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06
JUN
2016

Grammar lesson : time expressions in english

Grammar lesson : time expressions in english This grammar lesson will allow you to use different time expressions. You can find frequency adverbs, the words « early » and « late » and word combinations with « time »! Now try these exercices to practise what you have learnt thanks to t
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14
MAR
2016

Coming Soon : Language Stays with SEC

If you have been studying hard throughout the year in your English classes, or haven’t had the opportunity to follow a course, or just simply want to take a wonderful learning vacation, then go to the beautiful city of Bath in England. What better way to further your knowledge of the
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06
JAN
2016

This month in Grenoble

The new year is here! For a fresh start, Speak English Center has selected some activities available during January in and around Grenoble. Crédit Photo : www.grenoble.fr La Casemate, a cultural center located on Place Saint Laurent in Grenoble, started their new exhibition “Cli
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17
OCT
2015

Why Don’t the French Celebrate Halloween?

My first Halloween in France back in 2002, I did what I would do every year. I bought candies and chocolates and I waited for the kids. None came. I waited all evening and ended up eating all the goodies myself. The following year I did the same and the year after that too. Then I gav
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13
OCT
2015

From Teacher to Master

With this sentence I decided to summarize my career and the years I spent teaching. My choice was to become a master for the rest of my life. I teach English and Spanish. But it does not matter the subject we teach, feelings and goals are always similar. Firstly I will specify that by
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20
SEP
2015

8 years of French classes and I still didn’t speak the language.

In Canada we all have to learn French in school because of Quebec. That’s how I’ve always put it. We don’t want to learn French but we have to. Canada is a bilingual country. French and English “have equality of status and equal rights and privileges as to thei
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28
JUL
2015

Grenoble In August: Festivals and Fun!

If you have been surviving the heat wave in France, you are probably longing for a holiday in the mountains! Well the Isère region surrounding Grenoble has plenty to offer in terms of altitude and an escape from the city, yes even in the midst of August doldrums! To start with, there
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30
JUN
2015

3 Easy Ways To Get Kids Speaking English This Summer

Ahhh Summertime…the time of year when school is out and kids are happy to stay home and play outside all day long. But Summer can also be a time when new hobbies are begun, or new habits learned! Many children have academic workbooks to do during Summer holidays to keep their level of
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17
JUN
2015

Staycation: Summer Holidays in Grenoble

Getting away from it all doesn’t always mean traveling far away. While most people in Europe flock to the coast or big tourism destinations, you can find plenty of things to take you away from it all, physically and mentally, right here in Grenoble! With a little effort, you can disco
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