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- When were you born?
I was born on July 3rd

- What are you studying at at the moment?
I am studying to become a teacher at the teacher's training college.
Think of a more formal way to express this idea. :-)

- What do you like doing the most in your free time?
What I like doing the most in my free time is to hang out with friends and play with my pets.

- Do you usually read in your free time? What kind of books/stories do you like?
Actually, I don't usually read in my free time but at the moment I'm trying to finish a novel that I started reading last month.
I prefer reading novels to any other genre.

- What kind of films and music are you into? Do you have any favourite actors and music bands?
JOAQUIN SABINA! xoxo He is my favourite songwriter and singer.
I'm not very fond of films but if I had to choose one type , I'd say that my favourite one is adventure.

- Could you describe the best English lesson you've ever had?

- What (unusual) activities would you like to do in this First Certificate course?
Karaoke! =) In class? YES!

- What ambition(s)/objective(s) do you have for this year?
A burning ambition for this year is to get my degree!
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- When were you born? I was born on May 13th., 1989

- What are you studying at at the moment? I'm studying to be an English teacher

- What do you like doing the most in your free time? I like doing handicrafts, although I'm not so good at it :S

- Do you usually read in your free time? What kind of books/stories do you like? Yes, I do. I'd rather read novels and plays, but fiction mainly.

- What kind of films and music are you into? Do you have any favourite actors and music bands? I really like films, particularly, comedies, romantic and sometimes science fiction films. As regards music, I'm a fan of The Beatles and also reggae music.

- Could you describe the best English lesson you've ever had? I can't remember one right now, but I did enjoy the first English lesson I gave.
How interesting! Could you describe why it was enjoyable? Yes. Since it was my very first experience with teaching children, I was a nervous wreck. I remembered asking Silvia as many questions as one could imagined. Luckily, by the end of the class, I saw every student doing as expected and I thought, YES! YOU DID IT, IT WASN'T SO BAD! :-D

- What (unusual) activities would you like to do in this First Certificate course? Anything! I'm willing to try everthing new.

- What ambition(s)/objective(s) do you have for this year? Finishing my degree, enjoying every moment, getting more into the world of work!
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- When were you born?

I was born on January 16th.

- What are you studying at at the moment?

I'm an accountant. So are you still a student?

- What do you like doing the most in your free time?

I love watching sports and some action-packed movies.

- Do you usually read in your free time? What kind of books/stories do you like?

I sometimes read in my free time books related with my career.

- What kind of films and music are you into? Do you have any favourite actors and music bands?

I like a wide range of films and music. One of my favourites actors is Nicolas Cage and my favourite music bands are Red Hot Chili Peppers and Los Piojos.

- Could you describe the best English lesson you've ever had?

All English classes If Mercedes teaches. :-)

- What (unusual) activities would you like to do in this First Certificate course?

None in particular.

- What ambition(s)/objective(s) do you have for this year?

My main goal for this year is to get a highly-paid job.
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- When were you born? I was born on October 11th 1988.

- What are you studying at at the moment? I got my degree a month ago, so at the moment I'm not studying anything except English.

- What do you like doing the most in your free time? I love watching soap operas, hang out with friends and eating delicious food (not cooking).

- Do you usually read in your free time? What kind of books/stories do you like? I don't like reading long books and stories because I'm not so patient, but I always read the newspaper and some magazines.

- What kind of films and music are you into? Do you have any favourite actors and music bands? I really like comedies and thrillers, I don't go to the cinema so frequently, and my favourite actors are Johnny Depp and Ricardo Darín.

- Could you describe the best English lesson you've ever had? I love all my English lessons, specially when Mercedes invents funny games. :-P

- What (unusual) activities would you like to do in this First Certificate course? More games!!

- What ambition(s)/objective(s) do you have for this year? I would like to find a good job and take postgraduate classes.
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- When were you born?

I was born on June 29th, 1991


- What are you studying at at the moment?

I'm studying political science


- What do you like doing the most in your free time?
I love music and playing instruments. In fact, I could spend all day long playing with a band or alone.

- Do you usually read in your free time? What kind of books/stories do you like?

I do read in my free time. I like biographies and non-fiction books most, like Walden from Henry David Thoreau. But I also like fiction writers like Oscar Wilde, Cortázar, Agatha Christie, Jack London, among others.


- What kind of films and music are you into? Do you have any favourite actors and music bands?
I don't have a favourite music genre, but I surely love jazz and 60s rock like Janis Joplin -who's actually my favourite singer, along with Ella Fitzgerald-, The Doors, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd.
As regards films, my favourite directors are Quentin Tarantino, Pedro Almodóvar, Stanley Kubrick and Woody Allen.

