Category Archives: Life on the Net

free ebook: Stories from My Teacher

Our first ebook, in case you are into stories told by teachers in class! 🙂 ❤ Stories from My Teacher. On the English Language, Lifelong Learning & Our r.evoL.ution! http://www.talkingpeople.net/tp/ebooks.htm Advertisements

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El tren de la libertad. Yo decido. English subtitles (struggle for women’s rights in Spain)

This was one of the actions women organized to fight for respect. Here is an article which mentions it, along with other recent actions: http://www.wri-irg.org/es/node/23047

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Phew! At last!

I found how to fix a few thing on the new site for the CAL Project. Have a look now! https://sites.google.com/site/audiowebeoifuengirola/english/y5cal_2013_14 Here’s a nightmare poem on English pronunciation. Thanks to Rachel for reminding me of it nightmarish existence!! (Demented laughter) http://www.learnenglish.de/pronunciation/pronunciationpoem.htmlContinue reading

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FAQ – Where I get my Tees

I get my Literature T-shirts here (USA): http://outofprintclothing.com/shop/clothing/ And I get my Amnesty International (also feminist) Tees here (Spain): https://tienda.es.amnesty.org The rest come from international pacifist meetings I attended throughout my life. (I tend to think clothes should last FOREVER! 😀 😀 … Continue reading

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For CAL students! Zokorro! :D

Dear students, I’ve been gathering the General Useful Classroom Language everybody sent in, but my eyes are sore after 10 pages and I’m not sure it’s ready for publication and recording, so here’s what. If you find some time, can … Continue reading

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Common Core Curriculums: Killing teaching/learning processes

Curriculum – Curriculums/Curricula; syllabus – syllabuses/syllabi I just read /red/ I’ve just read /red/ this by Jeff Nguyen, a primary teacher in the USA, where the Common Core curriculum suffocates teaching and learning processes with even more harshness than here … Continue reading

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30min of flowing river water!

In case you can’t get anywhere near one!

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On Speciesism

Earthlings – watch this documentary! (1hour 30 min) Watch at least the first 7 minutes (the intro). You could use that for a re-telling or a monologue! If it stops and you hear a kind of Error beep, just try … Continue reading

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The Bechdel Test for Women in Movies

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Chapter 4 – Story of the Internet, by CAL students!

At the end you will find the cards that explain what the Audiobook Project is and why it’s so good for students’ English! Enjoy! Thanks, Mar, for sending your graphic notes! ❤

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A radio program on Doris Lessing

http://www.theguardian.com/books/audio/2013/nov/18/doris-lessing-dies-obituary-audio-interviews-podcast Her speech – Nobel prize http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/2007/lessing-lecture_en.html

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Interviewing Y5B about the wasapp group & two messages for people

Dear Quinto B, thanks for accepting my proposal of the interview. I’ll bring my digital recording machine (though also the video recorder, in case you finally agree!!), so you can tell me which. But I’ll do that in two weeks, … Continue reading

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“As a woman my country is the whole world” – Feminist Quotes to celebrate!

“As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world” (Virginia Woolf) The first International Women’s Day was held in 1911 and is celebrated annually on 8 March with thousands of events across the … Continue reading

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AudioStory: Asimov, “The Fun They Had”

About having a human teacher and paper books that always show the same thing! Avanzado: Listen to this story (link on bottom right-hand side), so you can practice learning to listen, and learning to speak. On that website you can … Continue reading

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Second Childhood Memory on our video channel!

Thanks, Josefina! If there’s anything you don’t like, please, let me know — I can fix it! No problem!

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Please, read, watch, and if you understand, sign!

Leonard Peltier – please, read, watch, sign… http://www.leonardpeltier.info/petition http://www.leonardpeltier.info/ (video) Shame on the US American Democracy for this case… Obama, how can you not do anything, when it’s in your hands?! Shame on you! (In solidarity)  

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Spain: Women’s Actions! An artist designing Direct Nonviolent Actions!

Yolanda Domínguez is an artist who has been designing amazing feminist Nonviolent Direct Actions (NVDA), the latest of which is this ironic feminist action, where we women are going (2014) to the Chamber of Commerce to register our bodies as … Continue reading

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VERY IMPORTANT READ /riid/, CRUCIAL

Even if you are not involved in collecting signatures in support of this, or joining in with your own, you should read this, about Communications Surveillance! We need to be aware, and if possible, get involved in the defence of … Continue reading

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Follow-up on Nov Writing: CVs/resumes (Education)

Dear students, one thing I cannot “check” in your CVs/resumés is the name of the certificates you have. You should understand that we don’t have ONE CV/resumé and that’s it. We tailor our CVs/resumés to each job! In terms of … Continue reading

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Buy Nothing, Do Something (the winter hols are great for this!)

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A very happy teacher… (a thank you all!)

Today has been the third day listening to people who learned one page in their audiobook by ear, by heart. It’s been impressive. I have to thank you all because the truth is that this has been the first time … Continue reading

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Porn bots & where to complain

Hiya, dear all. I’ve had to uncheck the Like (dig) button on the post on Cecilia’s blog because the porn robots or porn bloggers are digging it (by clicking Like). If anyone knows how we can put a complaint somewhere, … Continue reading

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