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Chipude is a nice village of La Gomera, Canary Islands. It´s situated at the top of Vallehermoso.
Chipude means "ground of palm trees" in Guanche language.
In the past the place was covered by a laurisilva rainforest, but that was cut to cultivate sugarcane.
About the century XVI, two churches were built and Chipude became an important village with a population of 2000 people.
Nowadays is a nice little village that is visited by many tourists. These tourists are normally hikers.
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Barack Obama is an American man of 51 years old, currently he is president of the United States.
Throughout his life he has had different jobs, Iliois senator, teacher in a School , etc, until five years ago, in 2007, when he decided to stand for election to hold the office of president.
In 2009 he was ready and prepared several initiatives, for example: Campaigns against climate change, homophobia, and he was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize.
On Tuesday, November 6, he was elected again as president.
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It was a terrorist attack that happened on eleven March of 2004, in Madrid train station. It was the second major terrorist attempt in Europe. The terrorist put bombs in four different trains, about 07:36 and 07:40. The police tried to deactivate two bombs that didn’t exploit, but 191 people died and 1858 were injured. On 3 April, the police cornered several terrorist members. When they were in this situation they committed suicide. In this action a police officer died.
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- Child sex abuse inquiry to focus on churches and politicians 27 noviembre 2015Goddard says her independent inquiry will look at allegations against current and former MPs and claims of cover-upThe independent inquiry into child sex abuse in England and Wales is to include current and former MPs, the Anglican and Roman Catholic churches, local councils, schools and young offender institutions.Outlining an investigation with 12 distinct […]Guardian staff
- Charity leaders must learn to plagarise and steal good practice 27 noviembre 2015Charities and other service providers must stop their obsession with the new and realise the importance of copying what’s already working elsewhereInnovation has become the holy grail of both the public and the voluntary sectors. There are prizes to stimulate innovation, conferences to talk about it and, committees to find why it isn’t happening more widely. […]Barbara Young
- Softening the blow for residents when a care home closes 27 noviembre 2015With more home closures seen as inevitable, there are calls to do more to ensure vulnerable older people are protectedCare home closures are “inevitable”, adult social care leaders warned this week. This follows mounting concern over the sustainability of the sector. Just a few days ago councils and charities met for crisis talks on how they would handle a m […]Ruth Hardy
- George Osborne's short-term relief for the NHS falls short of a cure 27 noviembre 2015Front-loading increases will help ease the immediate crisis but the chancellor’s pledge masks worrying cuts to public health The chancellor’s promise of more cash for the NHS masks substantial cuts outside the core funding, while the increase fails to keep pace with rising demand. The spending review might mitigate some of the worst extremes of the immediate […]Richard Vize
- Osborne slipped social housing's obituary into the autumn statement 27 noviembre 2015Chancellor claims to be ‘fixing the roof while the sun is shining’. Cuts to housing benefit and forced sales of council homes say otherwiseWatching George Osborne deliver budgets has all the charm and entertainment value of watching a peculiarly inept children’s entertainer attempt to perform magic tricks. “Employment is up!” George cries. “But wages are dow […]Dawn Foster
- Local government staff show us what they do each day – in pictures 27 noviembre 2015To celebrate the 24-hour council tweetathon #OurDay, we asked council employees to share pictures via GuardianWitness of their work. From handing out coats for homeless dogs to inspecting loos, here are some of our favourites Continue reading...Tamsin Rutter and Guardian readers
- Can philanthropy be taught in a classroom? 27 noviembre 2015Philanthropy courses are on the rise in higher education. As programmes develop, we examine the impact on donationsCan philanthropy be taught in a classroom? And would philanthropic donors armed with MBAs in impact and effectiveness actually be a good thing for the voluntary sector?Sir Thomas Hughes-Hallett thinks so. He’s spent the last three years, and £30 […]Tim Smedley
- Child sex abuse inquiry to focus on churches and politicians 27 noviembre 2015
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The United Nations designated 25 November as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and invited governments, international organizations and NGOs to organize activities designed to raise public awareness of the problem on that day.
Women’s activists have marked 25 November as a day against violence since 1981. This date came from the brutal assassination in 1960, of the three Mirabal sisters, political activists in the Dominican Republic.
- Watch this video including a message from the Spanish actor Antonio banderas:
- Why this International Day? Have a look at this information according to The United Nations: here.
- Do you think it’s necessary to celebrate this international day? Give reasons. Leave a comment.
“Guy Fawkes” o “Bonfire Night” is one of the most popular festivals in Britain. On 5th November, bonfires cover the whole country. The tradition has its origin in the year 1605 when a group of Catholics tried to kill the prostestant king blowing The House of Parliament. To know more about it, here you have this activity. You may also watch the following video: click here.
This video shows a movie trailer recorded by four students of 1º bachillerato (Alfonso, Yanira, Carla and Andrea). Good work!!
Hope you will enjoy it!!
The King’s Speech is a British historical drama film. Colin Firth plays King George VI who, to face a stammer, sees Lionel Logue, an Australian speech therapist played by Geoffrey Rush. The men become friends as they work together, and after his brother abdicates the throne, the new King relies on Logue to help him make his first wartime radio broadcast on Britain’s declaration of war on Germany in 1939. Once you’ve watched the movie, could you write your review? (you may read some reviews here), what’s your opinion about it? What about the characters?, was it difficult to understand? Do you think original version films really help to learn a language?
Read this file to know about the language we must use to write a film review, click here.
This is an excellent short film to work the issue of “Communication”. We can clearly see different forms of communication.
Questions to work on the film: Download.
Once you’ve seen it, you may leave a comment on the following question:
Do you think you are good at communicating?
“Communication” es un tema objeto de trabajo en 1º de bachillerato en el tercer trimestre. Hace algunos años que surgió el “globish” como una variante “light” del inglés y que se ha ido extendiendo por el mundo (para saber más, pincha aquí) . Ahora dejamos un vídeo donde el creador del “globish“ explica en qué consiste. ¿piensas que el “globish” puede ser útil? ¿podría sustituir al inglés como forma de comunicación?