Bilingual IBQ

A blog for the activities of the bilingual section of IES Bernaldo de Quirós (Mieres, Asturias)

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

You Don’t Own Me

Lesley Gore

You don’t own me
I’m not just one of your many toys
You don’t own me
Don’t say I can’t go with other boys

And don’t tell me what to do
And don’t tell me what to say

And, please, when I go out with you
Don’t put me on display

‘Cause, you don’t own me
Don’t try to change me in any way
You don’t own me
Don’t tie me down
‘Cause I’ll never stay

I don’t tell you what to say
I don’t tell you what to do
So, just let me be myself
That’s all I ask of you

I’m young and I love to be young
I’m free and I love to be free
To live my life the way that I want
To say and do whatever I please

And, don’t tell me what to do, yeah
Don’t, don’t you tell me what to say
And, please, when I go out with you
Don’t put me on display

I don’t tell you what to say
I don’t tell you what to do
So, just let me be myself
That’s all I ask of you
I’m young and I love to be young
I’m free and I love to be free
To live my life the way that I want

Compositor: CINDY WALKER,EDDY ARNOLD

SCHOOL TRIP TO BROADSTAIRS - 22ND 29TH SEPTEMBER

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Last Saturday, 22nd September, we went to Broadstairs, England in order to spend a week living with a host family.

During our time there, we had English classes and we also had the opportunity to visit different places such as Margate, Ramsgate and Canterbury.

One day, our teachers took us to London. It was very exciting because I’ve never been there before. We visited the Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace. We also enjoyed free time to go shopping.

Paula Bermudez

Last week I went to England with my classmates. We stayed in Broadstairs, a coastal town.

We visited Canterbury, Margate and London .In Canterbury, we visited the city and bought some souvenirs but we didn´t visit the chatedral. In Margate, we visited the art gallery and then we had free time to go shopping but there was nothing to buy.

In London we visited the Big Ben, the London Eye, Trafalgar Square and  Oxford Street. When I was in Oxford Street I got lost with a friend and we couldn´t buy anything.

But the experience was incredible!!.

Manuel Díaz

We arrived there really late on 22nd September. We got lost in the airport and then we had to catch a bus to get to Broadstairs English Center. My family was really nice. I enjoyed all the meals we had together. We also met some Italian girls in our host house. They were a year older than us but we became very good friends. What I enjoyed the most was going to London and spending 2 hours shopping in Oxford Street. What I enjoyed the less was going to English lessons in the evening and the sandwiches they gave to us at lunch. We had really good weather, so I’m quite thankful for that. I wish we could return!

María Gutiérrez

We arrived in London on 22nd September. We had a nice trip in which we visited places like: Canterbury, Ramsgate, Margate and London.

We were staying in a town called Broadstairs. It was a nice place, a bit dull, but we enjoyed it. I shared a house with Sara and Alba and our host family was called Isobel and her cat Lulu. We went to Broadstairs English Centre because we had classes there and the teachers were very nice and funny.

The day that I enjoyed the most was the one we went to London. The best part of that day was our walk through Oxford Street. My friends and I bought some clothes and we had fun.

Finally, on 29th September, we had to return to Spain and in the airport I lost my passport but luckily they allowed me to take the plane back to Spain.

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What is technology?- ¿Qué es la tecnología?

In october, 2nd ESO students have had our first technology class with Carinna, our conversation assistant. In this class, we have talked about the concept of technology and its importance in human being development. Mobile phones are technology but prehistoric tools are technology too…

To end up, we have reflected about how technology has changed our lives in the last years and we have imagined what it could bring us in the future.

En octubre, los alumnos de 2º ESO hemos tenido nuestra primera clase de tecnología con Carinna, nuestra asistente de conversación. En esta clase hemos hablado del concepto de tecnología y su importancia en el desarrollo del ser humano. Los móviles son tecnología pero las herramientas prehistóricas también…

Para acabar, hemos reflexionado acerca de cómo la tecnología ha cambiado nuestras vidas en los últimos años y hemos imaginado lo que podría aportarnos en el futuro.

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THE READER OF BOOKS

 On 9th March, 2018 we went to the theatre of the Cultural Centre  “Teodoro Cuesta”, to see the play The Reader of Books, inspired in the Roald Dahl’s book “Matilda”.

We walked from Bernaldo de Quirós to the theatre. The play finished at 11:30, but it started a bit late, and we finished later too.

The weather was very bad because it rained a lot and we had to take our umbrellas. On the way we ate sweets. They were delicious!

Ángela Álvarez, Juan Gabino Álvarez, Paula Argüelles y Nela Alonso 1º eso A

 

This play is about a girl named Minnie who likes to read a lot, but her parents are ignorant. The only thing they show interest in are the phones and they want their daughter to use it too, they want her to stop reading.

