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“Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand.”

Welcome to the English Holly (el acebo), the English department blog in Siles, welcome to your blog.

jueves, 15 de mayo de 2014

Our songs

Our latest project in English is about our favourite songs. Every student has chosen a song and has prepared some exercises to practice in class. We took the idea of this project from english@edrissis in Ceuta. Thanks to them.
Here are the first examples, I hope you like them.

Arabella, Artic Monkeys, by Maria del Carmen Rodríguez.

Shot me down, David Guetta, by Matías Arroyo.

Chasing cars, Snow Patrol, by Carmen Gutierrez.

Let it go, Demi Lovato, by Cristian García.

Viva la vida. Coldplay, by María Jesús Morcillo.

One love. Bob Marley, by Jorge Sánchez.

Happy. Pharrel Williams, by Elena G. Salas.

Save you. Simple Plan, by Bea Segura.

Imagine. John Lennon, by Ángel Fiteni.

Counting stars. One Republic, by Paula Castillo.

Let her go. Passanger, by Ángel Suárez.

Waka Waka. Shakira, by Juan Manuel Gil.

It's time. Imagine Dragons, by Jesús Luna (Mr. Moon)

Young and beautiful. Lana del Rey, by Antonio López

The monster. Eminem ft. Rihanna, by Javi Piña.

To vote for your projects you have to complete this spreadsheet. (You have to log in when your e-mail address) Use this link.

And the winner is......... HAPPY!!!!

miércoles, 7 de mayo de 2014

Passport to the European Union

Europe Day is an annual celebration of peace and unity in Europe.There are two separate designations of Europe Day: 5th May for the Council of Europe, and 9th of May for the European Union. For the EU, the day is also known as Schuman Day, commemmorating the historical declaration by French foreign minister Robert Schuman.
In order to enjoy and share our European spirit we propose you to travel around the EU.   
 Click on this link and create your own Passport to the European Union.
Learn about all our European neighbours and have fun!!!

Thanks to "ICT Torps"