lunes, 24 de noviembre de 2014

El bilingüismo. ¿Por qué es bueno para nuestro cerebro?

¿Por qué es positivo aprender en más de una lengua? Seguro que a menudo os lo preguntáis y aunque quienes sois habituales de este blog ya participáis de una manera u otra en él como alumnado, profesorado, como padres/madres...creo que os será útil leer este artículo publicado en el País este mes.

Does being bilingual make you smarter? Watch the video. Then you can read some more articles related to the great benefits of bilingualism for our brain:

lunes, 17 de noviembre de 2014

Adventure and Emergency situations

Tsunami Thailand 2004

  • Activity 1: Speaking
In units 1 and 2 we have learnt vocabulary in the fields of adventure and emergency. Here you are a picture of the most serious, devastating and thrilling natural disasters of the recent times in history.
Describe the picture in detail. What can you see? Where is it happening?...

  • Activity 2: Reading
Read the text in the following link about the film The Impossible (2012) inspired by a Spanish family of survivors in the chaotic destruction of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.
  • Activity 3: Listen and watch
Watch the video of an interview with Naomi Watts, the female protagonist  of the film by J. A. Bayona and María Belón the woman who lived  together with her family such a horrifying experience and had the fortune to survive . 
Later you will work on this worksheet to check your understanding.