How to keep up with your English studies during the holidays

Many of you would have completed your last English lesson before starting your holidays. Your head is now only full of Christmas, New Year and Day of the King celebrations. You may not practise any English until your first lesson in the second or third week of January. What happens if you don’t go to […]

Strange Christmas traditions from around the world

Visitors to Barcelona never fail to be intrigued and entertained by some of the local Christmas traditions. Anyone who has tried to explain Caga Tio or Caganer to a visitor will know the amusement it causes. However, there are many places around the world which have their own set of unique or funny traditions. Here […]

Strange Christmas traditions from around the world

Visitors to Barcelona never fail to be intrigued and amused by the local traditions of Caga Tio and Cageners, perhaps one of the most unusual Christmas traditions they have ever come across. However, there are other equally amusing Christmas traditions followed in other parts of the world. Eating KFC on Christmas in Japan Due to […]

Remember to schedule nothing this week

Do you sometimes feel carried away by a tide of work? Do you always have a long list of things to do, emails to answer, meetings to attend and reports to write? Work can get a bit too hectic sometimes and we can feel like we are always fire-fighting. In business terms fire-fighting refers to […]

What are you thankful for this year?

Some of you may have been lucky enough to join in a Thanksgiving dinner yesterday. For others the celebrations have to wait until the weekend, or for some it’s not a festival you follow. However, there is one aspect of this modern festival which we can all benefit from. Apart from the food, the parades […]

What is a Language?

The living language is like a cowpath: it is the creation of the cows themselves, who, having created it, follow it or depart from it according to their whims or their needs. From daily use, the path undergoes change. A cow is under no obligation to stay in the narrow path she helped make, following […]

How to Speak English Fluently by MLC Method

My Language Coach is based on the following principles of language learning:  Study word families: nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, both their positive and negative forms. Learn to combine them in simple structures. Later on, you will learn how to combine these short structures into longer and more complex sentence units. Learn and study typical English […]

How to Motivate Yourself in the Classroom?

Sometimes I see my students tired of their everyday responsibilities and hard work, everyday rat race to succeed and to become more and more successful at what they do. Naturally, even though they come to their English class, they are sometimes tired and unwilling to engage their full learning potential, most probably due to stress […]

Multicultural Explosion

Living and working in an international environment is a very unique experience. People meet people, people get to know people, and everyone seems to be the main participant in the rat race of succeeding. But, what is success after all? I sometimes wonder if I have been doomed or blessed to be living in this […]

¿Como estudiar inglés online?

Estudiar inglés es como leer los grandes clásicos, uno siempre vuelve a hacerlo y siempre descubre nuevos sentidos de las palabras, nuevas metáforas, significados, emociones, nuevas preocupaciones, y vuelve a tener dudas, preguntas, obstáculos, nuevos intentos de superar las traducciones literarias, «falsos amigos», etc. Pero, si uno tiene un poco de confianza en sus capacidades […]