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Celeb Grammar Cops (Batxillerat 1 Optional Activity #5).

You might find this is interesting: Top 10 influential tweeters in the UK Follow a celebrity on Twitter and send me pictures of their errors (and how you correct them) to contribute to this post (mxorto@xtec.cat). Deadline: Tuesday, 11th November. [Thanks to … Continue reading

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Batxillerat 1 Optional Activity #7 & Batxillerat 2 Optional Activity #8. Catalonia Referendum.

I. Watch this video from The New York Times and answer the following questions: 1. As far as Spain’s economy is concerned, how much does Catalonia account for? 2. According to polls, what is the percentage of Catalans wanting to vote … Continue reading

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Batxillerat 2. Optional Activity #5. Ok Go, the treadmill viral video.

OK Go – Here It Goes Again I. Watch this video. II. Read this text and answer these questions. a) What do you think is the meaning of “Leave the CGI-heavy, mega-budget videos to the Justins and Janets of the … Continue reading

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Let’s explore the world with this game!

Try GeoGuessr, an addictive geography game! You will see an image of an unknown place somewhere in the world and you have to guess where it is and click that place on the map. Because this is based on Google … Continue reading

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Solar System Song

Here you have the clip you watched in Social Science class. Enjoy! [Thanks to Albert Pérez for sharing!] 

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SingItKitty – cat advert

What do you think of this ad? Do you like it? Why (not)? Is it true that we all need ‘silly stuff’?

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