Pueblo Inglés Blog

Traditions in England: Guy Fawkes is Bonfire and fireworks night

By Chris Sharpe On the evening of 5 November, you may see lots of bonfires and fireworks in England, but why? There are a lot of traditions in England that, although unknown for most foreigners, mark our English social character and personality. One of them is Guy fawkes, which has its roots in a historical […]

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Best Halloween Makeup Tutorials: makeup vocabulary B1.2

It is the time of year when we are starting to think about what to do on Halloween, what the best costume to wear is and how to make ourselves up for the occasion. Here at Diverbo we thought about you and looked for some of the best Halloween makeup tutorials on the web to […]

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Tradiciones y origen de Halloween

Por Beatriz Calvo Llega una de las fechas del año más ansiadas por los niños estadounidenses: la noche de Halloween. En España esta fiesta está siendo adoptada por muchas familias y colegios, que encuentran en Halloween una actividad entretenida más para sumar a las rutinas de los niños. Estos se disfrazan de sus personajes de […]

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My Big Cats Journal: Smart books for kids

By Nicola Hardy Recently a friend of mine who is a mum of two, was complaining about the over-abundance of “dumbed down” books for kids. It´s as though people assume that because kids are small, they can´t grasp facts or can only understand slapstick humour and jokes. Big Cats Journal My Polar Animals Journal By […]

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The US presidential debate songified!

Last October 3rd, 9:00-10:30 p.m., the first presidential debate took place in Denver. A Youtube user, schmoyoho, took Barack Obama and Mitt Romney’s best promises and pleas to soaring heights and rousing melodies. Listen to them and have fun! By Beatriz Calvo, 09.10.2012 (Grammar point: Suffix -ify) As many of you may know by now, […]

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Nuestras canciones en inglés favoritas

Todo comenzó con una sencilla pregunta: ¿Cuáles son tus canciones en inglés favoritas de todos los tiempos? Y se inició una lluvia de ideas… Gente de España, Estados Unidos, Australia, Reino Unido, Irlanda, Canadá, etc. compartieron sus canciones en inglés favoritas de todos los tiempos a través de Facebook. Estas fueron algunas de las propuestas: […]

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Our all-time favorite English songs

It all started with one simple question: What are your all time favorite English songs? And the brainstorming began… People from Spain, United States, Australia, United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, our Spanish students and Anglo volunteers shared with us their all-time favourite songs through Facebook. Then, everybody voted for their favorite song of the ones proposed: […]

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Pueblo Ingles is a week long program where you speak no Spanish

By Tiffany Trent, Anglo Volunteer It is just English – a full immersion week.  You have to provide your way there, but they provide all meals and hotel rooms.  They have programs in Spain, Germany, and now Ireland!!  I actually saved money because I didn’t have to pay for gas, groceries or eating out, or […]

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My visit to Chinatown

Bowl of rice, bitter tea. Is this all the good earth has to offer me? Will I find, peace of mind? Does my true love wait behind the China gate? China Gate, written by Victor Youngs and Harold Adamson, performed by Nat King Cole By Colby Price A recent trip back to my native Seattle […]

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Back to school

Back to school at Diverbo Kids and Teens

At Diverbo Kids and Teens, we have just opened our doors to welcome all the new and returning students. We’ve had a bit of a make-over for their back to school so our classrooms are fresh and inviting. By Nicola Hardy Heading back to school can be nerve-wracking for students and parents alike. Parents can […]

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