BEING A TEACHER....

BEING A TEACHER IS A DIFFICULT TASK NOWADAYS, SO I DECIDED TO FOLLOW THIS PIECE OF ADVICE BY BRUCE LEE:

Empty your mind, be formless. Shapeless, like water. If you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. You put water into a bottle and it becomes the bottle. You put it in a teapot it becomes the teapot. Now, water can flow or it can crash. Be water, my friend.

by Bruce Lee

viernes, 17 de marzo de 2017

Happy St Patrick's Day!!!!



Here are some....

Tips for Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Dublin, Ireland


  

Here's an interesting selection of Irish music compiled in this playlist by J. Luis (the Philosophy and Robotics teacher)

 

THE STORY OF SAINT PATRICK'S DAY Children's Read Aloud

 


Last year (Easter 2016) >>>>  

HAPPY ST PATRICK'S!!!! and IES Mediterraneo students were there


Basic vocabulary for St Patrick's Day   >>>>


Green idioms with Lucy   >>>>>





VOCABULARY. Complete these sentences with the correct prepositions.

1. Paul Newman and Robert Redford wanted to play a trick .....  the gangster in the film The Sting. 
2. Redford wanted revenge ... the murder of his friend.    
3. They succeeded ...... their plan to cheat him ...... a great deal of money.   
4. They did this ...... passing themselves off as gamblers.  
5. The gangster bet the money …….  a horse race.  
6. It is almost impossible ..... times to understand exactly what is happening.   
7. But …. the end of the film, everything has become clear.
8. This film is probably one of the best …….. its kind.
9. It's ..... television again next week.  

Solutions in the next post

Solutions to the VOCABULARY exercise in the previous post. 
1. profit    2. job   3. tell   4. rob  5. priceless    6. lonely   7. seriously   8. completely



3 comentarios:

  1. Patrick Day is celebrated on 17th of March, patron saint of Ireland. Saint Patrick was born in 387 in Kilpatrick, near Dumbarton, Scotland. His father was an officer of the Roman army. Irish pirates took 16 year old Patrician prisoner and sold him as a slave. He spent six years in Ireland, where he learned to speak the Celtic language. He managed to escape and went to France to prepare for life. When he was 46 years old he decided to return to Ireland to evangelize its inhabitants. And there he remained until his death on March 17/ 461.

    A Christian tradition says that Patrick explained the mystery of the Holy Trinity using a three-leaf clover. That is why on that day they have the custom of wearing a clover in the celebration of this day. It is also customary to dress in green and even color this beer in honor of Ireland.

    In my opinion this party seems great, I find it very curious the tradition they have to dress all green, I would love to go someday and be able to celebrate it with all the people there.
    And what I like is that you can drink and drink all the beer you want, because it is tradition.
    Maria Jesus Mendoza 1bach

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  2. St. Patrick's Day is produced annually on March 17 in observance of the death of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. What began as a religious holiday in the 17th century has become a variety of festivals around the world celebrating Irish culture with parades, special foods, music, dancing, and lots of green. Many people ask the question 'Why is the Clover the National Flower of Ireland?' The reason is that St. Patrick used it to explain the Holy Trinity to the pagans.

    From my point of view this party is very interesting, because you have to go dressed in some green garment, this party is celebrated all over the world, this day of Saint Patrick there are bands, floats, street theater and much more. The 32 Irish counties are represented, dressed in their traditional colors. Also participating in the parade are members of the Irish community of London and other Londoners.

    Paola Ruiz 1ºBach A

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  3. For a start, Saint Patrick, who is patron saint of Ireland, is one of the world’s most popular saints. He was born in Roman Britain and when he was a child he was captured by Irish pirates. As well, he was taken to Ireland like as a slave. Although he was not born Irish, he has become an important part of the Irish heritage, because before he came to Ireland, in 432 AD, was a Celtic pagan country. What’s more, St Patrick Day is celebrated on 17th March because of his death. The clover is the national flower of Ireland such he used it to explain the Holy Trinity to the pagans. Furthermore, he used to help convert people Christians symbols like the circle and the cross combined.

    On the contrary, currently we celebrate St Patrick Day in a lot of countries around the world like the Trafalgar Square celebration, in which there are parades, special food, drinks and music in his honour. This day all people wear something green because it is said that this brings us good luck. Many important monuments has gone green for this day, like London Eye, The Coliseum, Christ the Redeemer, The Leaning Tower of Pisa, Empire State, also.

    To sum up, I stayed in Dublin last year where I spent a whole week including St Patrick Day. The festival was fantastic, there were a lot of people anywhere and most of them on their green costumes, dancing and singing. I spent such a great time! I would repeat one day because is a unique experience.


    Andrea Gutiérrez López 1BACH A

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