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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.
Let’s know about ….. a HISTORICAL EVENT.
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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- NHS hospitals' £930m overspend prompts calls for urgent funding 9 octubre 2015Fears grow that hospitals will run out of money and care standards will deteriorate unless chancellor injects more cashMinisters are under growing pressure to give the NHS a multibillion-pound emergency cash injection after official figures showed hospitals overspent by £930m in three months and are on course to rack up an unprecedented £2bn deficit by the e […]Denis Campbell Health policy editor
- Global obesity rise puts UN goals on diet-related diseases 'beyond reach' 9 octubre 2015Westernised diets blamed as figures predict failure to meet 2025 target of no increase in obesity or diabetes beyond 2010 levelsUN goals on diet-related disease will fail to be met because of the soaring numbers of people becoming obese or overweight, with almost 1 billion of the world’s adults projected to be obese by 2025, analysis shows. Experts warn that […]Sarah Boseley and Helen Davidson in Darwin
- World Mental Health Day: recovery depends on the medicine of hope 9 octubre 2015It’s easy to write off people with mental illness, but a more positive culture could lead to better outcomesI was talking to an acquaintance recently about our respective experience of work. He is happily married, plays a big role in his local community, has a demanding and successful salaried career in senior management, and juggles a small business of his […]Stephen Dalton
- Huge disparity in job creation between north and south – ONS report 9 octubre 2015Even leaving out London’s employment growth, southern regions grew far more than the north after recession, figures showThe scale of the government’s challenge in creating a “northern powerhouse” has been highlighted by official figures that reveal a stark difference in job creation between London and the south-east and the rest of England since the recessio […]Larry Elliott
- Ten things we have learned about local government this week 9 octubre 2015Devolution might finally be giving hopeful councils a place in the limelight, but it is marred by fragmentation, inequality and fear1) Local government is being taken seriously by Whitehall – and it’s enjoying thatUnder the previous government, councils in England came under relentless attack from ministers. Now, according to Chancellor George Osborne, they […]Jane Dudman
- New NHS regulator has impossible task in face of spiralling funding crisis 9 octubre 2015Jim Mackey, named as first chief executive of NHS Improvement, has an impressive record – but how can he eliminate the deficit without compromising in other areas?Jim Mackey is an outstanding choice as first chief executive of the new provider regulator, NHS Improvement. The problem is that, in the face of a deficit of £930m in just three months this financi […]Richard Vize
- How Europe's charities are adapting and innovating to help refugees 9 octubre 2015Unpredictable numbers and erratic route changes are causing many challenges for organisations, staff and volunteersWhile Europe’s politicians debate refugee quotas, civil society organisations across the continent are working to support those who are displaced . Charities in Croatia, Serbia, Germany, Italy and Greece are dealing with unpredictable numbers an […]Sally Brammall
- NHS hospitals' £930m overspend prompts calls for urgent funding 9 octubre 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?