viernes, 16 de diciembre de 2016

Celebración de la Navidad

Taller de Inglés nivel 1 de la Universidad Popular celebrando 
la Navidad con villancicos en inglés.

We wish you a Merry Christmas

 and a Happy New Year!

miércoles, 2 de noviembre de 2016

British English vs American English

British English vs American English
Vocabulary words

British English vs American English

domingo, 30 de octubre de 2016

Modal Verbs (Verbos modales)


"Must" se usa para indicar orden y en sugerencias, consejos y opiniones firmes. Normalmente deja distinguir los sentimientos y deseos del hablante/oyente. 

Tambien se usa have to, se puede decir que must es que "debe" hacer algo y have to es "tiene que "hacer algo.
Expresan una obligación, algo que hay que hacer.
  • You must come here immediately (es una orden)
  • If you want to make a career in a company you have to speak English (No hay alternativa: o hablas inglés o no hay carrera posible)
Must hace referencia a cosas importantes tales como una regla o una ley.

Se utiliza para dar consejos. Se indica que algo es bueno y por lo tanto se debería hacer. Es una recomendaciónno una obligación. Tiene menos fuerza impositiva que "must" y que "have to".
  • If you feel bad you should go to the doctor. (Si te encuentras mal debes ir al médico).
También se utiliza para dar una orden pero de forma muy educada.
  • Anyone who wants to enter the conference should show his credentials. (Cualquier persona que quiere entrar en la conferencia debe mostrar sus credenciales.)
(Se trata realmente de una obligación -es obligatorio mostrar las credenciales para entrar en la conferencia-, pero está expresada de forma poco coercitiva)
Construcción: este verbo modal va seguido del infinitivo del verbo principal sin la partícula "to".
Se utiliza en pasadopresente y futuro.
  • should have finished my report yesterday (pasado). (Debería haber terminado mi informe ayer.)
  • You should help me, I cannot do it alone (presente). (Debes ayudarme, no puedo hacerlo solo.)
  • Tomorrow you should call your parents (futuro).(Mañana deberías llamar a tus padres.)
El pasado se utiliza para indicar algo que se debería haber hecho y no se hizo.
La forma negativa es: shouldn't
  • You shouldn't smoke.(No deberías fumar.)
  • You shouldn´t stay up so late. (No deberías quedarte levantado hasta tan tarde.)

Reported Speech (Estilo Indirecto)

Passive Voice (Voz pasiva)

Plataforma GoCongr
Passive Voice

lunes, 24 de octubre de 2016


Halloween vocabulary

Halloween words

Halloween songs for children

The haunted house

History of Halloween
(Nivel B1)

Halloween worksheets

lunes, 26 de septiembre de 2016

Equivalencias de niveles

Equivalencias de niveles de los exámenes oficiales de inglés

English Songs

Robbie Williams: I love my life

Meat Loaf: I would do anything for love

Thomas & Friends:
Gordon Goes Foreign

The Go-Betweens: The streets of your town

Skorpions: Wind of change

I follow the Moskva
Down to Gorky Park
Listening to the wind of change
An August summer night
Soldiers passing by
Listening to the wind of change
The world is closing in
Did you ever think
That we could be so close, like brothers
The future's in the air
I can feel it everywhere
Blowing with the wind of change
Take me to the magic of the moment
On a glory night
Where the children of tomorrow dream away (dream away)
In the wind of change
Walking down the street
Distant memories
Are buried in the past forever
I follow the Moskva
Down to Gorky Park
Listening to the wind of change
Take me to the magic of the moment
On a glory night
Where the children of tomorrow share their dreams (share their dreams)
With you and me
Take me to the magic of the moment
On a

I am the Earth

Bon Jovi: It´s my life

Wallace & Gromit: A Grand Day Out


Lost Frequencies: Are you with me

Charlie Puth & Selena Gómez:
 We don´t talk anymore

Ed Sheeran: Shape of you

Whitney Houston: I will always love you

Paperman - Animated love story

Invention of Love

Rhiana: Girl on fire

Jingle Bells

We wish you a Merry Christmas

Christmas Carols

Top 20 Christmas Songs

Christmas all over again 
Tom Petty

Merry Christmas Everyone
Shakin´ Stevens

Mannequin Challenge Song

Modal verbs song

It must be love (Madness)

The show must go on (Queen)

Revision of comparative adjectives

Lenka: Everything at once

Everything at Once

As sly as a fox, as 1.______ as an ox
As fast as a hare, as brave as a bear
As free as a bird, as neat as a word
As quiet as a mouse, as 2.______ as a house
All I wanna be, all 3.____ wanna be, oh
All I wanna be is everything
As mean 4.____ a wolf, as sharp as a 5._____
As deep as a bite, as 6.____ as the night
As sweet as a song, as right as a wrong
As 7.______ as a road, as 8.______ as a toad
As 9.______ as a picture hanging from a fixture
Strong like a family, strong as I wanna be
Bright as day, as light as play
As hard as 10._______, as grand as a whale
All I wanna be, all I wanna be, oh
All I wanna be is everything
As warm as the, the sun, as silly as fun
As cool

Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature 2016
The prize was awarded to Bob Dylan "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition".

Biography Bob Dylan

Folk rock singer-songwriter Bob Dylan was born Robert Allen Zimmerman on May 24, 1941, in Duluth, Minnesota. While attending college, he began performing folk and country songs, taking the name "Bob Dylan." In 1961 Dylan signed his first recording contract and emerged as one of the most original and influential voices in the history of American popular music. Showing no signs of slowing down, Dylan has continued to tour in recent years, and released studio albums including Together Through Life(2009), Tempest (2012), Shadows in the Night (2015) and Fallen Angels(2016). The legendary singer-songwriter has received Grammy, Academy and Golden Globe awards, as well as the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Revision of present and past tenses

Fools Garden
Lemon Tree with animation 

Simon & Garfunkel 
Sound of Silence animation



The Mamas and the Papas

Carlifornia Dreaming

Midnight Oil
Beds are burning

This video is about the global warming of the earth.




A Horse with No Name
On the 1._______ part of the journey
I was 2._________ at all the life
There were plants and birds and rocks and things
There 3. ______ sand and hills and rings
The first thing I 4.________ was a fly with a buzz
And the sky with no clouds
The heat was 5._______ and the ground was dry
But the 6.______ was full of sound
I've been through the desert on a 7._______ with no name
It felt 8.________to be out of the rain
In the desert you can remember your name
'Cause there ain't no one for to give you no pain
La, la
After two days in the desert sun
My skin began to turn 9.______
After three days in the desert fun
I 10.______ looking at a river bed
And the story it told of a river that flowed
Made me sad to think it was 11._______
You see I've been through the 12.______ on a horse with no name
It felt…