martes, 26 de noviembre de 2013
viernes, 22 de noviembre de 2013
Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani school student and education activist. She is known for her education and women¨s rights activism in Pakistan where the Taliban had at times banned girls from attending school. When Malala was 11 years old she wrote a blog for the BBC detailing her life under the Taliban rule. The following summer, a New York Times documentary was filmed about her life and she began to rise in prominence, giving interviews in print and on TV. She has since been nominated for the International Children´s Peace Prize. A number of prominent individuals, including the Canadian Prime Minister, are supporting a petition to nominate Malala for the Nobel Peace Prize.
A fairly surprising decision, the Nobel Committee awarded this year's peace prize to ..............................................................
Watch the video clicking on the link below and find out.
Write a comment on Malala´s personality and campaign. Does she deserve the Nobel Peace Prize in your opinion?
lunes, 18 de noviembre de 2013
Answer the following questions.
1. 1.. Between what ages do all students go to primary school?
2. 2.. What exams do students take at the age of 16 in England?
3. 3-- What percentage of students continue school afterwards?
4. 4.. What percentage of people go onto other kinds of education and training (instead of university)?
5. 5-- What are some of the subjects that British students take?
Talk about any of the differences between the Spanish educational system and the British one.
martes, 12 de noviembre de 2013
The Great Famine and the coffin ships
1845 was a year of starvation and great difficulty for most of the people in Ireland.
Watch this video and answer to the following questions.
1-- What were the first consequences of the potato blight?
2--Why were some families evicted from their homes?
3--What were the most immediate solutions for families?
4--How long did the journey to America take?
5--Talk about the conditions on the ships.
6--Were the Irish welcomed to their new land. Why/ Why not?
7--Can we see any reminder today from this terrible time?' What is it? Where can we find it?