Monday, March 2, 2015

MOCK EXAMS: NEW DATES

Find below the dates and time of the oral mock exams that were cancelled.


Sorry for all the inconveniences caused.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

FINAL EXAMS




By clicking on the image below you can read and download the Students' Guide where you will find useful information with regard to final exams.


   

Monday, February 2, 2015

TRAVEL, TRIP OR JOURNEY

Watch the following video to learn about the difference between travel, trip 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.
  • A round-trip ticket is a ticket for going and coming back.
  • A 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

 Source: http://www.espressoenglish.net/difference-between-travel-trip-and-journey/

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Thursday, January 22, 2015

LISTENING SKILL: FURTHER PRACTICE

 

Do you want to improve your listening skill?

In the following sites, you can have further listening practice: