SALC

Here are some suggestions on how to use the SALC to practice and learn languages.

SALC - Here are some suggestions on how to use the SALC to practice and learn languages.

Natalie La Rose ft. Jeremih – Somebody

“Somebody” is the first single from Dutch singer Natalie La Rose featuring American singer Jeremih.The single reached the number one position on Billboard‍ ’​s Rhythmic Airplay chart in its April 4, 2015 issue. On the Billboard Hot 100, the song peaked at number ten, making it Jeremih’s fourth top-ten hit and La Rose’s first. It also charted at number two on the UK Singles Chart.

You can listen to this wonderful song and practice your listening comprehension. Just watch the video and answer some questions! 

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Metallica – Nothing Else Matters

“Nothing Else Matters” is a power ballad by American heavy metal band Metallica. It was released in 1991 as the third single from their self-titled fifth studio album, Metallica. The song peaked at number 11 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart as well as top-ten positions on many European charts. “Nothing Else Matters” was featured as a playable track in the music video game Guitar Hero: Metallica. Recognized as one of Metallica’s best known and most popular songs, it has become a staple in live performances. The song has been covered over forty times.

You can listen to this wonderful song and practice your listening comprehension. Just watch the video and answer some questions! 

 

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Fast & Furious 6

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Fast & Furious 6  is a 2013 American action film directed by Justin Lin. It is the sixth installment in The Fast and the Furious franchise. The film stars Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez and Jordana Brewster.

The film was first released in the United Kingdom, on May 17, 2013, followed by an international release on May 24, 2013. The film has grossed over $780 million worldwide, making it number 50 on the all-time worldwide list of highest-grossing films, in unadjusted dollars, and the6th highest-grossing film of 2013. A sequel was released on April 3, 2015.

 

Synopsis:

Since Dom (Vin Diesel) and Brian’s (Paul Walker) heist in Rio left them and their crew very rich people, they’ve scattered across the globe; however, they must still live as fugitives, unable to return home to their families. Meanwhile, Agent Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) has been tracking a gang of lethally skilled mercenary drivers whose second-in-command is someone Dom knows. Unable to take them down himself, Hobbs asks Dom and his crew for help in exchange for full pardons for everyone.

 

 

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 is a 2014 American science fiction war adventure film directed by Francis Lawrence.  It is the first of two films based on the novel Mockingjay, the final book in The Hunger Gamestrilogy, written by Suzanne Collins.

The film had garnered a nomination for Best Science Fiction Film at the 41st Saturn Awards. For her performance, Lawrence received a nomination for Best Actress in an Action Movie at the 20th Critics’ Choice Awards and a Saturn Award nomination. The song “Yellow Flicker Beat” also received a nomination for Best Original Song at the 72nd Golden Globe Awards and Critics’ Choice Awards.

 

Synopsis:

Following her rescue from the devastating Quarter Quell, Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) awakes in the complex beneath the supposedly destroyed District 13. Her home, District 12, has been reduced to rubble, and Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) is now the brainwashed captive of President Snow (Donald Sutherland). At the same time, Katniss also learns about a secret rebellion spreading throughout all of Panem — a rebellion that will place her at the center of a plot to turn the tables on Snow.

 

 

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A survival guide for your next trip abroad‏!

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Traveling to foreign countries not only means relaxing and discovering new things. It’s also an opportunity for us to dive into another culture through a foreign language.

Don’t worry, you don’t have to discuss a country’s current political situation with the locals, nor do you have to know how to deliver an elaborate monologue about wine.

But merely attempting to order your coffee in the local language will make people smile even brighter. Just go ahead and see for yourself!  You’ll not only learn how to order in a restaurant but also lots of useful sentences related to hotels, shopping and even flirting too.

By: Babbel.com

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“I have reserved a double room”

Here you’ll learn: important words and phrases at the hotel reception – things to know about room facilities and hotel prices

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Hotels and accommodation

Hotel & Restaurant

A typical dialogue between a hotel receptionist and a guest: Hotel Dialogue

 

“Good day, miss!”

Here you’ll learn: important words and phrases for polite contact – special forms of politeness

How to be polite in English

5 Tips for polite and diplomatic language

 

“Are you going to have a starter?”

Here you’ll learn: important words and phrases for the restaurant – things to know about menus, the bill and tipping

Ordering food and drinksOrdering fast food, Accepting and refusing food politely, Different types of food and how it is cooked

How to Order Food in a Restaurant

 

“Where’s the bank?”

Here you’ll learn: important words and phrases for asking for directions

Asking for directions

 

“I think you’re nice”

Here you’ll learn: important words and phrases for paying someone a compliment – things to know about greeting someone and dates

How to Pay Someone a Compliment in English

How to ask someone out in English

Vocabulary for dating 

 

“How much does it cost?”

Here you’ll learn: important words and phrases for buying a few things – things to know about shopping hours

100+ Useful Expressions, Dialogs and Phrasal Verbs for SHOPPING!