Friday, 22 September 2017

Teaching the Pronunciation of English as a Lingua Franca | Oxford University Press

Teaching the Pronunciation of English as a Lingua Franca





Thursday, 21 September 2017

Delaying the onset of Alzheimer disease

Delaying the onset of Alzheimer disease Bilingualism as a form of cognitive reserve. Fergus I.M. Craik, PhD, Ellen Bialystok, PhD and Morris Freedman, MD.

Classroom management: the role of correction in English teaching | Onestopenglish

Classroom management: the role of correction in English teaching | Onestopenglish: An article discussing the role of correction in English language teaching.

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

What’s Net Neutrality?

What’s Net Neutrality?: You may have heard the term “net neutrality” in the news lately. Net neutrality is the idea that the relationship between you and content on the internet shouldn’t be altered by internet service providers—that ISPs should provide nondiscriminatory access to internet content, without manipulating the transfer of data. Take a look at the infographic below for a visual, and check out these net neutrality resources: 7 Quotes That Perfectly Explain Why Net Neutrality is Important Dictionary's definition of net neutrality Write to the FCC and Congress and learn more at battleforthenet.com 'Why we need net neutrality' by Vimeo

Monday, 18 September 2017

50 expresiones españolas y su equivalente en inglés (I y II))

Expresiones españolas para Erasmus en apuros I (easy) y II (OK).

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Thursday, 31 August 2017

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Africa

Listen to it with your headphones on!!!

Friday, 28 July 2017

Thursday, 27 July 2017

Challenges in ELT: The non-native issue | Onestopenglish

Challenges in ELT: The non-native issue | Onestopenglish: Oxford TEFL Prague teacher trainer Karin Krummenacher tackles ‘Goliath’ - the issue of discrimination against non-native teachers in the ELT profession. 
 Native English Speaking Teachers 
Natural models
Short-term (gap year)
Exotic
CELTA/Trinity Cert Qualified
Less strict correction/marking
Making some money while travelling
Poor language awareness
High ability to ‘wing it’
Know slang, idioms, collocations

 Non-Native English Speaking Teachers 
Learned the target language themselves
In it for the long run
Share L1 with students
University qualifications
Locals (cross-culture)   
Need to make a living from teaching
High language awareness
Hard-working
Interested in teacher development   

Información Matrícula EOI Cartagena

Live from London: First impressions | Onestopenglish

Live from London: First impressions | Onestopenglish: Set in Brixton, London, this video lesson includes authentic interviews with Londoners, talking about first impressions.

Confusing Pairs

Watch these pairs!!! From Dictionary.com

Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Make vs Do


Becas y ayudas al estudio para el curso 2017-2018

Game of Thrones Accent Tutorial

You needn't have watched Game of Thrones (either dubbed or not) to enjoy this tutorial!!!
Read Tim Warre's Phrase Sheet Pack for CAE writing (part 2) exam. Remember we have more types of writing in EOI's!
Thanks once more Tim!

Friday, 21 July 2017

Webquests | Onestopenglish

Webquests | Onestopenglish: A selection of fun lesson plans on festivals, including Valentine’s Day, Halloween and Christmas, that practise web-based skills.

Fancy some poetry?

Try the following two sites for poetry:
www.favoritepoem.org - a site collecting America’s favourite poems. You can also read comments about why people like them and hear them being read aloud.
www.emule.com/poetry - an archive of classical poetry, easy to browse through by poet. Has a top ten list of favourite poems (chosen by visitors to the site) which makes an interesting starting point.
(from: Teaching materials: using literature in the EFL/ ESL classroom. By Lindsay Clandfield OneStopEnglish)
Do this activity if you want more ...

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Murcia Today What's-on-weekly-bulletin

Murciatoday.com/whats-on-weekly-bulletin

Walk, tiptoe, stroll, ...

... amble, saunter, wander, ramble, mooch, meander, stride, dash, dart, scamper, sprint, jog, scurry, skip, lope, rush, hop, trip, hike, trek, paddle, wade ...
you can do all of them during the summer. It'll be good for you!!!

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

To vs For


Language for ... weather | Onestopenglish

Language for ... weather | Onestopenglish: This lesson provides students with language to understand weather forecasts and describe weather conditions.

Friday, 14 July 2017

12 Tips to improve your focus and attention


Reading Material

The following sites are excellent for book excerpts and stories:
www.bookbrowse.com - a really great site which allows you to read an excerpt from a multitude of recently published books. You can search by author, book title or genre!
www.readersread.com - brings you the first chapter of many recently published books.
(from: Teaching materials: using literature in the EFL/ ESL classroom. By Lindsay Clandfield OneStopEnglish)
Do this activity if you want more ...

Thursday, 13 July 2017

Read Numbers


LIFE Advanced Wordlist

Review the vocabulary of the textbook using this wordlist. You can delete the words, phrases and expressions you already know and give examples / translations for the ones you want to remember. Go back to the textbook unit to see them in context.

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Want to lose weight? Eat off a crinkly plate

This could have been my face (eyes & eyebrows) when I read this The Guardian article on OneStopEnglish...
Had you ever thought of a crinkled plate to eat less???

5 English Expressions

Tuesday, 11 July 2017

La Mar de Músicas 17

Website

(14 to 22 July)

Programme

Idioms That Make Our Skin Crawl

Let's walk through the histories of a few rather macabre (or just unsettling) idioms that even your grandmother might be saying.

[If someone or something makes your skin crawl, you think they are very unpleasant or frightening]

Silent Letters


Friday, 7 July 2017

5 ways for students to watch video more effectively at home

Read the post here (ELT Learning Journeys PEARSON).

Movement verbs and verbs for walking

Learn the four verbs you didn't know and then move on to different ways of walking: You will have to learn more than 4!

Thursday, 6 July 2017

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Friday, 30 June 2017

LIFE Grammar Practice Worksheets

Check the Grammar of the 12 units of the textbook here.

Thursday, 29 June 2017

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Friday, 23 June 2017

Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe

The programme of the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe was launched in 1987 to show how the roots of European identity can be the foundation of a shared citizenship.
Cultural Routes demonstrate, by means of a journey through space and time, how the heritage and cultures of different and distant regions of Europe contribute to a shared cultural heritage. Cultural Routes put into practice the fundamental principles promoted by the Council of Europe: human rights, democracy, participation, cultural diversity and identity. They encourage intercultural dialogue, mutual exchange and enrichment across boundaries and centuries.

Thursday, 22 June 2017

Jazz San Javier 2017

Schedule (30th June. - 30th July)

Washington Post's Mensa invitational

The Washington Post's Mensa invitational once again asked readers to take any word from the dictionary, alter it by adding, subtracting, or changing one letter, and supply a new definition. Here are the 2009 winners:

1. Cashtration (n.): The act of buying a house, which renders the subject financially impotent for an indefinite period of time.

2. Ignoranus : A person who's both stupid and an asshole.

3. Intaxication : Euphoria at getting a tax refund, which lasts until you realize it was your money to start with. 
(Read the rest and many more here).

These are 2017 submissions....