Author Archives: mrrsanchez

2.en.06 Unveiling dystopias

We have been describing and discussing different visions of the future. As you already know depending on the way we picture it we can talk of Utopias or Dystopias.                       … Continue reading

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1.en.05 Once upon a time … The Art of Storytelling

Stories are everywhere – in newspapers, books, on TV and the internet. Every day conversation is full of anecdotes and real life stories.

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1.en.04 Identity: Who am I? Stereotype? Stereotyped?

Do you find it easy or difficult to answer the question about who you are? What are the elements that make you the way you are? What’ your IDENTITY? Genes? Education? Family? Environment? Background?

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1.en.03 Let’s talk about people: describing, comparing, speculating and reacting.

This post will help you when you have to talk or write about a photograph or an image. Have a look at David Mainwood’s presentation below. He’s the English teacher and a blogger, who made this excellent presentation that will … Continue reading

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1.en.02 Humans of New York (HONY): a mosaic of portraits and stories

In 2010, Brandon Stanton  set out to photograph 10,000 New Yorkers. Seven years later, his photoblog is followed by more than 7 million people on social media. It has become so very popular among New Yorkers that now everyone in … Continue reading

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1.en.01 Playing with words

Let’s start the year playing… Close your eyes. What is the first image that comes to your mind when you hear the word  PLAY? Write it down and share your ideas with your partners. Look at this  dictionary entry of … Continue reading

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3.en.13 Who are the Mediterranean migrants?

Every year thousands of migrants from Africa or the Middle East try to arrive to Europe. However, crossing the sea can prove a very dangerous experience. In fact, many of them die. We are going to learn about four individuals … Continue reading

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