#75 | News: Mindfulness, laughter and robot dogs may relieve lockdown loneliness

https://open.spotify.com/episode/7BDhrPXIVS0IUDED1ox5WS News: Mindfulness, laughter and robot dogs may relieve lockdown loneliness Vocabulary STIMULI = estímulos (plural). “…an interactive robotic seal that responds to stimuli…”LONELINESS = solidão. “Several of the studies involved initiatives to combat loneliness and isolation in nursing and care homes.”FEASIBLE = factível; possível. “…the studies involved group play, which would only be feasible in... Continuar Lendo →

#72 | 12 palavras do francês em inglês – Part II

https://open.spotify.com/episode/2PNFUcErEbdsFn8rsl24Ur 2 palavras do francês em inglês - Part II ReservoirThe water content of the country's reservoirs had fallen to less than 50% of their capacity.Faux pas I committed a faux pas that my friends have never let me forget.BlaséHe flies first class so often, he's become blasé about it.Bureau She works for an employment bureau.CaféWe stopped for a coffee in our favourite cafe.Debut... Continuar Lendo →

#69 | Story: The lottery ticket by Anton Chekhov

https://open.spotify.com/episode/6fQcgFP9UGMIQASP4IXAbB Story: The lottery ticket by Anton Chekhov Vocabulary INCOME = renda. “Ivan Dmitritch […] lived with his family on an income of twelve hundred a year.”BEWILDER = confundir; desorientar. “The possibility of winning bewildered them.”STINGY = pão duro, avarento, mesquinho. “She knows nothing about money, and so she is stingy.” The lottery ticketby Anton... Continuar Lendo →

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