WEP Screen Addiction

07/05/20 Using a Mini Phone to Fight Screen Addiction

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Nowadays, electronic devices are constantly calling out for our attention. ECP coach Rob describes his battle against screen addiction. Click on the image to download the pdf Read and check you understand this vocabulary before you read and listen to the text: annoyed: irritated, a little angry to scroll: to move text (up/down) on a […]

WEP Drawing

30/04/20 Rekindling Hobbies During Lockdown

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After many years, ECP coach Darren has taken up drawing again but, unfortunately, he doesn’t believe it has started well. Click on the image to download the pdf Read and check you understand this vocabulary before you read and listen to the text: to pick up: to start something after a pause insane: crazy lockdown: […]

WEP Wellness Traditions

09/04/20 From Siestas to Saunas: 10 European Wellness Traditions

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Europe is home to some of the happiest, healthiest countries in the world. So, what can we learn from European wellness traditions?  Click on the image to download the pdf Read and check you understand this vocabulary before you read and listen to the text: snooze: a short, light sleep (during the day) haddock, herring and […]

WEP Homeless

02/04/20 No-one Knows a City Better Than Homeless Person

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If you visit Dublin, Ireland, you might receive a guided tour from someone who used to be homeless Click on the image to download the pdf Read and check you understand this vocabulary before you read and listen to the text: to make a living: to earn money to aid sth: to help or facilitate […]

WEP Breaking Bad Habits

27/02/20 How to Break Bad Habits

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Do you want to break bad habits? It can be really hard, so ECP coach Ali has some tips for you. Click on the image to download the pdf Read and check you understand this vocabulary before you read and listen to the text: speeding: driving faster than the speed limit trigger sth: to cause something […]

ECP FRED Talks

20/02/20 Food for Thought at ECP’s FRED Talks

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Here is a summary of our fantastic FRED Talks event held in the Molineux Lounge at the ECP Hub recently. Click on the image to download the pdf Before you read the article, find this vocabulary in the text: takeaway: a key point or fact to remember wasteful: extravagant or careless expenditure be aware: to have […]

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14/11/19 “Climate strike” is the Collins Word Of The Year 2019

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“Climate strike”, a form of protest that took off just over a year ago inspired by the actions of Swedish school pupil Greta Thunberg, has been named Collins’ Word of the Year 2019. Click on the image to download the pdf “Climate strike”, a form of protest that took off just over a year ago […]

Tourism in Alava

24/10/19 Does Alava Have A Problem With Tourism?

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Does Alava have a problem with tourism? How many tourists visit every year, and how many of them are foreigners? Read and listen to this week’s Weekly English Practice to find out!  Click on the image to download the pdf Almost half a million people visited Alava in 2018, and around 30% were from abroad. […]

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26/09/19 Reading to learn is no walk in the park

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In this week’s Weekly English Practice, ECP coach Ali describes how you can enhance your vocabulary by reading in English. Click on the image to download the pdf Reading to learn is no walk in the park Over the summer holidays, ECP coach Alison spent a lot of time reading in Spanish, but not in […]

The groundsman at Mendizorrotza

06/06/19 The Groundsman

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This week’s Weekly English Practice looks at how Deportivo Alavés look after the pitch at their football ground. John Stewart, the groundsman, explains the problems that they face at Mendizorrotza.   Click on the image to download the pdf Interview* with John Stewart, groundsman of Deportivo Alavés *ECP Coach Kez tried to interview the elusive […]