miércoles, 17 de septiembre de 2014

The Senses

This week we are going to learn about the senses. Before reading the following information, can you answer these questions:

- How many senses have we got?
- Why are they so important?

Read this basic information about The Senses

The science behind the taste and smell of food

Would you like to know more about this topic? Then, click here

Now watch these videos:

Living without the senses of taste and smell

Seven Years in Spain

Seven Years in Spain is the article that Cat Gaa, a former coworker at IES Heliche and a friend, has written about her experience in our country. It was a great pleasure to work with Cat for three years, as she is not only a good teacher, but also an excellent person. 

You can read about her experience in her blog: Sunshine and Siestas

lunes, 12 de mayo de 2014


We're learning different types of music and musical instruments this week. Do you know the different sounds of each intrument? Watch the following video:

Now click on this link: Classification of Musical Instruments to find out the answers to these questions:

1. Is the piano a percussion, wind or string instrument?
2. Write three brass instruments
3. What are cymbals?

Different Music Videos 

The Difference Between Music Genres:

domingo, 20 de abril de 2014

London Transport

Watch this video about London Transport and answer these questions:

1. How many means of transport are mentioned?

2. What colour do taxis have in London? How do people call London taxis?

3. What is the quickest way to travel in London?

4. What is the most dangerous way to travel in London? Why?

5. What is a double-decker bus?

More information about Transport in London

An introduction to Britain



1. What do you know about Britain?
2. What is the capital city?
3. How many people live in England?
4. Who lives at Downing Street?
5. Who is the Head of State? Where does this person live?
6. How many cities are mentioned in the video? What do you know about them?
7. What language do people speak in Wales?
8. How can you travel to Paris and Brussels?