boats photograph speaking practice Read aloud 16
81. Read aloud
When buying a house, for example, it’s best to let our unconscious mull over the many variables. But when we’re picking stocks and shares, intuition often leads us astray. The trick is to determine when to lean on which part of the brain, and to do this we need think harder – and smarter – about how we think.
82. Read aloud
The human animal’s status as the only clever tool-user who can talk about our feelings is crumbling. Prairie dogs can make up words for new animals. Crows are born with the bones of a lost family member. As biologists delve into these subjects, they’re demonstrating that we’re not nearly as unique as we once thought. It’s the perfect time, scientifically speaking, to reassess our place in the animal kingdom.
83. Read aloud
Market research is a vital part of the planning of any business. However experienced you or your staff may be in a particular field, if you are thinking of introducing a service to a new area, it is important to find out what the local population thinks about it first.
84. Read aloud
Not a lot is known about how the transportation of goods by water first began. Large cargo boats were being used in some parts of the world up to five thousand years ago. However, sea trade became more widespread when large sailing boats traveled between ports, carrying spices, perfumes and objects made by hand.
85. Read aloud
When the young artist was asked about his drawn, he explained that he had started by taking a photograph of himself sitting by a window at home. HE then drew his face from the photograph and replaced the buildings which were outside the window with trees. This gave the picture a softer, more artistic background.