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The Beat Generation is a culture, lifestyle, and poetry style emerging during the 1950s in America. If you are ready for a challenge of abstract grammar, vocabulary, and imagery, you can engulf your mind with the poetry of the likes of Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, and William S. Burrows. If you are intermediate English, listening to beat generation poems being performed in their traditional way can help your listening just because they are a blast of words. You can challenge yourself to understand what you can, maybe just small pieces here and there.

What do I recommend? Turn off the lights, turn it on, just listen. And, don’t blame me if you have English nightmares!

Here’s a video of Allen Ginsberg reading his famous poem “Howl”.
Here is the words to the poem : http://tinyurl.com/yzac34s

If you are interested in the recent news from North Korea, you should watch this documentary. It’s stunning! This video below is only part 1. You have to watch all six to hear the true story. A website online called it a “romcom” (romance comedy). Hah. Not exactly.

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It’s from today’s article:

http://www.howcast.com/

I think this website is a good one for practicing your English. It can teach you all kinda of cool things. Pick your favorite category and go.

Here is a sample:

Learn some beer tasting!

http://www.beerconnoisseur.com/node/939

http://www.beerappreciation.com/HowtoBeerTasting.pdf

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