Category Archives: Current Conversations: Your Opinions Count

An ongoing debate about driverless cars

Thanks to my students, I know there is an interesting debate about driverless cars. How do you see the future with them in the market? How will our habits and behaviours change (as pedestrians, passengers, citizens)? What advantages and disadvantages … Continue reading

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Climate change and technologies (ITT1)

New data from the NASA has registered last August 2016 as the warmest August in more than 100 countries all over the world (http://climate.nasa.gov/). Nowadays, most countries care about global climate change all over the world, proposing several ways to … Continue reading

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Aprendizaje = innovación, creatividad y equipos

Hola a todos: Me gustaría que viesen al menos los 8 primeros minutos de la presentación, “How to manage for collective creativity” de Linda Hill en TEDx, y consideraran la aplicación de su propuesta al aprendizaje de Lenguas Extranjeras. Entre … Continue reading

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Adequate Use of Selfies: Here, there, anywhere, anytime? (IIT-1)

Dear all in IIT, Selfies is the topic chosen for our opening discussion. Think about their purposes and how important they are in your everyday lives. Can you think of any examples of miscommunication or politeness strategies when dealing with … Continue reading

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Gr B (IATS): Online discussion 2 (Sept 2015)

Dear all in Gr B, I’d like you to discuss and interact with other opinions about the following topic. You should write between 60-90 words. Remember to be respectful and polite with everyone’s comments. I hope you enjoy this task. … Continue reading

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Gr A (IATS): Online discussion 1 (Sept 2015)

Dear all in Group A (IATS), I’d like you to discuss and interact with other opinions about the following topic. You should write between 60-90 words. Remember to write complete sentences, and to be respectful and polite with everyone’s comments. … Continue reading

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Discussion 2. Protecting children & helping the elderly as a social worker

Dear all, Being part of a society implies that we live in a community. Children and elderly people represent the two extreme sides of a society. The former is starting to learn new words and experiences while the latter is … Continue reading

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