lunes, 28 de junio de 2010

First Benefit Show at IES Isidra de Guzmán: Summary

Last Thursday, June, 17
the First Benefit Show
at IES Isidra de Guzmán took place at the Meeting Room of the High School at 17:30.
All the tickets available were sold among students, friends and relatives and everybody enjoyed a funny afternoon. Thank you everybody for joining us and congratulations to the artists! Special thanks to Miguel Ángel and other teachers and relatives who took photographs and videos. The following is a brief summary of the event:

The Conductors.
The Audience.

An English Chorus: Alba Rodríguez, Marta Pérez, Irene Salido, Clara Sarro and Andrea Moreno, 1st ESO students, interpreting AN IRISH BLESSING, a popular Irish song and EVERYBODY SINGS FREEDOM, a spiritual song.

TELEPHONE: HELP HER, a show based on the song Telephone, by Beyoncée, interpreted by Tania Martínez, Julia Nemes, María Ocaña, David Moro and Jennifer Cocera, 1st ESO students. The song talks about a woman in jail and the dancing tries to transmit that everybody needs help sometimes.

Flamenco Dancers: Jessica Durán and Elena Antequera, 4th ESO students.

A Four Hands Piano Performance, by Sara Gañán and Mª Nieves Robledo, 2nd ESO students, interpreting Czerny´s Staccato.

MIXING IS POSSIBLE, a dancing show created by 4th ESO students Estefanía Ayala, Celia López, Elena Antequera, Jessica Durán and Lissa Dockli, in which different styles are mixed. Jazz, classic dancing, reggaeton, funky and hip-hop are combined to show that mixing is possible thanks to respect and tolerance.

A GLASSES SYMPHONY, rythms with plastic glasses on desks, an original way of showing imitations, repetitions and canons. The interpreters are 2nd ESO students Esteban Cevallos, Yulia Shcerba, Laura Sopeña, Diego García, Laura Sánchez, Sara El Korchi, Lorena Descalzo, Diego Gallego, Cristina Cubillo, Cecilia Rubio, Nerea Álvarez y Miguel García Romeral.

YOUR BROTHER IS A MAN, a Spanish parody by Isabel Agüero whose aim is reflecting on women equality.
Sound: Fernando Melenchón; lights: Jesús González; dress: Roxana Comán, Desy Valerieva and Cristina Bolaños; scenery: Javier Robledo, Jesús Castro and Dyna Alexandrova; prompter: Víctor Castaños; father : Alberto Moreno, mother: Soraya del Fresno, son: Sergio Vivo, daughter: Justina Strauss. Directed by Amelia de la Prida.

COEDUCATION: María Guzmán, Paloma Gil-Ortega, Estrella Márquez, Andrea Pérez, Irene Hernández, Sara Gañán and Andrea Hernández, 2nd ESO students, dancing in favour of equality.

TRICICLAOS, a particular trio of 4th ESO students Javier Robledo, Alberto Moreno and Jesús Castro, interpreting a parody of Julio Iglesias´hit parade Soy un truhán, soy un señor.

Amelia´s students thanked her for her efforts.

Terry´s students thanked her for her help.
Thank you!

viernes, 11 de junio de 2010

First IES Isidra de Guzmán Benefit Show

These photographs were taken at the
of the

which will be held on June, 17, 2010
at our I.E.S. Isidra de Guzmán

The conductors.
Glasses Symphony.
Flamenco dancers.
Part of the English Chorus.
"Telephone: Help Her", a modern dancing performance
based on the song "Telephone" (Lady Gagá & Beyoncée)
"Mixing is Possible"
4 hands piano performance
"Theatre: Your Brother is a Man"

Two of the TRI-TRIO
will be held on June, 17, 2010, at 17:30.

With such event funds and public awareness will be raised for the benefit of
HOSPITAL DE ANTEZANA (widely known as Hospitalillo),
in Alcalá de Henares, Madrid.
Why for this entity?

Our students looked for information about different charity local entities, and they themselves decided this one to be raised the money for.
Who will be the show performed by?

The show will be performed by the IES Isidra de Guzmán students, with the help of their teachers Amelia de la Prida (Music), Teresa Cancelo (English) and Idoia Muñoz (P.E.).
Consuelo Marazuela (Religion) also helped with the coordination of the show.
This activity is part of our REDYNETED PROJECT.
Tickets are being sold at the price of 2 euros.
They can be bought at the English Department (teacher in charge: Teresa Cancelo)
The previous photographs were taken at the SHOW GENERAL REHEARSAL, last Wednesday.
We would like to give special thanks to other members of the staff who have been helpful in the develpment of this show and its rehearsals.
A second GENERAL REHERSAL will take place next Wednesday, June, 16, in the afternoon.
Ask Amelia or Teresa if you can join it, with permission of your corresponding teachers.
Thank you very much and ENJOY THE SHOW!

martes, 8 de junio de 2010

I Want to Be with You Tonight

The verbs in red are written in the passive voice.
As you can see, the passive voice is widely used in English.

Sometimes, songs are popular because they have been used in advertising.
Some other times songs are used in advertising because they are popular.
This song is popular and it is used on a TV advertisement.

The lyrics can be followed on this site.

If you know the music, it can be sang along on this karaoke.

A translation into Spanish can be found here.

If you click here an original video will be played.