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Lesson Six: Get Into The Bit

"The message left on my answerphone had intrigued me: two policewomen whose main interest in foreign language learning was to sing karaoke. How do you prepare a lesson with these two? No use planning a quick dash through the Present Perfect. If anything, it was going to have to be Sing Something Present Simple." Graeme coaches El Duo Dinámico...

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Tourist advice

This article appeared recently in an American magazine under the headline "Advice For Tourists". By all accounts it was taken seriously by a lot of people....

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35 things you didn’t know about Dublin

Thirty-five things you didn't know about Dublin - some of which may even be true...

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How to shower

Men are from Mars, women are from Venus, showers are from Triton... An examination of the very different bathroom routines of men and women!

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Lesson Five: Strong arms and the law

"There is no point in resenting the fact that your fingerprints are to be forever-and-ever-olé on some petty functionary's computer, nor worth protesting that 'back home we don't do that kind of thing'. You have to go with a submissive 'here-unto-you-I-present-my-fingers-do-with them-what-you-will' attitude." Dr Graeme Porte applies for his Spanish ID card.

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