domingo, 22 de febrero de 2009

Tic Tac English

This is Charlie Bone, the main character of a series of books written by British author Jenny Nimmo.

… Charlie is a twelve-year-old boy endowed with supernatural talents to converse and "visit" people contained within photographs or paintings.

As a result of his endowment, Charlie is sent to Bloor's Academy, a weekday unordinary school for those endowed with magical, artistic, dramatic or musical talents.

While he makes enemies among the owners, the Bloors, he also makes a significant number of friends who assist in his attempts to preserve the good…

Enter the site answer the following in your blog.

You can also play some of the games you’ll find while looking for the answers!!!

Have a look at the map and decide whether the following statements are true or false:

a. The bookshop is next to the church.

b. The Castle is opposite Charlie’s house.

c. There’s a tunnel from the bookshop to the castle.

d. Charlie lives at 27 Filbert Street.

e. If you come out of Charlie’s, turn right, walk along Filbert Street, go past Angel Flowers and take the first turning on the right, you get to the Greengrocer’s.
f. If you come out of Charlie’s, turn left, walk along Filbert Street and take the first turning on your left, you can visit Olivia Vertigo.


Go to Charlie’s house and try to find out what the lamp over the bag next to the stairs says.


Take the exam to enter Bloor’s Academy. Once you’ve passed the test, explore the academy and answer the following questions:
a. What does Dr. Bloor say?
b. What colour is Charlie’s cape?


Go to the bookshop. Have a look at the books. Discover what they are about and choose your favourite one. You can also listen to some excerpts from the books if you want.

Ah, just one more question: What are the titles of the seven books?

This first activity was created by the teachers in Madrid and our aim is that all the students share some activities, this is the first one.

sábado, 14 de febrero de 2009

Saint Valentine's Day

Do you know anything about Saint Valentine?

I want you to investigate, look for information

Who was Saint Valentine?

Why do we celebrate it on 14th February?

How many Valentine Cards are sent every year?

Learn about Saint Valentine and answer these and other
questions at this link:

Copy and paste the link and follow these steps:

1. Read the text
2. Check if the statements are true or false
3. Answer the questions
4. Write the words next to their synonym or definition

lunes, 2 de febrero de 2009


The first task you have to do now is a complete description of you and your family, the students from Madrid and Barcelona want to know you so, try to explain everything about yourself, not only your age and physical appearance but also your hobbies, what kind of music you like, what books you read, what are your favourite sports and what you do in your free time.

Describe also your school, teachers and subjects. Before uploading the information you can ask Silvia to correct mistakes (if you have some).

All the adjectives you need to describe are in this page, copy and paste this link in the

We are going to prepare a list with your names and e-mail address and we are going to prepare groups of three students, one from each school to work together in future projects.

Silvia is going to direct your work these days, you must think that a lot of people are going to visit your blogs, so.... be careful, try to give the blog a good appearance and follow a logical order when you describe yourself and your family.

I'll be there soon. Be Good!!!