Complementary & Alternative Medicine

                           Say if the following sentences are true or false (answers in the comments)                                         
      1. Integrative medicine is a combination of traditional medicine and complementary and alternative medicine.
      2. At medical school, professors show you some alternative and complementary medical practice.
      3. Dr McCAnn thinks a doctor needs to treat patients with either conventional or alternative medicine
      4. According to alternative medicine, the human being can heal himself
      5. Patients of integrative medicine are willing to take an active role in their healing process.
      6. Some patients of integrative medicine are not ill at all.
      7. Dr McCAnn believes integrative medicine is here to stay.


Living online

Listen to five different people talking about communication in the digital world and do the exercises to practise and improve your listening skills.


Teens on being tethered to their phones and social media

Hi everyone,
Next day we'll have a debate in class in which we will examine the advantages and disadvantages of phones and social networks concerning teenagers.


Listening: Tech addiction

Listen to the radio programme about tech addiction to practise and improve your listening skills.
Do the preparation task first. Then listen to the audio and do the exercises.


Mobiles & the Internet

  • Are mobiles killing conversation?
  • Are they replacing face-to-face communication?

What would you do a week if you didn’t have access to your mobile phone?


Inversion after negative adverbials

Dear advanced students,
Next week we will be dealing with a new teaching point: negative inversion. Visit this website where there are some exercises on this grammatical issue.



Reading Questions 

Resultado de imagen de world book day-Do you have a favourite place or time of day to read? Why do you like it? 
- What kind of books do you like reading?
-Do you have a favourite author?
- How many books do you read a month?
- Do you prefer to read normal books or eBooks? Why?
- How do you find out about new books and authors?
- What was the last book you bought? Where did you buy it?
- Are you a fast reader or a slow reader?
- Do you sometimes read more than one book at a time?
- Whose advice on books do you always listen to?
-Is there a book everyone liked but you hated?
- Have you ever started reading a book but not finished it? Why not?
-Have you read a Multimedia eBook? What did you think of it?
- Do you prefer to read the book or watch the film based on the book?
- Do you ever read the last page of a novel first?
- Do you read any magazines or newspapers? Which ones?
- Do you read online? What do you read?
- How do you find out about the news? In newspapers? On the internet? On the radio? Why?
-Did your parents read to you when you were a child? What books did they read?
- How old were you when you first started to read?
- Did you read comics when you were a child? Which ones?
-  Is there a book which you can remember reading when you were a child? What was it about?
- Is there anybody in your family who likes reading? Who?
- Have you ever written a blog? Do you like reading blogs?
-Do you think women like reading more than men? Why?
- Do you think that people today are reading more or less than 20 years ago? Why?
- If somebody gives you a book as a present, what do you do?

Click here to find some more questions.


English Tongue Twisters

As I told you in class, tongue twisters really help a lot to practice pronunciation. Watch the videos and practice!!!

Pronunciation tips!

Hi everyone,
This is the link I showed you in class to learn more about English sounds.( Download the videos and make the most of them!!)



HAPPY NEW YEAR to all of you.
1. Watch the video below and answer the questions. Check your answers in "comments".
1. What's Ellen's second question to the audience?
2. Why hasn't Ellen made any resolutions this year? What was her last year's resolution?
3. What is Ellen's new rule?
4. According to Ellen New Year's Day is probably not the best time to make resolutions because:
- What time do you usually wake up on that day?
-  How are you usually?
-  What aren't you sure about?
-  What are your priorities?
b. To figure out why there's a banjo with you in bed.
c. To figure out why you're covered in cool whip.
5. What are her Facebook fans' resolutions?
i. What? When? Why?
ii. What? / What does Ellen think her resolution should be?
iii. What? / What does Ellen say about this resolution?
iv. What?

Brexit explained