Archivos de etiquetas: Spain

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 – 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 – 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 – Happy New Year 2016!

Welcome everyone!           Balloons: poppable joy bubbles A new year is a time of fresh starts, renewed promises and future plans! What are you going to do this year? What changes will you make? How will your life be different?! Or maybe you’re perfectly happy just the way you are, which is also […]

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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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YESNYOU – Is your glass half full or half empty?

Hello again everyone! I hope you have already had a look at last week’s post, and have found some interesting things to read in our blog archive. If you have, then by now you will have found out a lot of information about us here at YESNYOU! This week I thought I’d find out a little […]

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YESNYOU – Welcome back, everybody! What have you been up to lately?

It has been a long, hot summer here in Barcelona but finally September has arrived and we can all breathe a long, hot sigh of relief. What have you been up to? It is traditional here at YESNYOU to kick-off the new academic year with a little catch up with a few of our telephone […]

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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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