Retrospective section

Once upon a time in Colle di Val d' Elsa

This section of Strandaren consists of articles written during the years 2003-2005. They were a part of the Comenius school project called Cultural Heritage In A Changing Europe. Do you remember our first homepage? You'll find a cached version of...

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Story writing

Here is a story started by students from Italy, continued by Swedish students and ended by Portugese students. This is a part of a Comenius EU school project called Cultural Heritage In a Changing...

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The Venice Carnival

Venetian carnival.

Performance begins… Joy, craziness and reason, all together. The music of Vivaldi, beautiful and mysterious masks... Every mask is made with the philosophy that are limitless to what can be...

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Suspenders with alpine stars

HEIDI BOY...!

At the lyceum we have a great Italian teacher called Mario Becattelli.


He wears like a "typical" middle-aged man, but he has a very unusual detail: his famous, wonderful, marvellous SUSPENDERS WITH...

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The punk student

SHE'S IRON MADE...

SHE LOOKS BAD, BUT...


In our school there is a girl called Ambra Farina, who wears always punk clothes. She has a great number of piercings, in her ears, nose, mouth and she has many "strong"...

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My friend Lapo


His name is Lapo, he is 16 years old, he has blond hair, brown eyes, big mouth and his ears are smalls. His body is slim and tall.


He is a good person very friendly and kind with all people. He was in...

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Auseva Maristas school

The Auseva Maristas school is in the centre of Oviedo (capital of Asturias) is semi-private. The level of the students is greater each year and we must take into account that it has a range of...

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Why I like foreigners to stay in my country

In my opinion it is important that there are many different cultures, because we can learn new things about cooking, science, literature and education.

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When I meet a person...

Giulia Persichino 2°D Liceo Scientifico"A.Volta" Colle val d'Elsa ITALY


When I meet a person, I only care about the way they look. But it is a mistake, because personality is more important. Often if...

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City Setúbal

The Roman Setúbal (1th - 4th centuries A.C.) was an important industrial town, connected with fish-salting, served by a vast structure along both sides of the river Sado, including Troia.

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Meeting people leads to understanding

One Europe.

To be in an EU Comenius schoolproject means a lot.


We have had a great fall. First we went to see our italian friends in a students exchange. We all had a fantastic week. Then we went to a project...

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Pro article about foreigners

The positive aspects of immigration.


The biggest positive influence of people who immigrate to Sweden is the culture they bring with them, it is a positive influence on the swedish people and also...

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Doesn´t matter if your're black or white!

I have choosen this picture because I belive the humanbeeing was made to be a peaceful and united creature.

Together we can shine!


Someone once told me that war is a way to show that you care about your country and the people around you. Right now in our school we have the theme "how could it happen" It´s...

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Food for Christmas.

Makes you long for Xmas.

At Christmas we don’t lay the table as usual. Instead, we fill a second table with a scary amount of small courses. Then everybody pick what they want and eat all too much.

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Pro immigration.

What would Sweden be without immigration? Probably not the country it is today. Immigrants have brought a lot of new ideas to our country, ideas that have helped to make Sweden in to the country it...

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Christmas food in Spain

At this date of the year, around December, that is close to Christmas time, there is a lot of typical food in Spain. On Christmas Eve we usually have roast turkey and shellfish soup: crab and eel are...

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Oviedo in Asturias

Oviedo is the capital of Asturias. The typical dish in Asturias is “fabada” (beans) and its typical drink is “sidra” (cider). Oviedo is surrounded by mountains in mainland...

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Never judge a book by its cover


Personality is very important to know a person, but it isn’t linked to appearance. You can find a really badly dressed, ugly… person, but in the end, he can be very nice whereas a...

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Immigration: yes or no?

I think that immigration is very important . In fact many countrie, like France, USA, and also Italy, and the other richer countries are based on immigration that improve commerce.

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Contra immigration

One of the things negative with immigration is that there are a higher percent of criminals among the immigrants than among the Swedes. Some people decide toi live here for the sole purpose of...

