Friday, April 5, 2013

Juan in Avanzado 2 (19:00) spoke about this in class

He was so nice to send me the links about what he thought was a real unsung hero. Thank you




Its slogan "Learn almost anything for free"

 In Kahn Academy you can find videos about anything for free, learn English at the same time you learn something new.

Very useful apps to learn English with your phone

It's a pity its in Spanish.

The Great British Class Calculator

This is a curious calculator. Remember we aren't British so the results may not be very accurate. Traditional British social divisions of upper, middle and working class seem out of date in the 21st Century, no longer reflecting modern occupations or lifestyles.
Calculator

Recommended websites

Esther in Avanzado 2, sent me these two sites. (Thanks for your contribution)
This is Russia Today, but it's international and in English, of course from a Russian point of view.
Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary, an excellent dictionary, it also has an American version.


Thursday, April 4, 2013

Do you like stand-up comedy?

Now you have the hance to enjoy it in Madrid and in English for just 6€.
Have a look here

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

If you thought cuts were just taking place in Spain....

have a look at this...
http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2012/jun/25/david-cameron-wants-further-welfare-cuts
http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/public-sector-cuts



Breaking my own rules...for a good reason

Only for students in Básico 1
It would be a great idea if you read this brief summary ( from Wikipedia )in Spanish before watching the film.
Lincoln es una película que narra los esfuerzos del presidente Abraham Lincoln, en enero de 1865, para pasar la Decimotercera Enmienda a la Constitución de los Estados Unidos que abolió formalmente la esclavitud en el país