Category Archives: Cinema


Another excellent site to practise your English.

Yappr is an online service that makes learning English fun and easy.  You can learn English by watching videos from native speakers about music, celebrities, news, American culture, and more. Videos include transcriptions, translations and a dictionary, so you can learn about the topics that interest you.

You only need to register to use the site. Enjoy!!



Last Academic Year I posted the ‘Real English’ lesson on conditionals . If you want to watch the videoclip and do the exercises again, type ‘conditionals’ into the search engine in order to find them.

I’m posting a ppt on conditionals, thanks to an English teacher who has kindly shared his presentation. Thank you very much.

You will also find a clear summary of conditional forms on English Page.

I hope you enjoy the sites and find everything useful.

Unreal Conditionals ppt


‘An Inconvenient Truth’ is the name of a movie by former U.S. vice president Al Gore. The movie is a presentation about climate change and its effects. The purpose of the movie is to inform the people of the world, and especially the U.S., that global warming is real and caused by humans.  It also shows how we can change global warming. Watch the movie trailer with English subtitles and give your opinion about the following questions :

  • What are some ways that you can reduce pollution in this country?
  • What can you do to help prevent pollution?
  • What can you do to make this world a better place?
  • Which is more important, increasing people’s standard of living, or protecting the environment?

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Interesting Stories is a collection of interactive stories that focus on the intersection of human health and the environment.
These stories are based on real-life problems that involve the effect of our environment on our health.

Throughout the story, you will encounter information that explores the science behind the key health questions in the story. Analyze this information and then use it to answer the open-ended question that completes each story.


Vocabulary, articles, news, games and information relating to the environment

Golden Girls – Twas the Night Before Christmas (1/3)

This is the first part of the episode. Watch the video and do the listening activity below. When you finish check your answers.

Thank you very much for being such wonderful students. Thank you for all the good moments we’ve spent together.


See you next year 🙂


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Sister Mary Dracula


October 31st is Halloween. Where does Halloween come from? The Celts lived in Britain, Ireland and parts of France over 2,000 years ago, and October 31st was the end of their year. The Celts believed that ghosts came back to earth on this day. Today many people around the world celebrate this old festival – but today people usually have parties, dress up, and tell spooky stories about witches, skeletons, bats and ghosts.

Sister  Mary Dracula was created in the summer of 2001 and was selected for the San Diego Comic Con Independent Film Festival in 2004.

Watch this animation and have some Halloween fun!   BOOOOO!!!

Kate Winslet’s interview at ‘Inside the Actors Studio Clips’

It seems there are copyright problems with the interview I posted yesterday, so I have prepared another listening and let’s hope you tube doesn’t remove it.

Watch the interview and say whether the sentences are T(rue) or F(alse) 

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1. The interviewer asks Kate to tell a story about her work with Harvey Keitel.

2. Kate knew that Harvey liked improvising.

3. Harvey liked to improvise to improve their performance.

4. Harvey asked Kate to act like a dying dog. 

5. Jane Campion(the director) didn't like Harvey's idea.

6. Harvey played Enya during the scene.

7. The scene took about 5 tracks of Enya.

8. Kate couldn't concentrate because the scene was very funny.