Category Archives: Listening

Misunderstandings

A misunderstanding is a failure to understand or interpret correctly. There are everyday misunderstandings; they can be verbal or cultural, or they might have to do with people’s behaviour. In any case, those who suffer them tend to enjoy telling the story. Here’s a funny … Continue reading

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BOOKS, BOOKS, BOOKS

HERE ARE SOME QUOTATIONS ABOUT READING. WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THEM? “Life-transforming ideas have always come to me through books.” Bell Hooks “Give me a man or woman who has read a thousand books and you give me an … Continue reading

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STORYTELLING (and narrative tenses…)

Are you ready to practise NARRATIVE TENSES? Read some stories and fill the gaps with the correct verbal tense. Story 1 Story 2 Story 3 Story 4 Now listen to this native American folk tale and ENJOY!!

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Medicine

 Are you a dab hand at talking about medical problems in English? I guess the answer is no. In fact, the lexicon of Medicine can be quite hard since some of its terms are completely different from the ones we have to … Continue reading

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VERB PATTERNS- exercises and exercises

                I dare you TO do all the exercises in this post!!!! TRY!!! EXERCISE 1 EXERCISE 2 EXERCISE 3 EXERCISE 4 DO YOU LIKE ROMANTIC FILMS? EVEN IF YOU DON’T, JUST FOR A … Continue reading

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AND THE OSCAR GOES TO… – watch and listen

Haven’t you heard about the Oscar Awards results? HAVEN’T YOU? Watch and catch up with the latest cinema news!!! I know you want more! Why don’t you search for other news about the Oscars online? There are many web pages … Continue reading

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WISHES AND REGRETS…

  LISTEN TO THIS BEAUTIFUL SONG, “I WISH I HAD A RIVER” AND THINK OF OTHER SONGS YOU KNOW WHICH CONTAIN THE PHRASE “I WISH…”. There are hundreds!!!. Here’s a list of some of them!! If you love music and … Continue reading

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