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Why we like meeting people

Simply lovely

Socialization is intrinsic in human nature.


Socialization is intrinsic in human nature, (as Andrea says), so it's not surprising if our opinions are all the same: we like meeting people very much....

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Pro Article Foreigners


Let our country be open for everybody!


Sweden would be isolated and boring if we had no foreigners!Think of it, How many of the traditions you celebrate and how many dishes you eat comes originally...

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More than we can handle?

Sometimes I think it feels like people blame everything on the foreigners, and sometimes it seems like foreigners often are involved in different crimes.

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Do you like meeting people ? Why?

We like meeting people very much, because it is an extremely beautiful experience. It's also very important because you can make new friends and know other cultures and traditions.

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Sport in Spain


In my country the most popular sport is football. We have one of the most important leagues in Europe. The most important players play in Spain. Real Madrid is the best team in the world. Real Madrid...

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Our favourite music

Hi!! We`re IRENE and ANA. We are from AUSEVA SCHOOL!! We are going to tell you about our favourite music!


We like pop (for example: LA OREJA DE VAN GOGH, EL CANTO DEL LOCO, ALEX UBAGO, VEGA, BRITNNEY...

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How does an immigrant see life?

Imagine you arrive at a new country. How would you like to be treated?. What would you like people to think about you? Would you like them to turn their backs on you? I think you wouldn’t,...

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Fashion in Spain

Spain is a big country with different types of weather so that people wear different types of clothes.


In winter people wear jumpers, coats and scarves when it’s cold. In summer it is typical...

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Nackeds For a Good a Cause

The Association of Support to the Woman with Breast Cancer in Portugal and Face Models got together to produce a 2003 calendar, whose central subject is – The feminine Body.

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Food in the Algarve

"Today the Algarve is ready to be discovered by those new adventurers, the tourists. And together with its natural beauty and incomparable climate, it has a whole gastronomic tradition waiting to be...

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Political Parties in Portugal

In Portugal we have several political parties. In government right now is the Social Democratic Party (Partido Social Democrata - PSD) that made an alliance with another party called People’s...

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Words of Peace

I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent. By: Mohondas K. Gandhi

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Hemiciclo – Jogo da Cidadania (Citizenship Game)

Each year the Portuguese Youth Institute (Instituto Português da Juventude) invites all secondary schools to participate in the Hemiciclo – Jogo da Cidadania. The aim of this game is to bring...

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Why do we love music?

When you look around there are always people listening to it, reading about it, watching video clips, buying magazines about it, trying to be like one of those top starts ...

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Cinema nowadays

Gollum

The Lord of the Rings – Return of the King. FINALLY yesterday I saw The Lord of the Rings – Return of the King. What an excellent movie! A perfect end to a perfect trilogy.

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Manuel Maria Barbosa du Bocage

Manuel Maria Barbosa du Bocage (1765 - 1805)

Portuguese poet.


Manuel Maria Barbosa du Bocage was born in Setúbal, S.Sebastião, on 15th September 1765. He was the grandson of a French Admiral, who came to Portugal to organise our Navy, and the...

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Benfica - Sporting

Sporting's Brazilian player Rochemback celebrating.

Last 4th of January, we could finally watch one of the most expected Portuguese football matches: Benfica-Sporting. Only one point separated these teams and Benfica was expected to make everything to...

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Sentences of Peace

Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind...War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does...

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Hoping to meet you!

Imagine that you are coming to visit us and you know nothing of our language. Here are some expressions or phrases to help you. Have fun!


In a restaurant Waiter/Waitress = Empregado/a Fish =...

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Aggressiveness at the wheel


To park in second line, circulate glue to the bumper of the front vehicle or insult other drivers are some of the behaviours that really annoy me.


Imagine that you are driving and suddenly you are...

