Category: Multi Media Classes

Multi Media Classes use all modern medias & technologies to help improve your listening comprehension, vocabulary building, reading skills and are designed to help your practise speaking and using new words from the class.

A Day Made of Glass – Part 1 – Using technology words

A Day made of Glass A class designed to help you use all the modern technology words, using video.    Language level: Intermediate – advanced (B1 – C1) Learned type   : All ages Time : 60 mins Activity : Descriptive everyday English with technology. Topic   : Future technology with glass. Language : Phrasal verbs, technology […]

TED – Erik Johansson: Impossible Photography

Ted.com Erik Johansson: Impossible photography Erik Johansson creates realistic photos of impossible scenes — capturing ideas, not moments. In this witty how-to, the Photoshop wizard describes the principles he uses to make these fantastical scenarios come to life, while keeping them visually plausible.   1. Questions: What do you think of Erik’s photography? Do you […]

IMM Sound – It’s Immersive (Barcelona based technology company)

  IMM Sound – It’s Immersive   This is an article about 3D sound in the cinema. Before we start let me ask you some questions.   When I went skiing last season I had to get kitted out with loads of new things. What did I buy? I bought a new computer last week […]

TED – Looking inside your brain.

Christopher deCharms looks inside the brain You are going to view a presentation from Ted.com.   Neuroscientist and inventor Christopher deCharms demonstrates a new way to use to show brain activity — thoughts, emotions, pain — while it is happening. In other words, you can actually see how you feel.     1. Questions: Just […]

Medical Apps for iPad & iPhone (for Doctors)

NY Times – October 15 2011 Those Scan Results Are Just an App Away http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/16/business/medical-apps-to-assist-with-diagnoses-cleared-by-fda.html?_r=3   EVEN in the vast world of apps, Dr. Patrick J. Gagnon has one with an unusual distinction: it had to be cleared for use by the Food and Drug Administration. Dr. Gagnon, a radiation oncologist, uses the app when […]

Baltasar Garzón: judge on trial

Baltasar Garzón: judge on trial The Guardian What is your understanding of the Garzón case? What do you think about Garzón? Do the Spanish media present him as a hero or a villain? Words & Phrases: Discuss the meaning of the following words: on trial, to allege, wire taps, to ban, to twist, polemic, wilful, […]

Frank Sinatra – That’s Life – some practical advice.

Frank Sinatra – That’s Life – some practical advice.    How do you say “that’s life” in French? Tell me one typical thing that everyone always says? Which team is riding high in the Spanish league now? Which famous manager was shot down in the media recently? It’s January, new year resolution, Im going to […]