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«Fancy a cuppa?» Posts in English

«Fancy a cuppa?»

That’s a question you’ve probably never been asked and yet it is uttered tens of thousands of times every day in British households. It means “Would you like a cup of tea?”

Posts in English

Tick, Tock, Tick, Tock, the clocks go back.

Twice a year we change the time on our clocks and watches. In spring we move them one hour forward and in autumn they go one hour back. When I was at school we were[…]

Hello, Hello, Hello Posts in English

Hello, Hello, Hello

Hello and welcome to the CIM’s (Centro de Idiomas Modernos, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya) blog. What better way to start off the blog than with a “Hello”. “Hello” is a standard way to greet people, but[…]