This blog has been designed to provide information about the activities held at the social studies bilingual sections in CPI Tino Grandío (Guntín,Spain). The English language and Social Studies teachers have elaborated most of the resources you can see but our "auxiliares de conversa" also have their own page and posts. Therefore everyone is invited to have a look .

Monday, March 20, 2017

Applying for a job

Sergio's favourite place


Miguel's favourite place


Modal verbs

MODAL VERBS
Modal verbs are commonly used verbs with some special characteristics:
  1. Modal verbs do not take "-s" in the third person.
    • can play football.
    • My brother should go with you.
    • She can't be serious about that.
  2. They have their own negative and do not need "do".
    • shouldn't be late
    • They can't drive.
    • You couldn't swim when you were 3.
  3. The don't have all the tenses other verbs have.
    1. I will can go.- INCORRECT
    2. They shoulded speak to her. - INCORRECT
  4. They are always followed by another verb (bare infinitive)






WHICH VERBS ARE MODAL?
  • CAN / CAN'T
  • MUST / MUSTN'T
  • SHOULD / SHOULDN'T
  • NEED / NEEDN'T
  • SHALL / SHAN'T
  • COULD / COULDN'T
  • MAY / MAY NOT
  • MIGHT / MIGHTN'T
  • WILL / WON'T
  • OUGHT TO

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Friday, March 17, 2017

St Patrick's Day

Saint Patrick's Day is the feast day of Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland and a day of celebration for Irish people. It is celebrated on March 17 all over Ireland and everywhere in the world where Irish people or their descendants live. New York City has one of the biggest parades. 

Sydney Opera House - from Wikipedia
It is a very Irish festival and it involves a lot of feasting and celebrations, which includes traditional Irish music, drinking Guinness and eating bacon and cabbage. Another tradition is one has to wear green clothing or they will be pinched. Green is the color for Saint Patrick's day as it is the national color of Ireland and people often wear green on that day or have some type of shamrock on their clothing. 

Chicago river - by Sabela Arias
Saint Patrick’s Day is also called Paddi’s day, it’s the national day for Ireland and is a cultural and religious celebration on the 17th March. The normal traditional is to dress in green, party with beer and music. 

Shamrock - from Wikipedia
Chicago river - by Sabela Arias
The Celebrations generally involve public parades and festivals. It is very normal that they wear a Shamrock, a three leaved plant which is also a symbol for Ireland. The first St Patrick's Day parade in Ireland was held in Waterford in 1903. In the beginning, it was a 3 day long celebration, but now it is a 5 day celebration.

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