Thursday 25 April 2013

Spain unemployment hits record high

Click here to watch the video and read the news story

Sunday 2 December 2012

Monday 26 November 2012

Independence dominates Catalonia election

Click here to watch the BBC report.
And here to read about the results

Tuesday 25 September 2012

Welcome to Na1

Welcome to the new academic year. This is the blog we are going to use as a reference of what we are doing apart from the textbook. I hope we learn a lot together and enjoy ourselves while doing so. Check the Presentation of the course on the right hand side column.

Thursday 12 April 2012

Thursday 23 February 2012

BBC Learning English. Product placement

It's an old news story, but it deals with the topic we're studying. Click here to listen to and read the story.

Wednesday 15 February 2012

Tuesday 10 January 2012

New Year's Resolutions

Click here to listen to and read what some people in London said.

Click below to read a short article

Psychological tricks to keep you on your new year diet

Wednesday 21 December 2011

Xmas presents

Click here to listen and read this Express English question:

Is it best to give or receive presents?

Thursday 15 December 2011

Villa breaks his leg

I found this on the BBC site. I don't like football myself, but some of my students might, and this is a good source of football-related vocab. So, enjoy!

Wednesday 14 December 2011

Traditional Xmas Carols

Here is a selection.

But my most favourite Xmas Carol is:

Although I like this version better!


Some Xmas jokes!

  • What did Adam say on the day before Christmas?
    Answer: It's Christmas, Eve!

  • What did the big angel say to the little angel on Christmas Eve?
    Answer: Halo there!

  • If Santa Claus is crossed with a detective then you would get what?
    Answer: Santa Clues!

  • How do you know that Santa is a man?
    Answer: No woman wears the same attire every year.

  • What do monkeys sing on Christmas Eve?
    Answer: Jungle Bells, Jungle bells!

Tuesday 13 December 2011

Crime never pays.

Click below to read the BBC article

Spain duke Inaki Urdangarin suspended in fraud scandal

What do you think about it? Please write your comments!

Monday 12 December 2011

Some grammar from files 2A&B

Click here to do an exercise about adjectives.
Click here to do an exercise about narrative tenses.
Click here to do an exercise about The structure " the more...the more"
Click here to do an exercise about "so/such...that"

Last Christmas

Click below to sing along and do the exercise. Special thanks to Juanma, fellow teacher who sent it!

Friday 18 November 2011


Watch the video and complete the notes:

A lot of people ask her weird things about Australia, here are some of the things she says:

" I got asked if I...............
Being on the bottom side, why......
A lot of people from other countries think we....
The next one is we.....
We're all like........because we're all...
We're all..................

Now concentrate on the answers she gives.

And now, just for a laugh, watch this:

And another one, from Express English, suggested by dear fellow teacher Nieves

Friday 4 November 2011

Campaigning starts in Spain

Click here to read the BBC article.

Wednesday 26 October 2011

Read about Halloween

Click here to read the article on Wikipedia.

Monday 24 October 2011

Auxiliary verbs

Click here to practise auxiliary verbs.
Here, for emphatic "do"
Question tags: