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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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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The Funny Side of Halloween

We all know Halloween as the scariest night of the year, but in many cases it can be one of the funniest nights of the year, too. People wear silly costumes, not just spooky ones, and they love to play pranks on each other. Here are some of the best videos the show the funny side of H
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British «Politeness»

This post offers a chance to evaluate our communication style and open our minds to understanding the British one. Are you a product of your culture? Are you open to other cultural approaches and if you discovered another approach that is better suited, would you adopt it? Or perhaps
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Bases de participación para el “INSTAGRAM ONE-MINUTE MOVIE CONTEST”

Desde hoy mismo, 13 de marzo, hasta el próximo 24 de abril, nuestros alumnos de 13-18 años están invitados a participar en nuestro nuevo concurso de la red social Instagram: “INSTAGRAM ONE-MINUTE MOVIE CONTEST”. El concurso consiste en grabar un video de una escena conocida de una pel
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Phrasal Verb Videos

Do you get shivers when you see a phrasal verb? Are you feeling overwhelmed with the seemingly infinite possibilities offered by joining a verb and a preposition? Fear no more! Our teacher, Mary, recommends the following two videos to making learning and practising phrasal verbs fun!
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Video recommendation: Little girl talks to her mum about a divorce

Sometimes the youngest members of the family can actually be the wisest and most mature. We recently saw this video (in English, with Spanish subtitles), and just had to share it! In this video, a six-year old girl gives her mum a lesson on how important it is to keep calm, be nice an
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