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30 MarEaster is here!

¿Qué Significa Easter?

After nearly three months of hard work and study I'm sure you're all looking forward to a well deserved break. Well done to all those who have had exams and achieved their goals.
Before you completely switch off I wanted to give you one last thing to think about.
What is Easter?
As you can see from the picture above there is a common modern comercial theme of chicks, rabbits and chocolate eggs. In reality these symbols of Easter date back to the Pagan origins.

15 MarFalse Friend Friday

 

Welcome to another edition of False Friend Friday.
Here you have a few more of the common mistakes that I hear in my classroom. So have a look and keep a note. Don't forget to check out the other false friends posts.

Compromise and compromiso aren't equivalents either. Compromiso should
be translated with commitment. Compromise refers to making concessions to
come to an agreement, a settlement.

07 MarFalse Friend Friday

Vocabulario Inglés

False Friend Friday
There are several words in Spanish that are similar in English, but have a different meaning.  These are often confused by Spanish people learning English. This week I’m going to start by giving you three of these false friends or false cognates. Every week I will give you two more so that you can gradually build your own false friend dictionary.  Here are your first three:

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