My cup of tea

October 10, 2011

This is one of the most popular drinks in Britain. But how do you actually make a proper cup of tea? Do you need to boil the water? Do you pour the milk first? Do Englsih people always have tea at 5 p.m.?

Watch the video and find out this and more. If you want to get more details, try to answer the questions. Click here.

By the way, what does “my cup of tea” mean?

Does Fernando Alonso make mistakes?

November 10, 2010
F. Alonso                                                     L.  Hamilton
We’re not in a position to judge him as a driver, but we can try and find out whether he makes mistakes when he speaks English.

You’re going to listen to both Fernando Alonso  and Lewis Hamilton (pictures  above) in an interview for a TV channel. Alonso is Spanish and you should concentrate when he speaks because he might make mistakes and your job is to spot them: grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation…etc. Once you’ve spotted them, write a comment on the blog (click on  Leave a Comment below) with his mistakes. Hamilton, who is English, will be answering the same questions but when you listen to him, just answer the questions on the worksheet provided .

Click here te get worksheet and key.

Click on any of the pictures to start.

Good luck and don’t forget to write your comments with Fernando Alonso’s mistakes.


Are you ready for a change?

October 28, 2010

Eating habits are an important factor to predict how long we can live. Read the following article and then decide whether you should change some of those habits or they have nothing to do with you. Click on the photo to read the article and don’t forget to leave a comment after reading it!!

Don’t forget

October 28, 2010

To wash your hands before you eat. Did your mum not tell you that everyday?

But, is there a proper way to do it? How long for should we do it?

Watch and learn. For the worksheet, click here