Category Archives: VIDEO

Global warming: how to save the planet!

Top 50 Things To Save the Planet   Or you might want to try a shorter version: 10 Things You Can Do to Help Save the Earth   VIDEOS: Global warming explained by Al Gore (video)  

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Passive houses? Active saving

What do you think if you could spend 10% of the electricity you are using to keep your house heated or cooled? Watch how passive houses work in 90 seconds only! It can also be applied to our Mediterranean climate. … Continue reading

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ONLY FOR GIRLS: more things we can do for the environment…

Have you ever thought about the amount of waste we are producing with sanitary pads? What’s the ‘mooncup’? What are its advantages for your health, the environment and your pocket? How do you use it?  There are more alternatives. Make a comment!

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NO impact man

For one year, Colin Beaven and his family UNPLUGGED from electricity, produced NO RUBBISH, travelled exclusively ON FOOT OR BY BIKE, and BOUGHT NOTHING but food (all of it locally grown). By the end, they discovered something SURPRISING: Living simply wasn’t just good for the … Continue reading

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​Can wolves change rivers? 

Absolutely yes!! Watch this amazing and inspiring video How Wolves Change Rivers….

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Learning Modals with songs and films??? Yeah!!

SONGS: https://englishsongsforclass.wordpress.com/modals/ Here you can see a great powerpoint explanation (with practice) on these modals! The British Council’s web is always a must! What are the typical characteristics of modal verbs? Have a look at a very useful handout: modal-verbs-tutorial2 Looking for quick exercises? … Continue reading

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Listening and vocabulary: TOURISM & TRAVELLING

An excellent leisure activity is travelling. Here’s a listening on holidays (exam format) Are you sure you know the difference between travel, trip and journey? Some interesting collocations on tourism are always useful to deal with the topic. More vocabulary and expressions in … Continue reading

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Leisure time and creativity

In Unit 3 you are going to learn about creativity and leisure time. A. Watch a short video with an interview with Creative Director Emma Sexton. Remember that you can activate subtitles on YouTube. Watch the video three times: the … Continue reading

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The: When do we omit it?

OMISSION OF THE DEFINITE ARTICLE ‘THE’ When shall we omit the? There are some good explanations in: englishpractice, englishgrammar,  eslmonster, or even in video  youtube. If you want to practice: englishexercises1 and englishexercises2,  englishlearner, english-hilfen1 and english-hilfen2, learnforgood, and monash. Do not feel overwhelmed by so many links. Have a look at the … Continue reading

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Hackers and Government surveillance

    The other side of the coin of new technologies: the government watching over us, ignoring our privacy. Remember John Oliver has a very particular sense of humour. Remember you can activate the subtitles at the bottom:

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