Do you know about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch? Wach this entry from the blog to find out.
Saturday, 5 December 2020
What would you do if you were a photo journalist in a war zone and somebody near you was injured? Would you stop taking pictures and help this person, at the risk of your own life, or would you keep taking pictures that could make a difference in the conflict?
Discuss this and other moral dilemmas in this very interesting video
Sunday, 29 November 2020
So much in common, but yet so many differences!
Thanks to our ever increasing consumption of movies and series in original version, and our use of internet to read pages in English from all over the globe, most English learners have now a miscellaneous vocabulary and pronunciation which can no longer be defined as British, American or any other variety. Which English are we speaking?
Although it is not essential to keep a "pure" pronunciation, it is important to know which way we pronounce words. And it is yet more important to keep a coherent spelling, especially if we are about to start university.
Watch this video about British and American pronunciation:
And this other video about British and American spelling. It is a little monotonous, but worth watching until the end:
Monday, 23 November 2020
Wednesday, 4 November 2020
Apart from using different clothes, how can people change the appearance of their bodies? Are there many different ways of doing it around the world? Which is your favourite way? Which one would you use to change your appearance? Would you ever try to change your body permanently?
In groups of two/three students, choose one way of changing your appearance and explain it to the rest of the class. Write a text (10/15 lines maximum) and post it in your portfolio.
You can first watch this video to get some ideas:
Saturday, 31 October 2020
Thursday, 22 October 2020
Halloween is around the corner! Would you like to know the history behind it? Watch this video to find out