"Learn to imagine, imagine to learn" with the Bilingual Program at I.E.S. Albert Einstein"

Living and non-living things

Here are some activities about living things and non-living things.

Activity 1: Let’s sing along!


Activity 2: Now watch this video about the characteristics of living things. Which are the four characteristics of living things?

Living things can … , …, …, …, …

Non-living things can’t …, …, …, …, …


Activity 3: Finally, listen to the description of these living things. Choose a different animal and describe it!

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Let’s start the school year with a smile!

Welcome back to school! Let’s start the school year with a smile. Here is the short film called “Validation”. It is a story about a parkig attendant who gives his customers real validation, giving both free parking and free compliments. It shows the magic of looking for the best in people.


Before you watch the film:

  1. When was the last time you smiled? Why did you smile?
  2. How often do you smile?
  3. When was the last time you gave a compliment? What did they say?
  4. What do you think about giving compliments?
  5. Whay about receiving them?

While you watch the film:

  1. What famous people appear in the video?
  2. When did Victoria last smile?
  3. What happens to Hugh when he can’t make Victoria smile?
  4. Why did Victoria’s mother forget how to smile?
  5. What city do they visit?

After you watch the film:

  1. Did you like the film? Why (not)?
  2. What is motivation?
  3. In which way can we help people to increase their motivation?
  4. Can people destroy your motivation?
  5. How are you best motivated?

Watching another short film called “Post-it”:

Group activities:

  1. In groups of four, you have to create a lesson plan to work on the short film “Post-it”. Each member of the group will be charge of one of these sections:
    1. Design a poster for the film
    2. Three questions before watching the film: three questions
    3. Three questions while watching the film
    4. Three questions after watching the film
  2. Write down compliments about the other students in their group using the 3 different constructions. When you finish writing the compliments, read them out to the other members of the group.
  3. To be + adjective: You’re so kind.
  4. You’ve got + adjective + noun:  You’ve got beautiful eyes.
  5. Verbs:  That shirt matches your eyes / That dress suits you / Those trousers flatter you.
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Telling Greek Myths

On this post we will read short stories about Greek mythology. A myth is a story based on tradition or legend, which has a symbolic meaning.

Here is the link to some short stories of Greek myths. The class will divide into six groups. Each group of four students will create a stop motion video of the story.

Click on Ancient myths to read the document in a doc file.

Here is a scene of the myth of Pegasus created by your teacher as an example.

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Telling stories in past simple

Pay attention to these stories told in past.



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Homenaje a Cervantes y Shakespeare

Hemos diseñado este proyecto interdisciplinar colaborativo en lengua e inglés con motivo de una de las efemérides más importantes de esta década en el mundo literario, el 400 aniversario de la muerte de Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra y William Shakespeare.

En grupos elaboraréis un póster con una cita de cada autor que deberéis ilustrar con un dibujo o fotografía elaborados por vosotros mismos.

Podéis utilizar la aplicación de Notegraphy que podéis utilizar desde un ordenador o dispositivo móvil.


Los pasos que debéis seguir son:

  1. Elegid la cita de cada autor: puede ser el fragmento de una escena de obra de teatro o un poema completo. Debes indicar de qué obra es, escena o soneto.
  2. Pensad y diseñar una imagen para ilustrar la escena o el poema elegido. La ilustración puede ser una fotografía de vosotros representando el texto, una fotografía o dibujo creado por algún miembro del grupo.
  3. Un miembro del grupo se registra y sube la imagen a Notegraphy añadiendo el texto.
  4. Otro miembro del grupo se debe registrar en la aplicación de Pinterest. Entrad en el tablero para este proyecto e insertad vuestra cita ilustrada. En el pin debéis indicar el nombre de los miembros del grupo en la descripción.
  5. A nivel individual o en grupo podéis añadir comentarios a los proyectos de otros compañeros y marcarlos como me gusta. Las imágenes más comentadas serán impresas a todo color para se expuestas en el hall de entrada del centro y en la cuenta de Twitter de nuestro centro.


Aquí os dejo un muro digital con imágenes recopiladas de otros tableros de Pinterest para que os inspiréis en vuestro proyecto.





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Visiting London

On this post we will learn about Britain,including its capital city: London.

Activity 1: First, watch this video Britain.

