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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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What’s this made of?

How many words for materials could your child name in English? How about in their own language? The Cambridge English: Flyers word list includes the materials card, glass, gold, metal, paper, plastic, silver, wood and wool. Here are two ways to learn and practise using these words: Firstly, your child can do this vocabulary activity online. … Continue reading

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Listening (children)

Listening together Children can have fun and get good practice in listening to English by watching videos made for their age group. If you watch and listen with your child it can be a useful and pleasant experience for you both. YouTube has videos of traditional stories you can easily find, such as Cinderella, Snow … Continue reading

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Are you a primary school teacher?

Anunciaros un nuevo concurso de Cambridge: “The Power of Ideas”.  Se destina a los alumnos y profesores de inglés de centros de educación primaria en España, y también trata de celebrar el lanzamiento de Quick Minds.   El concurso está dotado con varios premios, siendo el primero unos €4.000 que se dedicará a la creación … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween! (New game)

Happy Halloween! Originally a pagan or Celtic festival called “All Hallow’s Eve”, Halloween grew in popularity especially in the United States of America with the widely known ‘trick or treat’.  In Britain, this spread more during the second half of the twentieth century, although historians consider it to be based on some other earlier customs.  … Continue reading

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