Friday, March 30, 2012

Around the World in 80 Days (Talking Book)

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Around the World in Eighty Days (French original title: Le tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours) is a classic adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, first published in 1873. In the story, Phileas Fogg of London and his newly employed French valet Passepartout attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days on a £20,000 wager (equal to £1,324,289 today) set by his friends at the Reform Club. It is one of Verne's most acclaimed works.

Bolsas de Inmersión Lingüística 2012

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A Consellería de Cultura, Educación e Ordenación Universitaria convoca 2.495 prazas para realizar actividades de formación en linguas estranxeiras no ano 2012 no Reino Unido, Canadá, Francia, Alemaña e Galicia.
 (https://www.edu.xunta.es/axudasle/)

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Vigo: Ciudad Fiel, Leal, Valerosa y Siempre Benéfica

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Vigo is a city, a port and municipality in the north-west of the Iberian Peninsula, in Galicia, situated on the Ría of the same name on the Atlantic Ocean.
The city of Vigo has 297,124 inhabitants, with an extended metropolitan population of 468,654, making it the 14th-largest metropolitan area of Spain.
The urban area of Vigo is built over both a Pre-Roman hill-fort (O Castro) and a Roman settlement. It is generally accepted that the name Vigo is derived from the Latin word vicus.

Monday, March 26, 2012

Breathe

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"Breathe" is a song by Scottish singer Midge Ure released March 22nd 1996, as the first single from his album Breathe.
The song was written by Midge Ure and produced by Richard Feldman.
It was made particularly famous by its use in a popular television advertising campaign of the Swatch, two years after its actual publication.

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Daylight Saving Time

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Daylight saving time (DST)—also summer time in several countries, in British English, and European official terminology—is the practice of advancing clocks so that evenings have more daylight and mornings have less. Typically clocks are adjusted forward one hour near the start of spring and are adjusted backward in autumn.

Friday, March 23, 2012

Best students - 2011/12 2nd Term

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Our best students of English during the 2nd Term have been:

1 ESO A - Andrea Cobo Arena (9.32) (2nd Time this schoolyear)
1 ESO B - Andrea Aguado Oliveira (9.78) --Best overall ESO student of English in the 2nd Term!
2 ESO A - Antía Junqueira Leis (8.87)
2 ESO B - Mario Quinteiro Sotelo (9.48) (2nd Time this schoolyear)
3 ESO A - Rodrigo Rodríguez González (8.71) (2nd Time this schoolyear)
3 ESO B - Alejandro Penín Rodríguez (8.68)
4 ESO A - Iago Borrajo Rodríguez (8.94)
4 ESO B - Jessica Davila Prado (6.87) (2nd Time this schoolyear)

Very often the students who get the highest grades are not the most talented ones, but those who try harder, show a positive attitude and have a praiseworthy work ethics.

Congratulations!

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Muamba 'Effectively Dead For 78 Minutes'

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We give you now the article published by Sky News today about Bolton Wanderers' football player Fabrice Muamba.

Doctors treating Bolton Wanderers' Fabrice Muamba have revealed the player was effectively dead for over an hour after his cardiac arrest on the pitch at the weekend.
They said the 23-year-old was given 15 electric shocks before his heart started beating again following his collapse during an FA Cup game against Tottenham.

Monday, March 19, 2012

Father's Day

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