International House Madrid welcomes Simon Manley, British ambassador in Spain

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Simon Manley, the British ambassador in Spain since 2013, visited International House Madrid facilities last Thursday. During the morning he spent with us he was able to personally meet our academies’ team, exchange impressions with many of his fellow citizens settled in Madrid and get to know the work carried out by IH in the dissemination of English language and British culture.

Is Wikipedia making you dumber? (I)

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Remember the good old days when Encarta ruled the world? Even more, do you remember keeping those heavy, venerable paper encyclopedias in your shelves? That’s pretty vintage, huh? Since Wikipedia came into our lives like a bull in a china shop, the mere action of browsing through a book to look up some information may seem as eccentric and old-fashioned as carrying a walkman to hear some music.