WEP 290617 – International Brigade Memorial

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Click on the image to download the pdf Rugby-born and Barcelona-based artist Rob MacDonald wants to create a memorial to honour International brigadistas who died in 1937 when their ship was sunk by a fascist torpedo. ECP coach John Hird spoke with him recently. Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and […]

WEP 230617 – Have You Met Any Of These Idiots?

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Click on the image to download the pdf You will feel better about yourself when you read these short stories Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: outages: a period when a power supply or other service is not available receipt: piece of paper with the information […]

WEP 150617 – Are VIP Packages Ruining Rock Festivals?

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Click on the image to download the pdf “Watching some guy get a pedicure in an air-conditioned tent is not very rock & roll” Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: muddy: mud is a mix of water (rain) and earth sweaty: when we get hot our […]

WEP 080617 – Leo Varadkar, Gay Son Of Indian Immigrant, To Be Next Irish PM

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Click on the image to download the pdf The 38-year-old politician will replace outgoing taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) Enda Kenny after winning Fine Gael leadership contest Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: to come out (of the closet): to announce to family and friends that you […]

WEP 010617 – My Obsession With Kit Eclipsed My Love Of Running

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Click on the image to download the pdf Vassos Alexander, sports reporter for The Guardian, explains why ‘simplicity is the ultimate sophistication’ Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: gear/kit: the clothes and tools you use to do a sport tights: thin leggings to fall for sth: […]

WEP 250517 – Álava/Araba… Unexpected Beauty

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Click on the image to download the pdf ECP coach Rob has lived in Vitoria for over two decades and as a keen photographer he loves exploring Álava and discovering its varied and often surprising scenery. Here are 10 of his favourite, and perhaps less well-known, places. Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before […]

WEP 180517 – When in Rome… (do as the Romans do)

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Click on the image to download the pdf Spaniards are generally warm and friendly but there are some things that visitors do that provoke raised eyebrows. Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: raise eyebrows: to cause surprise or mild disapproval glances: take a brief or hurried […]

WEP 110517 – Does Age Affect The Acquisition Of Native-Like Pronunciation In L2?

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Click on the image to download the pdf Vocabulary. Read and check you understand this before you read and listen to the article: L2: second language cut-off: to stop or an end point blank slates: idea that humans are born with no built in mental content phonemes: distinct units of sound in a language peer […]

WEP 040517 – Guernica Massacre: Madrid Removes Façade That Glorified Nazi Role

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Click on the image to download the pdf City council dismantles tomb fascia on 80th anniversary of the most notorious atrocity of the Spanish civil war Before you read the complete article look at this vocabulary and find it in the text: to devastate: to destroy or ruin lingering: lasting for a long time, or […]

WEP 270417 – 3 Ways To Overcome Fear And Anxiety Today

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Click on the image to download the pdf Anxiety may save your life when face-to-face with a hungry lion, but it tends to have a destructive impact on our everyday lives Before you read the complete article look at this vocabulary and find it in the text: shallow: the opposite of deep to trigger sth: […]