Sunday, 21 September 2008

Videos to practise and learn English: 'Real English'

Real English ESL Flash Video Lessons site offers a set of short videos that focus on language structures, as well as exercises to reinforce them.

Thursday, 18 September 2008

School outings

These are some organizations that offer visits in English for school groups in the Basque Country:

Bilbao Fine Arts Museum has this Programa educativo. Among other activities, they offer a 'contact tour' addressed to students in the 2nd and 3rd stages (levels 3 to 6) of primary education.

Aquarium in Donostia a choice of visits that can be in Basque, Spanish, English, French and German.
Guggenheim Bilbao also organizes visits to theme workshops on the Permanent Collection, temporary exhibitions or the Museum architecture for primary school pupils.

Tuesday, 16 September 2008

Videos to practise and learn English: 'Yappr'

A wide range of video sketches, songs, etc. can be found at Yappr. They are sorted out according to their level of difficulty (easy, medium, hard) or genre (commercials, music, nature...) The video recordings are accompanied by thier scripts in English and, sometimes, Spanish. They offer the possibility of replay a particular sentence in order to listen to it again or even choose a clearer version of the soundtrack.

Thursday, 4 September 2008

Lectures on linguistic communication

The 'Consejería de Educación de Cantabria' has placed on the Internet some videos with the recordings of a series of lectures on the teaching of language, based on competences: Comunicación Lingüística. V Congreso Regional de Educación de Cantabria.