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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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Telephone English for busy people

Here is an amusing and slightly irreverent ‘conversation’ (watch it and see why that’s in single quotation marks!) with some good ideas for telephone English for busy people : There is also a transcript below and on the page you can click to.  Many thanks to Vicki Hollett for her kind permission to share this … Continue reading

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Would it be good (to practise the basics)?

Would it be good (to practise the basics)?

Yes, it would!  Like anything else, it takes time – but it is important. Do you speak about the past or the future using the present tense? It may be enough in an emergency to communicate on a ‘survival’ basis – but it might confuse people—and it won’t help you pass exams. Perhaps you wonder … 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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Children’s game: FUNLAND

All the fun of the fair! You can now visit Funland to play fairground games to practise your English. Control a big wheel and splash clowns, while learning vocabulary and practising reading and listening skills. Funland is ideal for children preparing for Cambridge English Young Learners (Movers, Flyers), Key for Schools (KET) and Preliminary for … Continue reading

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