Category Archives: Vocabulary

Personality adjectives

personality (noun): the combination of qualities or characteristics that form a person’s character Personality adjectives are adjectives that we use to describe a person and their character or personality. Everybody is an individual so we all have different personalities. One … Continue reading

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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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AFFLUENZA

“MONEY MAKES THE WORLD GO ROUND” Do you believe so? What do you think? Listen to Oliver James talking about the problem of “Affluenza” and reflect on it.   Now click on this link and you’ll listen to an interview … Continue reading

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TIME AND TECHNOLOGY: 6-minute listenings

  TIME AND TECHNOLOGY six-minute listenings       Here are some listenings for you to practise your English. Each one lasts six minutes andthey all belong to the bbc webpage.  Click here to have a look. You can find all kinds of topics which might … Continue reading

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TRACING YOUR ROOTS (and a brief guide to using PODCASTS to improve your LISTENING)

  PODCASTS are a very useful tool when it comes to learning a foreign language. The net gives you the chance to DOWNLOAD a file you can listen to again and again, as many times as you want on your computer. You … Continue reading

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MASTER YOUR DIALOGUES:AGREEMENT AND DISAGREEMENT EXPRESSIONS

Click on the link below!! You’ll find a list of VERY USEFUL expressions which will help you master your dialogues. And don’t forget VARIETY!!! Using different expressions will help your speech sound more COMPLEX.   agreeing-disagreeing-expressions.htm

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LOOKING FOR A JOB

Looking for a job in the Anglo-Saxon world is a very different experience from the one we are accustomed to in Spain. For a start, there isn´t the same concept of becoming a civil servant and having a job for … Continue reading

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