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3.en.10 Visiting the past

Is it possible to visit the past?

Look at the image below. What do you think it could be?

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2.en.09 The Way to Success

Have you ever wondered why some people succeed in life while others don’t? What paths can lead you to success?

We will try to explore whether success in life is one of our goals and how we can make them come true.

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2.en.07 Seeking advice

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Who should you listened to and get advice from? Who can give you the help, advice and the emotional support you need in achieving your goals?

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2.en.08 The People Watchers

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Is it possible to persuade someone to do things they wouldn’t ever have dreamt of? Do we know what reasons make us do what we do?

This is exactly the question a programme from the BBC, The People Watchers, tries to answer.

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2.en.05 The Evolution of Communication

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How you ever wondered how much human communication has changed since the development of language?

In this post we are going to explore some of the inventions and discoveries that have had an impact on the way people exchange their ideas.

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2.en.04 A talk about refugees

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On Monday 21st November we attended a talk about refugees by Joan Reventós, coordinator of the Catalan Comitee of UNHCR (ACNUR in Spanish).

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1.en.02 Getting to know others

Have you ever wondered how important is having people who love and support you?  We are going to explore the world of social relations and try to understand why we need people around.

Let’s start by watching a short film:

Could you think of a title for the film?

What does the film show?

Is there anything wrong with him?

How do you think the young man feels?

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1.en.01 It’s a pack of lies

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Spotting the Liar

Could you tell what signs a person gives out when she is lying?

Watch the video below and check, how many did you guess right?

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3.en.14 Art

What is art?

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1.en.5 Gender sterotypes

Images used in the  media to portray men and women are essential to build up our perception of gender stereotypes. Some brands have adopted new strategies such as challenging  gender stereotypes brand  themselves have contributed to build up. Building up women’s confidence and self esteem is part of their aim.

Always is a brand of sanitary pads. Therefore,  it is not difficult to guess what their target group is. Last June it launched a campaign that went viral. Have a look at the video.  Do you think it is effective? Did it make you reflect? If you had been asked to run like a girl what would have been your answer?

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