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Tips on Having an Intercambio

Tips on Having an Intercambio

You want to improve your language level and are looking for an Intercambio partner? Excellent! Here are a few tips that will help you to make the most out of this experience. Find someone with the same level. For example, if you are an intermediate student at B1 level of English, you want to find … Continue reading

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So you want to study in the UK?

So you want to study in the UK?

  Frankie Austin shares her top tips for finding the perfect English immersion course in the UK. We all know that you are far more likely to advance in English if you take yourself to a country where you are surrounded and immersed in the language. There is also no secret of the importance of … Continue reading

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On TV!

On TV!

Hello everybody, You might remember that I posted about a visit from TV channel TVG Televisión Gallega a few months ago. The crew from Galegos no mundo came to visit my class to do a programme on my student Sonsoles. Well, the finished programme was broadcast yesterday. Watch it below! We are on from minute … Continue reading

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Stonehenge

Stonehenge

Listen to a new talking picture from guest blogger Tim Brown. This one is about the famous stone circle Stonehenge. When Tim and I met up in Bath this summer we took a day out to go and see it. It’s an impressive monument. Click on the link below to listen to Tim speak about … Continue reading

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Study Tips

Study Tips

I asked my students what they do outside class to improve their English. Here are their answers. Enjoy the video! Then try out the study tips and let us now if they worked for you. Do you have any good study tip yourself? Leave a comment and tell us about them. A big thank you … Continue reading

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Visit from ‘Gallegos no mundo’

Visit from ‘Gallegos no mundo’

I was very excited to have TVG Televisión Gallega from Galicia visit my class recently. They were filming their documentary programme ‘Gallegos no mundo‘ in Manchester. The programme portrays the lives of different people from Galicia who live and study or work abroad. Sonsoles, one of my students, was chosen to feature in the programme. … Continue reading

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It’s raining cats and dogs!

It’s raining cats and dogs!

If you are a student and have spent any time in Britain, you will have noticed that the British like to talk about the weather. It’s one of our favourite small talk topics! You may wonder what is so special about our weather that we feel the need to talk so much about it and … Continue reading

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Beautiful Bath

Beautiful Bath

Welcome back to one of Tim’s talking pictures! This time it’s about the beautiful city of Bath. This is what you have to do: First, click on the link and listen to the talking picture. Then have a look at the glossary in this post. Listen again and try to answer the questions. Post your … Continue reading

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