World Book Day!

Today is World Book Day so, in the style of modern-day bookshops, the staff of King’s training are offering their recommendations for a good read.  Feel free to add your own in the comments box!   Irene The God of Small Things (Arundhati Roy): Beautifully written, it tells the story of three generations of a family in Kerala,…

Ways of Listening

This post is about the different ways we can improve our listening in English. We will look at three ways of listening and how awareness of them can help our development.   ‘Coursebook’ listening: Coursebooks often use listening activities to present grammar points, vocabulary or functional phrases. The recordings are done by actors in a manner which…

¿Por qué aprender un idioma?

Parece una pregunta tan general que es difícil saber por dónde empezar considerando que el propósito de estas palabras no es, en absoluto, ofrecer todas las respuestas a la pregunta, sino explorar algunas de las razones que conducen a la gente a embarcarse en el aprendizaje de un idioma y ver lo que esta actividad…