Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Work out your Level at CEFR

The CEFR is an internationally recognised framework that describes 6 levels of language ability from A1 for beginners up to C2 for those who have mastered a language. The CEFR is used by organisations all over the world as a reliable benchmark of language ability.
Test your English here.

Monday, 29 June 2015

How to Survive a Festival

The UK is well known for its many summer music festivals, the most famous being Glastonbury
If you like festivals, have a look here... There are several things you should know to survive them. You'll find an interesting video at the end with Top Ten Iconic Music Festivals of all times...


Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Schwa

A curvaceous young phoneme called schwa
Said "I never feel strong. It's bizarre!
I'm retiring and meek
And I always sound weak
But in frequency counts – I'm the star!"


Unexplored Britain

Leith Hill 25 minutes from London and the city is suddenly far away. Leith Hill, in the Surrey Hills, is the highest point in South East England. 

From OXFORD University Press Language Schools ELT June

Friday, 19 June 2015

Top Ten British Castles

If you like castles (not the TV series :-) ), have a look at this page from National Trust.
From OXFORD University Press Language Schools ELT June

Thursday, 18 June 2015

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

Describing People: Personality Adjectives


Positive vs Negative
Choose the few new ones for you, check the meaning and think about people you know who could be described with them.
I'll select these for you to look up: convivial, exuberant, aloof, callous ... Be careful because some may be "false friends" and check pronunciation too.
From English Club

Thursday, 11 June 2015

Confessions of an Idiom

Watch the following video and check how many idioms you can recognize in it. There are 39 including the ones in the title of the animation. Enjoy it! [Key before summer holidays]
From OXFORD University Press Language Schools ELT June
Confessions of an Idiom from Amanda Koh on Vimeo.

Thursday, 4 June 2015

Exam Date for September

Written Exams will be on September 11th at 16.30
Reading: 16.30-18.00;
Listening: 18:00-18.45
Writing: 19.00-20.15
Just like in June

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

Final Exam Results

Check your marks here.
(4 skills included)

We'll be revising the exams (four skills) tomorrow morning at 9:15.


Friday, 29 May 2015

End-of-Year Quality Survey

Do, please, find five minutes to fill in this questionnaire. You can do it either here or on the EOI Website (top right hand side).
Thanks a lot!!!

Great Country

Pedro, a former student at EOI, wants me to share this article with you... Here you are!

... Do you agree?

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

The Best Everyday Listening Practice

Click on Latest Sky News Headlines (on the right) and then on the screen to watch & listen to the News Bulletin.

Thursday, 21 May 2015

C1 at our School

If you want to attain the C1 Certificate, have a look at the following information: HERE. You can check the full Resolución here.
For more info, visit our EOI Cartagena website.

Last day for enrolment May 29th.

Monday, 18 May 2015

CCAA Websites NA2 (B2) Sample Exams

ARAGÓN  ASTURIAS   BALEARS  CANARIAS  

CASTILLA Y LEÓN  CATALUNYA

COMUNITATVALENCIANA  EUSKADI

GALICIA  MADRID  NAVARRA  NAVARRA (2)

(Thanks Gabi)

10 TED Talks Every English Student Should Watch


TED is a series of informative, educational, inspiring and sometimes jaw-dropping talks that present ‘Ideas Worth Spreading’.


The link below is a post from IELTS Advantage, International English Language Testing System, an extremely useful website to visit.

10 TED Talks every English Student Should Watch

... and Tim's Free English Lesson Plans, the blog where I saw this post.

! Murcia Today - Murcia Today Weekly News Round-up16th May

! Murcia Today - Murcia Today Weekly News Round-up16th May

Friday, 15 May 2015

Dr. Rosler - Principios Neurocognitivos Para La Enseñanza De Nativos Dig...

Specially for those of you who are over 25 and are not Digital Natives.
It is in Spanish but I loved it and I wanted to share it with you.