One day her parents punish her and she decides to run away from home. After taking a walk, she is dislocated and begins to see many books. Then she sees a librarian who explains where she is.

After talking to her, she decides to join the school without her parents knowing. Minnie discovers that the Principal is stealing money from the school and tells her friend.

At the end they leave school and Minnie´s parents recognize how important reading is.

By Omar, Paula F, Soraya, Natalia, Lydia and María. 1º ESO A

Week Camp 10th to 13th of April

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When we arrived the camp leaders welcomed us and took us to our rooms. After that we started with the activities. After having lunch we played. Before dinner we had a shower. When dinner finished we joined the leaders to follow them with some more activities. We were really happy to be there so we all enjoyed our first night. We were told not to be noisy in our rooms, so we followed their advice and just talked for a little while. After the first day everything was easier.

The rest of the days were all the same. We had a great time, met new students from France who were surfing in the beach. We wanted to surf too! We tried our best at English, the leaders talked to us in English. On the last day we were sad to leave.  We got back to Mieres late at night, around 9.30.

Lucía Hinojal

Drawing the sketch of a tractor toy – Dibujando el boceto de un tractor de juguete

In February we had another technology class with Nicole. On this occasion we watched a video in which a designer explained how to do the sketch of a tractor toy following some easy steps. We drew the tractor with some help from Nicole and our teacher and these are some examples of our sketchs:

En Febrero tuvimos otra clase de tecnología con Nicole. En esta ocasión, vimos un video en el que un diseñador explicaba cómo hacer el boceto de un tractor de juguete siguiendo unos sencillos pasos. Dibujamos el tractor con la ayuda de nuestras profesoras y estos son algunos ejemplos de nuestros bocetos:

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Visit to Adolfo Manzano’s exhibition – Visita a la exposición de Adolfo Manzano

Before Christmas holidays, some of us visited with the technology teacher Adolfo Manzano’s exhibition in the museum of our high school. We were so lucky to meet the author of the exhibition who told us about the materials and tools he uses in his job and the technical process he follows to create each piece. He also gave us an artistic interpretation of some objects of the exhibition. It was really interesting! Thank you, Adolfo!

Antes de las vacaciones de Navidad, algunos de nosotros visitamos con la profesora de tecnología la exposición de Adolfo Manzano en el museo de nuestro instituto. Tuvimos la suerte de conocer al autor de la exposición, que nos habló acerca de los materiales y herramientas que usa en su trabajo y del proceso técnico que sigue para crear cada pieza. Además, nos hizo una interpretación artística de algunos de los objetos de la exposición ¡Fue muy interesante! ¡Gracias, Adolfo!

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Our first project of technology – Nuestro primer proyecto de tecnología

In December, with the help of Nicole, we made our first project of technology: a pop-up Christmas card designed by Robert Sabuda. With this simple project we learnt how to apply the technological process: the steps we follow in technology to design and construct objects. After finishing the card, as in every technological project, we did a report including a sketch, the construction process, the materials and tools used and a budget. Here you have our cards and some examples of reports.

En diciembre, con la ayuda de Nicole, hicimos nuestro primer proyecto de tecnología: una tarjeta de navidad pop-up diseñada por Robert Sabuda. Con este simple proyecto aprendimos a aplicar el método de proyectos: los pasos que seguimos en tecnología para diseñar y construir objetos. Después de terminar la tarjeta, como en todo proyecto tecnológico, hicimos una memoria que incluía un boceto, el proceso de construcción, los materiales y herramientas empleados y un presupuesto. Aquí tenéis nuestras tarjetas y algunos ejemplos de memorias:

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Visit to Turón Valley – Visita al valle de Turón

Last November we visited the Turón Valley with the Technology teacher and Nicole, our conversation assistant. We learnt a lot about the history of mines in Asturias and their influence on the economic development of our region.  The walk was great and we took a break to have a healthy snack. We spent a wonderful morning with our mates and teachers!!!

El pasado noviembre visitamos el valle de Turón con la profesora de Tecnología y Nicole, nuestra asistente de conversación. Aprendimos muchas cosas sobre la historia de la minería en Asturias y su influencia en el desarrollo económico de nuestra región. La caminata estuvo muy bien e hicimos un descanso para tomar una merienda saludable ¡Pasamos una mañana genial con nuestros compañeros y profesoras!

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Gender Violence - 25th of November

You don’t own me
I’m not just one of your many toys

Don’t tell me what to do
And don’t tell me what to say

You don’t own me
Don’t try to change me in any way

I’m young and I love to be young
I’m free and I love to be free
To live my life the way I want
To say and do whatever I please

YOU DON´T OWN ME

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