19 Oct 2014 Por

Aquí os dejo los enlaces para consultar la relación de las nuevas convocatorias para los exámenes de Cambridge KET, PET, FCE, CAE Y CPE. Como seguramente sabréis, tenéis la posibilidad de realizar el examen tradicional en papel y también podéis hacerlo por ordenador. Las convocatorias son diferentes según la modalidad de examen, por eso os pongo los dos enlaces correspondientes a ambas modalidades.

Os recordamos que somos centro preparador de estos exámenes y que nuestro porcentaje de aprobados es del 94%. Tenemos grupos que te preparan para el PET, FCE, B1, B2, etc. y ofrecemos clases de prueba sin compromiso. 

Así mismo, como centro preparador de Cambridge, podemos matricularos para estos exámenes desde la academia sin cargos adicionales con las ventajas que ello supone frente a la inscripción individual. 

 

http://alicanteprovinceplus.com/fechas/examenes-en-2014.html

http://alicanteprovinceplus.com/fechas/computer-based-exams.html

 

13 Oct 2014 Por

SOLUTION TO PUZZLE 3:    D is guilty

 

PUZZLE 4  A SECRET OBSERVER *

 

As Socrates' reputation grew, there were those who were jealous of his fame, and who had been embarrassed by his method of cross-examinig to gain the truth. There was a movement to indict Socrates as a negative and disturbing influence. A citizen was chosen to secretly pose as a student of Socrates, to observe his teaching and gain evidence against him. Socrates was informed that one of four followers was, in reality, such an observer. Socrates questioned the four. Their statements follow. All statements are true except any mentioning the secret observer.

A. 1. C is definitely a student, here to learn.

    2. D is a stranger to me.

B. 1. A and D are not acquainted.

    2. C is not the observer.

C. 1. B's first statement is false.

    2. A's second statement is true.

D. 1. C's first statement is false.

    2. A's first statement is true.

 

Which of the four speakers is the observer?

06 Oct 2014 Por

SOLUTION TO PUZZLE 2

A is the thief

 

PUZZLE 3   Who Left the Cell Door Open *

When Socrates was imprisoned for being a disturbing influence, he was held in high esteem by his guards. All four of them hoped that something would occur that would facilitate his escape. One evening, the guard who was on duty intentionally left the cell door open so that Socrates could leave for distant parts.

Socrates did not attempt to escape, as it was his philosophy that if you accept society’s rules, you must also accept its punishments. However, the open door was considered by the authorities to be a serious matter. It is not clear which guard was on duty that evening. The four guards make the following statements in their defense:

      A.   1. I did not leave the door open.

2. C was the one who did it.

   B. 1. I was not the one who was on duty that evening.                   

       2. A was on duty.

   C. 1. B was the one who was on duty that evening.

       2. I hoped Socrates would escape.

   D. 1. I did not leave the door open.

       2. I am not surprised that Socrates did not attempt to                

           escape.

Considering that, in total, three statements are true and five statements are false, which guard is guilty?

01 Oct 2014 Por

 

 

SOLUTION TO PUZZLE 1

It is B's mule

 

PUZZLE 2   Theft of Homer’s writings *

Valuable writings of Homer are missing. They have been stolen from the library in the Parthenon by one of three suspects. The three are questioned by Socrates, and each makes one true and two false statements, as follows:

A.                          1. I did not even know that Homer’s books were in the Parthenon.

       2. C is innocent.

       3. B must be the thief.

B.                          1. I did not do it.

2. A is innocent.

3. A’s first statement is true.

C.                          1. Homer’s writings are not worth taking.

2. A did it; or else it was B.

       3. I would never consider such a dishonest thing.

 

Which one is guilty?

24 Sep 2014 Por

Ya tenéis disponibles los certificados del PET y FIRST en la academia para recogerlos cuando queráis. ¡¡Enhorabuena a todos!!

Seguimos preparando alumnos para las próximas convocatorias del PET y FIRST. Anímate a dar el siguiente paso.

23 Sep 2014 Por

Ya estaba bonita antes pero ahora más. Hemos hecho algunos cambios importantes en la academia para que estéis cómodos mientras aprendéis inglés.

Os propongo algo: a nuestros alumnos, los que están y los que han estado, a ver si "encontráis las diferencias", y a los que no sois alumnos, ¿por qué no os acercáis a verla?

Para unos y para otros os pongo unas fotos de nuestra nueva imagen.

22 Sep 2014 Por

Los lunes ya no tienen por qué ser aburridos. Hoy inauguramos nuestra sección  PUZZLES AND BRAIN TEASERS para que compruebes cuánto inglés conoces y te entretengas mientras desayunas. 

Te presentamos los “FALSE LOGIC PUZZLES”, un rompecabezas  que te planteará un reto semanal de diferentes niveles de dificultad para que utilices la lógica y resuelvas el problema que se te plantea.

Te mostraremos cinco tipos de puzle con una cosa en común: cada uno de ellos contiene al menos una afirmación falsa que debes descubrir para resolver el problema.

Junto al título del enigma encontrarás de uno a tres asteriscos que indicarán el grado de dificultad, siendo un asterisco el más fácil. Así mismo hallarás la solución al enigma de la semana anterior.

Empezaremos diciéndote que Sócrates es considerado el primer pensador de lógica formal conocido y dedicó su vida a extender sus conocimientos y  ayudar a los demás a hacer lo mismo.

Su método consistía en emplear una técnica de interrogatorio y razonamiento deductivo así que, con frecuencia, era requerido para resolver problemas y disputas.

 Dicho lo cual, conviértete en un Sócrates e intenta encontrar la única  solución correcta a estos enigmas que te planteamos.

 

PUZZLE 1  Who owns the mule? *

Three farmers who have shared the use of a mule for some time disagree as to who owns the animal. It is not certain, however, that the responsibility of the ownership is desired. They have asked Socrates to settle the issue. The three make the following statements. Each makes one true and one false statement.

A.  1. It is C’s mule.

2. I can make no claim to it.

B.  1. C has no right to it.

2. It is A’s mule.

C.  1. It is my mule.

2. B’s second statement is false.

 

Socrates hesitates for scarcely an instant and determines the owner. To which farmer does the mule belong?

 

 

16 Sep 2014 Por

 

Últimas plazas en los grupos de preparación del B1 B2. Ven y prueba sin compromiso para comprobar tu nivel. Algunos de nuestros alumnos se examinarán en la próxima convocatoria.