Category Archives: 1 Unit

Letters of request

​How  to write a request letter Sample request letters Advertisements

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Would and used to

  Great song with loads of history-related vocabulary. Enjoy!

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School racial segregation

Do you think racial school segregation is a thing of the past in the USA? Where would you expect it to happen? Do you think we segregate students in Spain with our dual schooling system (state schools vs charter schools)? … Continue reading

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Listenings on education

Here it is an interesting listening related to education. The British Council can also help a lot with your listening skills. It includes a really interesting one:  Ten Years without Books.

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Education: charter schools in the USA

Have you ever heard of charter schools? They’re controversial state-subsidised private schools. This is an interesting video about them. Despite taking a nonacademic approach it offers some sobering well-founded facts.

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PASSIVE VOICE

A handout on passive infinitives and another one on the passive_voice with examples and translations. We all love listening to and watching people. Here is Jennifer ESL on youtube who is explaining the passive. The best links to practise are the ones including an explanation with … Continue reading

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Different people talk about education (listening)

Different people talk about EDUCATION. This is a similar task to the one you will come up with in the certificate exam. It lasts 7:35 minutes. Don’t you have eight minutes at the end of the day? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFp0PbkxbAo&index=3&list=PLCF1dW6rNPXVg0_WFtNRtVegGLN0pzPja

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