There are certain moments in life when one really enjoys solitude (especially, teachers, who are always in crowded and noisy places), but there are also great moments we love sharing with people (like our study trips to the British-Irish Isles).
Here's an incredible video about the Scottish mountain-biker Danny Macaskill in the Isle of Skye. Enjoy the gorgeous Scottish landscapes that this year I would like to share with my students:
And here's another one: Danny MacAskill’s Wee Day Out (Enjoy Scottish landscape!!)
Two listening exercises to do: "Is loneliness in our genes?" (6 Minute English, BBC Learning English). However, to begin with, you have to know yourself: "Who do you think you are?" (6 Minute English, BBC Learning English)
Article to read:
All by myself: is loneliness bad for you? (The Guardian)And here's another one:
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A final question before ending: How do you know you're real? Interesting video about it to think about it: