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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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- Does your work help improve lives? Enter the Guardian Public Service Awards 2019 22 mayo 2019Last year’s winners provide a ‘ray of light’ to inspire new entrants, say judges. This year there are 12 categories for which teams and individuals can applyCategories and criteria, 2019How to enterEntry formsWe were on a high for such a long time … I don’t think we’ve come down from that.” Neither Rachel Foster nor the rest of the Cheshire West and Chester […]Jane Dudman and Branca Lessa de Sá
- Public Service Awards 2019: categories and criteria 22 mayo 2019A dozen categories are open to UK public service organisations, projects, teams and individuals. All categories are free to enterEntry formsHow to enterThe Guardian Public Service Awards 2019 showcase projects, teams and individuals making a real difference to people’s lives. The awards are free to enter and open to all those working in the UK public, privat […]
- Public Service Awards 2019: how to enter 22 mayo 2019Everything you need to know about entering the awards Categories and criteriaEntry formsThe Guardian Public Service Awards 2019 showcase projects, teams and individuals making a real difference to people’s lives. The awards are free to enter and open to all those working in the UK public, private and voluntary sectors.So, you’ve got a fantastic project, lead […]
- As austerity erodes social care, game-changing charities are stepping in 24 mayo 2019With councils hamstrung by cuts, innovative voluntary sector organisations are finding different ways of helping peopleWhen you play rugby, says JP, a young man with learning disabilities, “you feel like you’re a legend … and that generations will think about you and celebrate what you’ve done”.JP plays for St Helens and says his club “feels like we’re all o […]Rhidian Hughes
- IVF couples could be able to choose the ‘smartest’ embryo 24 mayo 2019US scientist says it will be possible to rank embryos by ‘potential IQ’ within 10 yearsCouples undergoing IVF treatment could be given the option to pick the “smartest” embryo within the next 10 years, a leading US scientist has predicted.Stephen Hsu, senior vice president for research at Michigan State University, said scientific advances mean it will soon […]Hannah Devlin Science correspondent
- UN poverty expert hits back over UK ministers' 'denial of facts' 24 mayo 2019Exclusive: Philip Alston says he thought government response to his report might be a spoofThe United Nations expert whose warning of deepening poverty in Britain was this week dismissed as “barely believable” by ministers, has said the government’s denial is as worrying as the poverty itself.Philip Alston, the UN rapporteur on extreme poverty and human righ […]Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent
- Forced marriage unit reports spike in cases as awareness rises 24 mayo 2019Goverment body gave advice or support in 1,764 cases in 2018, up 47% on previous yearForced marriage cases dealt with by an official outreach unit jumped 47% in a year, fresh figures have revealed, as high-profile cases raised awareness of the crime.A forced marriage is defined as one in which one or both spouses do not or cannot consent to the marriage, and […]Jamie Grierson Home affairs correspondent
- Does your work help improve lives? Enter the Guardian Public Service Awards 2019 22 mayo 2019
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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?