jueves, 10 de octubre de 2019

ERASMUS STUDENTS SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCES


Our teacher Emilia has organized some informative talks dealing with Erasmus programmes. Some students who had the opportunity to participate in different programmes will share their experiences with different groups.

  









YOU ARE THE REASON AND MARC SPELMANN


Thank you to our teachers Olga and Roberto who shared with us this wonderful song and this amazing audition. Don't miss them.



martes, 24 de septiembre de 2019

domingo, 22 de septiembre de 2019

WIND... DIFFERENT MEANINGS AND PRONUNCIATIONS


(WordReference Collins English Usage © 2019 wind)

wind [ˈwɪnd]   /waɪnd/

used as a noun
The wind /wɪnd/ is a current of air moving across the earth's surface.
An icy wind brought clouds of snow.
Leaves were being blown along by the wind.
used as a verb
For the verb: "to wind"
Simple Past: wound
Past Participle: wound
The verb wind /waɪnd/ has a completely different meaning. If a road or river winds in a particular direction, it goes in that direction with a lot of bends.
The river winds through miles of beautiful countryside.
The past tense and -ed participle of this verb is wound, pronounced /waʊnd/.
The road wound across the desolate plain.
You can also wind /waɪnd/ something around something else. For example, you can wind a wire around a stick. This means that you wrap the wire around the stick several times.
She started to wind the bandage around her arm.
He had a long scarf wound round his neck.
When you wind /waɪnd/ something such as a watch or a clock, you turn a knob or handle several times in order to make it operate.
I hadn't wound my watch so I didn't know the time.

wound

Wound can also be pronounced /wuːnd/. When it is pronounced like this, it is a noun or a verb, and it has a completely different meaning. A wound is damage to a part of your body, caused by a weapon.
They treated a soldier with a leg wound.
If someone wounds you, they damage your body using a weapon.
Her father was badly wounded in the war.

 

wind up 

Roberto, our new teacher, sent this information to our blog: 

Here's some slang I use too...

To wind sb up: to annoy or upset someone

It really winds me up when he goes on about teachers having an easy life

Cheers,

Robbie

 

 

 

 

 





sábado, 14 de septiembre de 2019

FIND SOMEONE WHO...

First write the 20 questions, then move around and ask questions to different people. 
Finally tell the group what you found out. 

Find some who...


1. likes English.        (Do you like English?)

2. went to the beach last summer. 
3. doesn't live in Cáceres.
4. has more than one brother or sister.
5. comes to school on foot.

6. has got a pet.
7. likes writing.
8. celebrates his or her birthday the same month you do.
9. is planning to study abroad.
10. likes reading.

11. is good at Maths.
12. can sing very well.
13. can play a musical instrument.
14. is good at painting.
15. is allergic.

16. practises a sport.
17. can cook.
18. comes from a different region.
19. loves dancing.
20. gets up early at weekends.


What did you find out about your classmates?

"I found out  Sofía likes English"
"I didn't know Javier studies and works"
"Now I know Miguel has pets"

jueves, 12 de septiembre de 2019

FIRST DAY AT SCHOOL

Our English teacher Olga welcomes you back to school with an activity from the British Council, a great site to practise our English, no matter the level we have. Click HERE

ARE YOU A TECHNOADDICTED?

ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS AND FIND OUT. Our teacher Olga found this interesting online questionnaire.