- Could you describe the best English lesson you've ever had?

- What (unusual) activities would you like to do in this First Certificate course?

- What ambition(s)/objective(s) do you have for this year?
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- When were you born?
I was born on 15th April 1987.

- What are you studying at at the moment?
I’m studying Tourism at the university, but I’m also studying French and Italian at Josefina Contte.

- What do you like doing the most in your free time?
I enjoy spending my free time watching movies and TV series.

- Do you usually read in your free time? What kind of books/stories do you like?
I like reading mystery books or novels, something like The Da Vinci Code, Angels and Daemons, The Pillars of the Earth, etc.

- What kind of films and music are you into? Do you have any favourite actors and music bands?
I really enjoy watching comedy and animation films, but I don't have a favourite actor. As regards music, I like almost any kind of music, from classical and opera, to rap Probably that's the reason why I don't think I could choose just one artist/band. I like variety.
I couldn't agree more! :-)

- Could you describe the best English lesson you've ever had?
I don't really know. I used to have a teacher who loved using games just to try to make us learn new vocabulary, and I remember it was quite fun.

- What (unusual) activities would you like to do in this First Certificate course?
I'm open to try any kind of activities, nut I've never been a creative person, so I leave that part to my partners and the teacher.

- What ambition(s)/objective(s) do you have for this year?
Well, first of all I really would like to get my diploma. I would also like to pass the CAE exam, and be able to have at least a basic conversation in French and Italian.
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- When were you born?
I was born on 30th March 1992.

- What are you studying at at the moment?
I'm studying to become a lawyer.

- What do you like doing the most in your free time?
I love playing tennis and hockey, but when I'm at home I enjoy reading books and watching Grey's Anatomy, Gossip Girl, Glee and that stuff.

- Do you usually read in your free time? What kind of books/stories do you like?
I for sure love reading! I like all sorts of genres, particularly novels.

- What kind of films and music are you into? Do you have any favourite actors and music bands?
As it comes to films, I like everything except of horror movies. My favourite actors are Ashton Kutcher, Robert Pattinson and Cameron Diaz. As regards music, I enjoy listening chillout tunes, so I prefer Jason Mraz, Jack Johnson and James Blunt.


- Could you describe the best English lesson you've ever had?
When I was at school, miss Mercedes made me bring a U2 song, 'Sometimes you can't make it on your own', and we listened it at class and made some exercises about it. It was great because we learned English while we were doing something really enjoyable. :-D


- What (unusual) activities would you like to do in this First Certificate course?
In this CAE course, I'd love to work with songs, TV series and films!


- What ambition(s)/objective(s) do you have for this year?
I'd like to adquiere new vocabulary (lots of idioms and phrasal verbs) and to improve my pronunciation.



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- When were you born? I was born on July 27th.

- What are you studying at at the moment? I'm still a student from High School.

- What do you like doing the most in your free time? In my free time I like watching films and hanging out with friends.

- Do you usually read in your free time? What kind of books/stories do you like? Actually, I don't consider myself as a fanatic reader, but on holiday for example, I love reading while I'm in the beach. I have some preferences, romantic and thriller stories are my favourite.

- What kind of films and music are you into? Do you have any favourite actors and music bands?
Well, about movies I really like the typical romantic comedies but I also enjoy watching drama films. And my favourite actors are Johnny Depp and Reese Witherspoon.
As regards music, my favourite band is Oasis.


- Could you describe the best English lesson you've ever had? At this moment I can’t remember one specific lesson but I think the best were those where I was around eight years and we used to act and sing all day.

- What (unusual) activities would you like to do in this First Certificate course? I'd like to watch movies to acquire a good vocabulary and pronunciation.

- What ambition(s)/objective(s) do you have for this year? I'd like to speak more fluently.

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- What are you studying at at the moment?

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- Do you usually read in your free time? What kind of books/stories do you like?

- What kind of films and music are you into? Do you have any favourite actors and music bands?

- Could you describe the best English lesson you've ever had?

- What (unusual) activities would you like to do in this First Certificate course?

- What ambition(s)/objective(s) do you have for this year?
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Cecilia

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- When were you born?

- What are you studying at at the moment?

- What do you like doing the most in your free time?

- Do you usually read in your free time? What kind of books/stories do you like?

- What kind of films and music are you into? Do you have any favourite actors and music bands?

- Could you describe the best English lesson you've ever had?

- What (unusual) activities would you like to do in this First Certificate course?

- What ambition(s)/objective(s) do you have for this year?
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