It is the 22nd century and the world is very different. With new technologies, people can have the bodies that they want. See what happens when Mr. Smith decides to change his body. 

Story: Mr Smith's new nose

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Do the Preparation task first. Then go to Text and read the poem or story (you can also listen to the audio while you read). Next go to Task and do the activity.

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Some people like Mr.Smith can change their noses ,another parts of body but the brain stays the same.But if Mr Smith first of all changed his brain maybe he had not to change anything .

I think that the story was quite amusing. It also learned us that the fashion isn't always the most important. Also that we are not ourselves if we look diffrent. It means that the appearance is the part of our inside. But after all it was still hillarious. it was pretty unnatural and without sense. For me it was a little bit creepy

I think that the story was quite amusing. It also learned us that the fashion isn't always the -best and that we are not ourselves if we look diffrent. It means that the apearence is the part of our inside. But after all it was still hillarious. But it was preaty unnatural and without sense. For me it was a little bit creepy

Hello Kirk,
Actually, there are some idioms in task 3. My question is, could I use those idioms in academic writing?
Thank you.

Hello hasibrj,

No, in general, those idioms wouldn't be appropriate for most academic writing.

All the best,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

Good morning teachers,

- Very well, Mr. Smith - short, blond, curly hair.

Are correct the order of the adjetives?
I think the order will be short, curly, blond, isn't it?

Hello again Henutsen,

I'd probably say it the way you suggest, but as this text shows, there is some variation in the order of adjectives. It certainly sounds OK to me. 

All the best,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

Good morning teachers,

Where can I learn more about idioms?
It's very interesting the Language Task - Idioms but I don't understand them.

Thanks a lot

Hi Henutsen,

Idioms are phrases that have a meaning that is not obvious from the words – by the way, 'idiom' is a false friend for Spanish-speakers; in Spanish, an idiom is un modismo. The Cambridge Dictionary is good for looking up idioms, as you can enter whole phrases in the search box and it will often take you to an explanation of them. Another good resource is the Cambridge Dictionary's About Words blog, where, for example, there are several posts on idioms.

Have a ball with them!

All the best,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

As usual, excellent material. Thanks a bunch

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