WEP 221118 – Why I came to live and work in Vitoria-Gasteiz

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ECP coach Kez tells us why he came to Vitoria-Gasteiz Click on the image to download the pdf Following on from a previous Weekly English Practice, ECP coach Kez tells us what made him come to live and work in this “glorious city” Before you read the complete article, look at this vocabulary and find […]

WEP 151118 – Let’s talk about car-sharing

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ECP coach Ali talks about car-sharing Click on the image to download the pdf Three reasons to avoid using car-pooling service BlaBlaCar Before you read the complete article, look at this vocabulary and find it in the text: to hook up: to connect carless: having no car fool-proof: designed so well that it cannot go […]

Weekly Engilsh Practice Over-40s

WEP 081118 – People over 40 should only work 3 days a week

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ECP coach Rob is over 40 and has read an article that says he should work just 3 days a week Click on the image to download the pdf Working fewer hours improves performance as a person gets older but working full-time is still better for your brain than being inactive Before you read the […]

Weekly English Practice I DOn't Like Mondays

WEP 251018 – I Don’t Like Mondays – The true story behind the song

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ECP coach John reveals the origin of the classic song “I Don’t Like Mondays” Click on the image to download the pdf ECP coach John investigates the US school shooting tragedy which inspired the 1979 worldwide hit by Irish pop-punk band The Boomtown Rats  Watch and listen to the original music video before you start […]

WEP 111018 – Are you doing everything you can to improve your English?

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ECP coach Ali gives you 8 ideas to improve your English Click on the image to download the pdf Here are 8 areas in which you can dramatically boost your English just by making a few small changes: Before you read the complete article, look at this vocabulary and find it in the text: instead: in […]

Weekly English Practice Foreign Residents In Vitoria

WEP 040918 – What do foreign residents think of Vitoria?

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ECP coach Rob reveals what foreign residents think of Vitoria Click on the image to download the pdf ECP coach Rob Hextall, resident in Vitoria-Gasteiz for nearly 25 years, was recently invited by the magazine Dato Económico to participate in a debate about foreign residents’ views of the city and its people Before you read […]

WEP 270918 – Forget Brexit, what are the British Isles, the UK, Great Britain and Éire?

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With Brexit coming next year, ECP coach Rob tries to explain what the British Isles are. It’s not easy! Click on the image to download the pdf The consequences of the ‘Brexit’ referendum dominate conversation in Britain and Ireland, but are the British Isles even in Europe? And what in fact are the British Isles? […]

WEP 210618 – The UK Honours System Explained and Criticised

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Click on the image to download the pdf In Recognition… The UK Honour System Explained and Criticised Before you read the complete article, look at this vocabulary and find it in the text: hand out: distribute, give out patronage: support given by a patron fostered: encourage and support gongs: common term for medal or award deed an […]