Thursday, 30 October 2014

Wierd News

Watch them here.

Trick or Treat?

Learn about HALLOWEEN... all over the world on Jack O'Lanterns.net (Mira que luna, Carmen's suggestion)

Halloween Idioms

Check how many HALLOWEEN IDIOMS you know...

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

IT Vocabulary

Check some vocabulary for tomorrow's lesson...

... if you want more vocabulary sheets, go to The vocabulary you have to use in Advanced exams.
and Internet terminology and abbreviations

Monday, 27 October 2014

This week at MURAM

Wednesday: from 8 pm Virtual visit to "Palacio Aguirre"
Thursday: Noche de las lenguas, Exhibition to commemorate the European Day of Languages


Vocabulary Review Unit 1


Key next week

Friday, 24 October 2014

Bodily Noises

Not everything's gonna be formal and academic language ...!

Monday, 20 October 2014

How to write a cover letter

general cover letter

CV / Resumé Writing (Reminder)

First of all, go to the "Links to Visit" section (below on your right) and click on (Create your) Europass CV. There you can see a sample of Europass CV.
Before entering Create your Europass CV on line now, read the information given and see the links inside the document. Then you can start filling your Europass following the instructions given at the beginning.

Once finished your CV / Resumé, it must be sent together with a Cover(ing) Letter, whose content and format can be seen here. Read samples (American and British English) before you start writing your own one.

Remember your Cover(ing) Letter must be the answer to a job advertisement you've read in the press or somewhere else. Choose your ideal job. As to the Europass CV, it can be real or not; but remember you can do your own CV and update it online every now and then.

Deadline to hand in both tasks: Oct 29th.

Friday, 17 October 2014

Speaking lesson for next Wednesday

Task for next Wednes-day lesson.

What’s not to like about ‘like’? | Macmillan

What’s not to like about ‘like’? | Macmillan


Todos los municipios de la Región contarán con colegios bilingües el próximo curso

La Consejería de Educación prepara medidas para ampliar la formación de los docentes en lenguas extranjeras, y cobrarán peso los títulos de idiomas en el apartado formación de las oposiciones. Se posibilitará que los alumnos que han hecho toda la Primaria en bilingüe sigan su formación en esta modalidad de enseñanza y que los institutos puedan elegir su grado de inmersión en inglés
More info here.

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

"On this day we recommit to think, decide and act together against extreme poverty -- and plan for a world where no-one is left behind. Our aim must be prosperity for all, not just a few."
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
Message for the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty


Learn more about this day here.
Objetivos del Milenio

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, 16 October 2014

Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Language Exchange

Isla Plana
Club Social

Click on the text to learn more about the language exchanges

Buenavista (El Alamillo)
address

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

So, you wanna learn English KEY

If you read the post about how difficult English is, you can find the "explanations" here.

Friday, 10 October 2014

Five things you need to know about the IRC's Ebola response

PROEs

Oral and Written Practice Lessons for Advanced Students on Fridays. From 17th onwards: Isabel Bastida 12:00 to 13:00) Clasroom 7. Don't miss them!!!

Curso Pronunciación 2014-15

One-minute World News BBC

If you want to watch and hear them click here.

Thursday, 9 October 2014

Wednesday, 8 October 2014

Multilingual speakers

Read the Guardian article and highlight collocations, phrases or words which might be useful for you when you talk about "Learning Languages". Check here.
You can also watch the video below. Alex Rowlings (mentioned in the previous article) tells us about the topic.


Presentations

Haven't you decided yet which presentation you are going to do? If you've already made up your mind, have a look at how to make it. You'll find it useful.
Remember possible topics to talk about: IT, your hobby / hobbies, a trip, a famous person, a celebrity, a discovery, a sport, how to do smth., or any other theme you may find interesting ...

Tuesday, 7 October 2014

Ebola outbreak: Spain investigates new case

If you want to read the news, click here. (BBC News Europe)

So, you wanna learn English...

Read this and underline what you can't understand. Key soon

Monday, 6 October 2014

Suggestions to improve vocabulary

Read the advice here
On video something similar here.

Keep always a record of the new words / phrases you learn and revise it regularly.
Look at the example seen in class with the word threshold.