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Read this blog ! Practice your English! Come on ( venga ya)!. No deadlines (fechas tope). No exams. It's just a fun way to learn the language. 

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All the world's a stage,
And all the men and women merely players:
They have their exits and their entrances;
And one man in his time plays many parts...
---William Shakespeare

Would YOU like to take part in our INSTANT THEATER?


Have you made any New Year's Resolutions?
It's already January 4th. Have you broken them yet?

Maybe it is a good idea NOT to tell your friends and family what your New Year's Resolutions are. Then when you break them, no one is going to chastise you!

What are your New Year's Resolutions this year? Are they the same ones as last year and the year before that?



You'd like to:

Live in another country!
Study while you're there!
Travel on the weekends!
Meet new people every day!
Learn a new language!
Develop new interests!
Become more independent !

YES! YES! I want to go.......
Contact the International Office at your university.


It's almost New Year's Eve. What are your plans?
Do you think that people in other countries celebrate New Year's Eve the same way as you do?

New Year's Eve in SPAIN


You need to learn English.

You want to talk to people when you travel.
You have to present a paper at an international conference.
You'd like to publish in an international journal.

You CAN speak English. Just make yourself find the time to practice.


Are you always busy? Too busy?
Are you overworked and underpaid?
Do you have time to relax? Relax????? What's that?Maybe you're a graduate student who is working all day and studying all weekend.

Maybe you're the head of a department, trying to squeeze even more work out of your staff.


This weekend we're going to be very busy at the UEM.

TESOL-SPAIN and the UNIVERSIDAD EUROPEA DE MADRID would like to welcome you to our convention for "Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages". About 150 presentations will be given during this 3-day conference and many well-known publishers will be here showing us their latest materials in language teaching.


Look at the pictures and tell a story:

What is this and where is it? Can you tell me about what you see and what you don't see?


Have you noticed that many of the people who work in the cafeteria in Building A speak English? Well, some, like Reme and Clara speak English. And Blanca will greet you with a "Hello. How are you, 'seño'?"If you ask Juan for a "café con leche", he'll ask you if you want the milk "hot or warm?". This week Lola and Juan have learned a very useful phrase, "Excuse me.


You celebrate April Fool's Day in Spain at a different time of year.
Let's see if you can figure out what I'm talking about.