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YESNYOU – Making the Most of the BBC

Hi everyone, Just a short blog this week. The BBC (or British Broadcasting Corporation for those who don’t like acronyms!) is the best news service in the world. There, I said it. It is THE BEST IN THE WORLD. Of course, it has its problems: A 24 hour news cycle means that occasionally reporters are […]

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YESNYOU – BETWEEN You and Me, We’re AMONG Friends

Hi everyone! Have you been to our facebook page recently? Vic has asked you a couple of questions. When do we use BETWEEN or AMONG? Some people think we use BETWEEN when there are two things, and AMONG when there are more than two, but that isn’t exactly true. The truth is that they work […]

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YESNYOU – On One Condition…

Hi everyone, Last week Vic made you smile with her infectious laughter, so this week I’m going to take you on an emotional journey through pop history. On the way we will see some examples of conditional sentences. How many different conditionals are there? There are four: zero, 1st, 2nd and 3rd. They all have […]

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YESNYOU – The TED Transformation

Hi everyone, Do you ever watch TED talks? Do you even know what they are? I often use TED talks in my classes, and I recently taught a class using a TED talk from one of our earliest blogs: Beautiful Unique Snowflakes. That blog was all about world population, and includes a clever clock that […]

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YESNYOU – Who Ate All The Pies?

Hi everyone! The humble pie is a common component of some of the best British food that we have. Why? Because it is traditional. Now the organisation Jus-Rol wants to celebrate this fantastic pastry-filled invention with British Pie Week, highlighting the best in pie-making from the steak pie to the apple pie, and every pie […]

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YESNYOU – And The Winner Is… The Oscars 2016 Part 2

Hi everyone, So The Oscars have come and gone again for another year. Did you stay up late on Sunday night to watch the show? No, me neither! In case you missed them, here are the results:   Did you predict any of these results? Unfortunately, Mad Max did not win the Best Picture Oscar, […]

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YESNYOU – And The Winner Is… The Oscars 2016

Hi everyone, On the 28th of February this year the best and brightest stars of the entertainment world will celebrate the 88th Academy Awards – better known as The Oscars. Now, despite the fact that I am a huge fan of films, I don’t really like award ceremonies. They seem like an opportunity for millionaires […]

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YESNYOU – Funk: Then and Now

Hi everyone, Some things just go together, and apart they’re just not the same. Imagine a fideuá without the alioli. Or a cheesecake without the biscuit base. It’s just unthinkable. The same is true of me and The Funk. Some people call it Funk, but if you’ve got as much respect for it as I […]

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YESNYOU – Extra-curricular English Activities

Hi everyone! How do you use your English? Do you watch TV series? Or read the news online? Or perhaps you write poetry? Well, here’s another thing you can do with your English… As well as being an English teacher I also have a second job. Can you guess what it is? I’ll give you […]

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YESNYOU – Takeaway Give Away 3: Going Abroad

Hi everyone, Last week I asked you about your New Year’s Resolutions and suggested some things that you could do if you won the Christmas lottery. Winning the lottery isn’t very likely, so how about making some more realistic plans for the future? Do you like to travel? I do. This week I’d like to […]

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