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For last year's words belong to last year's language,
And next year's words await another voice.
TS Eliot
Old Year and New Year by Christina Rossetti

New Year met me somewhat sad:
Old Year left me tired,
Stripped of favourite things I had
Baulked of much desired:
Yet further on my road to-day
God willing, further on my way.
Happy New Year

AM/PM Session - 16 October 2018 - How clean is your office?

NatashaTNatashaT Posts: 1,118 Teacher
We read two articles looking at how clean your office really is:

https://theconversation.com/how-clean-is-your-desk-the-unwelcome-reality-of-office-hygiene-99099

https://www.printerland.co.uk/germs-in-your-firm-E412.aspx


Vocabulary Top 10:

personal grooming - taking care of hair, skin, nails, etc.

microbial - an extremely small living thing that can only be seen with a microscope

key strike - the act of pushing down a key on a keyboard

scrutiny - the act of carefully examining something especially in a critical way

refrain from - to stop yourself from doing something that you want to do

disinfect - to clean (something) especially by using a chemical substance that kills all germs and bacteria

harbour - to hold or contain (something)

lurk - to wait in a secret or hidden place especially in order to do something wrong or harmful

upholstery - the cloth, leather, etc., that covers a couch, chair, etc.

pose - to be or create (a possible threat, danger, problem, etc.)


Are you worried about how clean your workplace is?
What do you think the dirtiest thing in your workplace is?
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