Topic: Independence Objective: For students to discuss the pros and cons of Catalan independence using the basis of the opinions of foreigners. Level: Upper Intermediate – Advanced Author: Hugo Deslandes
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KlSUWDjJR44 The Georgian parliament has approved the release of around 3,000 prisoners and shorter terms for thousands more.
httpv://youtu.be/9X_liJoPV8c – What do you think of the American Elections? – Is it different to Spain? How? – Who DID you think was going to win in the elections? Obama or Romney
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jUOHtExdrdI&feature=youtube_gdata_player A spoof video where Nick Clegg appears to sing an apology about his party’s tuition fees u-turn is to be released as a single on iTunes!
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mYjuUoEivbE Many people use YouTube to get a message to a few friends or to try to educate the world. In comparison many other people just watch YouTube because it is obsessive.
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WsUQvKS6x74 Conservatives in Spain are celebrating a landslide victory. Spain’s Popular Party leader Mariano Rajoy has told supporters their country’s voice must be respected again, after a resounding election win. At the end of a campaign dominated by the debt crisis, the centre right PP secured 186 seats in the 350-seat lower house of parliament. However, Spain’s borrowing costs continued to mount on Monday and…
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6_YEj5P-Bv0 “Everytime someone disagrees with the President, one of his service men play the race card. If the policies aren’t working that’s not racial, that’s just simply a failed policy.” Herman Cain talks about Obama playing the Race card.
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1OCkyZ7dlq8 Basque separatist group ETA declared a ceasefire on Sunday in its bloody 42-year campaign for a homeland independent of Spain, vowing to give up guns and bombs to seek a democratic solution. Spain’s prime minister has hailed the end of Basque separatist group Eta’s armed campaign as a “victory for democracy, law and reason”. Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero said the 800 victims of Eta’s…
httpv://youtu.be/Am4uhFH66HE As anti-capitalist protests spread in cities around the world, the number of people involved has been growing. Some demonstrators have been camping out in New York for several weeks, presenting the organisers there with plenty of difficulties for which they have had to find some very creative solutions
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gl-Ppk6oN0s “The near-weekly ritual of Republican presidential debates took a raucous turn Tuesday night as the unsettled field of candidates ganged up on one another in a series of attacks more intense and personal than any in their previous appearances together.”