When a business-friendly conservative was elected president of Argentina in October 2015, hopes were high he would put the South American country's economy on a stable path.
Mari Malek is a supermodel, DJ and actor. She is also a refugee. This is her story!
An insightful view of our colourful language, in the eyes of a foreign writer journalist. Read article
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When Gandhi was studying law at the University College of London, a white professor, whose last name was Peters, disliked him intensely and always displayed prejudice and animosity towards him. Also, because Gandhi never lowered his head when addressing him, as he expected.... there were always "arguments" and confrontations.
Let's face it, the matter of our every day lives is of strange stuff made. When viewed apprehensively, when the strings of family are stretched taut over the Nabokovian abyss to nestle a rocking cradle, or coddle an aging parent whose mind is failing, what’s normal can quickly turn downright bizarre. An everyday word, say tree, repeated several times in a row loses its meaning and confirms the inherent estrangement of language when its devoid of convention.
El Taller abre un espacio de lectura y exploración de textos cortos en inglés.
"It doesn't interest me if the story you are telling me is true... It doesn't interest me to know where you live or how much money you have. I want to know if you can get up, after the night of grief and despair, weary and bruised to the bone, and do what needs to be done to feed the children... It doesn't interest me who you know or how you came to be here. I want to know if you will stand in the center of the fire with me and not shrink back... It doesn't interest me where or what or with whom yo have studied. I want to know what sustains you, from the inside, when all else falls away."
Jane Pokinghorne, Gecko
La propuesta es reunirnos 1.30 h semanalmente a compartir nuestras únicas y particulares maneras de ver el mundo a través de la lectura. La lectura compartida, escucharnos mutuamente leer en voz alta partes del texto, nuestras experiencias y miradas, nos enriquecen como seres humanos y avivan la motivación para seguir aprendiendo.
Saturday 9th June at 9pm we'll be having another fabulous evening at the theatre with the Suburban Players. Should you like to join us, please let me know ASAP as I need to book well in advance. Look forward to sharing more theatre and English with you all. email@example.com