Friday, 25 August 2017

Welcome to our class blog! 


About me:

 I'm Maria José Paiva. I'm your English teacher. I love being a teacher!

Our school is located in Alhandra, near Vila Franca de Xira in Portugal. It's a great school with creative students aged 10 to 16 from 5th to 9th grade. 

Our Blog:

Here you can find many resources to improve your English. You can read and listen to stories, watch funny videos and have great fun!

You can reach the world and the world can reach you.

5th grade students have created their own avatars to introduce themselves! 
They have used VOKI, a creative tool!

Saturday, 4 March 2017

Happy St. Patrick's Day

Do you know that the Feast of St. Patrick's Day is a national holiday in Ireland and is now celebrated all around the world on March 17th.

Many people go out with friends, wearing green or a shamrock symbol (the lucky clover) and drinking Guinness, the Irish dark beer.

Spread the holiday spirit with a festive playlist

Or find out more about The History of Saint Patrick - a short story!

Saturday, 11 February 2017

Teens & Technology

Nowadays technology plays an important role in teens's lives.

Have a look at the following website and think about the proper and wise use of tecnology!

Monday, 19 December 2016

This season . . . 

Saturday, 12 November 2016

Friday, 11 November 2016

Tribute to Leonard Cohen

To the memory of a fantastic poet and song writer!

Sunday, 30 October 2016

Celebrating Halloween

Do you know that people around the world celebrate Halloween on 31st October. It’s the night of black cats and spiders.

Children dress up in different costumes as ghosts, witches, bats, monsters, vampires or pirates. They knock on people’s doors and say “Trick or Treat!” 
They get candies and chocolate.

On Halloween people decorate their houses with pumpkins. Children carve spooky faces on a jack-o’-lantern”.

This is Halloween..... this is Halloween! Watch the trailer from the film The nightmare before Christmas, by Tim Burton.

Now have fun and let us know how you spent your Halloween night(mare) !!!