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The Blues

The Blues

13.09.17
“Oh, London is a man’s town, there’s power in the air;
And Paris is a woman’s town, with flowers in her hair;

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Lost in Translation

Lost in Translation

19.12.16 If you run out of Christmas presents, nothing beats a short English movie in the text; take care nevertheless, the titles can be sometimes misleading, from one language to another

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Who read what?

Who read what?

02.11.16 University applications are in full swing in Great Britain. Thousands of Year 13 pupils are polishing off their Personal Statements which they will send off before 15th January as part of their UCAS application.

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Mummy, the Cloche is Sonning

Mummy, the Cloche is Sonning

29.09.16 “If someone who speaks many languages is multilingual and someone who speaks two languages is bilingual, what do you call someone who speaks one language? Answer: an Englishman”

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British Boarding School

British Boarding School

31.03.14 “One of the big findings of modern psychology is that wellbeing is a key ingredient for successful learning.” Peter Gumbel

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My tailor is rich

My tailor is rich

09.10.15 I would like to think I am well-placed to give advice on how to learn a foreign language: marry a foreigner.

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Summer camps

Summer camps

02.05.14 Every year, sometime after Christmas, I have a sense of déjà vu as I sit in front of my computer….

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