Orbis Sensualium Pictus

30/05/19 Orbis: The First Ever Children’s Picture Book

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In this week’s Weekly English Practice, ECP coach Alison looks into the Orbis Sensualium Pictus, the first ever children’s picture book.   Click on the image to download the pdf In the mid 17th-century, John Comenius published “The World of Things Obvious to the Senses drawn in Pictures” (Orbis Sensualium Pictus), considered by the Encyclopaedia Britannica to […]

Sicansios!

23/05/19 Sicansíos (Dubbing Game of Thrones)

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ECP Coach Rob is a big fan of Game of Thrones. In this week’s Weekly English Practice he talks about a problem that happened in the Spanish dubbing of a recent episode. Do you know what “Sicansíos” means? Click on the image to download the pdf Being a voice actor in Spain is becoming increasingly […]

Online trolling

16/05/19 What Is Online Trolling?

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In this week’s Weekly English Practice, ECP coach Darren talks about online trolling, its origins and how it has changed from being a fun but harmless activity to become a damaging and harmful problem.   Click on the image to download the pdf Online trolling used to be funny, but now the term refers to […]

Gasteiz to Glasgow

09/05/19 From Gasteiz to Glasgow

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ECP coach John has two daughters and in this week’s Weekly English Practice they chat about older sister Julene’s life in Glasgow, Scotland. To find out more, read and listen to this week’s WEP!   Click on the image to download the pdf An interview with Gasteiztarra Julene Hird (Juli) about her life in Scotland. […]

Vegan burger

02/05/19 Vegan Burgers

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This week’s Weekly English Practice talks about vegan burgers and Burger King’s decision to start selling one in the United States. In the meantime, ECP coach Rob makes himself a burger at home and then talks with his mouth full. Make sure you listen to the quick joke at the end!   Click on the […]