Rio de Janeiro is one of the most exciting cities in the world, and no year has been more hotly anticipated in the city than the year that the great football nation will host the FIFA World Cup that has just started now in Brazil. However, whether you’re a lover or a loather of “the beautiful game”, there are many things aside from football to keep you occupied in the city dubbed the “cidade maravilhosa” (or the wonderful city). Here I’ve compiled a brief top-five list of things to do in Rio while you’re here!
Have you been learning English for many years but still get the impression that your English is a little, well, Brazilian? In this article I’ll give you a rundown of the most typical errors made by my Brazilian English language students. I can almost guarantee that you will have made at least some of these errors in the process of learning English… perhaps you’re still making them! I can also guarantee that your English will improve if you can manage to iron them out, as we say.
The General Medical Council has decided to revise its criteria for assessing knowledge of English amongst its members. What are the implications of these changes which are effective from 18 June 2014? Read more