 Activity 2: Now, watch this video about London.

Activity 3: Pay attention to this video about London. Which are the public transport that appear?

Activity 4: Finally, listen to this rap song about the main London attractions.

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Practising the past simple

Activity 1: First, let’s practise with these interactive presentation about the past simple and dates in English.


Activity 2: Now listen to this story in past and complete the activity.

Activity 3: Now practise the past simple with a chant.

Activity 4: Watch another video to learn the irregular verbs.

Activity 5: Finally, watch another video to learn the irregular verbs.

Activity 6: Now, watch this video about questions in past simple.

Activity 7: Here is a song by One Republic

Send a comment! Do you know any other songs to practise the past in English?

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Ancient Greece Posters

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You are going to work in pairs. Each group will create a poster about one aspect of the Ancient Greece:

  1. Daily Life in Athens: Geographical location, family and education (boys-girls)
  2. Daily Life in Sparta: Geographical location, family and education (boys-girls)
  3. The Olympic Games: Origin, competitions and prizes.
  4. Architecture: Characteristics, types of buildings, the Parthenon and the theatre of Epidaurus.
  5. Sculpture: Characteristics, Periods (Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic) including characteristics and examples of statues.
  6. Literature: new alphabet, actors, musicians, the building (theatre), poetry (Homer and the Iliad or the Odyssey) and theatre (tragedy and comedy)
  7. Government in Sparta and in Athens: for each one, type of government, institutions and social groups.
  8. Science: Maths (Thales, Pythagoras), Medicine (Hippocrates), Physics (Archimedes) and History (Herodotus)
  9. Religion: Polytheism, the twelve gods-goddesses of Mount Olympus. Procession to the Acropolis.
  10. Alexander the Great: his life, conquests and death.

In you poster you have to include:

  1. A title in big letters in colour in the middle of your poster
  2. The questions for each aspect of your topic and the answers
  3. Images printed or drawn by yourself to illustrate your ideas
  4. Text using your own words (100-120 words). You have to write the main ideas from the resources offered by your teachers. Don’t write a lot of words. Include only the relevant clear information. Use highlighters in different colours to write the information.
  5. The authors: Created by …


Greece posters

Here are the questions for each section:



You will divide the poster in two sections. Every aspect should be created by one student. Once you create the posters we will take a picture and make a video using the App Tellagami on your mobile phones or tablet on Android or Apple. To have your two tellagami videos in only one video use the App VivaVideo.


Next Monday 25th April bring all the materials necessary for this project: highlighters, scissors, crayons, glue, the illustrations and the information from the Internet. You will work in class together.

The deadline to finish your project is Monday 9th May for 1º C and the oral presentation of this project will be the 10th in the Social Science and English class. For 1º D and 1º E the deadline will be 11th May and 12th May for the presentation in class. We will watch the videos in class!

Upload your videos on this digital wall:


If at home you have not access to this application, on Wednesday at break time your teachers will be available at the library of our school.


Who were the Ancient Greeks?


Ancient Greece for Kids


Olympic Games


British Museum Olympic Games


 BBC Olympic Games


Ancient Greek Facts


Ancient Greeks


Explore Ancient Greece


Citizens of Athens and Sparta


Adventures in Ancient Greece


Greek hero


The Art and Architecture of Ancient Greece


The Greek House


Alexander the Great Video

Horrible story about Alexander the Great’s Conquest of Greece

Alexander the Great Sing Along!

Clipart images about Ancient Greeks


Enjoy this project!!!

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Super Fridays Videos

Here are the videos for this week.

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Here is the same video presented by 2nd Bachillerato students:


Here are more videos from TED lesson plans:

Here is the link to the lesson plan for this video

This is a video about narcissim:

This is the link to the lesson plan.

Finally, here is a video about how to improve our critical thinking.

This is the link to the lesson plan.

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Super Friday Songs

This Super Friday we will improve our English listening skills using song lyrics.

Activity 1: Here is the first activity on Lyricstraining:

Stressed out by Twenty One Pilots

Activity 2: Now let’s play this game on Learningapps

Stressed out by Twenty One Piots

Activity 3: Here is another song by Sia “Unstoppable”

Unstoppable by Sia

Activity 4: Finally, let’s listen to the song “7 Years” by Lukas Graham

7 Years


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