News. This is just an intro video discussing what to expect from this course. Learning English through News is a new and exciting way to improve your reading, comprehension listening, and writing skills. We discuss funny news articles about western culture, and learn new vocabulary, comprehension, and listening skills.
|Section 2: English News|
In this article we discuss a child's fondest memories, and a dad that tries to make up for his mistakes.
In the discussion section write about a time you did something bad and had to make up for it.
In this article we discuss the way some people have to behave and portray themselves at work.
In the discussion section discuss ways that you unwind, kickback, and relax.
In this article we discuss the pros and cons of homeschooling.
In the discussion section write down your own 5 pros and 5 cons of homeschooling.
In this article we discuss how technology has made it too easy to keep in touch with friends that you probably do not want to keep in touch with.
In the discussion section write if it is good to be connected with everyone, or if it is good to drift apart from your friends.
In this article we discuss the benefits of this new long distance relationship plan that is being offered by Sprint.
Write three sentences in the discussion section using the following three words. Dwindle, Diminish, and Decrease.
In this article we discuss a city that just wants to become new looking and popular again.
In this discussion section write if you prefer living in a new small apartment, or a slightly bigger old apartment.
In this article we discuss online dating ,and ways these companies are bringing you back to continue to search for your love online.
In the discussion section write about what you prefer. Online dating, or offline dating?
This article discusses the new Avenger movie and how much money it is making the studios.
In the discussion section list your favorite triliogies, prequels, and sequels. Also discuss business revenue streams.
Ronen Geisler is a Canadian certified teacher and local comedian. He graduated University with a degree in psychology and a degree in Education. He has spent over two years abroad teaching English in China, and enjoys telling jokes at local comedy bars in his spare time. Ronen Geisler is the host of the English Funcast Podcast. With other 10,000 daily listeners, and over 100 podcast episodes. Ron is one of the most popular English teachers online. His teaching method uses Jokes and Humor to teach English. If you can laugh at an English joke that means that you understand that joke in English.