Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Monday, 27 February 2017

Mock Mid-Year Test Marks

Check here your results.
On Wednesdy we'll be revising the test thoroughly. Don't miss the lesson! Nothing better to learn than your own mistakes!

Friday, 24 February 2017

Murcia Today Weekly Bulletin

Bulletin: Carnival, Floración, free guided routes,outlet fairs, artisan fairs....lots to enjoy in the Murcia Region

How small are we ...?

Thursday, 23 February 2017

Friday, 17 February 2017

10 things you didn't know last week

BBC News Magazine
I'm sure you will want to learn more about 3 or 4 of the headlines ...

Top Misspelled Words Quiz

Top Misspelled Words Quiz: There are lots of words that are commonly misspelled as people are looking up meanings on Dictionary.com. We've picked just a few from the list—can you figure out the correct spelling for each of these terms? Share your results in the comments!

Thursday, 16 February 2017

How To Learn Words Quickly And Effectively In Any Language

How To Learn Words Quickly And Effectively In Any Language: Luca Lampariello, an expert language learner who's dedicated much of his adult life to language studying and coaching, describes the 5 key principles he uses in order to learn and use new vocabulary quickly and effectively.

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Writing Samples

Read as many as possible, take ideas and phrases for your writing assignments. Incredibly helpful!!!

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Friday, 10 February 2017

Thursday, 9 February 2017

HETERONYMS: Same spelling, different pronunciations

Read and listen here for noun & verb syllable stress.

English words that change their meaning depending on stress position.

List of heteronyms

Quiz Yourself: Prefixes From the Top

Quiz Yourself: Prefixes From the Top: 'First thing's first.' A prefix is a group of letters added to the beginning of a word to modify its meaning. You’ll probably recognize them from the last time you’ve needed to rewrite an email or undo a typo (thanks, Autocorrect). Prefixes are all around us, but how well do you know them? Take the quiz! Need to start over? Just want to learn more? Read the article here.

Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Test Key

Check your answers here.

Tuesday, 7 February 2017

Writing Task: REVIEW

Remember to review (examine again) the review (report to give opinion) samples posted so far. Check this Restaurant Review and Useful Vocabulary --both pages-- before getting down to writing.

Write a 350-word review on a film / play / concert / CD / restaurant / book / TV programme...

Deadline: Feb. 13rd

Extra Vocabulary for Reviews

You can use the following Usage Notes to improve your collocations when you talk or write about Music, Restaurants, Cinema & the Movies and Literature (from Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary 8th Edition).
A Beautiful Mind review sample (from Tomeu Aloy's English Advanced 2 Blog)

Review Writing

Let's start with an activity from Oxford Learner's Thesaurus Study Pages: A Film Review. Then have a look at another sample of Film Review; study the structure, phrases and some useful vocabulary.
In this presentation (by Javi) you can see some more extra useful vocabulary for Book Reviews (remember to check How to Write a Book Review)

TED Talk

Thursday, 2 February 2017

Trump Tweet by Tweet

Quiz Yourself: Pardon Our French

Quiz Yourself: Pardon Our French: Salut les mots Français! Comment ça va? The English language borrows a lot of words from the French. It has ever since the two languages first came into contact in 1066. Some familiar words, like beef, have changed so much you might not realize where they came from. Others, like rendezvous, just feel French. Sometimes, when we borrow French words they come with certain quirks. English doesn’t typically designate gender for nouns, but French does. Plus, a lot of French words have different plural forms than English ones do. Can you tell two versions of the same word apart? Take the quiz! Want to learn more about Fiancé vs. Fiancée? Read the article here.

TOP 10 Best Paying Jobs in 2016 » TopManFun

TOP 10 Best Paying Jobs in 2016 » TopManFun

Wednesday, 1 February 2017