“People” vs. “Persons”

As English teachers, there are some common doubts that our students ask us about all the time. One of these is the question of “people” vs. “persons”. Spanish-speaking students often mistakenly use the word “persons” instead of the irregular plural
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The life-changing magic of owning less

“Everything is amazing right now and nobody’s happy”. I’ve already lost count of how many times I’ve heard this over the past few months, and I won’t say this is the only reason why our generation is struggling so much with depression, anxiety, lack of self-confidence and so on, but I
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How to Learn English Watching TV Shows

Watching TV shows is one of my favourite hobbies and it’s a great way to improve your English while you’re having fun. Here are some instructions and links to help you, just in case you are looking for a TV show to watch… Enjoy! Some simple Instructions you can follow… Get set with a
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The Importance of Parents’ Participation in the Teaching of English during Early Childhood Education

It is evident that two sessions in which the children are in contact with the English language throughout a week add up to a short period of time in their lives. It’s a challenge for teachers to create such an important world in English with such limited time. In the children’s memory
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PROGRAMAS DE VERANO 2018 EN ESPAÑA Y EL EXTRANJERO

Desde el equipo The British School y en colaboración con la empresa Enforex y Tecs, os damos a conocer las diferentes propuestas de campamentos y programas de verano que hemos seleccionado para vuestr@s hij@s para este verano 2018.
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How to defuse a bully

Bullying is a dominant behaviour. The more upset you get, the more fun the bully has. It’s like a game: If you don’t care or get offended, they won’t like playing that game, since it wouldn’t be fun anymore.  So, be resilient, strong and don’t care about
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Why do we learn our mother tongue so easily?

And… Why is it harder to learn a second language as an adult? It has a lot to do with our brains. A recent study has shown that we adults are culture-bound listeners. Our brain is able to discriminate the sounds of our language, but not of others. However, babies are able to discrimin
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How to sound like a native speaker

One of the most difficult aspects of learning a foreign language is getting the pronunciation right. In English, there are so many subtle speech sounds and patterns that it can feel a bit overwhelming. So, what can we do to get better? Thankfully, there are some tricks that students c
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Emoji Etiquette

According to a study by Bangor University linguistics professor, Vyv Evans, Emoji is becoming the world’s fastest growing language, used by more than 90% online consumers. But are emojis always the best option to communicate? Watch this video and learn some useful tips for getti
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