Friday, November 27, 2015



Watch the following video to learn about the difference betweentraveltrip and journey:

Trip (n.)

The act of going to another place (often for a short period of time) and returning.
  • We took a five-day trip to the Amazon.
  • You’re back from vacation! How was your trip?
  • I went on business trips to Switzerland and Germany last month.
Use the verbs “take” and “go on” with trip.
  • round-trip ticket is a ticket for going and coming back.
  • one-way ticket is only for going.

Travel (v.)

Going to another place (in general).
  • I really like to travel.
  • He travels frequently for work.
  • My sister is currently travelling through South America.
Travel (n.) can be used to describe the act of traveling in general:
  • Travel in that region of the country is dangerous.
  • World travel gives you a new perspective.

Incorrect uses of travel:

  • How was your travel?
    How was your trip?
  • I’m planning a travel to the U.S. next year.
    I’m planning to travel to the U.S. next year.
    I’m planning a trip to the U.S. next year.

Journey (n.)

One piece of travel (going from one place to another) – usually a long distance.
  • The journey takes 3 hours by plane or 28 hours by bus.
  • He made the 200-mile journey by bike.
  • “A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step” – Lao-tze, Tao Te Ching



The following documentary by Michael Moore portrays a critical view on the American Healthcare System. You can watch it and think about it.


You can also watch a really interesting short film which poses the views of a limbless man.

The Butterfly Circus

Monday, November 2, 2015


Remember that you can sign up for any of the following activities, which will take place in November.

Thursday, October 22, 2015


In China, the following stunt seems to be common in extreme interviews. Watch the following video to see what candidates are expected to do as part of the recruitment process.

Would you rather work as a butler? You can watch the following video about Butlering at Buckingham Palace 

If you want to revise more vocabulary related to the world of work, watch the following video:


Do you want to play a game
Click on the following image

Monday, October 19, 2015


Do you remember how to create indirect questions?

Watch the following video to revise this grammatical point: 

Friday, October 9, 2015


The following video will provide you with an insight into the "Technology-Enhanced Learning" course I have attended in Malta.

 Would you like to enjoy The Maltese Experience

Just click on the picture below and have fun!