October 6, 2019

Conosci un programma televisivo chiamato "Cucine da Incubo"?  Sicuramente sì, per questi programmi televisivi culinari sono come il prezzemolo.

ESSERE COME IL PREZZEMOLO  -> (ser como el perejil) - estar en todas partes


Tutto è iniziato con programma televisivo chiamato Ramsa...

July 6, 2019

El verano está aquí y finalmente podemos disfrutar de ese merecido descanso. Las cosas del verano son el mar y la piscina; la siesta y la lectura; los viajes planeados o espontáneos; hacer y deshacer maletas; reencuentros y despedidas.  

El tiempo de ocio...

June 23, 2019

You may be very confused by the never ending kerfuffle that is Brexit. 

Let me introduce you to some USEFUL  IDIOMS we can use to talk about Brexit.

A LEAP IN THE DARK  -> a daring step or enterprise whose consequences are unpredictable.

OUT OF THE FRYING PAN INTO THE...

June 2, 2019

Are you ready for some ADULT humour?  It is about SEX....

I have got a witty and ingenious sketch for you. A real bundle of laughs. This is a script that you will never perform in an academic classroom, but which is just as educative and valuable to improve your English.  Fin...

April 6, 2019

​​Steven Pinker is a Canadian-American cognitive psychologist and linguist, whom I find fascinating and alluring as a popular science communicator. He is an advocate of evolutionary psychology and the computational theory of mind. As a linguist he is a disciple of Noam...

July 27, 2018

Voy a celebrar el eclipse total lunar de hoy invitándote a cantar la "power-ballad" por excelencia "Total Eclipse Of The Heart" en diferentes idiomas. Vamos a practicar vocabulario en inglés, francés e italiano, así como a descubrir más detalles sobre e...

June 20, 2018

Earlier this year, during my birthday celebrations in London, my friend Saul gave me this book as a present : "Coal Black Mornings".   ​​ Written by Brett Anderson, the singer of Suede, the book has struck a chord with me, not just as a music fan, but as a human se...

May 12, 2018

A popular topic in 2018 is gender inequality and sexism, with its own vocabulary and jargon. If you wish to express yourself accurately and participate in debates, then here is some valuable language input as well as cultural references you may find useful....

April 1, 2018

Según el poeta romántico fránces Alphonse de Lamartine, "La musique est la littérature du cœur ; elle commence là où le langage se perd", lo que se traduce como "la música es la literatura del corazón; comienza donde se acaban las palabras".

La música, y en particular la canc...

July 28, 2017

La stagione delle vacanze inizia e i bambini desiderano divertirsi. Come possiamo sfruttare al massimo il tempo che abbiamo con loro?  Possiamo mescolare divertimento e apprendimento ?

Il scrittore francese François Rabelais, ha dichiarato Il bambino non è un vaso da rie...

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