Last weekend a friend of mine asked me to take the HERMES test. What is this test about?
Warning: The following video contains some swear words
Last week, my mom who is learning English and French at the Official School of Languages (EOI) asked me if I was tempted by any books from her school’s library since she was going to collect one for herself. I checked the libraries’ catalogue very quickly and I was happily surprised to find these:
Something for the weekend! If there is nothing good on telly atm here is my recommendation: Travel Man: 48 Hours in… Valencia.
“Richard and Sara Pascoe visit the birthplace of paella, for cocktails, zorbing, a four-wheel bike ride and a hunt for the holy grail”. – www.channel4.com
Nowadays it seems that we can easily access every bit of information through the Internet but to be honest some quests can be a bit overwhelming due to the excess of data on some topics.
When I was starting as a language assistant I was running out of ideas when looking for arguments to defend or to oppose a topic included in the themes of the A2 Spanish exam so I decided to take a quick break to clear my mind.
Somehow I ended up in the school library and I bumped into this new acquisition. It is an excellent book that contains in a very well structured and schematic manner. The book is divided into eight varied thematic sections:
Some of the things that fascinate me, in particular, is how do people use languages, as in what do they do with that linguistic code, and why do they do so.
Recently, I am very interested (believe it or not) in anything that has to do with Ivanka Trump’s use of language. Why? Take a look at this video: