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Summer hols

Miércoles, 1 Julio 2020 @ 11:09 am 1ª PÁGINA/FRONTPAGE | No existen comentarios »

Officially I am on holidays. Summer has a good effect on everyone, so I leave this pic below to make it crystal clear.

Source: English is Fun

Behind our names

Lunes, 29 Junio 2020 @ 10:52 am 1ª PÁGINA/FRONTPAGE | No existen comentarios »

Have you ever wondered about the origin and meaning of your own names or those of your family members? You can start by clicking on the links below to complete your own family tree and learn more about them. It can be revealing and fun!
https://www.myheritage.com/family-tree
https://www.behindthename.com/
http://www.meaning-of-names.com/

A nice reflection for a loving expression

Viernes, 26 Junio 2020 @ 10:28 am 1ª PÁGINA/FRONTPAGE | No existen comentarios »

Watch and read with attention the pic below. Who knows, when the (right) time comes, you could also say it to someone special.

Source: English is Fun

On the 24th June 1995…

Miércoles, 24 Junio 2020 @ 10:04 am 1ª PÁGINA/FRONTPAGE, 2º Ciclo/2nd Cycle, BACHILLERATO/PSE, ESO/CSE | No existen comentarios »

A rugby game in South Africa for the World Cup. Two teams: Springboks and All Blacks. One black man people called “Madiba”. The end of the apartheid. A film by Clint Eastwood released in 2009. Click on the link below if you want to learn more. Then complete the activities.
https://youtu.be/o2isdUuHmFY
Activities.-
- Write the name of the […]

American slang

Jueves, 4 Junio 2020 @ 10:58 am 1ª PÁGINA/FRONTPAGE | No existen comentarios »

If you are interested in American slang, take a look at the picture below.

Source: English is Fun

Intertextuality, reference, allusion, adaptation

Jueves, 28 Mayo 2020 @ 10:05 am 1ª PÁGINA/FRONTPAGE, BACHILLERATO/PSE | No existen comentarios »

Click on the link below and learn about these concepts. Then complete the tasks.
 https://licor.hivolda.no/?page_id=1230
Activities.-
Look at these images with attention. The leftmost image inspired the other two.

Source: http://adamhigha2media.blogspot.com/2012/11/intertextuality-in-music-videos.html
Find out:
- The year, song title and artist of each of the four images.
- Watch (or listen to) the four videos and lyrics of the songs.
- Which concepts above […]

Two important concepts

Miércoles, 20 Mayo 2020 @ 10:37 am 1ª PÁGINA/FRONTPAGE | No existen comentarios »

 Watch the picture and read carefully the words below. Then answer  the questions.

Source: English is Fun
Questions:
- Which of the two terms do you prefer?
- What is the difference?

Spot the difference daily

Viernes, 15 Mayo 2020 @ 10:44 am 1ª PÁGINA/FRONTPAGE, 1º Ciclo/1st Cycle | No existen comentarios »

Hi there kids! If you click on this link you can play this type game, practise English and check your memory for thing.
https://m.coolmathgames.com/sites/default/files/public_games/25180/?date=200512
The activity  I propose is this:
1. Choose a day for a spot the differences game.
2. Play that game and remember the time you spent to solve it, and as many details in the […]

This is the year

Viernes, 8 Mayo 2020 @ 10:41 am 1ª PÁGINA/FRONTPAGE, BACHILLERATO/PSE | No existen comentarios »

Read the statements below. Then answer two questions. Be careful, you may reveal yourself an outright optimistic or a downright pessimistic.

Source: English is Fun
Questions.-
- Do they refer to rats or to human beings?
- Do you agree with them? Give reasons

A controversial topic?

Lunes, 4 Mayo 2020 @ 4:32 pm BACHILLERATO/PSE | No existen comentarios »

 Take a look at the statement. Then complete the activities below.

Source: Educate Inspire Change
Activities.-
- Which are the keywords?
-  Write an opinion essay with three paragraphs (100-120 words) whether you agree o disagree.