Friday, 25 January 2013

GROUNDHOG DAY - 2nd February


  • Some people believe they can predict the weather;
  • If he sees his shadow when he comes up from his hole, it means 6 more weeks of WINTER WEATHER;
  • If he doesn't see his shadow, SPRING WEATHER will come very soon;
  • The largest celebration is held in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania.

HAVE FUN WITH THIS SONG AND SING ALONG:


AUSTRALIA DAY - 26th January

Australia is one of the many English-speaking countries in the world.

Watch its wonders and celebrate its National Day :




Now, do this quiz to find out more about this country:


AUSTRALIA QUIZ


Friday, 18 January 2013

Healthy living habits

What can you do to stay healthy?

  1. drink water;
  2. keep fit / work out;
  3. eat fruit and more vegetables;
  4. do sports;
  5. choose healthy menus;
  6. avoid smoking and alcoholic drinks;
  7. avoid stressful activities;
  8. keep good sleeping habits;
  9. reduce the amount of salt in your cookings;
  10. eat more fish and less meat;
  11. ...

Can you add your ideas to the list above? GO ON !

Watch this video to learn more about this topic: 


Martin Luther King Day - 21st January


MARTIN LUTHER KING (1929-1968) is one of the greatest leaders that America has ever produced.
He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using non-violent civil disobedience.
In 1964 King received the Nobel Peace Prize.
He was assassinated on April 4, 1968, in Memphis.

Watch this video and sing along! 









This is Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial located in West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C.

Sunday, 13 January 2013

150 years of the London underground - 9th January

See historic photographs charting the changing face of London's underground network, from its launch 150 years ago (1853)  to date.
London's tube was the first underground railway service in the world. It has been part of Britain's history since then and has gone through modernisation to adapt the 21st century.
The pictures are amazing! Click below to check it out! 





LONDON TUBE

Wednesday, 9 January 2013

HEALTH IS IN ! - vocabulary

LISTEN AND REPEAT: 

      
 1- carbohydrates
2- vitamins
3- minerals
4- fats
5- proteins
6- vegetarian
7- pescetarian
8- vegan
9 - keep fit
10 - overweight
11- balanced diet
12 - healthy habits



Thursday, 3 January 2013

A BALANCED DIET - to 9th form students!


IF YOU KEEP A BALANCED DIET, YOU'LL BE A HEALTHY PERSON!


Play the game below to choose a healthy meal for your lunch !
It's a cafeteria challenge!

Click now:


LUNCH-O-MATIC