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Peace day at Colegio Auseva (II)


Peace day is a special day, and so in Oviedo and at our school, Auseva, we put up a peaceful village, where we can find peaceful things such as: A tattoo stall, a cyber with peaceful games, a...

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Getting to know Spain

Dear friends In this letter we want to tell you our expectations. First of all we want to have a lot of fun (like going to the disco, to the pub, and to the seaside), we want to visit your city, its...

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Hola Spain!


We love meeting people.


Hi we are Sara and Giorgia! We'd like to share some thoughts about the exchange experience. Last year we went to Sweden and we enjoyed it very much. Sometimes it is not very...

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Street Racing


In Portugal street racing is illegal and there aren’t any authorised places for people to race, so they meet in gas stations, highways, public roads, and many others.

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Fado

Product of a proper feeling, of a soul that does not justify but that it is felt, the destiny is still today the most genuine product of the Portuguese popular culture.

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School Week

Professional School of Setúbal that was inaugurated on the 6th of December of 2001 in Manteigadas, commemorated its second birthday.


The school’s board of directors, the students and teachers...

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Peace day at Colegio Auseva (I)

Irene painting kids' faces

In the peace day all the kids in Auseva school were toghether celebrating the significance of the date and remembering Ghandi´s dead.


It was a special day and every body spent a good time just...

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Can't wait to go to Spain

Looking forward to becoming half Spanish.


Hi! We are Laura, Valeria and Vittoria, we are students at Liceo Classico "A.Volta" in Colle. We are getting ready to come to Oviedo next 27th February and we...

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Easter in Italy

Gabriele Lucii Paola Montagnani 2°D Liceo scientifico "A.Volta" Colle val d'Elsa ITALY


In Italy we use to celebrate this event because is the resurrection of Jesus for Catholics. It will be Easter...

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Favourite Places

Our weekends are always full of nice surprises. We love going to pleasant and nice discotheques named “Kremlin” and many others around Lisbon. We also like football very much. We are healthy...

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Our favourite places

My favourite place in Setúbal is a cyber HNP because it’s funny and it’s also a space where I can be with my friends. It’s a place to play and to chat online. Usually I play strategic and action...

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In the richest countries, for example UE or Usa or Japan(photo) , young people use mobile phonesto do a lot of thing.

What I think of mobile phones...

Today most people have mobile phones, included teenagers and young people.


Today most people have a mobile phone, included teenagers and young children. Very often they are not so expensive as they...

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Our favourite places in town

We have lots of places we like in Setúbal. We like Bonfim’s Park due to its beauty and for it gives us the possibility to do lots of things like playing football, running and being with friends. We...

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Mobile phones and teenagers


Today teenagers use mobile phones a lot. Is this a bad or a good thing?


Today the mobile phone is a necessary object for young people. Each teenager has a mobile phone and takes it everywhere, also to...

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My favourite place in the world is

The Raasunda Stadium.

on the Raasunda football stadium. That is "Gangets" homefield.


I've been there once and I locked at "Gnaget" vs "Oergryte". Of course "Gnaget" won. The Raasunda Stadium is very big. It is located in...

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My favourite place.

Postcard from London.

My favourite place is London because it's a big city with lots of shops.


There are lots of things to do there for example ride the London Eye, take a look at Big Ben och visit museums. You can also...

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My favourite place in the world is

Round and round you go.

Gröna Lund in Stockholm. It's an amusement park with rollercoasters, lotterys and everything else that you normaly find in an amusement park.


Free-fall is a rollercoaster that you go up on a tower...

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Places in Town


Hello, We live near Setúbal, in this time of the year the temperature is usually high and we go to the beach, we like to do same beach sports like scuba diving, swimming, surf, body board and...

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Rafael's favourite place in town

My favourite place in the city is the Prerromanic " Santa Maria del Naranco". It is in the Naranco Mount. It is a beautiful place. Near Santa Maria, when I was a baby , my family and I , went every...

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Laura's favourite place in Oviedo

Written by Laura Coutado. Hi!! My name is Laura. I live in Oviedo ( Asturias , Spain ).


