Buried alive: the premature obituaries

Another great article from The Guardian! People that have been declared dead before their time- and no, it’s not depressing....

Martin Luther King’s Last Speech

Listen to this last, prophetic speech by Martin Luther King, the day before his assasination. This listening is ADVANCED due...

Aubade: A Poem by Philip Larkin

Aubade: A Poem by Philip Larkin

Oxford Graduate, librarian and Jazz critic Larkin was chosen, almost two decades after his death in 1985, as Britain’s best-loved...

10 most common Interview questions

  10 Most Common Interview Questions You are going to hear some advice about the best way to answer questions...

Banksy: the artist who’s driven to the wall

With the appearance of two striking works in a matter of days, the elusive maverick is back in the public eye. But has he now become part of the rampant market he so enjoys mocking?

Body Verbs

Body words: You SNEEZE and COUGH when you have a cold. You SCRATCH your arm when you have an ITCH....

The Prefix and Suffix ‘-en-‘

Prefixes and Suffixes Use ‘-en-‘ as prefix or suffix to create verbs: ENABLE = hacer posible WIDEN =ensanchar DEEPEN = profundizar...

Winston Churchill vs. Martin Luther King

Today I’ve got a cracker for you! Two of the best orators since the Age of Recording, two heavyweights face-to-face:...

Youth unemployment: Are the Kids to Blame?

Kids: Too Lazy to Work? Are young people just too lazy to find work? Read this article and answer the questions. Remember:...

U2: Songs of Innocence review – The Great Return?

U2: Songs of Innocence review Read this article about U2’s latest album, and answer the questions. Remember: Listen to the...

Verbs that look like Nouns

Verbs that look like Nouns: “A fly can’t bird, but a bird can fly” – Winnie the Pooh ‘Bird’ is...

Is Texting Making our Kids Stupid?

Is texting making our Kids stupid? Read this article and answer the questions. Remember: You can listen to the text by pressing...

Modals in Past

Modals in Past    ‘Tenia que (haber)..’? John had to go to the dentist= He had the obligation to go....

Michael Buble Haven´t met you yet

ARE YOU A TEACHER? DOWNLOAD THE PDF. HERE! This is a great song to practise your phrasal verbs. Buble’s intonation...

Proficiency Use of English Part 1

For questions 1 – 8, read the text below and decide which answer (A, B, C or D) best fits...