Friday, December 18, 2015

Xmas Holidays' 2ºA activity: Toledo

Toledo. Read the photocopy, complete activities 4 and 5 and CHOOSE ONE of the following activities:
1.  Make a poster with information of Toledo’s landscape and interesting sites to visit

2.  Make a brochure for the Tourist Information Office including maps, descriptions, suggestions of places to visit, photographs, typical foods in a A4

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Al Andalus Art

Paris Conference & Treaty of Versailles

and here you can see a pretty good analysis of a graphic source (a political cartoon punlished in Britain in 1920)-the kind of activity required in GCSE. You can see the cartoon below.

Sunday, December 13, 2015

End of the War+ Versailles Peace Conference+ Treaty of Versailles GLOSSARY

Versailles: a famous palace near Paris.
Conference: a meeting.
Armistice: a cease-fire.
Treaty: an agreement between nations.
Delegate: a person representing a country at a conference.
Colonies: overseas countries ruled by a European nation (e.g. India was a colony of the British Empire).
Disarmament: where countries agree to reduce their weapons.
Self-determination: the right of nations to rule themselves.
Compromise: when you ‘meet someone half-way’ in an argument
Reparations: the money Germany had to pay for damage done during the war.
Terms of the Treaty: the different things the Treaty said
Demilitarised zone: an area where the army is not allowed to go.
Senate: the ‘parliament’ of the United States.
Principles: ideas which say how things should happen.
Disarm: give up your armies and navies.
Self-determination: the right of peoples to rule themselves.
Nation-state: a country where the people of a certain race rule over themselves.
Racial minority: where a few people of one race live in a country where most people are of a different race

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Trench warfare in WWI

Life in the trenches

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

WWI Propaganda

British propaganda: interesting films from 1914

Footage from a 1930s film, "All quiet on the western front" + slogans

These are some recruitment and propeganda posters from the British and French during world war 1. Some are quite amusing while other are not. The song over it is Boys in Khaki, boys in blue, witch in terms means British and French soldiers.

A collection of posters representing various causes relating to the First World War. American, English, French, Italian, and Belgian works are featured.

Friday, December 4, 2015

WWI: the "trigger" and start of the war

Try to revise long-term and short term causes of the conflict while watching the video. And note the original footage! Then, watch the following video regarding the system of alliances and its implications regarding the start of WWI -it can be useful to complete your homework.

Cities of Al Andalus