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

sábado, 9 de noviembre de 2019

Thirty years ago and a dazzling mistake!!!

Last summer I visited Berlin, as you may well remember this post: BERLIN. a sad story with a happy ending (we do hope) , and it a was a city that really impressed me because of their historical meaning. I learned yesterday on the news that today is 30th anniversary of the Berlin Wall fall. What a great day for Germany and for Europe, in general!!!

Scorpions - Wind Of Change (Official Music Video)

This is the song that is often associated to the fall of the Berlin Wall  (version with lyrics)

Reagan’s ‘Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall’ was almost left unsaid (extended speech)

And what happened to USSR President? Gorbachev: Treachery killed USSR - BBC News

30th Anniversary of the Peaceful Revolution - Fall of the Berlin Wall   

(Kultur Projekte Berlin) 


Here are some articles and videos dealing the topic:

Listening exercise to do: Why do people like sad music? (6 Minute English, BBC Learning English)

News Review:Can running help you live longer? (BBC Learning English)

Football:  Football’s Greatest Players - Andrés Iniesta   

Spanish brilliance outshines Netherlands in Final


  • Episode 191106 / 11 November 2019    >>>  Oysters: An eco-friendly delicacy?:   Language related to 'lakes and oceans'.  Need-to-know language: loch, mudflats, reefs, incoming tide & estuary.

11 comentarios:

  1. Este comentario ha sido eliminado por el autor.

  2. The great Andrés Iniesta, our hero of World Cup South Africa, whicht our going to win the first cup of Spain. Thans to him and team our have got the first star of winners.

    Rubén Sabio Prados 1ºESO A

  3. Iniesta is a great player from Spain I think. He was scored in the 116 minute he played against the Netherlands. Which was held on July 11, 2010, it is nine years since his. And that this was his first Gold Cup of Spain.

    Mary Inés 4A

  4. Andres Iniesta is one of the best Spanish players, he was an important figure in the Spanish team to win the 2010 South Africa World Cup and in the F.C. Barcelona to win many titles.

    Oliver Lozano 1º A

  5. Andrés Iniesta is one of the best midfielders in history. He has been almost all his life playing in Barcelona. He is a humble person, all his classmates speak well of him. In Barcelona he won thirty- five titles, he nearly won the Golden Ball in 2010. Although I was very young, I can remember the 2010 South Africa final in which he scored the decisive goal in 116th minute. My father and I went to celebrate the World Cup at the fountain in the town centre.

    Alejandro Venegas Mancilla 1ºA

  6. Andrés Iniesta is one of the best soccer players. Play in Fc Barcelona, ​​and in the Spanish national team. In 2010 The Spanish team came to play in the World Cup final against the Netherlands. They were tied until in the 116th minute Iniesta scored a goal. This goal made Spain become the winner of the 2010 World Cup.

    Nuria Diaz Ruiz 4 ESO A

  7. Sergio Ramos is one of the best players in the world, he is a Spanish footballer who plays as a defense focused on Real Madrid. His debut as an absolute international, came at age 18, on March 26, 2005 in Salamanca. He debuted in a great championship with the Spanish team, in the 2006 World Cup in Germany, in which he formed as a starter, in the four games played by the selected one, falling in the round of 16 against the experienced France of Zidane. He played the Euro 2008 in Austria and Switzerland participating in the final against Germany, playing 90 minutes and winning the title for Spain. In the 2010 World Cup played in South Africa, he was proclaimed world champion, having played all the matches and minutes of the competition
    Alicia Ortega Prados 4ºESO A

  8. Iniesta is a profesional in football, he was one of the most famous player, because his team won the champion world some years ago. he is a very good player. He played in Barcelona Team, and he is from Albacete.

    Ana Perez prados 4ºB de eso

  9. I don't see the error in the image, but those blue and yellow strokes are pretty boitos. I would love to go see that.

    Javier Rivas López 1ºA

  10. Andrés Iniesta is a football player. He is thirty-five years old. He is from Fuentealbilla (Albacete), so Andrés is Spanish. He is a great player because Spain has got the World Cup thanks to him. He is also a football player for Barcelona 2002 to 2018 and now Iniesta plays with Vissel Kobe.
    Andrés is not very tall, but he is very athletic. He has dark and short hair and hies eyes are green.
    His personality is friendly, nice and shy. Iniesta is very hard-working, because he is the best player of the Spanish Football Team.

    Antonio Puentedura Prados de 1º ESO A

  11. Andres Iniesta has been one of the best midfielders in football. He was short whith white skin and was almost bald. He won a World cup with Spain which he was ddecisive because he scored the winning goal. He played for Barcelona and had a very good time in which Guardiola was coach. And they won ,any titles.
    Iniesta is an example to follow.

    Manolo Utrabo Bejar alumno de 1ESO A.