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Arrival, starring Amy Adams, Jeremy Remmer and Forest Whitaker, is an interesting take on the usual sci-fi film involving aliens.  Not only is its plot thought-provoking on many levels, the linguistic element is truly fascinating as well. The film also serves as a critique on how we behave on earth in terms of how we relate to other nations. For me, a must-see. To whet your appetite, here is the trailer.

The title itself actually gave me the idea for the blog post as the verb arrive and its prepositions is something which is often perplexing for Spanish speakers.   Continue reading

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The only way is up!

Some extra resources for you!  Tues/Thurs group started unit 8 last week and Mon/ Weds and Weds you will be starting this week and next.  Here is an overview of vertical farming: http://www.verticalfarm.com and an article on the topic: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-14201793