BEING A TEACHER....

BEING A TEACHER IS A DIFFICULT TASK NOWADAYS, SO I DECIDED TO FOLLOW THIS PIECE OF ADVICE BY BRUCE LEE:

Empty your mind, be formless. Shapeless, like water. If you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. You put water into a bottle and it becomes the bottle. You put it in a teapot it becomes the teapot. Now, water can flow or it can crash. Be water, my friend.

by Bruce Lee

viernes, 14 de agosto de 2015

Historical moment: the American flag back in Cuba!!




After so many years, the American flag is back in Cuba.

Here are some articles to read:

And now what is the difference between the verbs 'raise' and 'rise'? What are the opposites?


3 comentarios:

  1. Nowadays there are a lot of problems between certain countries, like between Russia and Ukraine, Israel and Palestine… However, there are other countries that are starting a new stage, like between Cuba and the USA. The question is, when and why they end up this relation?

    As the influence of the Spanish Empire over, its possessions in the Americas finished in the 1820s, as a result of the Spanish American wars of independence, only Cuba and Puerto Rico remained to Spain and in 1898 in the Spanish–American War, Cuba became independent. However, under the Treaty of Paris Cuba became a U.S. protectorate and the problem was that the USA began to dominate the island, until Cuba’s independence in 1902.

    There was a Cuban Revolution in 1959 and bilateral relations deteriorated substantially. The USA began pursuing people from the Communist regime, they banned corporations' property by Cuba, and it stated like that for a long time, because on the other hand the Cuban government refused to be a democratic country and that the USA could interfere in Cuba’s economy.

    Nonetheless, all this has finished, because Cuba and the USA began of a process of normalizing relations in December 2014 and just a few days ago USA’s flag is raised again in Cuba and Cuba’s flag in the USA. I hope that this relation continue rising, and Cuban an American people also begin a new relation.

    No se si estará bien porque he tenido que buscar mucha información, pero espero que esté correcta al menos.

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  2. John Kerry shared the story of three Marines for 55 years down the US flag and attended the raising ceremony at the embassy in Cuba.
    Ambassador Jeffey DeLaurentis video tells a story of three US Marines lowered the flag in 1961: Mike East, Larry Morris and Jim Tracy.
    Their friendship never faded and waited for 55 years to return to step Havana. In the video the three marines express the affection they have for Cuba by the time they lived there and what it means for them to return after so many years.
    John Kerry says the United States wants freedom and prosperity for the Cuban people and considers that the Cuban people will be freer when the United States is not used as a pretext to repress the people.
    Alvaro Ruiz 3A

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  3. Nowadays there are a lot of problems between certain countries, like between Russia and Ukraine, Israel and Palestine… However, there are other countries that are starting a new stage, like between Cuba and the USA. The question is when and why they ended up this relation.

    As the influence of the Spanish Empire was over, its possessions in the Americas finished in the 1820s, as a result of the Spanish American wars of independence, only Cuba and Puerto Rico remained as part of Spain and in 1898 in the Spanish–American War, Cuba became independent. However, under the Treaty of Paris Cuba became a U.S. protectorate and the problem was that the USA began to dominate the island, until Cuba’s independence in 1902.

    There was a Cuban Revolution in 1959 and bilateral relations deteriorated substantially. The USA began chasing people from the Communist regime, they banned corporations owned by Cuba, and it stayed like that for a long time, because on the other hand the Cuban government refused to be a democratic country and that the USA could interfere in Cuba’s economy.

    Nonetheless, all this has finished, because Cuba and the USA began a process of normalizing relations in December 2014 and just a few days ago the flag of the USA was raised again in Cuba and the flag of Cuba in the USA. I hope that this relation will continue growing up, and Cuban an American people also begin a new relation.

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