Monthly Archives: July 2013

Summer holidays!!!

The semester is drawing to a close. If you still need inspiration for holiday destinations, this article is for you: http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/2013/jul/22/top-of-worlds-best-swimming-pools Enjoy your term break! Advertisements

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Puns

A pun, by definition, is “a joke exploiting the different possible meanings of a word or the fact that there are words which sound alike but have different meanings: the Railway Society reception was an informal party of people of all … Continue reading

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Let’s get down to Business…

…English. If you want to improve your Business English, have a look at this website: http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en/business-and-work – if offers a business  magazine, podcasts and videos. If you’re preparing for a job interview in English, this article can help you “to ace the … Continue reading

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Picnic or no Picnic?

What would you bring to a picnic? The Guardian suggests the following: Cloudy lemonade, couscous, quiche, the inevitable pork pies, scotch eggs and taramasalata, preferably bought at Harrods and Selfridges: http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2013/jun/15/picnic-food-taste-test This provoked one Guardian reader to comment: “Good to see … Continue reading

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