Seven days to go before Christmas!

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Joy to the world! The Lord has come
Let earth receive her King!
Let every heart prepare Him room

And heaven and nature sing
And heaven and nature sing
And heaven, and heaven and nature sing

Joy to the world! the Savior reigns
Let men their songs employ
While fields and floods
Rocks, hills and plains
Repeat the sounding joy
Repeat the sounding joy
Repeat, repeat the sounding joy

3. No more let sins and sorrows grow
Nor thorns infest the ground;
He ...

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How to use “any”

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Any is used in negative sentences but they are not negative themselves.

No vi nada- I saw nothing (positive verb and negated object) OR I didn´t see anything. (negated verb and positive object)

(I didn´t see nothing- INCORRECT) 

DOUBLE/TWO NEGATIVES in English- INCORRECT

No veo nada- I don´t see anything OR I see nothing.

 

 

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angina

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This is something that can to real confusion. If you tell an English-speaker that you´re suffering from anginas, don´t be surprised if they rush to call an ambulance.

In English, angina only means angina de pecho. If you use it to say that you have a bad sore throat, they would think that you´re about to have a heart attack.

You can say that you have a sore throat or a pain in your throat.

Angina (an-JI-nuh or AN-juh-nuh) is chest pain or ...

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academy

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The place that you go to for your English language classes might call itself the Academy but these places are generally known in English as language schools. Also, all children go to a school in English but it might be a colegio, escuela or INSTITUTO in Spanish.

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ACTUALLY no és ACTUALMENTE

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ACTUALLY- no tiene relación con el tiempo en inglés

Por ejemplo:

Mi nombre parece inglés, pero en realidad és aléman. My name looks English, but actually it´s German.

ACTUALMENTE- tiene relación con el tiempo en castellano

Por ejemplo:

Actualmente vive en París mi hermano, pero va a mudarse a Berlín dentro de un mes. (Currently, my brother lives in Madrid, but he is going to move to Barcelona in a month’s time.)

On the other way around, some English speakers who´ve been to Spain didn’t know that ...

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Cómo se dice en inglés “hacer puente?”

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holidays

Is it “to make a bridge?” It sounds funny, doesn’t it? You don’t make bridge, but you build it instead.

One great example is the date “December 7, 2015″ which is “puente” as you call it. It falls the day before the holiday “December 8, 2015.”

December 8 falls on Tuesday. When a public holiday in Spain falls on Tuesday, it is a common practice for employers to make  Monday as well and to ...

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