We're off on holidays, enjoy and relax!
Monday, 29 June 2015
Friday, 26 June 2015
Thursday, 25 June 2015
Just in case any of you have the oppotunity of visiting London this summer, here's a map you will have to be acquainted to, if you go: the London Tube's Map. But here's also a video which shows the history and the expansion of London's Tube network from 1863 (152 years ago). Watch and listen the whole story:
Wednesday, 24 June 2015
Now that we're about to start our holidays, remember that a good way to practice your English is watching films in the original English language with subtitles (either in English or Spanish/Galician). And it's always great to watch a film which has a bit of everyday life. Here's a recommendation, which is still on at the local cinemas, but it would be interesting to be able to watch in the original language: "WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAY". It's a 2015 British comedy-drama, directed by Andy Hamilton and Guy Jenkins and starring Rosamund Pike, David Tennant and Billy Connolly, and some three charming kids in between, during their last summer holidays at the Scottish Highlands. More on its plot HERE. The video trailer below.
Video-trailers "WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAY":
Monday, 22 June 2015
Saturday, 20 June 2015
Are you fan of "Game of Thrones"? The Huffington Post have worked out the equivalent of Westeros map of the Seven Kingdoms with its real European equivalents.
- North Of The Wall = Greenland
- The North = Scotland
- The Iron Islands = Norway
- The Vale = Switzerland
- The Riverlands = Germany
- The Westerlands = England
- King's Landing = London
- The Stormlands = Wales
- The Reach = France
- Dorne = Spain
For more detailed information link here.
Wednesday, 17 June 2015
The Beatles' classic song becomes mature and turns 50, today we pay tribute to it here, listening to it and linking to a page that remembers it below.
Enlace / Link:
Audio with lyrics "YESTERDAY", The Beatles:
Tuesday, 9 June 2015
Friday, 5 June 2015
A week ago today, during the 2015 2nd BAC Graduation, our Galician teacher Miguel Mato, mentioned a poem by Scotts-man, Robert Louis Stevenson calledWe've searched the internet to find it, and here it is for you to read:
"TO ALL THAT LOVE THE FAR AND BLUE".
"TO ALL THAT LOVE THE FAR AND BLUE".
To all that love the far and blue:
Whether, from dawn to eve, on foot
The fleeing corners ye pursue,
Nor weary of the vain pursuit;
Or whether down the singing stream,
Paddle in hand, jocund ye shoot,
To splash beside the splashing bream
Or anchor by the willow root: Or, bolder, from the narrow shore
Put forth, that cedar ark to steer,
Among the seabirds and the roar
Of the great sea, profound and clear;
Or, lastly if in heart ye roam,
Not caring to do else, and hear,
Safe sitting by the fire at home,
Footfalls in Utah or Pamere: Though long the way, though hard to bear
The sun and rain, the dust and dew;
Though still attainment and despair
Inter the old, despoil the new;
There shall at length, be sure, O friends,
Howe'er ye steer, whate'er ye do -
At length, and at the end of ends,
The golden city come in view.
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