Nuestro primer código QR

Hola a todos/as,

Queremos compartir con ustedes nuestro primer código QR. ¿Qué es un código QR? Aquí tienen la definición: Un código QR es una matriz en dos dimensiones formada por una serie de cuadrados negros sobre fondo blanco. Esta matriz es leída por un lector específico (Lector de QR) en nuestro dispositivo móvil y de forma inmediata nos lleva a una aplicacién en Internet ya sea un mapa de localización, un correo electrónico, una página web o un perfil en una red social.

Por lo tanto, cuando ustedes encuentren este código QR y lo lean, podrán acceder a toda la información publicada en nuestro blog de idiomas Modern Languages Club del Colegio Alameda de Osuna.

Este es nuestro código QR:

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PROFICIENCY

Cambridge:Proficiency

This year, for the first time in the Alameda de Osuna, we have a group of students preparing for the Cambridge: Proficiency exam, the highest level offered by Cambridge English. At this level, students are expected to use English in very sophisticated ways, and many of the exercises we do in class are designed to be challenging, both linguistically and intellectually.

In the exam, the students will have to address diverse subjects in English, and this is reflected in class. So far this year we have worked on topics such as Anthropology, the Environment, Arts and Culture, Psychology and Sociology, as well as increasing their understanding of how the language itself works. My favourite activity to date has been the presentation which each student did about a work of art, describing the context within which it was produced and speaking about some of the techniques used in its creation.

The students are very supportive of each other and face the challenges in the class as a close-knit team, which is helping them to achieve very pleasing results.

Our FCE class

This week in FIRST PART ONE classes we have been working on writing tasks. Our attention has been on the differences that exist between an informal and formal e-mail.
This was achieved by completing various activities that enabled the students to identify which structures are commonly used in less formal correspondence and those that are of a higher register. As a result, students were able to write their own formal e-mails where they were required to request information from a company looking for volunteers for a rainforest and wildlife expedition. We value the benefits of group-work, therefore, our students worked in small groups debating and discussing the language to be used in their compositions. The students were very imaginative and created some excellent work. Well done! Keep up the good work!