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Learn the most common words to talk about corruption

Learn the most common words to talk about corruption
Conheça os termos mais usados para falar sobre corrupção

Appeal-recurso (jurídico) Bribe- suborno, propina Capital flight- fuga de capital Criminal conspiracy- Formação de quadrilha Denunciation- Denúncia Embezzlement- apropriação indébita Grand corruption- corrupção política Inside information- informação  privilegiada Kickback- suborno visto do ponto de vista de quem recebe Petty corruption- corrupção burocrática Money laundering- lavagem de dinheiro Misconduct of office- improbabilidade administrativa Operation car wash -Operação lava jato Overcharge (vb) – cobrar a mais Overbilling- superfaturamento de serviços Price-gouging (n)- superfaturar um item que está escasso ou em falta Pain and Suffering – danos morais Plea Bargain- delação premiada Peculation- peculato House arrest- Prisão domiciliar Racketeering- crime organizado que pratica extorsão Shell company- empresa de fachada Tax Evasion- evasão fiscal

How to learn English and get beyond “to be” Como Aprender inglês e superar o “to be”
“To be or not to be, that is the question” Shakespeare
The other day, one of our students told us that she started several English courses, and never got beyond “to be”. That got me thinking… what can we do to help our students get beyond “to be” and what can our students do? Well, there's the obvious, follow our blog, read our tips on Facebook and Instagram, do your homework, don’t miss classes… But there are other much more important tricks that will help you: First of all, stop saying  “I hate English”. Instead, wake up in the mornings and say “Good morning, I love English!” Buy a coffee mug for the office that has something written on it- in English! Talk to yourself in English at home, think out loud. Learn your favourite English songs and sing along, or under the shower. Write a journal. This way, you can see your progress in English and remember all your boyfriends and girlfriends. Use post-its with w…