Friday, 31 March 2017
Thursday, 30 March 2017
Wednesday, 29 March 2017
Tuesday, 28 March 2017
Gender-Neutral Singular They: On January 8th, 2016, approximately 300 linguists crammed into a room to vote on the American Dialect Society’s 2015 Word of the Year. From microaggression to man bun to emoji with x-rated connotations, dozens of lexical items were debated, but only one could take home the ultimate honor of Word of the Year. This year that title went to they, or more specifically, to the gender-neutral singular use of they. The current discussion of they touches on two distinct conversations: grammar usage and gender identity. Many style guides instruct editors to never use they with a singular antecedent. ... (Read more)
Monday, 27 March 2017
Friday, 24 March 2017
Foodies! Put Down That Fork And Take This Quiz!: Is anybody hungry out there? We all call food different things in different places. In other words, one man's soda is another man's tonic. It's called regionalism, a speech form, expression, custom, or other feature peculiar to or characteristic of a particular area. There are food items with unique names that are particular to a certain part of the country, too—can you guess where they're from? Take this mouth-watering quiz! And while you're here, share your thoughts on your favorite food of the day!
Thursday, 23 March 2017
Wednesday, 22 March 2017
Tuesday, 21 March 2017
Monday, 20 March 2017
Friday, 17 March 2017
Choose one of the following tasks to write a 350-word report:
- More and more young people must leave Spain in order to find a job. Invent facts and figures for the last ten years and write a report based on your "imaginary" data.
- Crime rate is increasing in your area. There are more thefts, robberies and burglaries than ten years ago. Invent facts and figures and write a report based on your "imaginary" data.
- The number of young people betting on football matches results /numbers of goals scored, etc. has risen dramatically in the last five years. Invent facts and figures for the last ten years and write a report based on your "imaginary" data.
- You have given out a questionnaire to your classmates to check how happy they are with the amount of time devoted in class to the 4 skills (Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking). Write a report to your teacher showing your findings and give some suggestions.
Deadline: 27th March
Thursday, 16 March 2017
Wednesday, 15 March 2017
Tuesday, 14 March 2017
Monday, 13 March 2017
Global: The Mediterranean Diet: Infographic | Onestopenglish: This infographic lesson by Lindsay Clandfield introduces vocabulary related to food and looks at some interesting facts about the Mediterranean diet.
What is a Mediterranean diet?
What is a Mediterranean diet?
Friday, 10 March 2017
Thursday, 9 March 2017
👉 Derogación de la LOMCE
👉 Reversión de los recortes (ratios, 20 horas lectivas en secundaria, Descuentos por enferme-dad, etc.)
👉 Estabilidad del profesorado interino
👉 Incremento del presu-puesto dedicado a educación
👉 Recupera-ción de un sistema de becas que garantice la igualdad de oportunidades
👉 Eliminación de las contrarreformas universitarias y de las prácticas no remuneradas en FP
👉 Recuperación de las plantillas
👉 Dignificación de las condiciones laborales del profesorado
👉 Freno a la privatización del sistema educativo
Wednesday, 8 March 2017
englishmed.com and enjoy these cartoons. Then turn your loudspeakers off and read the sentences aloud at the same speed.
Tuesday, 7 March 2017
Monday, 6 March 2017
Thursday, 2 March 2017
body matters means to you.