READING · STUDENT

THE INVENTION OF THE INTERNET (READING): ONE WORD GAPS FILL

Fill in the gaps with one word: The invention of the internet Unlike _____(1) invention of such things like the light bulb or the television. The internet has not single inventor, it was more correctly a collective effort that instead, evolved _____ (2) time. The internet started to be used on a measurable scale in… Continue reading THE INVENTION OF THE INTERNET (READING): ONE WORD GAPS FILL

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TRAVELLING BROADENS YOUR MIND (READING): ONE WORD GAPS FILL

Fill in the gaps with one word: Travelling broadens your mind There are _____ (1) many pros to travelling that I can´t even list them all. From meeting people, learning new things and trying new foods. Travel has it all. But clearly the most beneficial of all of them is the fact that it opens… Continue reading TRAVELLING BROADENS YOUR MIND (READING): ONE WORD GAPS FILL

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ECOTOURISM (READING): ONE WORD GAPS FILL

Fill in the gaps with one word: Ecotourism You may be asking yourself, what on earth is ecotourism? Ecotourism was first defined in 1990 as ¨responsible travel _____ (1) natural areas that conserves the environment in its natural states and improves the well-being of the local people”. This is a far cry away _____ (2)… Continue reading ECOTOURISM (READING): ONE WORD GAPS FILL

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INTERNSHIPS (READING): ONE WORD GAPS FILL

Fill the gaps with one word: INTERNSHIPS Internship is an ambiguous term that is open to many forms of interpretation. What is clear is that an internship refers to _____ (1) the job training for what we call “white collar” professions. In many ways they are similar to apprenticeships in _____ (2) people learn a… Continue reading INTERNSHIPS (READING): ONE WORD GAPS FILL

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HAPPINESS (READING): ONE WORD GAPS FILL

Fill in the gaps in the text with one word. More than one answer may be possible. Happiness Happiness is an elusive state ____ (1) we all pursue. Some ____ (2) even say that it is the meaning of life, to be happy. Philosophers, psychologists and even economists, have long sought to find the magic… Continue reading HAPPINESS (READING): ONE WORD GAPS FILL

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SUCCESS (READING): ONE WORD GAPS FILL

Fill in the gaps in the text with one word. More than one answer may be possible. Success When you think about professional success, you think ____ (1) the strategies and behaviours that people have ____ (2) they are at work. You think about what people do during the 9-5 working hours, and ____ (3)… Continue reading SUCCESS (READING): ONE WORD GAPS FILL

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TEACHING (READING): ONE WORD GAPS FILL

Fill in the gaps in the text with one word. More than one answer may be possible. TEACHING WORKSHOPS From experience of teaching workshops and training courses, I thought it best to begin ____ (1) talking about a teacher’s role in the classroom and how it has changed in recent years. It is believed that long… Continue reading TEACHING (READING): ONE WORD GAPS FILL

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TRAVEL AND EDUCATION (READING): ONE WORD GAPS FILL

Fill in the gaps in the text with one word. More than one answer may be possible. Travel and Education Travelling is about education: learning ____ (1) the world, yourself and life in general. The lessons are endless no matter where you are in the world, so if you’ve ever been backpacking, you’ll know what… Continue reading TRAVEL AND EDUCATION (READING): ONE WORD GAPS FILL

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LEISURE TIME (READING): ONE WORD GAPS FILL

Fill in the gaps in the text with one word. More than one answer may be possible.   How we spend our leisure time How do you spend your spare time? In my case I know that I like to be productive. I can´t unwind ____ (1) a hard week at work by sitting around… Continue reading LEISURE TIME (READING): ONE WORD GAPS FILL

GRAMMAR

ADVICE GRAMMAR AND SPEAKING

Giving advice in English is a key skill that all learners must master. There are various different forms that can be used, and learners of English should vary them. 2nd Conditional: IF + PAST + , + WOULD/COULD/MIGHT + BARE INFINITIVE If I were you, I would study with a native teacher. If I had… Continue reading ADVICE GRAMMAR AND SPEAKING

ACTIVITIES · B1 ENGLISH · SPEAKING · STUDENT

PET (B1): FEELINGS SPEAKING

What situations make you feel really happy? Do you often get frustrated with your studies? Do you often feel tired or energy less? How often do you get cross with your family? Have you ever been interested in learning German? Would you like to be a more positive person? When was the last time that… Continue reading PET (B1): FEELINGS SPEAKING

ACTIVITIES · C1 ENGLISH · SPEAKING · STUDENT

CAE (C1): CRIME SPEAKING QUESTIONS

Do you think it is likely to become a victim of crime in this day and age? Should any illegal substances such as cocaine be legalized to better control their consumption? What is the most serious crime a person can commit and how should it be punished? What can we do to make sure that… Continue reading CAE (C1): CRIME SPEAKING QUESTIONS

GENERAL

LEARN ENGLISH WITH OUR TEACHERS

Intercambioidiomasonline is a fast growing language learning platform for English that works to link foreign language learners and teaching professionals together. The aim of this site is to encourage social interaction and bridge gaps between cultures. For this reason our clients are both language teachers and language learners that wish to advance their language skills… Continue reading LEARN ENGLISH WITH OUR TEACHERS

GRAMMAR

GET + ADJECTIVE

The use of GET + ADJECTIVE is extremely useful in the English language because it gives the adjective a reflexive meaning. This is particularly useful for Spanish speakers learning English because it helps them to translate phrases such as “cansarse o enfadarse”   For instance: To get tired = I always get tired if I… Continue reading GET + ADJECTIVE

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FREE TIME (READING): ONE WORD GAPS FILL

Fill in the gaps with one word:   Can we use our free time better nowadays than in the past?   A lack of free time _____ (1) be a cause of stress and therefore, health problems. On starting this essay, it is important to take into account the various factors that have changed _____… Continue reading FREE TIME (READING): ONE WORD GAPS FILL