Monday, 29 October 2012


About 5000 Spanish teenagers travel to Britain to study English every summer. Others decide to spend a school year abroad attending High School lessons in an English-speaking country. A few are lucky to study their university degree abroad with the hope of better educational and work opportunities in the future. 

In the track below, an expert offers advice to ESL/EFL (English as a Second Language / English as a Foreign Language) students at UK universities. Listen to the conversation and answer the questions below. Send me your answers through VoiceMai. Make complete answers and give as many details as possible.  

1.- What has he just finished doing? What kind of course did he take?

2.- Why was it a challenge for most of the students in the course to study in the UK? 

3.- Why does he say "people weren't very forthcoming"?

4.- What were the students good at and not so good at?

5.- What does "critical thinking" involve?

Watch the following video about well-known universities in USA and answer the questions on the right.
When you finish, send me your results. Remember to write down your name and surname and my teacher code.

Deadline: Monday 5th November

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