Use of English: Word Formation

Use of English: Word Formation

Os mostramos una lista de vocabulario útil pra la realización de una de las partes del examen. Use of English: Word Formation  VERB NOUN ADJETIVE ADVERB attract attraction attractive arrogance arrogant access access accessible analyze analysis/analyst analytical...

10 tips for perfect English pronunciation

10 tips for perfect English pronunciation

Accurate pronunciation is an important part of learning any language. The way your speech sounds can have a big impact on whether or not people understand what you are saying and their initial impression of you. The tricky thing about pronunciation is that it not just...

10 Common Challenges Spanish Speakers Have When Learning English

10 Common Challenges Spanish Speakers Have When Learning English

While English is – supposedly – an easy language to learn (maybe), every native speaker of another language has his or her issues. Today we’re looking at the common mistakes that native Spanish speakers make when trying to learn English. English learners, take a look...

Aprender inglés GRATIS (o casi)

Aprender inglés GRATIS (o casi)

Para aprender una lengua, ya sea inglés o cualquier otra, lo primero que tenemos que hacer es ESTAR DECIDIDOS. Esto es como dejar de fumar, ya te pueden vender libros, parches, chicles, deportes alternativos, etc etc etc ya sabes que si realmente no hay voluntad por...

“Even” ¿Sabes usarlo?

“Even” ¿Sabes usarlo?

Even como Adjetivo: Llano, liso, igual, uniforme, a nivel Uniforme, constante, equitativo, ecuánime, apacible, imperturbable Par Frases hechas con 'even' como adjetivo: Now we're even - Ahora vamos iguales To be even with... - Estar en paz con... To get even with... -...

Diferencias entre Ever y Never

Diferencias entre Ever y Never

Explicamos en esta entrada las diferencias entre never y ever en ingles. never nunca, jamás (cuando never es el único elemento negativo de la frase) ever i)   nunca, jamás (cuando existe otro elemento negativo en la frase) ii)  nunca (después de than y los adjetivos...

MAKE & DO: The whole story. CUANDO USAR MAKE Y CUANDO USAR DO

MAKE & DO: The whole story. CUANDO USAR MAKE Y CUANDO USAR DO

CUANDO USAR MAKE Y CUANDO USAR DO Science & Proof make a breakthrough  do an experiment make a certain do an operation (on somebody) make a  dicovery do research make a mistake do a test make sense make sure 2. Bussines contexts...

Job Interview Part II – Work experience

Job Interview Part II – Work experience

ENTREVISTAS DE TRABAJO EN INGLÉS PARTE II (Sobre la Experiencia laboral) JOB INTERVIEW - WORK EXPERIENCE   What does your present job involve? What did you do exactly in your previous job? What did you enjoy most/least about it? What have been your geatest...

Job Interview Part III – HOW YOU WORK

Job Interview Part III – HOW YOU WORK

Why should we hire(US)/employ(UK) you? Do you prefer to work alone or as part of a team? Almost certainly the interviewer wants to hear the second answer. But you must be able to back your answer up with an example. Be careful not to be overcritical How would you...

Job Interview Part IV – Personal Motivation & Ambition

Job Interview Part IV – Personal Motivation & Ambition

Why do you want to work here? What are your plans for the future? Where do you want to be in five years time? How much do you expect to be earning by the age of 35? What new goals have you set yourself recently? What would you do if you came into a large sum of money?...

Job Interview Part V – Interests & Personality

Job Interview Part V – Interests & Personality

INTERESTS What are your hobbies? Try to include some group activity or team sport as teamwork is an important part of most jobs these days. Which newspapers do you read? Try to mention more than one publication which reflect differing view points. This will suggest...

BUENA Y MALA GENTE

BUENA Y MALA GENTE

BUENA GENTE 1. (it)couldn’t have / happened to a nicer / bloke person – se lo merecía I hear Ed has just won 150000€ on the lottery. Couldn’t have happened to a nicer bloke! 2. guardian angel – angel de la guarda a Knight in shining armour – salvador -So there we...

CANSANCIO & ENERGÍA

CANSANCIO & ENERGÍA

CANSANCIO 1. (to be) done in – estar rendido, estar para el arrastre How was work today? Awful; we had costumers coming in non-stop all day. I don’t think I sat down once. I’m done in. 2. (to be) done to death – estar muy visto, ser mas de lo mismo -You might think...

Calma & Nerviosismo

Calma & Nerviosismo

CALMA 1. After a storm comes a calm – después de la tormenta llega la calma The calm alter the storm – la calma después de la tormenta -My partner and I quarrel occuasionally, but we think that’s quite normal, and then of course there’s always the calm alter the storm...