sábado, 17 de diciembre de 2011


Christmas is time for family celebrations but also for reflection an relax. People like singing carols, sending Christmas cards and giving gifts. How do you celebrate?

If you like carols, here you have the latest Lady Gaga´s video singing a beautiful song called "White Christmas".

jueves, 1 de diciembre de 2011

The consumer society

                         These are the wonderful  wallcharts students in 1E have made. Congratulations.
                         You have done a good job and you have got the idea. We also have to think about
                         the poeple who are in need.                                                                                    

December has just started and Christmas are very near. Most of the times we want to buy things not because we really need them, but because may be they make us feel happy.

I would like you to watch this video : Greed versus Need and tell me what you think about it.

According to the video:

__What do some people have?

__What do other people need?

__What can we do to solve the problem?

miércoles, 23 de noviembre de 2011

Happy Thanksgiving

As you know, Thanksgiving is a holiday celebrated in the USA on the fourth Thursday of November. Our assistants have been talking to you about the history of this tradition and you have learnt some vocabulary about typical food for the feast. We have also been doing some crafts such as the " turkey hands" and I want to show you some of them to wish you "Happy Thanksgiving".

martes, 15 de noviembre de 2011


Second graders made these posters for the class using the "collage" technique. They describe different physical features and the rest of the class will guess who is the character all the different things cut out
belong to. The result is great.

viernes, 11 de noviembre de 2011

Vocabulary games

Refresh some vocabulary  about different topics and different levels clicking in the link below.

Play and have a good time.



Edinburgh is one of the prettiest european cities I have ever visited. Watch the video and find out ten things you need to know about it. Then answer to the questions below:

1--What can you do in the new town?

2--What is the most famous street in the old town?

3--Scotland´s number 1 attraction is...............................

4--There are some museum that you can visit for free. Mention 3 of them.

5--Arthur´s seat and Calton Hill are places where you.............................................................

6--Some of the most popular pubs are.....................................................(Mention 3 of them).

7--The traditional food to try in Edinburgh is.."..........................".

8--Do you know some important festivals that take place in the city? What are they?

jueves, 20 de octubre de 2011


Jeff Kinney was born in 1971 in Maryland in the USA. "The diary of a Wimpy Kid " was first released  in 2007 and soon it became a bestseller. Now he is the director of an Internet publishing company. He lives in Massachusets with his wife and his two sons.

If you want to find more about him you can visit his web-site clicking in http://www.wimpykid.com/

Watch the interview with some of the actors in the film.

viernes, 14 de octubre de 2011


This year we have two assistants for our English class. They both come from the EEUU but from different parts and they are here after having finished their studies at University. My students have already had a class with them and after having a long interview  we have found out  many things. Read these articles to get to know Moira and Charleen.


Her full name is Moira Casados Cassidy. She is 23 years old. She has got four siblings who are called Camile, Emilia, Jennifer and Riley. Her parents live in Colorado and she can speak Two languages: English and a bit of Spanish. She loves Spain and one of her favourite places in Madrid is Parque del Oeste where she likes to go for a walk.

Her favourite book "A hundred Years of Solitude" by Gabriel García Márquez. Her favourite subjects are English, maths and art. Her favourite sport is Lacrosse and she loves rock music . She plays the guitar and she has played in two bands called "Christie and the Cremes" and "Warm Cube". When she was 17, she wrote a song and her dream is to be a writer and to become a famous rock star one day.

She likes Spanish food in general but specially "Patatas bravas". She also has some lovely kittens.

Written by Malole,Oliver, Diego G. and Jorge. 


Charleen was born in London but all her family are from Jamaica. She moved to Georgia inthe EEUU when she was 5 years old.

Some of the traditional dishes in the South are maccaroni and cheese, blackeyed peas and fried chicken.

In Atlanta the weather is very hot. If you go there you can visit the Coke museum and the CNN.

There are some stereotypes, for example they say people in the south are stupid but this is not true. Julia Roberts is a famous actress from Georgia.

She has three siblings; Darryl is twenty, Ronet is eleven and the youngest is London who is 10 years old. Her mother´s name is Sylvia and his father´s name is Ronan.

She plays basketball and she plays the piano, too. Her favourite colours are black, red and yellow.
She likes public transportation in Spain and one day she wants to be a doctor.

Written by Jose, Fernando, Alex, Irene. 1ª E

martes, 17 de mayo de 2011

William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare is considered one of the best playwrights who has ever existed. If you want to know about him as a writer, actor and poet you will find some curious information here. Some people even wonder if he really existed.

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

I would like you to watch this film which is a cartoon version of Romeo and Juliet. It is divided in tree different parts. Can you find any differences with the story we are reading in class?. You can add them in your comments in this blog.

sábado, 14 de mayo de 2011


All of us have got a favourite item of clothing. Choose your favourite T-shirt and describe it: size, colour, patttern, material etc.
Maybe it is so special because it was a present from a friend. Tell us a curiosity or story in relation with it.

Here you can see some of my students´ favourite ones.