Francisco Javier García López

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Bilingual projects of Technology for the SDGs

Proyectos  bilingües de Tecnología para trabajar los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible. Dear friends, In our Secondary School we are very proud of the models that our students do within the Bilingual Scheme. Notice that all the signposts are in English. I hope you will like them.   Estimados amigos: En nuestro instituto estamos muy orgullosos …

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Linking words. Conectores

CONECTORES PARA REDACCIONES TIPO SELECTIVIDAD   PARA SECUENCIAR IDEAS In the first place First of all, To start with / to begin with In the second place, Secondly, Next, Finally, Last, but (certainly) not least,   PARA DAR UNA CAUSA DE ALGO Because of + sustantivo / gerundio (-ing) Due to + sustantivo /gerundio (-ing) …

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Bohemian Rhapsody

Dear friends, Let’s start the day with one of the most renowned songs of British rock band Queen. Let’s see the lyrics both in English and Spanish: Queridos amigos: Empecemos el día con una de las canciones más conocidas de la banda de rock británica Queen. Veamos la letra tanto en inglés como en español. …

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Spain’s Malaga lays ambitious foundations for a green belt around city to combat climate change.

Spain’s Malaga lays ambitious foundations for a green belt around city to combat climate change La ciudad de Málaga sienta las bases para un ambicioso plan que creará un cinturón verde alrededor de la ciudad para combatir el cambio climático. A Highly ambitious plan has been announced by Malaga City Council to combat climate change. …

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“Hallelujah” by Leonard Cohen. “Aleluya” de Leonard Cohen.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrLk4vdY28Q Now I’ve heard there was a secret chord That David played, and it pleased the Lord But you dont really care for music, do you? It goes like this, the fourth, the fifth The minor falls, the major lifts The baffled king composing Hallelujah Hallelujah, Hallelujah Hallelujah, Hallelujah Your faith was strong but you …

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A little bit of Shakespeare. Sonnet 18.

Un poquito de Shakespeare. Soneto 18. http://www.cervantesvirtual.com/obra-visor/poesia-de-william-shakespeare–0/html/ffe99bb0-82b1-11df-acc7-002185ce6064_2.htm SONNET 18 Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate: Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, And summer’s lease hath all too short a date: Sometime too hot the eye of heaven shines, And often is his gold …

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Springtime. Daffodils by William Wordsworth

Dear friends, Spring has come and I would like to share with you a very famous poem by William Wordsworth about daffodils. May the spring spirit and the daffodils blossom now and always in your hearts! Queridos amigos: La primavera ha venido y me gustaría compartir con vosotros un poema muy famoso de William Wordsworth …

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Sustainable Development Goal 13: Climate Change.

  definitvo          the climate change    Dear friends, As I have already stated, the teachers and the students of our Secondary School, IES Huelin, have been working on the Sustainable Development Goals. Now I am going to show you some productions of the pupils of the teacher Guadalupe Ferrer of the First …

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A little bit of Seamus Heaney

Dear friends, Father’s Day and Saint Valentine’s Day are gone past but I would like to share with you two poems of Seamus Heaney on love and the relationship between a father and his son.  Queridos amigos: Ya han pasado tanto el Día del Padre como San Valentín pero me gustaría compartir con vosotros dos …

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Call me an “old fogey” but Donna Summer “rocks”

Llámame un “carroza” pero Donna Summer “mola” / hace buen rock. Good morning, Dear friends, This morning, as I was heading to school, came to my mind a song of the eighties: “She works hard for the money”. Buenos días, estimados amigos: Esta mañana, mientras venía al instituto me vino a la mente una canción …

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