Intensive Advanced 2

Monday, March 27, 2017

Advanced 2: Buying or renting property?

Would you rather buy a house or rent it? Watch the following video. Click here.
Glossary:
homeowner: propietario
renter/ tenant: inquilino
landlord / landlady: el casero /casera
monthly rent check: alquiler mensual
a down payment: una señal, un pago inicial (a sum paid in advance)
a washer-drier: una lavadora-secadora
equity: patrimonio neto, participación en la propiedad
shag carpeting: alfombra / moqueta de pelo largo
to chip away: socavar
outright. totalmente
lay out a good chunk of change: desembolsar un buen "pellizco"
cost-effective: rentable
to upkeep: mantener

Advanced 2. Video: Hong Kong apartment

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Friday, March 24, 2017

Advanced 2: The house of the future

Have you ever wondered what the house of the future will be like? Well, if you want to find out, just click here.

Advanced 2. Video: The Wishgranter Short Film

Watch this animated short film and make hypotheses. What would have happened if...? Click here. (Special thanks to Anabel Fernández for the link).

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Advanced 2. Mixed conditionals

In English there are mainly two types of mixed conditionals. On this webpage you will find all the necessary information Click here.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Advanced 2. Video. My blackberry is not working.

You are going to watch a video in which a customer complains about a blackberry he has just bought from a fruit stall. Click here and do the pre-viewing exercises. Click here to see the video. Finally, if you want to read the original script, click here.