Thursday, February 20, 2020

Lectura about 5G in Can Fabra Library Clàudia G. (2n batx B)


5G TECHNOLOGY: CHALLENGES OF THE NEW DIGITAL AGE


On February 6, my classmates and I went to Can Fabra’s library to listen an English lecture about the challenges of the new digital era. I was so excited because I always enjoy new ways of learning and I thought it was a good opportunity we had.

First, I must say that I did not like the lecture very much because I felt that the woman that was doing it was convincing us to position against products that weren’t American. 

Moreover, I don’t think that the announcer has given us a good advice because everyone knows that if you upload something in social networks it is forever and you cannot request any rights if you have given your consent when you signed up. What I mean is that it is not as easy as she said about taking precautions.

In addition, I felt uncomfortable when she said "nobody should download a Russian antivirus, because we shouldn’t trust" because it is a great stereotype. I agree that we have to fight for our rights but not indoctrinate people to hate other people.

On the other hand, I really enjoyed hearing American accent because I love it and I think it is very positive to students that are studying a language to listen. I reckon it's very easy to learn if you have fun.

In conclusion, although I disagree with her thoughts, I think she was very kind, I learned and improved my English with an entertaining activity.



                                                   Claudia Gómez-Pastrana
2 Batx B


Sunday, February 9, 2020

1st & 2nd ESO ENGLISH PROJECT: TRAFFIC AROUND OUR SCHOOL (The Fonix)


Once again, our school participates in THE FONIX competition.

This year, the topic for 1st and 2nd ESO is GOAL 11 of the UNESCO:

"By 2030, provide access to safe, affordable, accessible and sustainable transport systems for all, improving road safety, notably by expanding public transport, with special attention to the needs of those in vulnerable situations, women, and children, persons with disabilities and older persons"


FONIX FOCUS: Analyze current transport systems at local level what improvement can we make and how. OR Design an awareness campaign to make public transport safe and accessible to all

Our students have studied traffic around our school.

They have taken note of the number of cars, buses, vans, bikes ... that they see around the school so as to make some statistics about it. Finally, they have recorded videos for the contets. 
GREAT WORK!!!

Counting traffic from a school window

Working in group with the results



THE RESULT!
















Making it visible

AND READY TO RECORD OUR VIDEOS






THANKS YOU ALL FOR YOUR FANTASTIC WORK

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Al Manyanet Sant Andreu 
preparem pels exàmens de Cambridge 
KET - PET - FCE - CAE
A2 - B1 - B2 - C1

Si hi esteu interessants, 
demaneu-ne informació 
als vostres professors i professores d'anglès



Dual Diploma at Manyanet Sant Andreu.



So proud of all our students who are also studying the Dual Diploma with #Academica
They will get the American High School Diploma as well as the Spanish Batxillerat.
Well done you all!


 



Thursday, January 30, 2020


If we had less, we would appreciate things more: A discussion essay

In modern society, we are able to have pretty much anything we want, we are considered the lucky ones amongst others. Living in a first world country where consumerism is what moves money, we are pressured to spend more to cover our necessities, even if we don’t need it. But appreciating what we have is the problem. We are so used to buying things to throw them out soon afterwards that society may be forgetting their value.

First, there are many reasons as to why having less makes us appreciate things more. The first one being that you know that anything you have, you have worked for, so you know it’s real value, which it’s something other people with better economical situations probably will never know. That’s what usually happens. One could say that people end up blinded by their own privilege. And it’s not just a money-wise problem, it’s also an ideology issue. People with more problems usually care more about politics, because it could affect their well-being in a harsher way, for example: public healthcare in Europe it’s something that’s given, but if you look at the United States there are people struggling to pay for treatments that are free here or even much cheaper.

But of course, everything depends on the perspective you look at things, because you can have poor people complaining about not having anything while not doing anything to help it; and rich people who appreciate everything they have because they are able to see what it takes to have it. There are thousands of different situations that could lead someone to think one way or another. There are very rich people who started from the very bottom, even being homeless and struggling to cover the simplest of necessities, but they worked hard and earned every single dollar and made a way for themselves. If someone who is poor complains without doing anything, like I said before, the problem it’s theirs not something society did to them, it’s obvious that no one makes it nowhere without working hard.
This could also be associated with some psychological issues, but that’s another topic I won’t get into right now.

So, in conclusion, people should look at their lives in another perspective because, consumerism is destroying our society and planet also. We throw out so much that could still be reused it’s ridiculous. We should start caring about real issues, which are bringing basic help to everyone and slow down our spending. But we also should be thankful for the things we have, and mean it, you never know when you could lose it.

Marina Antolí Manrique
2n Batx A


Sunday, January 26, 2020

AUSTRALIA ON FIRE (2nd ESO)


Because of the fires in Australia and their impact in our environment 
we decided to learn more about them.

We have watched the following video



and we have made some posters to make students aware 
about how important it is to preserve our eco-systems.

Here you have some of them.






Monday, November 18, 2019

ITALY 2019 Albert B. (2n BATX B)


ITALY

Two weeks ago I was in Italy. I was there because I was doing a travel with my school. First of all I want to say that it was amazing and I enjoyed a lot all the time that I spent there with my friends.

The only think that I didn’t like was the vehicle we used to travel. We spent one week travelling by a bus. And of course we also made the round trip to Barcelona by bus. It was the only thing that I didn’t enjoy but I can also say that I took advantage of all the time that we spent travelling to sleep. I think that I slept more hours in the bus than in the bed of the hotels.

The hotels, another thing to talk about. Leaving aside the “problem” we had with two beds in the first hotel I think that both of them were good places to sleep and to have breakfast. We didn’t spend a lot of time in the hotels but the time we were there we were comfortable.

We spent the rest of time enjoying one of the most beautiful nations of the entire world. We visited Pisa, Milan, Siena, Padua, Venice, Florence… and every place was really beautiful, in my opinion the best city was Milan. I don’t know why but I really enjoyed a lot the day we spent there.

But the best thing of the trip was enjoying a full week with my friends. It was incredible spending a huge amount of hours with them laughing all the time and enjoying of our friendship. The cathedrals and the squares were very beautiful but without my friends I wouldn’t enjoy it.

After this beautiful reflection that is going to make me cry I only want to add that I also want to thank the teachers for the time they had dedicated to us.

ALBERT BAYO
2nd BATX B