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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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- PM will not reduce six-week wait for universal credit despite MPs’ warnings 17 octubre 2017Government says it believes advance payments solve problems with delays as Labour urges Tories to support motion to pause rollout of benefitTheresa May will not reduce the six-week delay faced by many universal credit claimants despite being warned by Conservative MPs that the policy is hurting vulnerable families, sources have told the Guardian.The prime mi […]Anushka Asthana and Patrick Butler
- 'We went days without eating properly': how universal credit brought misery to Inverness 18 octubre 2017People who were never in debt before have been catapulted into crisis in trial of benefit whose rollout continues despite concernsFor many of Inverness’s universal credit guinea pigs, the past year has been exceptionally stressful. The many glitches of a malfunctioning scheme have already caused widespread misery in this city, which has been trialling variou […]Amelia Gentleman
- They’ve suffered enough. But now veterans are battling universal credit, too | Dawn Foster 18 octubre 2017As well as mental illness, ex-soldiers like Joe are having to fight a flawed new benefits system, increasing their risk of homelessnessFor six years, Joe Greensmith, 52, served in the British Army’s Coldstream Guards. After enlisting in 1989, he served in the Gulf war, as well as completing a tour of Northern Ireland and Bosnia during the Srebrenica massacre […]Dawn Foster
- The lie that poverty is a moral failing was buried a century ago. Now it’s back | Fintan O’Toole 18 octubre 2017George Bernard Shaw knew that the rich are no better than the poor. But though the argument seemed settled then, it now rages more fiercely than everIf you know Alfred Doolittle only from Stanley Holloway’s infinitely lovable portrayal of him in My Fair Lady, you might not realise that he’s a bit of a monster. In George Bernard Shaw’s original play, Pygmalio […]Fintan O'Toole
- Domestic violence victims still waiting for legal aid reform, says Labour 18 octubre 2017Shadow minister accuses government of dragging its feet on promise to make it easier for victims to access legal aidThousands of victims of domestic violence are still being denied access to justice eight months after the government promised to make it easier for them to obtain legal aid, Labour has said.The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) said in February that it […]Rowena Mason Deputy political editor
- 'A readymade family': adoptive home sought for four Rotherham sisters 17 octubre 2017Judge has ruled girls, all under 10, cannot be separated and foster mother feels she is too old to look after themSocial services in Rotherham are looking for a new adoptive home for four sisters because their foster mother feels she is too old to look after them.A care plan approved by a judge has ruled that the girls, all under 10, cannot be separated. The […]Frances Perraudin
- Two-child limit on benefit claims to be challenged in court 17 octubre 2017Campaigners are granted permission to apply for judicial review of policy, which stops benefits being paid for more than two childrenThe government is facing a high court challenge to its two-child limit on benefit claims, the basis for the hugely controversial “rape clause” policy, it has emerged.Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) said it had been granted pe […]Peter Walker Political correspondent
- PM will not reduce six-week wait for universal credit despite MPs’ warnings 17 octubre 2017
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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?