jueves, 31 de enero de 2019

January 30: World Day for Peace and Non-violence



How can we bring Peace to our classroom?

Be kind and fair to others.
Listen when others are talking.
Respect other’s opinions.
Work quietly and do not disturb others.
Work and play safely.
Respect other’s property.
Show good manners: Say “please” and “thank you”.
Share.
Take turns.
HELP each other.

lunes, 10 de diciembre de 2018

Wishing you a Very Merry Christmas

Christmas is the time of year to share the blessings of life with the people we love and with those who are most in need. I just wanted to remind you how special you are to me. Merry Christmas!

Let's watch the following video about an old lady called Dotty:

 Let's watch the complete film here

I want to wish you a Merry Christmas from the bottom of my heart.



lunes, 3 de diciembre de 2018

International Day of People with Disability 2018


Four inspiring stories:  Jess, Holly, Mark and Laura
What can you tell me about them?

Do you know Mark Johnson
He was in the 'Hormiguero' two years ago. 
What can you tell me about him?


viernes, 23 de noviembre de 2018

Domestic Violence 25th November



Vocabulary:

Elderly life  -  uncared for -  pills   -  sexual harassment  -
abuse -  marriage life -  unwanted pregnancy  -  pregnant  - alone 
childhood life -  teenage life  -  relationship  -  lifetime

  • What is domestic violence?
  • Where does domestic violence occur?
  • Why does it happen?
  • Look for three signs of domestic violence and translate them into Spanish.
  • What are the statistics of domestic violence? How many women suffer from it?

viernes, 19 de octubre de 2018

martes, 26 de septiembre de 2017

Welcome back to school!

Hello dear students!! Here we are after our nice and needed holidays. I hope you are all ready to learn a lot of English this year!  

“When one teaches, two learn.” (Robert A. Heinlein)

 Things to keep in mind for this class:  
  1. Relax and have fun. 
  2. Don't be afraid of making a mistake. 
  3. We are all here to learn together. 
  4. Practise a little everyday. 
  5. In order to improve your English, you need to spent some time outside the classroom listening and reading .  
  6. The internet and podcasts are an excellent source of information in English.
  7. Don't be afraid of technology.   
  8. Blogs and other social media tools we use in class are excellent tools that will help you accelerate your learning process. 
  9. Ask lots of questions during and after class. 
  10. This blog will help you with lots of links and explanations. 
This this year we are going to work very hard to achieve our main goals.  Anyhow, we have to enjoy as well. Here you have some videos to cheer you up: