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Interview

Interview

Interview : entrevistar / entrevista Rest : reposo/descanso Examples: I have been interviewing people all week. (He estado entrevistando a la gente durante toda la semana.) The lady who interviewed me was very friendly (La señora que me entrevistó era muy amable) How...

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Why do the French eat snails?

Why do the French eat snails?

Friday´s Joke of the day! Q: Why do the French eat snails? A: Because they don´t like fast food! 🙂 (Q: ¿Por que los Franceses comen caracoles?) (R: Porque no les gusta la comida rápida) 😀 Happy Friday everyone!

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Long nose

Long nose

Friday´s Joke of the day! Q: Why can't your nose be 12 inches long? A: Cause then it would be a foot! Q: ¿Por qué una nariz no puede ser 12 pulgadas de largo? R: Porque entonces sería un pie! Happy Friday everyone!

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To be exited about

To be exited about

Wednesday's Expression of the day! To be excited about : estar emocionado por Examples: I´m really excited about Jayne´s wedding. (Estoy muy emocianada por la boda de Jayne.) Are you excited about going home for Christmas? (¿Estás emocionado de volver a casa por...

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Book

Book

Monday's Word of the day! Book : reservar Examples: We´ve booked a table at that new Japanese restaurant for Saturday. (Hemos reservado una mesa en ese nuevo restaurante japonés para el sábado.) Who booked the tickets? ¿Quien reservó las entradas? Don´t forget to book...

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Nuns

Nuns

Friday´s Joke of the day! Did you hear about the nun who quit smoking? . . . she kicked her "Habit"! Has oído lo de la monja que paro de fumar? ... dejo su "hábito" Happy Friday everyone!

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Keep an eye out

Keep an eye out

Wednesday's Expression of the day! Keep an eye out : estar atento Examples: Everyone keep an eye out for a parking space, please! (Que todos estén atentos para una plaza de aparcamiento, por favor!) When I went to Australia, people told me to keep an eye out for...

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Room

Room

Monday's Word of the day! room /rúm/ : espacio Examples: I need a flat with room for an office (Necesito un piso con espacio para una oficina) Is there room for one more? (¿Hay espacio para uno más?) I won´t have a starter, I want to have room left for dessert. (No...

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One dog in the pub

One dog in the pub

Friday´s Joke of the day! A dog walks into a pub, and takes a seat. He says to the barman, "Can I have a pint of lager and a packet of crisps please". The barman says, "Wow, that's amazing! You should join the circus!" The dog replies, "Why? Do they need...

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Get on with

Get on with

Wednesday's Phrasal Verb of the day! Get on (with) : llevarse bien (con) Examples: Me and my brother get on much better now that we are adults. (Yo y mi hermano nos llevamos mucho mejor ahora que somos adultos) I don´t get on with my new dance teacher at all. (No me...

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Sensitive

Sensitive

Monday's Word of the day! Sensitive: sensible Examples: Don´t tease Mary so much, she is quite sensitive at the moment. (¡No se burlen de María tanto, ella está muy sensible en este momento!) I have very sensitive skin (Tengo la piel muy sensible) Don´t be so...

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The Zen Master

The Zen Master

Friday´s Joke of the day! A Zen Master was in New York city. Feeling hungry her went to a hot dog stand and said to the vender: - Make me one with everything After receiving the hot dog the master paid with a 20 dollar bill. The vender put it in the till and closed...

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left

left

Wednesday's word of the day! Left : quedar Examples: There are no tickets left. (No quedan entradas) How many reports do you have left to finish? (¿Cuántos informes te quedan para terminar?) We don´t have much paint left. (No nos queda mucha pintura) I think we can...

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Furniture

Furniture

Monday's Word of the day! Furniture /fé-ni-cha/ : muebles Examples: I bought most of my furniture through Wallapop! (Compré la mayoría de mis muebles a través de Wallapop!) I love mixing antique furniture with new furniture. (Me encanta la mezcla de muebles antiguos...

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A sensible police

A sensible police

Friday´s Joke of the day! A police officer jumps into his squad car and calls the station. “I have an interesting case here,” he says. “A woman shot her husband for stepping on the floor she just mopped.” “Have you arrested her?” asks the sergeant. “No, not yet. The...

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Not only but also

Not only but also

Wednesday's Expression of the day! Not only...but also / no sólo.., sino también Examples: Not only is Ben a good student but he´s also very popular with the other children. (No sólo es Ben un buen estudiante sino también es muy popular con los otros niños. She not...

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Rest

Rest

Monday's Word of the day! Rest : reposo/descanso Examples: The doctor recommended a few days rest. (El médico le recomendó unos días de reposo) After a ten minute rest on the sofa, Nigela felt much better. (Después de un reposo de 10 minutos en el sofá, Nigela se...

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Hide and seek

Hide and seek

Friday´s Joke of the day! Mr. and Mrs. Brown had two sons. One was named Mind Your Own Business & the other was named Trouble. One day the two boys decided to play hide and seek. Trouble hid while Mind Your Own Business counted to one hundred. Mind Your Own...

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