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Friday, October 19, 2018

MEMORIES FROM CHILDHOOD




Get ready for next class, to tell your classmates about your earliest childhood memories. Try to think about which are your ealiest memories from your childhood. Choose at least one to tell us about. Remember to look for any vocabulary words you don't know and you might need, before talking in class. 
Your speech will be much better if you include feelings when you recall your memory. 

To warm, watch the video of a girl and her mother, inmigrants, and the girl talking about her memories from childhood. 
The Icing on the cake



Friday, October 5, 2018

LIVING BEYOND DISABILITIES



Most of us go under difficulties at some time in our lives, but there are people whose lives are a full of obstacles to  overcome. This is specially true for people with some kind of disability. Though nowadays lots of these obstacles have dissapeared, disabled people still encourter the harshness of indifference in their daily lives.

From time to time, courageous people as Amy Purdy surprises us with brilliant lives beyond disabilities. In this powerful talk, she shows us how to draw inspiration from life's obstacles.


Amazed? Your task is to write an e-mail to Amy inviting her to give a speech at school. Tell her why you want her to come and explain your feelings when you first saw her speech in youtube.


Useful material:

Vocabulary related to Health problems

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

BENETTON LAUNCHES ITS "UNHATE" CAMPAIGN



 

As everybody knows Benetton is well-known for its creative as well as controversial campaigns on hot matters. Its last one includes a series of posters featuring world political and spiritual leaders with lips locked to launch the UNHATE project.
At first Benetton, claimed that the polemic material, is inviting "the leaders and citizens of the world to combat the 'culture of hatred'". But the picture showing The Pope and Ahmed Mohamed el-Tayeb, Imam of the Al-Azhar mosque in Cairo, kissing eachother obligued the company to withdrawn the poster and apologize.

What is your opinion? Do you think Benetton's campaigns intent to denounce social  matters or are just commercially focused to call for attention on its products? Do you agree with the direct exhibition this type of aggressive material?

Read the following article on the matter. Work in pairs and look for a shocking campaign photo and get ready to talk about it. What is the aim of the campaign? Why that image? Is it a good strategy using it? Why?