Tag: Escola Multilingüe
Maddie Scanlan I had a fantastic experience this past year at Escola Pia Balmes! Each of my three host families were amazing and made me feel so welcomed and loved. I learned all about Catalan and Spanish culture and in turn shared my own traditions and history. Living and working with the children outside of
Benvolgudes famílies,   Estem preparant l’arribada de la novena promoció d’auxiliars de conversa a les escoles que participen en el programa CAPS (Conversation Assistant Programme for Schools). Els auxiliars de conversa són nois i noies per a qui l’anglès és llengua materna i que col·laboren en el projecte multilingüe de les escoles que els han sol·licitat, participant-hi
ESO/BATX This week, we did some experiments with the 3rd ESO. We went to the laboratory and practiced how to make a scientific precise solution of sodium chloride (or in simple terms, we learned how scientists make saltwater). The students enjoyed practicing with the various equipment and seeing how laboratory technique is very different from
ESO/BATX The 1ESO and 2ESO students played Taboo to help increase their speaking and vocabulary knowledge. They had to describe words like Police, Chocolate, Birthday without being able to say very obvious clues (like 112, Candy, Born). All of the students were able to get involved and describe some words! (It always helps when they
ESO/BATX This week in my English for Teachers class, we tried to describe some weird and funny photos. Some of these pictures were made to be funny by the artists; others were once normal actions but now time has made them seem very special; and even others defy explanation. Can you guess what was going
ESO/BATX This week in my English for Teachers class, we played 20 Questions. Here, the teachers were given an unknown person and they had to figure out who they were by asking no more than 20 questions. The teacher’s really enjoyed the change of pace from our usual lessons to something a little more interactive.
ESO/BATX This week we have started to talk about a weird North American tradition: Groundhog Day. The students were shown what a groundhog is and how it builds its underground home called a burrow. We then showed how these animals are used to predict spring: if he sees his shadow, there will be more winter; if