Category Archives: READING

COVID-19 VOCABULARY

At some point we all have talked about it, but have you heard of the new surge, self-isolation, curfew? Have a look at this interesting article with all the vocabulary you need to talk about the virus: https://blog.lewolang.com/es/posts/120/vocabulario-covid-19-en-ingles

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HALLOWEEN

What’s the origin of Halloween? The British Council has a great online magazine with listenings and readings. This one is about Halloween. It is short and interesting.  Halloween jokes Listening on Halloween Sleeping beauty or a scary story? Watch ONLY during daytime…

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Global warming: how to save the planet!

Top 50 Things To Save the Planet   Or you might want to try a shorter version: 10 Things You Can Do to Help Save the Earth   VIDEOS: Global warming explained by Al Gore (video)  

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Social Networks

NPR news is an interesting source of updated news with texts and audios. Ted talks are inspiring speeches by experts on all sorts of topics you should try (videos with transcripts to help you understand better). How Do Our Social Networks … Continue reading

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Listening: major changes in life

To hear the listening on major changes in life, you have to click on part 4 in case the link opens at the beginning! Script and key: MAJOR CHANGES IN PEOPLE’S LIVES- multiple matching Apart from the listening you can also … Continue reading

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Listening: changing jobs

What would make you change jobs? A better salary? More prospects of promotion? Improved job satisfaction? You’re welcome to make a comment!! Your teacher will definitely appreciate it!!  Five different people are talking about how they gave up office jobs to do … Continue reading

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Listening: changing jobs

What would make you change jobs? A better salary? More prospects of promotion? Improved job satisfaction? You’re welcome to make a comment!! Your teacher will definitely appreciate it!!  Five different people are talking about how they gave up office jobs to do … Continue reading

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The one thing women are looking for in a partner

What is the number one thing that women are looking for in a man? Six-pack abs? Six-figure bank account? A tall, handsome man riding a white horse? No, no, and no. The number one thing women look for is simply … Continue reading

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Travelling: benefits and some advice (listening)

Seven underrated benefits of travelling  you should know “To travel is to take a journey into yourself” – Danny Kaye “A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles” – Tim Cahill Do you agree with these quotes? LISTENING: http://engexam.info/ielts-cae-practice-tests/cae-listening-practice-test-10/4/ Five … Continue reading

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Britain’s problem with pets: they’re bad for the planet

Britain’s problem with pets: they’re bad for the planet Do you really think it is that bad?

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