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sábado, 20 de febrero de 2016

UPDATED: What will the weather be like in 2016, Mr Marmot?

Groundhog Day 2016: Punxsutawney Phil sees no shadow, predicts early spring (Washington Post)

Groundhog Day 2015: Punxsutawney Phil sees shadow, predicts six more weeks of winter

Marmot Day and the way Americans forecast the weather.What is the other name they use to name this animal?

  Cute calendar 

 Famous groundhog dies after being dropped by a politician!!!!

What happens if the groundhog sees shadow? CNN

Afternoon tea: a very British tradition

I have updated one of my most popular entries with new material I have just come across. I hope you find it interesting.

Listening exercise: How would you like your tea? (BBC Learning English, 6 Minute English)

Here's a new activity to do: William Shakespeare telling us a story from the Merchant of Venice   All that glisters is not gold (BBC Learning English, Shakespeare speaks) comes from the expression "all that glitters is not gold"

We have one Selectivity exam about this topic that we will be doing very shortly. Here you have got an interesting article, which the examiner may have based on:

And what is the name of the cake that is on the picture?

And now what is the difference between 'have to' and 'must'?


Episode 160203 / 3 February 2016   >>>> Expressions presented: hailed, hampering, blacklog & prediction.