LEVEL: Upper Intermediate - Advanced

TYPE OF ENGLISH: General English

SILENT AMBITION

In this lesson, students watch Derek Sivers talk about the importance of keeping silent about one’s personal goals. Expressions for describing different degrees of accomplishment are studied. Students discuss the worksheet topic at the end of the lesson.

Iphone/ipad users: Install and open the free TED app on your mobile device. Search for ‘Derek Sivers’ and select the video Derek Sivers: Keep your goals to yourself.




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Silent ambition

Type: Video based

Level: Upper Intermediate - Advanced

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