End of CourseMay 29th, 2014Now Be a Rebel: Enjoy your Exam! :D
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Without language, not our revolution
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Category Archives: Videos
As you remember, at the beginning of the course I announced we would be working with three documentaries but we only managed one, the one about how our senses deceive us, and now we were going to do the second, and … Continue reading
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
My dearest sister Carol sends me this video you might all enjoy! ❤ Can you understand it all? Let me know! Over here, there were two teachers who took part in a similar experience, but face-to-face. The project ended last … Continue reading
This song always makes me laugh
Because the people who always vote in Industrial Societies belong or support political parties that do not respect everybody’s human rights. And when the other people don’t vote, their representation and influence in Parliaments rise, which explains the rise of … Continue reading
Go to our youtube channel to read the info on this video, if you like! ❤
In case you can’t get anywhere near one!
This song was in the soundtrack of an amazing movie everybody should watch, La vide d’Adèle (2013) (Blue is the warmest color)
Well, I’m being dragged down the river vagina now! 😀 Just remembered another river song I simply love. It was written by Joni Mitchell, a fav singer of mine, but I have to say I prefer to hear it performed … Continue reading
Another woman who cared about a better world in spite of it all, and the tornado she was sucked in… “River of No Return”
Talking People page on her Because the link to the Moon River video is broken (yet again, sigh!) I’m posting the song here. It’s from the movie Breakfast at Tiffany’s, a classic identity (or “romantic”) movie, based on a Truman … Continue reading
Thanks for your work. Although I’ve continued checking it at the C1 level, I can notice great improvement. Hopefully, you’ll do a wonderful job in June! 🙂 ❤ List of Mistakes 1 As you know, the most important thing this … Continue reading
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
Dear all, next Wednesday, April 25 (International Book Day) and Thursday April 26, I’ll be raffling a few books, to celebrate World Book Day! I created the video My Bedside Table This Winter so that you all can watch it. … Continue reading
I hope it inspires you to practice speaking at home! — and prepare presentations for class! (mybedsidetablethiswinter)
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! ❤
Chapter 8, enjoy!
It includes a list of items that make María José’s language range rich.
The reason why I’m taking so long with the videos (pending: Y5CAL’s Audio Project, for instance!) is because I’m not managing with the machines! I have some trouble with transferring the videos from the camera to my computer, and I’m … Continue reading
Today in Y3C Germán asked about the so-called Discovery of America (as it was called in our textbook), or the conquest, or the colonization (funny [= strange] we think of Invasions when that happens to us), and I replied that … Continue reading
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
Listen to this. It’s wonderful! At the end I mention the 3 mistakes Sergio makes, and also assess his performance. Enjoy!
El País in English BBC Reuters The Wall Street Journal
Big Jesús (Y5B), thanks for this! It’s amazing!
For Y5′s, see also: The Movie Project 5 min. Notice British English & US American English