Spain bans young protesters ahead of elections

Tens of thousands have been camping out in Madrid and dozens of other Spanish cities to protest over cuts and lack of jobs. READ the complete article (Spain bans young protesters ahead of elections) and WATCH the video from The Guardian.

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A different approach to the Royal wedding

Graphic artist Lydia Leith has designed an unusual souvenir to mark the forthcoming royal wedding between Prince William and Catherine Middleton.

Her royal sickbag is designed as an antidote to the multiplicity of kitsch memorabilia being produced to mark the wedding on April 29.

We’ll use this BBC News video for our listening exercise today: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-12551726

And this is the activity: The Royal wedding sickbag

Listening activity, 15th February

Here you have today’s listening activity for our lesson, taken from Cristina Cabal webpage:

http://www.cristinacabal.com/videos/The%20It%20Cowd%20.%20Disabled/TheItCowdDisabled.html

And this is a list of useful words to help you fully understand the video:

sitcom, underclass, disabled, parking space, illegal, keep going, happen, fall off, upright, light (adj.), wheelchair, steal, get in, anywhere, sort out. (Get a handout of them by clicking this: Listening activity 15th February)

3º CAL: Speaking, Listening, Reading task 20th January

Hi there! With the help of ELLA (English Language Lab Asturias) I have chosen some pages for next Thursday lesson:

First, we’ll start with a Speaking practice about different types of accommodation when travelling.

Then, a couple of Listening exercises, number 1 and number 2.

And finally, a Reading exercise, where you will have to complete three parts.