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More than 100 students receive their Cambridge Certificates

More than 100 Turó students, who held the Cambridge ESOL Exams last May, were awarded with their certificates: Starters, Movers, Flyers, KET, PET, FCE and CAE.

Since 2011 Turó is a Cambridge Preparation Centre. Students from all ages come to Turó in May and early June to hold these exams

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From the very beginning Cambridge exams are  a great way to help young students build on their language skills and make further progress in English.

Cambridge English exams are accepted by over 13,500 universities, employers and governments around the world. These exams can open doors to higher education, improve employment opportunities, and because they are globally recognised, can increase learners’ choices for study or work.

All the students who participated in the program IRELAND EXPERIENCE last year, received their English certificate last Friday 22nd September. As you know, IRELAND EXPERIENCE is an intensive English program for 6th PRI and 1st ESO students .

Our students  received their TIE Certificates ( TEST OF INTERACTIVE ENGLISH). This Certificate is officially recognised by the Council of English Language Schools and the Catalan Departament d’Educació.

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A term in Ireland 2016/17

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6th Grade and 1st ESO students have the opportunity to improve their English and learn a new cultures by taking part in this activity called ” A term in Ireland”. This time 6 of our students have decided to fly to Dublin.

As most of you know, our students have got a perfect opportunity to improve their  English skills through this Ireland Experience for 3 months.

They are placed in an Irish school and family will rapidly improve their oral and written English, while simultaneously experiencing the traditional Irish culture and way of life, which is noted for its hospitality and friendliness.

You can watch their everyday life in Dublin in this BLOG

English School Week

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1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th grade have participated in the English School Week. Our English Week at school project has been specially designed for our students to spend five days in their own school with native English Staff participating in speaking classes and a wide rage of activities in English. Main topic for 1st and 2nd was “dinosaurs” and “monsters” for 3rd and 4th grade.

A programme full of great ideas and motivating activities and lessons based around English topics.

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Territorial Final of the Fonix Competition

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Primary and ESO students participated a few days ago in the first territorial final of the FONIX, which took place at URV in Tarragona.

Javier García-Bayón (5th), Èric López (6th), Jaume Ferrer (1st ESO), Miquel Àngel Jiménez (2nd ESO), Mateu Segués (3rd ESO), Iñigo Andreu ( 4th ESO) and Juan de Bonilla (1st BATX) were the students chosen in the first knockout stage of the competition carried out at school. On Saturday these four students among more than 500 students from all over Tarragona’s province had to make difficult written tasks containing a variety of activities on vocabulary, reading and writing. There will be only a winner per each level who will have to face the second final in Barcelona, so let’s keep our fingers crossed!

117 students receive their Cambridge certificate

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More than 115 Turó students, who held the Cambridge ESOL Exams last May, were awarded with their certificates: Starters, Movers, Flyers, KET, PET, FCE and CAE.

Since 2011 Turó is a Cambridge Preparation Centre. Students from all ages come to Turó in May and early June to hold these exams

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From the very beginning Cambridge exams are  a great way to help young students build on their language skills and make further progress in English.

Cambridge English exams are accepted by over 13,500 universities, employers and governments around the world. These exams can open doors to higher education, improve employment opportunities, and because they are globally recognised, can increase learners’ choices for study or work.

English Culture Week in 5th Grade

5th grade students have a great opportunity to improve their English skills thanks to this programme which takes place at a small English town called Bury St. Edmunds (Suffolk) in England.

The boys live in a typical English residence for a week where they also have English classes in the morning. In the afternoons, the boys continue learning English with practical oral activities through the town: a treasure hunt, interviewing people at the local market, learning the rules of British sports, visiting the local Fire Station and spending an afternoon in Cambridge…

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A real positive English experience in which the boys, a part from having fun, they have learnt and improved their English. In fact, They have ca. 80 hours of English lessons.

 

FONIX competition: Territorial Final

Primary,ESO and BATX students participated last Saturday in the first territorial final of the FONIX, which took place at URV in Tarragona.

Carlos Aldecoa (5th), Àngel Martí (6th),  Juan Gordo (1st ESO), Pablo Meneses (2nd ESO), Marc Escoda (3rd ESO), Juan de Bonilla (4th ESO) and Gerard Domingo (1st BATX) were the students chosen in the first knockout stage of the competition carried out at school. On Saturday these seven students among more than 300 students from all over Tarragona’s province had to make difficult written tasks containing a variety of activities on vocabulary, reading and writing. There will be only three winners per each level who will have to face the second final in Barcelona, so let’s keep our fingers crossed!

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Students receive their TIE certificates

All the students who participated in the program IRELAND EXPERIENCE last year, have received their English certificate. As you know, IRELAND EXPERIENCE is an intensive English program for 6th PRI and 1st ESO students .

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Our students have received their TIE Certificates ( TEST OF INTERACTIVE ENGLISH). This Certificate is officially recognised by the Council of English Language Schools and the Catalan Departament d’Educació.