Why is May 1st a public holiday in Spain (and in some other countries)? Tomorrow will be May 1st, the International Workers’ Day, and it is a bank holiday in Spain (so we get a day off work) and in many other countries all over the world.
As you may know, yesterday, April 23rd, was the World Book Day. It is celebrated all around the world (although it is more popular in certain countries and in other countries the celebration has been moved to a different date). For example, in the United Kingdom the festivity takes place on the first Thursday of March , […]
If you are studying English, you probably know that some words are not what they seem to be. Be careful! These are some false friends you should learn: Actually If you wantto talk about something that is happening NOW, don’t go for actually! Nowadays is the word you are looking for. When we use actually we only try […]
Take a look at this post from Guirilandia. They propose eight words that you (in case you are a native Spanish speaker) probably don’t pronounce properly. You can see (or rather hear) what the correct pronunciation is by clicking on the audios.
As you all know, this is a well recognized exam from Cambridge University. It is an upper-intermediate level qualification that corresponds to a B2 level in the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). Why take FCE and not any other exam? If you are looking for an exam to certify your level in […]
Nowadays, as we all know, languages have become a very important part of life, and therefore, a very important part in everyone’s proffesional carreer. When applying for a job, they will probably require a specific level of English for the position you are requesting, and in order for them to be sure you can speak the language, […]
You probably are investing some of your time in learning and improving your English and while doing this, you might get some important grammar rules a little mixed up. In order to help you in your writing, we have made this list of some grammar mistakes that can be commonly made, we hope it helps.
Whether it’s leaving some treats out for Santa and his reindeer or simply decorating the tree, Christmas time is full of family traditions. But just how do children and their parents celebrate Christmas in other countries across the globe?