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, February 3, 2014

Russia and the winter Olympics at Sochi

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As you probably know the 2014 Winter Olympic Games are about to start. They will take place in Sochi, in the south of Russia. If you want to know more about Russia today there are some useful links you might click on.
These are the basic data from the Time for Kids website :

  • Official name: Russian Federation
  • Size: 6,601,668 square miles (17,098,242 square kilometers); the largest country in the world, and nearly double the size of the United States
  • Population:  142,500,482 as of 2013
  • Capital: Moscow
  • Official language: Russian. There are more than 100 other languages and dialects spoken.
  • Currency: Russian ruble (RUR)
  • Climate: Cold winters; mild summers; frigid in the Arctic regions
  • Products: Coal, gas, oil, chemicals, metals, timber, furs; vehicles, aircraft, weapons, machinery; beef, grain, beets
These other links may also prove useful for you:

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