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Doing maths: multiplication

Doing Maths: division

Useful video about language that is not very often taught in class.

Some unusual things to see in London

Quirky : bizarre, biscornu

1. Greater London House
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greater_London_House

2. Pet cemetary, Hyde Park
http://wikimapia.org/10799178/Hyde-Park-Pet-Cemetery

3. Shunt Club

http://www.shunt.co.uk/

4. Canary Wharf
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canary_Wharf

Canary Wharf Traffic Light Tree
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Traffic_Light_tree

5. Where all signs to London lead to
http://www.kgbanswers.co.uk/to-which-point-in-london-do-motorway-road-distance-signs-take-the-number-of-miles-from-ie-london-10-miles-10-miles-to-where/2258230

6. Vauxhall Bridge
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vauxhall_Bridge

7. Picasso Mural
http://wellcomecollection.wordpress.com/2010/05/18/a-mural-on-the-move/

8. Tank on the Old Kent Road
http://www.nothingtoseehere.net/2008/07/t34_tank_london_1.html

9. Oxo Tower

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OXO_Tower

10. The Castles, Camden Town
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camden_Town

Funny Video: Windows XP on a 1980’s computer

This funny video (not real, of course) gives me lots of opportunities to practice ‘used to’ in English.
So talking about computers when I was a teenager:

I used to have a Sinclair ZX Spectrum computer.

We used to use cassette tapes to install programs

Some of my friends used to copy manually computer programs that were printed in magazines.

I used to know how to program in Basic, but now I’ve forgotten everything.

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