Can You Repeat That? When False Friends Go to the Extreme

When I arrived in Spain over two years ago, I packed with me in my suitcase a phrase book; such was my level of the language before arriving. Before leaving, friends and family questioned why I was opting for Spain and not a country of either my mother tongue or the French language I had learnt for…

CYRT: Can I change my chair, please?

I’ve only come to know one type of table and chair in the classroom whilst working in Spain. If you were to look at them, they could only be described as a table and chair two-in-one – where a writing table extends out and in a way that traps you in its seat. Sometimes the table can…

Can you repeat that? When nature calls…

Ever found yourself in a position where you simply need to go, yet are unable to? Yes, I’m referring to what you’re thinking. It’s a frequent call. It’s a frequent call from nature. We have all been there. Powerless and wondering just how much longer you can physically last. It can happen at the most…