Nature Smart: The Bengal Tiger

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! Tigers are the largest of all big cats. Five subspecies remain alive today, of which the Bengal tiger is the most common but not the biggest. It is found in a wide range of forest and mangrove habitats in India and Bangladesh. The …

Nature Smart: Barbary Sheep

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! Barbary sheep are naturally found in Northern Africa in Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Sudan and northern Chad. There are introduced populations in southeastern Spain and southwestern United States, Mexico and some parts of Africa. The Barbary sheep is about 80 to 100cm tall …

Sound Smart: Synth Pop

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! Although the Mellotron and the Moog were already known and used Synthesisers by bands like The Beatles, Led Zeppelin and many others in the 60’s, it was not until the late 70’s that this instruments became a main piece in the musical composition …

Sound Smart: Post Punk and Gothic Rock

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! “In the shadow play, acting out your own death, knowing no more…” Joy Division – Shadow Play (1979) For some people the sound is quite similar; the bass intensifies, the lyrics are deep and romantic, the voices are particular; the entire environment reminds …

Sound Smart: New Wave

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! Initially, new wave was a movement away from the traditional album-oriented rock of the early 70s so you could say new wave often mixed with the punk genre since they were roughly on the same trajectory at the time. New wave incorporated elements …

Sound Smart: Country Music

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! Country music, also known as country and western (or simply country), and hillbilly music, is a genre of popular music that originated in the southern United States in the early 1920s. It takes its roots from genres such as folk music (especially Appalachian folk and Western music) and blues. Country music often consists a lot of …

Word Smart: Word Construction II

Learnex, English Forever ¡Aprende Inglés para Siempre! An adjective is a word that describes something (a noun) or someone (a person). Adjectives sometimes appear after the verb To Be He is short. She is tall. Adjectives sometimes appear before a noun. Red car Old hat BUT… Sometimes we need to use more than one adjective to describe something …