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Clases Particulares de Inglés

First, do these activities: vocabulary. Listen to the recording if necessary: MP3. Fill in all the gaps with the missing words, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Click the this button again for another letter. You can also click on "[?]" for a different hint. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues! Finally, do the quiz.

Primero, haz la actividad de vocabulario. Escucha la grabación si es necesario. Rellena los espacios en blanco con las palabras que faltan. Haz click en "Check" para comprobar tus aciertos. Si te resulta difícil la respuesta utiliza el botón "Hint" y te revelará una letra de la casilla en la que te encuentres, puedes clickear varias veces en "Hint" y te dará cada vez una letra más de la palabra. Para obtener ayuda también puedes clickear en el botón "[?]" y te dará una pista. Perderás puntos con las pistas.

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William Christison lived in rural Michigan for the first twelve years of his life where his parents a pony farm. Pony was his father's , however, so when the was offered a company in 1966 to Chicago, country life was . And none too soon. Young William had been up to his knees in for far too long. The big city was a welcome change, but not without its complications. The next eight years were spent getting junior and part of senior high school.

His academic experience up to that point was not particularly positive and he eventually out of high school to find a job in the real world.

His real world experiences , in fairly quick succession, from forklifts to assembly lines, ice to cemeteries, door to door sales to silk screening, carpet cleaning and bicycle repair (to mention just a few) and at William decided it was time to get back to school fast!

In 1982, William arrived in Madrid to complete his final year of studies at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid in conjunction with a California State University study program. After receiving his degree, he decided to remain in Spain a while longer to get to know the lovely country he'd seen during his year of intensive study, and out of necessity he took on a few teaching jobs. He had wanted passionately to teach ever since returning to school and never imagined doing so in Spain. William enjoyed the work, enjoyed his students but soon realized he was being , not to say exploited, by a pair of language academies which were making him follow some pretty programs. This was the real world, too. So back to the books. To further develop his language teaching skills, he began attending , training sessions and TESOL conferences and eventually became autonomous. Over the years William has taught single executive and company classes in numerous firms as well as giving private classes in his own studio. He was the English program coordinator for several years at a major Spanish company. More recently during the summer months and in with a select group of other highly qualified, experienced teachers, he has organized and taught intensive English courses for professionals. For William, long term professional relationships are the rule rather than the exception. He has kept a great many of his clients for many years because, through constant updating and integrating of material, he to keep both the student's and his own motivation high.

In addition to teaching, William has an abiding interest in classic cinema, photography and digital design and has been known to take on photo restoration jobs to his dear computer's constant demands for upgrades. He is intrigued by gadgets but automobiles and telephones. Presently, pigeons are also on his shortlist of as he gazes out across the rooftops from his balcony. Minor , to be sure, of a foreigner who loves Madrid. William and his wife live quietly with their non- cactus plant, Arthur, in classic Chamberí. He (William) is an swimmer.