jueves, 1 de noviembre de 2018

CELEBRATING HALLOWEEN IN THE LIBRARY

Norba School Library was transformed into a haunted place by the decorations set up by our students. Have look if you dare!!!
Congratulations for the great work!!!













martes, 30 de octubre de 2018

HALLOWEEN RECIPES

Today our 4th year students delighted us with some Halloween recipes. Awards were given to "Revolting", "Presentation" and "Originality". The winners were Miriam Murillo and Lucía Fondón (Revolting), Carmen Ambrona and Sancho Quesad (Originality), María Mateos, Julia Rivero, Rebeca Merino and Ana Vázquez (Presentation). Congratulations to the winners and to all the participants who did a great job!!! And congratulations to our teacher Ana Isabel Rodríguez for designing this task!!!
























domingo, 21 de octubre de 2018

TALKING ABOUT BOOKS AND FILMS

Tired of always using the same vocabulary when talking about books and films. Here you have useful expressions to improve your presentations and writings. Don't miss them!

IELTS Books and Films Vocabulary

domingo, 7 de octubre de 2018

miércoles, 19 de septiembre de 2018

CLASSROOM LANGUAGE

Follow this LINK to see a presentation prepared by our teacher Iria Barcia and learn useful language for the classroom.

domingo, 16 de septiembre de 2018

12 TYPICAL MISTAKES SPANISH SPEAKERS MAKE

If Spanish is your mother tongue, you might make these mistakes. So watch out!!! Do you know the correct form?


1.-Estoy de acuerdo contigo.

Wrong: I am agree with you.
Right: __________________

2.-¿Cómo es tu mejor amigo?

Wrong: How is your best friend?
Right: a.- ________________________
           b.-________________________

¿Cómo se llama esto en Inglés?
Wrong: How do you call this in English?
Right: ___________________________

3.-¡Vamos a tomar un café!

Wrong: Let's take a coffee!
Right: ___________________________

4.-Estoy haciendo un pastel.

Wrong: I'm doing a cake.
Right: _________________________

Estoy haciendo deporte.

Wrong: I'm making sport.
Right: ________________________

5.-Estoy aquí desde hace una hora. 

Wrong: I am here since an hour ago.
Right: _________________________________

Estudio Inglés desde hace cinco años.

Wrong: I study English since five years ago.
Right: ________________________________

6.-¿Puede explicarme este problema?

Wrong: Can you explain me this problem?
Right: ______________________________

7.-Leí una noticia?

Wrong: I read a news.
Right: _____________________________

Tengo una noticia

Wrong: I have a new.
Right: ___________________________

Dame un consejo.

Wrong: Give me an advice.
Right: ___________________________


8.-Tengo 17 años.

Wrong: I have 17 years.
Right:____________________________

9.-Cuéntame una historia.

Wrong: Tell me a history.
Right: ____________________________

10.-Ver películas de terror es divertido.

Wrong: Watching horror films is funny.
Right: __________________________________

El partido de fútbol fue muy divertido.

Wrong: The football match was so funny.

Fue tan gracioso cuando te caíste.

Wrong: It was so fun when you fell over.
Right: ________________________________________

11.-No fui a la fiesta.

Wrong: I didn't went to the party.
Right: _____________________________________

Ella no hace sus deberes.

Wrong: She doesn't does her homeworks.  (2 mistakes here!)
Right: ______________________________________________

12. Estoy aburrido.

Wrong: I am boring.
Right: _____________________________________________


https://www.europelanguagejobs.com/blog/common-English-mistakes-by-Spanish-speakers



To correct more typical mistakes, watch this video: