Friday, 15 September 2017

Did you know..?

On this day in 1830, the first intercity railway route in the world is opened between Liverpool and Manchester (England, UK).

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Here's the text of the letter we read this morning in our first lesson ... CLICK HERE

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Tuesday, 13 June 2017


Publicado al fin el número 9 de la revista "Bilingual Turgalium" Magazine. Ya lo expreso en el editorial pero desde aquí me gustaría recalcarlo de nuevo: mi más sincero agradecimiento a todos los que han hecho posible de un modo u otro que hoy vea la luz este número. Gracias a todos los que en ella habéis dejado un poquito de vosotros a través de un escrito, gracias a alumnos y profesoras; gracias a los profesorEs de la Sección Bilingüe, por todo su apoyo en este proyecto; y gracias también al profesor Mario por el diseño de portada y contraportada, y por último pero ni mucho menos en último lugar sino en uno muy especial, gracias a la profesora Lola Vicente porque sin su inestimable ayuda, no hubiera sido posible jamás.


Si quieres consultar números de otros años, puedes hacerlo aquí.

Monday, 12 June 2017

About the scorching weather...

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With the weather being the centre of attention and conversations these days, we have the perfect excuse to learn new vocabulary and idioms. Here are some lexical items to use these days!!

‘It’s scorching weather!’
‘I’m boiling!’
‘I’m roasting!’
“What’s The Forecast Like For Tomorrow?”
“Do you know the weather forecast for tomorrow?”
“Looks Like We’re In For A Hot One – They’re Predicting Record Highs This Week.”
“It Sure Is A Scorcher Today.”
‘It’s sticky weather’
‘This room is like an oven today!’
‘The sun is splitting the stones!’
‘It’s so hot you can fry an egg on the stone!
‘We’re currently experiencing a heat wave.
‘I’m sweating like a pig!’
“Looks Like We’re In For A Hot One – They’re Predicting Record Highs This Week.”

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Monday, 29 May 2017

Saying goodbye to Austin :(

Sadly, the time has come for all of us to say goodbye to our teaching assistant Austin. The last few months have been great. Good Luck in everything, Austin!

Thursday, 18 May 2017

Collaborative Story Writing - the whole class participated

Collaborative Story Writing - the whole class participated

The activity meant lots of fun and got the students' creative juices flowing. Here is the result.

The Atypical Russian Mystery of Mr. Pope's Baby

a story by all the students of the 4th year of CSE

Once upon a time.....

A man who lived in Russia drank vodka very often and who was bald is the protagonist of our atypical Russian story. 

While he was playing counterstrike at home, he discovered the rotten body of Mr. Pope, an old friend of him. Our man visited the Red Square in Moscow that evening and there, he said to everybody that he had found the body of his poor friend Mr. Pope.

So, he traveled to Paris after Moscow to look for Mr. Pope beloved girlfriend, but he almost died there because there was a terrorist attack in which he survived. He went there to tell Mr. Pope's girlfreind that he had died. His girlfriend cried a lot because she thought she wouldn't see him again and because she was pregnant and poor. 

In this moment our main character knew that the spirit of Mr. Pope was that of an old black man. Suddenly, Mr. Pope's body was reborn. Mr. Pope, as he woke up, went to the main square to eat an ice cream. After he ate the ice cream, he went to say to his girlfriend that he's alive again but reborn in the body of an old black man. But his girlfriend didn't believe him and she killed him. And while he was being killed with an opal knife he whispered "how aesthetic".

After two months, Mr. Pope's girlfriend won the lottery and the baby was born. The name of the baby was Harambe. When she won the lottery she thought that she wanted to live in America. 

Suddenly, a spirit inside the baby possessed by Austin, a friend of both Mr. Pope and our protagonist, left the baby's body. Before leaving the body, he had revived Mr. Pope and himself. Finally, our protagonist woke up in a hospital bed in the middle of the third world war and discovered Marina, a friend of Mr. Pope's girlfriend, and Austin are now ruling the world together.

Happy birthday to Austin! All the best!

You learn something every day if you pay attention. ~Ray LeBlond

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

How does an election work?

How does an election work? Watch this speedy one-minute guide to the UK's General Election and you'll be an election expert!

Thursday, 23 March 2017

St. Patrick's Day around the world

St. Patrick's Day around the world

St Patrick’s Day is now celebrated throughout the world, not just in Ireland, with the largest parade taking place in New York City.


On March 17th, people all over the world will be celebrating St Patrick's Day. I'm not sure Irish people living in Ireland will appreciate their national day being described as an 'American holiday', but apart from that, this video gives a good overview of everybody's favourite green festival. For more St Patrick's Day resources, see below.

Friday, 10 March 2017

Five Historic Female Mathematicians eveyone should know.

Last week, our bilingual students from 2ºESO researched about the lives of 5 remarkable female mathematicians from different ages, in order to commemorate women’s day. The are: Hypatia (350 – 415), Sophie Germain (1776 – 1831), Ada Lovelace (1815 – 1852), Sofia Kovalevskaya (1850 – 1891) and Emmy Noether (1882 – 1935). Their contribution to Science continues being used during current days.

II Language Immersion Turgalium-Galisteo Pictures Slideshow

II Language Immersion Turgalium-Galisteo Pictures Slideshow

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Women's Day 2017

The original aim of Women's Day –that is, to achieve full gender equality for all women in the world– has still not been realised. A gender pay gap persists across the globe and women are still not present in equal numbers in business or politics. Women’s education, health and violence towards women is still worse than that of men.

The gender gap is still wide open. So the fight can't be over.
Let's come together to force the world to recognise these inequalities – while also celebrating the achievements of women who have overcome these barriers.

#activism #BeBoldForChange #WomensDay #women #womensrights #bethechange #fight #internationalwomensday #wecandoit #yeswecan

via BBC

The future

Can you imagine a future where there’s no need at all to even have an International Women’s Day? Where there is total equality for men and women? Hmmm … something to think about but perhaps in your lifetime this could happen!?
Useful websites:
International Women’s Day:
BBC report: