Monthly Archives: octubre 2013

More than 70 students receive their Cambridge Certificates

More than 70 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.


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.

Are you interested in participating? Take a look at the new exams dates for 2014:

YLE (Starters, Movers and Flyers): 10 May

KET:17 May

PET: 17 May

FCE: 7 June

CAE: 7 June



Primary: We love CLIL !

Turó is committed to CLIL (content language integrated learning). CLIL involves teaching a curricular subject through the medium of a language other than that normally used. The subject can be entirely unrelated to language learning, such as history lessons being taught in English in a school in Spain. CLIL is taking place and has been found to be effective in all sectors of education from primary through to adult and higher education. Its success has been growing over the past 10 years and continues to do so. In our case, all our primary pupils study P.E., science and arts & crafts in English. CLIL can offer a variety of benefits. For example:

  • it builds intercultural knowledge and understanding,
  • it improves language competence and oral communication skills
  • it develops multilingual interests and attitudes
  • it allows pupils more contact with the target language
  • it increases pupils’ motivation and confidence in both the language and the subject being taught.