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Listening activity: Santa Forgot

This beautiful and touching ad aims to raise charity towards Alzheimer’s disease research. It tells the story of Santa in an imaginative country suffering from dementia. The advertisement was banned from being shown on the telly before 19:30 to avoid upsetting children and some parents felt that it was too children targeted, although, as I… Continue reading Listening activity: Santa Forgot

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Listening Upper intermediate B2:The 10 Strangest Hobbies in the World

Only a little more than a month to go before we start thinking about our New Year's resolutions! Some will be thinking about losing weight or maybe, quitting a bad habit.  Meanwhile, others may think that their life needs a new challenge or something exciting to spice it up. I wonder if any of you… Continue reading Listening Upper intermediate B2:The 10 Strangest Hobbies in the World

B1 · B2 · phonetics

The Importance of having a good pronunciation

In yesterday's English class we were talking about the difficulties one can encounter when travelling to a foreign country. Some students mentioned problems such as: jet lag,  losing their luggage or missing a flight, among others. When suddenly, one  student said  'That people can't understand you'. I must say that he was absolutely right! Unfortunately,… Continue reading The Importance of having a good pronunciation

B2 · Body, health & nutrition · Listening

Listening Upper intermediate B2: Ten Types of Food you Shouldn’t Be Eating

Photo by Marco Fischer on Pexels.com Yes, we all know by now, how certain food has a bad effect on our health and it's a real pity because nothing in the world can beat fried eggs and chips (mmmmm!). But what many of us didn't know is that certain types of food should be avoided… Continue reading Listening Upper intermediate B2: Ten Types of Food you Shouldn’t Be Eating