Hava’s Film Playlist

EDDIE VEDDER – RISE // Into The Wild
SIMON & GARFUNKEL – THE ONLY LIVING BOY IN NEW YORK // Garden State
CAT STEVENS – MORNING HAS BROKEN // Harold and Maude
AIR – PLAYGROUND LOVE // The Virgin Suicides
FRANCOISE HARDY – LE TEMPS DE L’AMOUR // Moonrise Kingdom
NINA SIMONE – FEELING GOOD // The Intouchables
THE CARDIGANS – LOVEFOOL // Cruel Intentions
THE PIXIES – WHERE IS MY MIND // Fight Club
BOB DYLAN – THE TIMES THEY ARE A-CHANGIN’ // Watchmen
HARRY NILSSON – COCONUT // Reservoir Dogs
CHUCK BERRY – YOU NEVER CAN TELL // Pulp Fiction
EDITH PIAF – NON, JE NE REGRETTE RIEN // Inception
BUDDY HOLLY – EVERYDAY // Big Fish
LORRAINE ELLISON – STAY WITH ME BABY // The Boat That Rocked
CARLA BRUNI – QUELQU’UN M’A DIT // (500) Days Of Summer
JOHNNY CASH – FOLSOM PRISON BLUES // Walk The Line
OSCAR ISAAC – HANG ME, OH HANG ME // Inside Llewyn Davis
DAVID BOWIE – SPACE ODDITY // The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty
ARCADE FIRE – SONG ON THE BEACH // Her
THE BEATLES – LUCY IN THE SKY WITH DIAMONDS // I am Sam

What happened at Tti School of English in London this week? Sara Z. fills us in! (28th August )

As usual this week we want to say goodbye to our leavers, you will be missed, we hope you had a great (unfortunately a bit rainy) summer at Tti and we hope to see you soon!

Here are some pics!

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Today I really want to dedicate space to a really nice, friendly and amazing person who is leaving the Tti Team: our incredibly lovely registrar Sonia.

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I’m sure all of you know her, she is the one at the front desk always ready to help everybody with a smile, she is the one that guided you throughyour booking and all of your questions.

As some of you might not know at first, she was a student here. She came on August 2012, attending General English and later the FCE course.

During her stay she was a Coffee Bar Monitor and an Intern, then Gemma (the previous Principal) offered her the position of registrar and, here we are! 3 years later she is leaving us, she is going back to Spain… we wish you all the best, may your dreams come true, your adventure is not finished yet.

You will always be part of the Tti Team as an honorary member!!!

Here is a little something for you:

MEL: “Sonia is always full of beans! Her energy is quite incredible BUT what I will miss most are the amazing syncopated vocal sounds that she can create ! Tickytickyticky ta! She could have been a great scat singer I think ! It’s been a pleasure to be your teacher and then your colleague . Your efficiency and commitment to the job has really been inspiring Sonia! I wish you the best of luck in Spain and we will certainly see each other there soon!!! :) Hasta luego! “

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Poem of the Week: A Dream within a Dream by Edgar Allan Poe

Take this kiss upon the brow!
And, in parting from you now,
Thus much let me avow–
You are not wrong, who deem
That my days have been a dream;
Yet if hope has flown away
In a night, or in a day,
In a vision, or in none,
Is it therefore the less gone?
All that we see or seem
Is but a dream within a dream.

I stand amid the roar
Of a surf-tormented shore,
And I hold within my hand
Grains of the golden sand–
How few! yet how they creep
Through my fingers to the deep,
While I weep–while I weep!
O God! can I not grasp
Them with a tighter clasp?
O God! can I not save
One from the pitiless wave?
Is all that we see or seem
But a dream within a dream?poe_round

 

Edgar Allan Poe’s “A Dream Within a Dream,” published in 1849, explores the difference between our perceptions of life and the effects of time. Within the poem, he illustrates a human life slipping away, trickling like “sand,” and Continue reading