Wednesday, 10 April 2019

HAPPY EASTER HOLIDAYS !

Here are some paintings from my students  (primary 5 and 6). They have been trying to be like Picasso and Van Gogh for a couple of lessons. These are some of the beautiful pictures they have painted before the Easter Holidays. Thank you all for your nice pictures and happiness while painting them.

HAPPY EASTER! ENJOY YOUR HOLIDAYS! HAVE FUN!






Thursday, 21 March 2019

THE BOY WHO HARNESSED THE WIND (BOOK AND FILM)

William Kamkwamba  reveals that he will eventually (in the end) be successful in creating windmill that generates electricity. He begins by describing his childhood in rural Malawi, where magic is far more influential than science. William's father, Trywell has no time for magic. Trywell was a trader as a young man, rather than a farmer, and earned a reputation for drinking and fighting anyone. Trywell fell in love with Agnes, and later married her... Read more.

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

SING FOR THE PLANET


Sing for the Climate Lyrics We need to wake up We need to wise up We need to open our eyes And do it now-now-now We need to build a better future And we need to start right now We're on a planet That has a problem We've got to solve it, get involved And do it now-now-now We need to build a better future And we need to start right now Make it greener Make it cleaner Make it last, make it fast and do it now-now-now We need to build a better future And we need to start right now No point in waiting Or hesitating We must get wise, take no more lies And do it now-now-now We need to build a better future And we need to start right now Source: www.singfortheclimate.com

Sunday, 17 March 2019

AUDIENCE: A BASQUE ROCK MUSIC GROUP THAT SINGS IN ENGLISH

Audience is a rock music group from Gernika (Bizkaia). They sing mostly in English but they also sing in Basque. The speak Basque fluently like people in Gernika usually do. They seem to be very good musicians.

Sunday, 10 March 2019

IT'S TIME TO GET ANGRY (GRETA THUNBERG)

"I would like to talk to people in power" the Swedish climate activist told AFP shortly after arriving in Davos for the annual World Economic Forum.

With the train trip from Stockholm, which took 32 hours, Thunberg was making a statement in opposition to many of the Davos elite, who flew in by private jet.

"I have stopped flying for climate reasons because I don't want to say one thing and do another thing. I want to practise as I preach", she said.

"Young people need to realize that their future is at risk. They need to do something about that and get angry and form that anger into action", she said, insisting that when children speak up they can have a "huge impact"

Tuesday, 5 March 2019

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2019: BETTER THE BALANCE, BETTER THE WORLD

The future is exciting. Let's build a gender-balanced world. Everyone has a part to _ all the time, everywhere. We are entering an exciting period of history where the world expects balance. Balance drives a better working world.

The 2019 #BalanceforBetter campaign runs all year long. It doesn't end on International Women's Day.

Gender balance is essential for economies and communities to thrive (flourish, prosper).

Gloria Steinem once explained: "The story of women's struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights"

Watch this video and know how girls around the world feel when they are judged, labelled, discriminated...

Thursday, 28 February 2019

MARIE CURIE

Marie Curie (7 November - 4 July 1934) was a Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the first person and the only woman to win twice, and the only person to win a Nobel Prize in two different sciences. She was born in Warsaw, then in the part of Poland dominated by Russia.

ROY CHAPMAN ANDREWS

Roy Chapman Andrews (January 26, 1884 - March 11, 1960) was an American explorer, adventurer and naturalist who became the director of the American Museum of Natural History. He is primarily known for leading a series of expeditions through the politically disturbed China of the early 20th century into the Gobi Desert and Mongolia. The expeditions made important discoveries and brought the first-known fossil dinosaur eggs to the museum. His popular writings about his adventures made him famous.
Andrewsarchus dinosaur...Watch.


Monday, 25 February 2019

LADY GAGA

Lady Gaga is an American songwriter, singer, actress, philanthropist, dancer and fashion designer. She was born on March 28, 1986, in Manhattan, in New York City. Gaga was able to play the piano from a young age. By the age of 14, Gaga was performing at open mike nights in clubs and bars. She has won six Grammy Awards, two American Music Awards, and various BRIT Awards. She has just won a new Grammy for the best pop duet "Shallow" alongside Bradley Cooper.

Bradley Cooper is an American actor and producer. He was born in Philadelphia.


VOCABULARY:

1.Shallow: Opposite DEEP / Not going far inward from the outside or the front edge of something.
2.Hardcore: The most devoted and active members of a group.

Wednesday, 6 February 2019

A TRIP TO LONDON

London is the capital and largest city of both England and the United Kingdom. It stands on the River Thames in the south-east of England.

Londinium was founded by the Romans.

The City of Westminster is also an inner London borough holding City status.

Greater London is governed by the Mayor of London and the London Assembly.

London is considered to be one of the world's most important global Cities. London has a diverse range of people and cultures, and more than 300 languages are spoken in the region.

The London Underground is the oldest underground railway network in the world.