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pokemon

Gotta Catch ‘Em All!

Since when did adults become engrossed in games originally designed for children? This advert for the new Pokémon craze features just one child (sandwiched between two adults) and a whole host of hip thirty somethings....

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Celebrating 10 years of Speekee!

There’s no great fanfare over here at Speekee Central but we’re quietly proud of the achievement: 10 years in operation! I still remember quite vividly the wildly creative brainstorming process in early 2006 – those reams...

mags blog

Then and Now – Maggie from Speekee

Eagle eyed viewers will know that some of the children who appear in Speekee Series One also appear in the second series. Can you name them? They are: Joe, Victoriano, Ana Belén and Maggie....

doldrums

School languages ‘deep in the doldrums’

Joined-up thinking they call it don’t they. If foreign language learning in the UK education system made sense then it would start at primary level, be consolidated at secondary level and flower at university level....

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Learning Speekee by heart

Funny expression that, “learning by heart“. Have you ever thought about its meaning? I found this online: How does it happen we say we learn things ‘by heart’ instead of ‘by head’? It’s because...

tarrant

Once a Foreigner, always a Foreigner?

Chris Tarrant is a British TV presenter who first became a household name via a children’s programme called Tiswas. “Madcap mayhem” for children, on the set of Tiswas In later years he would present the...

guiri

I, Guiri

Here in Andalusia Spring doesn’t always come early. This year, after a Winter which seemed not to exist, the weather became unsettled and cool in March, those conditions lasting until very recently. Then Wham!...

looser

Does a single letter make all the difference?

Take a look at this: What do you notice first? The people, the backdrop, the blackboard? You may recognise two famous YouTubers on show. Yes, it’s Zoella (10 million subscribers), boyfriend Alfie (5 million)...

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