"The European Day of Languages" etwinning
project (2017)

This year, we participated in a project in which children from other European countries’ schools send each other cards in order to celebrate language diversity. We communicated with them and talked to them about our lives while celebrating our diverse identities.

In this project, children also learn some things about various languages. People celebrate it the 26th of September because we want children to learn new languages and to know more people around the world.

It is an exchange through homemade postcards sent by post from a school to another in Europe, allowing the “special” discovery of other languages!

We think that this project is very interesting and that we can learn many things about other countries.



We're well over a month into the saga of the Galaxy Note 7 recall, and events have taken many different twists and turns since the beginning of September. The crux of the situation is that Samsung faced a serious issue with Galaxy Note 7 phones that have a high propensity of batteries failing, leading to personal and property damage. In the original, pre-recall Note 7, hundreds of phones worldwide have had critical failures.
The phone was recalled officially in the U.S. once, and Samsung launched exchange programs in other countries. But the new models continued to see further issues, with replacement catching on fire in early October. This led to Samsung telling Note 7 owners to stop using the phones and return them, before permanently discontinuing the Note 7. Shortly thereafter, the U.S. CPSC officially issued a second recall.
Here's everything you need to know about this unprecedented situation.


In this project, second of Bachillerato students meet many people from several countries so they can speak and communicate
with them. The students upload videos and photos so others see them and comment on their photos and give feedback on videos and presentations.

Doing this they relate to other people and are able to communicate with the children and a so with the teachers through a chat or skype videoconference sessions in skype.

We think that this is an interesting project because students learn about other countries through comments, photos, videos and they share 
and discuss their opinions, 
dreams and expectations about life.

If you want to know more, see pictures and videos from the students follow the link:

Halloween is a date celebrated on the night of October 31st. Celebration is most practiced in the United States of America and Canada. Children wear costumes and they go to peoples' homes saying "Trick or treat!" to ask for candy or sweets in the United Kingdom and then people give it to them. This practice originally involved a threat. A threat is when someone says that they will do something bad if they do not get what they want. In this case the threat could be explained as: "Give me a treat or I will play a trick on you.” People often dress up as ghosts, witches, or other scary things for Halloween.

It is said that on the night of All Hallow's Eve the gap between the living and dead worlds        are closer, and that dead souls come back to earth. Then the souls would look for a living body to possess for the next year. People, not wanting to be possessed would leave food and drinks outside their doors to please the souls. Over time, beggars started taking and begging for the food and then children started to take the food as well.

In our town, Sestao , we celebrate Halloween too. The children take their costumes and go to the shops saying “Trick or treat!” and take sweets.  Years ago, in Sestao doesn’t celebrate but, now Halloween is so popular because, children have free sweets.


Valentine´s Day

1. What do you know about the origin and history of Valentine´s Day?

Read the text and find out how it all started

Legend says that Valentine´s Day is celebrated in honour of a third century Roman priest named Valentine. The Emperor at that time, Claudius II,  banned marriages because he believed that unmarried men made better soldiers. Valentine defied this law and started to marry couples in secret. When the Emperor found out , Valentine was arrested and sentenced to death. While in prison, he fell in love with the jailer´s daughter. Just before he was put to death, on 14th February, he wrote a farewell message to her revealing his feelings and signed it “From your Valentine”. Not long after his death, Valentine was made a saint. 

priest - apaiza
revealing - debekatu
 defy - - (r)i aurre egin
find out - aurkitu
couples - bikoteak
jailer - kartzelaria
farewell - azken agurra egiteko
banned - jakinarazi


Ocho Apellidos Vascos

Author:                                          Type of story:                   
Emilio Martínez Lázaro.              Comedy. 
Main characters:  Dani Rovira, Clara Lago, Karra Elejalde and Carmen Machi.                        
Description of the main character:
Clara Lago is a girl from the Basque Country. She is dark and wears a head scarf.
When and where does the story begin?
The story takes place in summer, in Andalucia and in the Basque Country.
What happens in the story?
A boy from Andalucia falls in love with a girl from the Basque  Country. He travels to the Basque Country to look for her. She doesn’t accept him at the beginning but her father comes to her home and as he thinks she has a boyfriend, he pretends to be her boyfriend Finally, they end up falling in love.
How does the story end?
He returns to Andalucia and she goes to Andalucia seeking him.
What is your opinion of the film?
It is very funny and entertaining.


The Hunger Games

·        Author:  Gary Ross

·        Type of the story:  science fiction

·        Main Characters:

o       Katniss Everdeen : Jennifer Lawrence

o       Peeta Mellark : Josh Hutcherson

o       Gale Hatwore : Liam Hemsworth

o       Haymitch Abernathy : Woody Harlenson

o       Effie Trinket : Elizabeth Banks

o       Primrose Everdeen : Willow Shields

o       Presidente Snow : Donald Sutherland

o       Cinna : Leny Kravitz

o       Catto : Alexander Ludwing

o       Clove : Ishabelle Furman

o       Glimer : Lever Rambin

o       Rue : Amanda Stenberg

o       The Foxface : Jaqueline Emerson

·        Favourite character :

Katniss Everdeen

·        Description :

She’s a normal girl. She lives in District 12. She has got grey eyes and  brown hair. She has got a sister called Prim, she goes to the reaping and she volunteers for her sister to go to the hunger games, she is so good with the arrow, she’s Gale’s best friend .

·        Where and when the story begins :

The story begins in a despotic future in the USA, in a place called Panem.

·        What happens in the story :

In the story a girl called Katniss lives in her district. The day of the reaping, she volunteers for her sister to go to the Hunger Games .She goes to the Hunger Games with Peeta, the boy from her district. When they are in the games, they get together to save themselves, and they get it.

·        How does the story end?

They win the games

·        What is your opinion of the book :

It’s incredible
BY: Jon Ruiz and Iera Jimeno

World War Z

The title of the film is World War Z. The protagonist is Brad Pitt.

It is a horror, adventure and science fiction film.

The story is settled in Philadelphia in the year 2013.

In the film Brad Pitt is Gerry Lane ,his wife Karin and their two daughters are in Philadelphia when the city is attacked by zombies. When zombies bite people, they become zombies. Gerry (Brad Pitt) must save the world.

Brad Pitt finds a cure for the virus, and he meets his family.

It is a fantastic and interesting film. You must definite see it.

By:  Yeray Ferrero

World War Z

·       Author: Marc Forster

·       Type of story: horror, science fiction

·       Main characters: Gerry, Karen, Thierry and Segen

·       Favorite character: Gerry. He is the father of two girls. He’s 51 years old. He has got blond hair. He loves  his family a lot and he will do anything for them.

·        When and where does the story begin? The story begins in  Philadelphia in 2013.

·        What happens in the story? A zombie virus has spread around the world and Gerry has sent into a mission to try to stop the virus.

·        How does the story end? Gerry discovers that the zombies don’t bite them when they have a terminal illness and they create a camouflage to exterminate the virus.
·        What is your opinion of the film? I think the film was good but I didn’t like the ending because I think that it’s short and doesn’t explain much about the story
by: Xabier Pro

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