This blog has been designed to offer my students of English as a foreign language in Argentina a new tool to learn. However, this is also a useful resource for all students and teachers of English. You will find activities specially designed for secondary school students that will enlarge their knowledge of the language and will empower them through practice. Grammar explanations, photos, videos, and a lot of activities are part of this blog. Feel free to surf and enjoy it!
We don´t talk anymore is a song produced and performed by the American singer Charlie Puth with guest vocals by Selena Gomez. The song was realised on May 2016 and it is a tropical house song with dance influences.
Charlie wrote this song in a hotel in Japan after he had broken up with his girl.
Let's watch the video and enjoy this song!
And now, let's work with its lyrics! Click HERE and let's practise with the song! Now continue practising with LYRICS TRAINING! Click HERE and enjoy!
One of the great paradoxes of our time is that we have never been more connected but we have never been more disconnected. Our interconnected world makes many promises about a better life, but this boy suspects that things are getting worse... This animated black-and-white video was created by Steven Cutts in the style of 1920's. In it, a wide-eyed child roams through a world full of automatons who do nothing but stare at their smartphones. It makes us wonder about navigating life in our tech-obsessed, postmodern world.
Watch at the video and get your own ideas.
In your opinion, why is the video called Are you lost in the world like me? Explain.
At the beginning of the video you can see a billboard which reads: These systems are failing. What is failing? Explain.
People snap selfies all around. What happens when a baby is born?
What do the people do when a woman attemps suicide?
A man is beaten by the police without any apparent reason, what is the people reaction?
A family eats together. What are they doing while eating?
There's a beautiful woman taking herself a selfie, what can you see at her background?
Do you think there is an impersonal connection between people? Why?
Does social media and dating apps contribute to this? Why?
In your opinion, is there an increasing dependence on technology today? Explain.
Is technology changing us? Why? Why not?
Are we becoming desensitized? Explain.
In your opinion, is our society like a city on a hill?