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Why did you volunteer at Pueblo Ingles?

At Diverbo we wanted to know what you, volunteers, think of Pueblo Ingles. So, we decided to ask you this simple question through our Facebook “Diverbo Fans” page and this is what we got: Joanne Larose I love learning about new cultures and places. It really opens my eyes up to the rest of the […]

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¿Qué son los falsos amigos (false friends)?

A pesar de lo comunes que son los llamados false friends (falsos amigos) sigo encontrándome con estudiantes de inglés que desconocen este término. Hoy publico este post con un poco de historia y algunos de los falsos amigos más comunes en inglés y español.   Por Beatriz Calvo Peña Los falsos amigos – false friends […]

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7 Myths and Facts about Thanksgiving

This year, Thanksgiving will be celebrated on Thursday the 22nd in the U.S. Foreigners often ask questions about the holiday, and there are a few misconceptions about our ‘turkey day’. Let’s take a look at some common ones. By Colby Price 1. The first Thanksgiving was a harvest festival held in late September/early October. Fact. […]

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English idioms: Los 10 idioms más populares con la palabra “word”

Por Beatriz Calvo Peña Palabras, palabras, palabras… Los políticos conocen el secreto de la victoria gracias al uso acertado de las palabras. Los estudiantes se rompen la cabeza buscando la palabra correcta. En cierto modo, las palabras gobiernan el mundo. Encontrar la palabra adecuada para cada ocasión ha sido siempre una de las pasiones del […]

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Common English mistakes by native speakers

Text: Colby Price Photo: Dani Rodrigo That’s right. Believe it or not, we make mistakes too. Spanish students of English often think that if a native speaker says it, it must be correct. But it’s not true in Spanish and it’s not true in English. There are several common English mistakes that native speakers tend […]

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The ABCs of the US Presidential Elections

Are you interested in the Presidential Elections? A student of English? A journalist who needs to understand the insides of the elections? A teacher looking to prepare a special class on it? Here at Diverbo we have prepared a Glossary of Terms related to the US Presidential Elections. We hope you like it and share […]

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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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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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