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Timetable: Self-Service Access

Timetable: Self-Service Access

MiProfe timetable From this month (February 2019), students, writing tuition and consulting clients will have direct online access to their timetable. Why change? Several reasons: to boost efficiency, offer choices and cut time spent on administration. Please take a minute or two to read how this new service benefits students by reducing tuition fees, in … Continue reading

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Innovation in Education

Innovation in Education

Press Release SEGÚN EL V INFORME MONITOR DE CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, SOBRE ‘LA INNOVACIÓN EN LA EDUCACIÓN’ EN ESPAÑA. REALIZADO ENTRE EL COLECTIVO DOCENTE ESPAÑOL EXTRACTO: ….El 51% afirma que les gustaría ser más innovadores, pero el contexto no se lo permite. Asimismo, aseveran que los recortes presupuestarios son el principal factor que obstaculiza la … Continue reading

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Las ventajas de las video llamadas

Las ventajas de las video llamadas

¿Qué ventajas tiene el uso de la videollamada como recurso educativo? Las escuelas del siglo XXI están de enhorabuena. Gracias a la constante innovación y a los imparables adelantos tecnológicos, por fin sus puertas pueden ser abiertas fácil y cómodamente al exterior. Pueden dejar que fluya el aprendizaje más allá de sus cuatro paredes, cumpliendo … Continue reading

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Summer Exam Success | October News

Summer Exam Success | October News

Again, last summer, more students passed their Cambridge English Language exams – including Rosa (Cambridge PET) and Vanessa (Cambridge First, with a C1 Advanced grade). Very well done, and congratulations! Those of you who are still working towards PET (Preliminary English Test), a certificate at B1 level, might like to try some of the topics … Continue reading

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Understanding English—and making yourself understood

Understanding English—and making yourself understood

What you should know: English pronunciation and how to improve comprehension. Why proper pronunciation is especially important for job interviews. How to ensure that you understand more when you listen. Read this for ideas, practise and progress to help you to get a good job with a major employer. Read an email with a professional opinion from an English Human Resources recruitment specialist who interviewed Spanish candidates who applied for jobs in England. Continue reading

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New Year Resolutions

New Year Resolutions

Happy New Year! As we start 2018, some people like to make New Year resolutions—eat less chocolate, drink less beer, stop smoking, go to the gym every other day, learn more English vocabulary, and so on. Do you have a New Year’s Resolution? You might have more than one – or perhaps you think resolutions … Continue reading

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What does the future hold?

What does the future hold?

What does the future hold? An often-asked question, many of us would like to know what the future holds. Although it would be nice to know Saturday’s winning lottery numbers in advance, one thing we can say for certain is that the English language will continue to be important in business, international relations, science and … Continue reading

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¿Cómo aprende mi niño inglés?

¿Cómo aprende mi niño inglés?

How children learn languages As we know, there are lots of different ways to learn a language. Here, we review some facts from an expert researcher about how children learn best. This article is based  on Cambridge English material. What type of learner is my child? What does he or she enjoy doing? Puzzles and … Continue reading

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Do you use a vocabulary notebook?

 Click above to watch If not, why not start soon?  Using a vocabulary notebook is a great way to learn, practise and memorise new words.  Be more autonomous in your language learning and start an alphabetic vocabulary book. Watch this short video clip, and then start keeping a vocabulary diary.  Whether you are studying for … Continue reading

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Reflections on language learning: wáss shí der? wəz ʃi ðeə |

To help students improve their speaking and listening skills, lessons with ‘MiProfe’ are based on modern teaching techniques, using some of the best practises and direct or communicative methodologies.  Historically, until the 1970s and early 1980s the ‘grammar-translation’ method prevailed, when students translated and learnt lots of grammar theory. These days most language schools and … Continue reading

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