Wednesday, 1 July 2020

Homeschooling tips and resources: the secrets of home educating parents - and how to keep on track

The best online resources for remote learning, science experiments and apps to foster reading and maths skills, plus GCSE and A-level prep

Tuesday, 30 June 2020

Final Marks

Check your final marks here.

New Words (Dictionary Cambridge Blog)

New Words Should they be added to the dictionary?

Friday, 26 June 2020

Thursday, 25 June 2020

Isn't it a nice figure?

This palindromic number refers to your visits to this blog:
Thank you so much!!!

Newspaper idioms

Beds of roses and sore thumbs

Tuesday, 23 June 2020

Monday, 22 June 2020

Vocabulary Collocation

Collocation is the tendency for words to go together. We can say "quick sleep" but not a "fast sleep" even though quick and fast mean the same thing. Here are some exercises to practice and advanced level of noun and verb collocations.

Friday, 19 June 2020

Thursday, 18 June 2020

Las escuelas oficiales de idiomas de la Región abren hoy el plazo de admisión para el próximo curso

Las escuelas oficiales de idiomas de la Región abren hoy el plazo de admisión para el próximo curso

Reading Comprehension WB Distant Shores KEY

A He describes an experience he had as a child with his dad.

B 1C 2D 3A 4H 5F 6B 7E

A 1 track  2 whim  3 buzz  4 tip  5 drain  6 eye

B 1 invasion  2 place  3 spelt  4 bitter  5 phenomenon  6 difference  7 indulge  8 drive

Wednesday, 17 June 2020

Tuesday, 16 June 2020

Monday, 15 June 2020

Friday, 12 June 2020

Wednesday, 10 June 2020

Tuesday, 9 June 2020

Speaking Test (Sample 2)

Even though the procedure of the test is not exactly the same as ours, it is perfectly valid for our purposes. Speaking Test Sample 2

  • Use a highlighter to underline the expressions, phrases, syntactical devices and vocabulary used in the sample to express opinions and facts. 
  • Read the text aloud, paying very special attention to stress and intonation (mainly stressed vs unstressed syllables in words; stressed vs unstressed words in phrases; and ups and downs (rise / falls) in your tone of voice. Always remember (while doing the activity) that you are NOT reading, but speaking.

Monday, 8 June 2020

Distant Shores KEY

Check your answers here.