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Idiom Between the devil and the deep blue sea

I was wanting to start creating videos that cover English idioms so much, that I’m thrilled to announce that here’s the first of, hopefully quite a few. If you have been learning English for some time, you will already know what an idiom is, but if this is not your case, an idiom is an…… Continue reading Idiom Between the devil and the deep blue sea

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Over 640 people sing for life and solidarity during the lockdown in Spain

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ri_x-o_mQ_s Over 640 amateur singers from all over Spain interpret Coldplay’s Viva la Vida in an online chorus project which aims to celebrate life and solidarity during the relaxation of the lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. I can’t think of a more suitable and beautiful way to say goodbye to the visitors of the…… Continue reading Over 640 people sing for life and solidarity during the lockdown in Spain

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C1-C2 Listening ‘How old-timey skiffle music liberated British rock

Last month I was reading Mark Kermode’s novel ‘How Does it Feel?’, which is a funny and interesing recount of his goal towards becoming a famous popstar. At a certain period of his life, the author enrols in a band that played skiffle, and I thought to myself ‘skiffle! What’s that?’ I hadn’t the slightest…… Continue reading C1-C2 Listening ‘How old-timey skiffle music liberated British rock