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YES’N’YOU – England is different …

Hullo, everybody! Two weeks ago, I went to England to visit my Mum, in Whitley Bay, a small town on the north-east coast of England, much closer to Scotland than to London. I experienced a lot of differences in comparison with Spain. Here are just a few: The most obvious, at that time, was the […]

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YES’N’YOU – Tell me something about yourself… (B1 Unit 1 Module 1 Compatible)

Hello everyone, So here we are in level B1. It’s nice here, isn’t it? If you’ve been with us at YES’N’YOU since the beginning, by now you will have learnt a lot of interesting things. Here’s a brief reminder of some, but certainly not all, of those things: adverbs of frequency, present simple and continuous tenses, […]

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YES’N’YOU – What’s your preference? (A2 Unit 6 Module 2 Compatible)

Hello everyone! We are all different. People, I mean. We all like different things; that is what makes us very interesting (and, at times, very annoying) to each other. Sometimes these likes are black and white – we either like something or we don’t; love it, or hate it. A classic example of this is […]

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YES’N’YOU – Why On Earth? (A2 Unit 6 Module 1 Compatible)

Hi everyone, Today I want to talk to you about a structure that I think is very useful. In classes it is often necessary to ask why and to give reasons for our answers. Also, sometimes I need to add emphasis to the questions I ask when I’m teaching. Additonally, there are times when my learners need to ask […]

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YES’N’YOU – I never know where to put my adverbs! (A2 Unit 5 Module 2 Compatible)

Hello again everyone, I always like to teach my learners about adverbs. Like adjectives, adverbs are difficult little animals. But, it is adverbs and adjectives that make a language exciting! That is why they are so important. Look at the difference between these two sentences: “We stay at a hotel.” “We always stay at a beautiful […]

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YES’N’YOU – How to Elect the Correct Adjectives (A2 Unit 5 Module 1 Compatible)

Hi everyone, This week I want to talk to you about adjectives. Adjectives can be difficult things because sometimes they appear in different forms. Let’s take a look at the two different types of participle adjectives.   Adjectives that end with -ed are the past participle. These are used to describe how someone or something […]

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YES’N’YOU – Where to go and what to do?

Hello everyone, The summer is well and truly on its way and so around now many people start thinking about where to go for a holiday. “The Local” online newspaper has published its top ten UNESCO world heritage sites in Spain which might help you to decide. According to The Local, “Spain is home to […]

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YES’N’YOU – What’s for lunch?

Hello, are you feeling a little peckish (hungry)? It’s now 2 o’clock in the afternoon and I definitely am, I’m going to get some lunch; I’m starving (very hungry)! Now then, what shall I have for lunch today? Mmmn, I think that I’ll have lentil salad (ensalada de lentejas) followed by paella (paella; difficult translation!☺), […]

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YES’N’YOU – What kind of person are you? (A2 Unit 4 Module 1 Compatible)

Hi everyone, What kind of person are you? Are you happy? Are you different? Are you an interesting person? How do you normally describe yourself? I want you to imagine you are at a job interview. The interviewer asks you to describe yourself using only three adjectives. What adjectives do you choose? Phew! This isn’t […]

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#InternationalDayOfHappiness

Hi everyone, This week we have a special edition of the YES’N’YOU blog for you, because Friday the 20th of March is officially the International Day Of Happiness! In honour of this special occasion we have created a special YES’N’YOU Happy Playlist on Spotify. Click here to check out our jams, and thanks to all […]

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