2015年11月14日

The Presentation

Many great talks have a common structure that helps their message resonate with listeners. Nancy Duarte shares practical lessons on how to make a powerful presentation.
*resonate: to produce an emotional effect on someone



The point is to make a contrast between what is and what could be. Nancy believes that ideas are the most powerful tools people have. Her passion is to help every person learn to communicate their world-changing idea effectively.
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How to Tell Asians Apart

Can you tell East Asians apart by their facial features?


*square: a shape with four straight sides of equal length and four corners called right angles
*round: shaped like a circle or a ball
*oval: with a shape like a long narrow circle
*crooked: not straight

In fact, I cannot tell at all!
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2015年11月11日

more inspiring

How can learning English be more inspiring?



Gabby shares three tips.
TIP 1: Choose material that will be meaningful to you.
TIP 2: Set a clear goal.
TIP 3: Use English to help others.
Use these three tips and hopefully learning English will be a much happier experience.
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2015年11月08日

Commencement Speeches

You may think the most inspirational graduation speech is this.
Steve Jobs' 2005 Stanford Commencement Address

I believe the following speech is also worth listening to.

Here is the full transcript of the speech: Text of J.K. Rowling’s speech

She talked about the benefits of failure and the crucial importance of imagination.
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2015年11月05日

I am healed

I am healed whenever I hear her voice.





In her opinion, TOEFL ibt test was specifically designed to test English fluency! The problem is what English fluency is and how to improve it.
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