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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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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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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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Como aprender más inglés

Como aprender más inglés

Para complementar tus clases particulares de inglés, hay otras actividades que puedes hacer regularmente para ayudarte en tu viaje vital de aprendizaje del idioma inglés. Aquí tienes algunas: ¡Imaginaros! Estudia frases y palabras e imagínate en las situaciones en las que pudiera usarlas. Ve unas series de television – preferentemente en inglés britanico, ya que … 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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Cambridge First Certificate has changed (2015).

Cambridge English: First (FCE)  changes this month, to reflect the latest research in language learning and teaching.   The exam is now about 30 minutes shorter.  It will still cover all the same language skills and tests at the same level as the previous version and has four papers, not five. The ‘Reading’ and ‘Use of … 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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Good luck!

Many students have taken external exams this week.  I know that some of my students have Cambridge KET for Schools and Cambridge First Certificate exams today too – on a Saturday of all days (…phew!). Your dedication to your studies and your hard work over time will pay off.   Good luck!

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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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