Category: Ingles

SPEAKING 2: EXPRESSING AGREEMENT AND DISAGREEMENT

SPEAKING 2: EXPRESSING AGREEMENT AND DISAGREEMENT

Hello everybody! Today´s a beautiful day, isn´t it? What?? Don´t you agree with me? In that case, remember that you have to be polite when you have a different opinion in a conversation, especillay if you´re doing a speaking exam. Here you have some useful expressions (words and phrases) that will help you to express your opinion, ask for an opinion or setting an argument. Read this post and practice talking to your classmates!

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BOOK REVIEW 4: THE CRUEL PRINCE

BOOK REVIEW 4: THE CRUEL PRINCE

Hello readers! We´re here with a book review. Is fantasy your ‘cup of tea’? If the answer is yes, you need to know Holly Black, the best-selling author of New York Times. Here you have the review of her last book published in Spain: The Cruel Prince. It won´t leave you indifferent!

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VOCABULARY 4: HEALTH, ILLNESS AND TREATMENT

VOCABULARY 4: HEALTH, ILLNESS AND TREATMENT

Hi people! How are you this week? ‘Health, illness and treatment’ is our topic for today. Imagine you don´t feel well. What can you do? Maybe you should make an appointment to see your family doctor (GP) at the local health centre. If so, would you be able to explain your symptoms to him/her? No? Then, you´ll probably have an interest in this post. Here we´re going to show you some useful vocabulary to talk about medicine. Go on!

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BOOK REVIEW 3: MEMOIRS OF AN IMAGINARY FRIEND

BOOK REVIEW 3: MEMOIRS OF AN IMAGINARY FRIEND

Wednesday again! And we are here with a book review. Today we´re going to talk about another American author. He´s Mathew Dicks, a novelist, teacher and blogger. ‘Memoirs of an imaginary friend’ is his third novel and it won the 2014 Dolly Gray Award for children´s Literature. This author publishes in the UK under the pseudonym Matthew Green. Do you know him? If not, you must. Go on and read this review, but once again, take care! There are some spoilers!

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GRAMMAR 5: ARTICLES ‘A’ / ‘AN’, ‘THE’.

GRAMMAR 5: ARTICLES ‘A’ / ‘AN’, ‘THE’.

Hi everybody! How is it going? This week we´re going to talk about articles, a matter that confuses many people. When do you have to use ‘a’ or ‘an’? How about ‘the’? And what happens when you don´t need an article? This topic seems to be easy, but it´s certainly ‘food for thought’. If you want to know some pieces of advice about articles, go on and read this post.

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WRITING 2: AN ESSAY

WRITING 2: AN ESSAY

It´s Wednesday again! And today, we have some writing tips. Do you know how to write the perfect essay? How many connectors do you usually use when you write a composition? This is an important matter because a good structure would help you to get very good marks. Go on and read this post.

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VOCABULARY 3: ANIMALS

VOCABULARY 3: ANIMALS

Hello everybody! How are you today? ‘Animals’ is our topic for this week and we´re going to start from scratch. What animals do you know? Can you name at least five animals? If not, you have to read this post. Here we´re going to show you some useful vocabulary to talk about wildlife, nature and so on. Are you an animal lover? Do you have any pets? Have you ever lived on a farm? Then, you´ll probably have an interest in this.

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GRAMMAR 4: PREPOSITIONS ‘FROM’ AND ‘OF’

GRAMMAR 4: PREPOSITIONS ‘FROM’ AND ‘OF’

Hello students! How are you this Wednesday? Today we´re working in conjunction with ESI Radio (https://www.esichiclana.com/esi-radio/) and we´re going to talk about ‘from’ and ‘of’, two prepositions that worry many English learners. That´s because in some languages like Spanish, Italian or French, we use only one word (in Spanish, “de”) and not two. However, in English, there´re some differences between ‘from’ and ‘of’. As you can see, this topic is ‘food for thought’. When do you have to use ‘from’? And ‘of’? In this post you´ll find some clues.

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GRAMMAR 3: MUST, HAVE TO, SHOULD

GRAMMAR 3: MUST, HAVE TO, SHOULD

Hello everyone! How are you this Wednesday? Today we are going to talk about different ways to express obligation or necessity. When do you have to use ‘must’? And ‘have to’? What is the difference between them? What is the meaning of ‘should’? How can you express prohibition? Here you have some keys. Go on and read this post!

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SPEAKING 1: ORDERING FOOD

SPEAKING 1: ORDERING FOOD

Hello everybody! Are you hungry or angry today? You may be angry because you are hungry. If so, you can go to a restaurant and order some food and have a very good breakfast. Imagine you are in London, or in any other city in England (or in the world). What vocabulary can you use in a conversation with a waiter/ waitress? Here you have some useful expressions (words and phrases) that will help you. Read this post and practice talking to your classmates!

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