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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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- ‘A tragedy for addicts’. Why rehab centres are shutting their doors | Tom Wall 17 octubre 2018Like many others in the UK, Bristol’s Chandos House residential centre is being forced to close in November as council cuts hit referralsWill Self: Closing residential rehabs increases addicts’ sufferingMartin Hopkins is sitting peacefully in the pretty, sun-dappled courtyard garden of Bristol’s Chandos House addiction treatment centre. He’s come a long way […]Tom Wall
- Closing residential rehabs only increases the suffering of addicts | Will Self 17 octubre 2018Places like Chandos House in Bristol, which shuts next month, represent a genuine mechanism through which compassion can operateDrug and alcohol rehabilitation, like all effective therapy for mental illness, is highly labour-intensive; requiring counsellors who are not just empathetic enough to reach their patients, but also sufficiently authoritative to con […]Will Self
- Labour seeks to force publication of universal credit impact analysis 16 octubre 2018Party to use opposition day debate to demand briefings on impact of changesLabour is to try to force the government to publish analysis into the impact of universal credit on claimants’ incomes, amid increasing signs that ministers are delaying the controversial programme following a backlash from MPs. Related: The climbdown on universal credit is painfully […]Peter Walker and Jessica Elgot
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- Prison officer claims she was dismissed for being a whistleblower 16 octubre 2018Diane Ward filed 100 reports into dangerous, drug-ridden conditions at Nottingham jailA former prison officer with 31 years’ service is claiming that she was treated unfairly by prison chiefs because she turned whistleblower and complained about rampant drug use, escalating levels of violence and a breakdown in discipline at HMP Nottingham.At the opening of […]Diane Taylor
- Victims of child sexual abuse detail experiences in online anthology 16 octubre 2018Accounts made available as part of independent inquiry’s Truth Project to encourage others to speak outThe Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has published an unprecedented online anthology of sexual abuse in institutions, with 125 victims detailing the horrors they experienced in schools, sports clubs, churches and other groups.Accounts from the vi […]Alexandra Topping
- Divided Britain: study finds huge chasm in attitudes 16 octubre 2018
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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?