Category Archives: Student’s corner

Learning English

Watch this video called ‘Conversations in Spain’. Here some exercises you can do on-line when you have finished. [blip.tv http://blip.tv/play/hp1zgbDOKAA%5D

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Common Mistakes

We all make mistakes and it’s an essential part of the learning process. Here is the presentation that we saw in class of a few common mistakes at Intermediate level, all from your writings! The idea is based on and adapted … Continue reading

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How to maximize your exam reading and listening

Our February exam has been a sample of a real Certificacion exam, if you are interested in completing more past papers to practise format, download them from here. Remember Conselleria has published a Guia del candidato 2011 (your level is … Continue reading

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How to maximize your exam writing

Think about what the question is actually asking. What are you expected to include in your answer? What material will be relevant? The most common complaint from markers is that the student didn’t answer the question. 1. Prove that you … Continue reading

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How to maximize your exam speaking

Oral exams for languages provoke similar anxieties to giving presentations. In both cases, the more prepared you feel, the less anxious you will be. Check the list of topics/possible tasks in Guia del candidato 2011 (your level is explained in … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for your Oral Exam

It’s time to go all serious with your oral practice and start outlining a plan to make your oral performance stand out and to make YOU speak INTERMEDIATE 2 English. Speaking a language involves using the components correctly – making … Continue reading

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Obvious… but wrong. False friends

False Friends Often Lead to Mistakes. Learning English vocabulary can seem so easy: Constitución means “constitution,” nación means “nation,” and decepción means “deception,” right? Not quite. True, most words that end in –tion can be translated into Spanish by changing … Continue reading

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