Recursos Inglés (page 4)

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B2 The Island Spain and France Rule

B2 The island that Spain and France rule for six months of every year Today, as part of a twice-yearly tradition, Madrid formally cedes control of tiny Pheasant Island to France In Spain’s northeastern Basque Country, between Irun and the…

B2+ Mediterranean Diet

B2+ Just how healthy is Spain’s famed Mediterranean diet? Many of its principles are recommendable, but there’s more marketing than actual health benefits It didn’t take the food industry long to realize that putting “Mediterranean diet” on its products or…

C1 Great Backwards in Spanish Democracy

Great Backwards in Spanish Democracy By Luis Bouza García Since 2008, the left-leaning Fundación Alternativas has produced an annual report evaluating the quality of democracy in Spain. This study relies on a survey of social scientists familiar with Spanish politics…

C1 Freedom of the Press Crisis in Spain

C1 Freedom of the Press Crisis in Spain Freedom House In 2014, press freedom continued to suffer from the effects of the economic crisis. Many media outlets have closed or cut staff in recent years, as public expenditures and the…

B1+ Never do while dining

The Spanish are a pretty tolerant, care-free bunch most of the time. But when it comes to the dining table, there are a few taboos. Here’s what not to do when eating in Spain. 1. Don’t turn your nose up…

C1 Europe’s bees

C1 What is going on with Europe’s bees? Existing data is either inconsistent or non-existent, say experts at interdisciplinary summit in Brussels For many plants, bees are their only aid to reproduction. Their hair-covered bodies easily transport pollen from the…

B2 Yuri Drozdov

B2 Yuri Drozdov: The man who turned Soviet spies into Americans Yuri Drozdov once said it could take up to seven years to train an “illegal”, the Soviet spies planted abroad under false or assumed identities, sometimes for decades. As…

B2 The Tunnels of Alhambra

The world-famous palace complex in Granada is criss-crossed with a network of defensive features On the scrub-covered hillside of the Alhambra in Granada, which slopes down to the Darro river, a cave that is partially concealed by ivy opens up…

B1+ Why Dogs Roll in Poo?

B1+ Why Dogs Roll in Smelly Poo By Richard Gray -BBC News The sun shines overhead, while the hum of insects and birdsong completes a beautiful day. On the other side of the park, your pet dog bounces around excitedly.…

B2 Green Energy

Green Energy EL PAIS A group of pilgrims on the Camino de Santiago climb up to the brow of the Perdón hills and take some pictures. To the north of them lies the city of Pamplona and its 200,000 inhabitants.…

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