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Los premios del cine español

B2 (levels 11-14) Noticias de la semana Noticias de la semana

El sábado pasado se celebró la ceremonia de los premios más importantes del cine español, los Premios Goya. Este año se ha caracterizado por la diversidad lingüística y temática de las películas nominadas. Las grandes triunfadoras de la noche fueron Handia y La librería, la primera se ha llevado diez premios, y la segunda ha conseguido los tres premios más importantes, los de mejor película, mejor dirección y mejor guión adaptado. Handia es una película rodada en euskera que narra…

Misunderstood expression of the week – el gato al agua

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This misunderstood expression of the week is used to describe something that was difficult to achieve. There are several theories about its origin. It is thought this expression comes from Ancient Greece and the game ‘tug of war’ and in the beginning it was a form of military training. The game consisted of two groups each one at the end of a rope and in the middle there was a river or puddle so the losing group ended up all…

Ocho apellidos vascos (2014) Friday 9 February 7.30pm -10.30pm

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Hola cine adictos, Nuevo año, nuevas películas. Finally another movie night is coming, it has been a long time because of all Christmas festivities but finally we can come back to our second Friday of the month movie night. I have to admit that I missed going to the cinema and having good time watching the movie, having a drink and a pizza and having the chance to chat with students, so finally in two weeks’ time we will do…

Next Stop – Costa Rica (written by Carolina Garcia)

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It was about 30 degrees and it was raining and we took the boat, which would take us to one of the paradises of the world. The sun suddenly rose and we were being witnesses of a great show, a wide variety of animals were coming out. The view of the calm caimans with their opened mouths, the song of birds, the howl of the monkeys, iguanas at the top of the trees…I thought that maybe Richard Attenborough might be…

New Year Reading Resolutions for A1 to B1

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If one of your new year’s resolutions is to brush up your Spanish then you might enjoy getting immerse in the amazing stories in Lola Lago’s books. There are different levels from A1 to B1 and the books tell a wide range of stories whose main character is the private detective Lola Lago who gets involved in different cases which she will need to resolve. All Lola Lago books are available in different versions with or without a CD, and…