EL PAÍS has teamed up with the language-learning company Gymglish to offer online adaptive courses in English. Readers who sign up before March 2021 will receive a 21-day free trial, with no further commitment required.
Students will be given a comprehensive evaluation of their level of English and receive a certificate when they finish the free trial. Since 2004, Gymglish has been teaching people across the world with simple lessons that are personalized to their needs. Classes are available for all levels, from beginner to more advanced students.
How does it work?
Readers who sign up to the free trial will receive a daily English lesson that is adapted to their needs, abilities and goals. At the end of each lesson, students will receive immediate corrections and personalized explanations about their mistakes.
Using this information, Gymglish will adapt the classes to a student’s weaknesses and strengths. Once the course is completed, readers will receive a diploma with statistics on their level of English, learning progression and participation. The lessons only take 15 minutes and are available online or by downloading the Gymglish app, which is available at both iOS and Android stores.
Founded in 2004, Gymglish creates adaptive language courses aimed at optimizing long-term gains and memorization by providing students with short but regular 15-minute classes – instead of long and intensive training.
The lessons are also designed to be fun: the content uses up-to-date issues, native accents and authentic cultural references. Students can also choose the topics that interest them.
Gymglish is based in Paris and is made up of a team of 50 people. In addition to English, the company also provides courses in French, Spanish and German.
In its 15-year history, Gymglish has worked with more than 50 million users across the world.
Nadine Lott told ex-partner who later killed her not to ‘threaten’ her, court hears
Nadine Lott told her former partner not to “threaten” her two weeks before he killed her, the Central Criminal Court has heard.
The jury in the trial of Daniel Murtagh was given transcripts on Tuesday of WhatsApp messages between the accused and his ex-girlfriend in the days and weeks leading up to her death.
In them, the accused asks her if she is “seeing someone from Dublin”. In reply, Ms Lott tells him she is not seeing anyone. Mr Murtagh asks her if there was a “Dublin lad” in her “place” and she tells him to “leave it out”.
She tells him that “nothing is ever going to happen between us again, I want to make that clear.”
In another text from December 5th the accused said: “Nadine I worry about ye, not in love, just don’t slip”.
She replied: “Don’t threaten me either”.
Evidence has previously been given that Mr Murtagh told a motorist that he had “killed my wife because she was with my friend”, just hours after he assaulted her.
John Begley testified last week that he saw a car in a ditch as he was travelling over Bookies Bridge in Laragh on the morning of December 14th and then came across the accused man standing at the side of the road.
“Daniel said to me ‘you don’t know what I’ve done”. I said what did you do. He said ‘I killed my wife’. I didn’t think anything of it. He said it a second time and said he hoped she was not dead. He said ‘she was with my friend’,” said Mr Begley.
Mr Murtagh (34), of Melrose Grove, Bawnogue, Clondalkin, Dublin 22 has pleaded not guilty to murder but guilty to the manslaughter of his 30-year-old ex-partner Ms Lott at her apartment in St Mary’s Court, Arklow, Co Wicklow on December 17th, 2019.
The jury has heard that Ms Lott suffered “severe blunt force trauma” and stab injuries at the hands of her former partner “in a sustained and violent attack” in her Arklow home.
They have heard evidence that the injuries to Ms Lott were so serious that she never regained consciousness and died three days later in St Vincent’s Hospital in Dublin.
An intensive care nurse at the hospital has told the jury that Ms Lott was “completely unrecognisable” and that she had never seen anybody so badly injured. A paramedic who attended to Ms Lott at her home told the jury that the call will “haunt” him for the rest of his career and was one of the most “horrendous scenes” he had ever walked into. The garda who telephoned ambulance control informed them that Ms Lott had been “beaten to a pulp”.
The trial continues before Mr Justice Michael MacGrath and a jury of seven men and five women.
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