Thursday, May 5, 2022

Motivational Video

 Joaquin Phoenix won an Oscar for Best Actor for his role in the film `Joker´in 2020; when he received it, apart from mentioning his late brother River, he spoke about ecology and humanity. 

Listen to his speech in the videos below - the first one with the subtitles in English and the second one with them in Spanish.

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Battle Against Gender-based Violence

Food for thought: how do we react when we are witnesses of a situation of violence where a woman is verbally harassed by men? do we feel ok with our usual reaction? should we react differently?

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan has launched a new campaign to address the violence, committed by men, against women and girls. The focus is on men and the need for them to `have a word with yourself, then your mates.´

Thursday, March 24, 2022

Women & Science: The Fernández de la Vega Sisters

The Fernández de la Vega sisters became the first women doctors in Galicia, about a century ago; that is a good enough reason to learn a little bit about them.

The audio of the video is in Galician but its subtitles are in English.

Thursday, March 17, 2022

An English Test

Do the test in the video and check your answers. 

If you want to watch more videos by this teacher, click here, Twinkle Resources for English Teachers

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

The War in Ukraine

There are lots of different things to consider in a war. The video below focuses on one that is quite controversial in the war taking place in Ukraine right now: watch and listen to the video and form your opinion about it.

Thursday, February 10, 2022

Empowering Message

"Because I´m worth it" is a slogan we all recognize because of a L´Oréal commercial; it is 50 years old and, to commemorate this anniversary, Kate Winslet uses those words to empower our own self-worth. Watch the video and try  to internalize the message.

Click here if you need or want to watch the video with the subtitles in Spanish.

Thursday, February 3, 2022

Commercial : Women And Sport

Many ads  focus on women but this one by Salomon appreciates women from a nice perspective.

The first video has the subtitles in English and the second in Spanish.

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

The English Language

The history of the English language in a brief and visual way


Tuesday, January 11, 2022

"The Curious Incident of the Dog Inn the Night Time", Play

I do recommend reading the novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time, by Mark Haddon. The video below is a theatre play based on that novel. There are no subtitles but, if you have read the book, you will be able to follow the play

Sunday, December 26, 2021

Don´t Be Afraid, Video

A short video about fear and love. In these times of the coronavirus pandemic we have all felt distressed and have sometimes needed help from others.

Enjoy the intonation and pronunciation of the speaker; if you have any problems with the language, click on CC to get subtitles ( in either English or Spanish).

Don't Be Afraid from gasta on Vimeo.

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