Tuesday, November 29, 2011


Here we show you the pps about Saint Andrew that Lauren (our Scottish Language Assistant) has prepared for some classes.

We are sure she was missing this festivity very much this year :-)

Never mind , in the afternoon we all tried to cheer her up while listening to our Pastoral singing  Flamenco.

Thursday, November 24, 2011


Violence in all forms is rampant in our society, however acknowledging the problem is not enough , it is simply a first step in trying to get solutions.

When we are dealing with violence against women, victicms  are not just female.Domestic violence affects everyone, including other members in the family, such as parents, brothers, sisters, but unfortunately the ones who suffer more are their own children who have to be the witness of such a terrible scene at home.

It is for this reason  that we must  have the power as a society, one more time and another year, to say NO MORE !!   STOP IT !!

Friday, November 18, 2011


There are many examples of nice songs thanking for all the good things we all have in our lives as the ones which follow here:

  1. Surf the net for similar songs 
  2. Complete this text about the History of Thanksgiving and copy it in your notebooks
  3.  Find  things that you are grateful for and write them  down.
  4. Add your sentences  to a nice turkey craft so we can decorate our class

( See some examples of  our 2011 activities   and the ones we did last year with Ryan, our American Language Assistant )

Thursday, November 10, 2011


The Royal British Legion provides support to those who have served or are currently serving in the British Armed Forces.

It is best known for its Poppy Appeal which takes place in the weeks leading up to the 11th of November. This involves the public making a donation to the British Legion and receiving an artificial poppy in return. 
 Remembrance Services take place at 11.00 on the Sunday nearest the 11th of November and there is a minute silence in supermarkets, in the street etc. Also, before football matches kick-off a minute silence is normally conducted.

During the First World War, poppies grew in the battlefields of Belgium and France and so the poppy now reminds people of the great loss of life caused by the war.

A Canadian soldier called John McCrae wrote a famous poem about the Poppy during the First World War.

In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below

This Year, FIFA decided to ban the England team from wearing the Poppy during their game against Spain. However, following pressure from the British Prime Minister, David Cameron, FIFA have decided that they can wear the poppy but it must be on a black armband instead of on their chest.

Monday, November 7, 2011


The Beatles, or the Fab Four, were one of the most famous bands in the history of pop music.
The line-up:

John Lennon (vocalist): born 9 October 1940, died 8 December 1980
Paul McCartney (vocalist and guitarist): born 18 June 1942
George Harrison (vocalist and guitarist): born 25 February 1943, died 29 November 2001
Ringo Starr (drummer): born 7 July 1940

 TASK : Copy the lyrics of your favourite song by this wonderful pop group and explain why you like it