Archivos de etiquetas: Barcelona

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 – 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 – 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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YESNYOU – Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas!

Hi everyone! Christmas is nearly here, so it’s time for a blog that will help you to make the most of every opportunity to learn English over the festive period. Since September we’ve given you some general tips on how to study better in The Love of Learning,  talked about how reading articles and watching videos […]

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YESNYOU – Top 250 – What’s your score?

Hi everyone, It’s nearly December and I have great news! I am only 12 steps away from achieving one of my biggest goals! I am only 12 movies away from finishing the IMDb Top 250 movie list! That’s right. I have watched 238 out of 250 of the movies on the Internet Movie Database (IMDb) […]

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YESNYOU – Remember me?

Hi everyone, What was the topic of the last blog? Do you remember? Possibly not. Do you remember what you had for dinner last night? Probably, yes. Do you remember what you had for dinner on the same day last week? I certainly don’t! This week’s blog is all about memory – what it’s for, […]

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