miércoles, 20 de abril de 2016

Cervantes & Shakespeare's 400th Anniversary worksheets

We have studied Shakespeare through several worksheets on his life and literary works, very useful for searching for information and improving reading and writing skills, as well as enlarging our knowledge of one of the greatest writers of all times.

We have also checked out our knowledge of Cervantes and Shakespeare through quizzes on the computer room

jueves, 14 de abril de 2016

Understanding Shakespeare

Watch this interesting video made by the "Shakespeare in Love" staff who give insight into tthe reasons for Shakespeare's literary greatness, universality and his deep understanding of human nature.

If you want to know more about Shakespeare's greatest  plays click on the following link

miércoles, 13 de abril de 2016

II Microfiction Contest


Write a 60-word micro-narrative (apart from the title) on following topic:

            source: http://www.ablogforyourthoughts.com/wp-rss.php/tag/to-read-or-not-to-read/

                              Deadline: Thursday 21 April 

The jury will be formed by  the English Department’s teachers who will take into account the micro-story's creativity and originality.

There will be three prizes:gold, silver and bronze. The winners will receive a purchase Fnac card  ( as long as there is enough quality in the stories presented ).

All the participants will be given a participation gift.

The best  micro-stories will be published on the department's blog.

martes, 12 de abril de 2016

400 aniversario: "Cervantes y Acción"

                                            source: wikipedia

Con motivo del cuarto centenario del fallecimiento de Miguel de Cervantes, El Departamento de Lengua y Literatura Española ha convocado un concurso muy especial como homenaje al creador de El Quijote. Animaos a concursar. Aquí tenéis las bases

Introducing Shakespeare

                                                      source: wikipedia

Who was William Shakespeare? What are his main works?

Why has he been universally acknowledged as "a writer of all times" ?


 Laura Hopwood believes that Shakespeare’s text, being rhythmical and poetic, lends itself well to physicality and movement. Laura also says that studying Shakespeare in the UK is amazing, due to the fact you can watch plays be performed on the stage where Shakespeare’s plays were originally performed.

viernes, 1 de abril de 2016

English Theater: One-way ticket

As an end-of-the-term activity,  those pupils who were not involved in schools trips went to see the play One-way ticket, by  Moving-On English Theatre Company.  Not only did the pupils understand most of the dialogues but  they also took part in the story by interacting with the actors.
Here you have some of the best moments.