lunes, 23 de marzo de 2015

Short movies for task 2

Here you are some of the videos or short movies you have chosen in groups because you found them interesting in a way. Some groups gave an oral exposition about their short movies and after the week of holidays you're having some short debates in class to question why they are appealing to you.

Group 2:  Elena López, Laura, Ángela, Emma and Miguel Cid chose "The Moon".

Group 3: Lucía Gil, María Caro, María Fdz, María Romero and Paula López chose "Christian, the lion".

Group 5: Andrea Ming, Andrea Clavijo, Erika Cano and Fco. Javier Fdz chose  "Slimtime".

Group 6:  Mario León, Andrés Cano, Alejandro Fdz, Juan José Montblanch and José Manuel Pichardo chose  "Look up"

Group 4: Song "Amnesia" with Victoria Navarro, Lucía Parrilla, Alicia, Ana Portillo y Belén Muñoz.

Group 7:  " Cambio de pilas" Miguel Pérez, Pablo Núñez, Sandro Rodríguez.

lunes, 16 de marzo de 2015

17th March. St Patrick's day in Ireland and all over the world.

Clovers, shamrock, celebrate St. Patrick's day in Ireland. As there are Irish people all over the world there are special celebrations in every country. Did you know that in Chicago the river Hudson is dyed in green? Why is it turned emerald for St Patrick?

Activity 1

And now follow the link by the BBC to learn about the history of this celebration in Ireland.

Click on the link to know more about the patron saints in other parts of United Kingdom.

Activity 2

Searching the net I've found this webquest for you. Click on the links suggested to help you answer the questions.

sábado, 7 de marzo de 2015

Steps to your next task : A short film

Last friday you watched the short film Paperman in class. It was produced by Walt Disney Animated Studios and directed by John Kahrs. Here you are the Oscar winner 2012 again.

Activity 1

Answer the following questions:
  • What's your opinion of the story?
  • Do you think it is possible to fall in love at first sight?
  • Are these meetings a question of chance or destiny?
  • What would you do to get to know a person you've met and was appealing to you?
  • Other comments.
Activity 2
Now, watch the three videos below where John Kahrs, the director of the film talks about: 
 the origins of the film, the first idea. 

Here he talks about the drawings.

Watch the last short vide where he talks about the looks.

Activity 3

Write some questions relevant to each of the videos. You're going to work orally in small groups where each of you is going to make the questions and the rest is going to give an appropriate answer. Then, we're going to have some general conclusions.