Thinking Outside The Box RSS feed 2015-03-11T08:59:59+01:00 http://thinking-outside-the-box.de John Warner Copyright (c) 2013 - 2015 John Warner European Parliament backs cap on card processing fees 2015-03-10T17:00:00+01:00 http://thinking-outside-the-box.de/business/2015/03/10/More-ocassional-reading.html <h2>More occasional reading</h2> homework for 12 March 2015 2015-03-09T13:00:00+01:00 http://thinking-outside-the-box.de/proficiency/cpe/2015/03/09/Homework.html <h2>Apologies for the late arrival of the blog post</h2> Rude homophones 2015-03-06T12:45:00+01:00 http://thinking-outside-the-box.de/proficiency/cpe/2015/03/06/fucking-grammar.html <p>I saw this on <a href="http://www.facebook.com/">Facebook</a> in an English Teachers forum a couple of days ago and thought it would be appropriate for the homophone exercise in Unit 2</p> Where do you work? 2015-03-04T00:15:00+01:00 http://thinking-outside-the-box.de/business/2015/03/04/where-do-you-work.html <h2>Describing where you work</h2> Dying in Zurich? 2015-03-03T00:00:00+01:00 http://thinking-outside-the-box.de/conversation/2015/03/03/Dying-in-Zurich.html <h2>dying in Zurich</h2> Looking into the future 2015-02-27T00:30:00+01:00 http://thinking-outside-the-box.de/proficiency/cpe/2015/02/27/Looking-into-the-future.html <h2>a little gift</h2> cross-border pizza anyone? 2015-02-25T10:00:00+01:00 http://thinking-outside-the-box.de/business/2015/02/25/cross-border-pizza.html <p>Occasionally I find articles in the business section of newspapers and this one was in the <a href="http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/">Independent Business section</a></p> Would your employer be an Employer of the Year? 2015-02-25T00:00:00+01:00 http://thinking-outside-the-box.de/business/2015/02/25/Employer-of-the-Year.html <h2>Reviewing the homework</h2> a new greeting 2015-02-24T10:00:00+01:00 http://thinking-outside-the-box.de/general/2015/02/24/new-greeting.html <p>I have to take a tablet at around 18:00 <strong>every</strong> day and I <em>occasionally</em> forget.</p> it was eight hundred years ago, so what? 2015-02-24T00:00:00+01:00 http://thinking-outside-the-box.de/conversation/2015/02/24/So-what-happened-eight-hundred-years-ago.html <h2>What happened eigth hundred years ago in England?</h2> Tackling Unit one of the Textbook 2015-02-20T00:00:00+01:00 http://thinking-outside-the-box.de/proficiency/cpe/2015/02/20/tackling-unit-one-of-the-textbook.html <p>In our new room 258 of the <span class="caps">VHS</span> we were able to work on the unit one of the Textbook <a href="http://www.klett-sprachen.de/978-3-12-540141-9?clickpath%5bbundesland.id%5d=10">Objective Proficiency</a> drawing attention to the <strong>Exam spots</strong> and <strong>Idiom Spots</strong> in the book as useful to read.<br /> My philosophy with this book is to in class do the activities which needed talking, listening or explanation and reserving the activities which need research and individual effort to homework.</p> Shrove Tuesday 2015-02-17T23:30:00+01:00 http://thinking-outside-the-box.de/business/2015/02/17/Shrove-Tuesday.html <h2>17 February 2015 is Shrove Tuesday</h2> A dictionary and some websites you might find useful 2015-02-14T11:00:00+01:00 http://thinking-outside-the-box.de/general/2015/02/14/resources-you-might-find-useful.html <h1>Vocabulary building</h1> IMPORTANT: No Class on Rosenmontag (16 February 2015) 2015-02-14T11:00:00+01:00 http://thinking-outside-the-box.de/conversation/2015/02/14/No-Class-on-Rosenmontag.html <h1>THere is NO class on 16 February 2015 as it is Rosenmontag</h1> Room change 2015-02-13T16:00:00+01:00 http://thinking-outside-the-box.de/proficiency/cpe/2015/02/13/Room-change.html <h1>We have received an upgrade</h1> Notes from our first meeting 2015-02-13T11:00:00+01:00 http://thinking-outside-the-box.de/proficiency/cpe/2015/02/13/notes-from-first-session.html <h2>Our first session</h2> Welcome to the Cambridge Proficiency Class 2015-02-12T19:15:00+01:00 http://thinking-outside-the-box.de/proficiency/cpe/2015/02/12/Welcome-to-the-course.html <h1>Welcome to the Cambridge English: Proficiency (<span class="caps">CPE</span>) Class at the <span class="caps">VHS</span> Bielefeld</h1> What is your company culture? 2015-02-10T23:30:00+01:00 http://thinking-outside-the-box.de/business/2015/02/10/what-is-your-company-culture.html <h2>Textbook material covered in the lesson</h2> Sweet dreams are made of these 2015-02-10T00:00:00+01:00 http://thinking-outside-the-box.de/conversation/2015/02/10/Sweat-Dreams-are-made-of-These.html <h2>California Dreamin&#8217; by the Mamas and the Papas</h2> Books For Course 2015 2015-02-05T11:00:00+01:00 http://thinking-outside-the-box.de/proficiency/cpe/2015/02/05/books-for-course-2015.html <h1>Books for the Cambridge Proficiency Examination course starting in February 2015</h1>