My favourite place is Purificación Tomás park and invierno´s park. Is my favourite place because it’s very...

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Soccer


Written by Chente García. My favourite sport is football because I play with my friends and I like it a lot. In my team I play as a goalkeeper. My team is Centro Asturiano de Oviedo, I have got...

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Horse jumping


Written by Claudia Castro Martín. My name is Claudia Castro Martín Horse jumping is my favourite sport and I practise every weekend. This year I've got very good time in this sport.

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Horse riding


Hello! My name is Natalia. My favourite sport is horse riding. I like it a lot . I have a competition one Saturday a month. I never win.


On one competition my sister fell and she had the shoulder...

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Athletics


Written By Cristina Ardisana. I practise athletics, because it is very funny and very, very interesting.


At this sport I learn a lot of things. I practise athletics since I was very young. I met a...

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Our Special Places


Tiago Pereira My name is Tiago and I’m 17 years old. In Setúbal we like to live the night mainly to go to discos. The most famous discos are “kGB” and “Clubissimo”. We also like to go to the cinema...

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Pro article - Foreigners


These are my thoughts.


Why not welcome foreigners? They bring their culture, traditions and so on, they can share them and the life can be funnier (if they are legal). Sometimes the foreigners make...

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My favourite place

This is me and my friends when we visited Oviedo.

My name is Carina, and I will tell you about my favourite place in the world.


My favourite place is to go and visit other countries with my friends. And see anther civilization, to see how day are...

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My favourite place

I think there are a lot of interesting places in the world which are also important for their monuments, shops and streets.


My favourite place is Piazza della Signoria in Florence, with Palazzo...

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My free time


In my free time I love fishing. I usually go fishing in Staggia creek, in the Elsa river and at Marri's waterfall with my friends. I use my motorbike to go fishing. I fish with two rods in creeks and...

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My sweet Florence

I live in the country side, but I come from Florence. That’s why most of my friends are in Florence and I spend my free time with them in Florence.

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My favourite place: my town!

I live in San Gimignano, a village between Siena and Florence. Near San Gimignano there are other towns like Poggibonsi, Colle val d'Elsa and Certaldo. It is a medieval walled village in the Tuscan...

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Italy - Spain The Exchange


It's one of the best experiences I’ve ever lived in my live. I enjoyed this travel a lot and I didn't want to return to Oviedo, because everybody was very friendly and very funny, I like Italy...

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My favourite place.

This is me when Bajen wins!

My favourite place is Söderstation. There is no doubt in my mind about that!


The reason is that there is such a fantastic crowd there plus the fact that Bajen play football there of course. Bajen has...

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My favourite place.

This is me Lina.

My name is Lina and I will tell you about my favourite place in the world.


Since I was a little kid my favourite place has been Gräskö which is my place in the country. It's in Norrtälje but on a...

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My favourite place.

This is me Bettina.

My name is Bettina, and I will tell you about my favourite place in the world.


<B>My favourite place</B> is my place in the country which me and my family use to travel to every summer. It...

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My favourite place

I know it looks homemade, it isn't.

I like to play soccer and that's why the soccer field is my favourite place.


My favourite place is on the soccer field, I love to play to soccer and that’s why I have chosen this place for this...

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My favourite place

One of mine favourite places is on the golf course. I love playing golf because the golf course is a peaceful, nice place to be at and it’s a really fun game to play. It’s a very social...

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My favourite place!!

What if one could be that sweet when you're asleep!

I have a lot of places I like to be in but one of them is in my bed =D But i can't write so much about that... So I can tell about something else instead..

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My favourite place.


I'm not really that fond of noises. As a matter of fact I hate them. I can't concentrate when I’m surrounded noisy people. I get really angry; sometimes I fell like strangling someone.

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Saul's favourite place in Oviedo

Centro Asturiano


My favourite place in the city is a field which is the Centro Asturiano, because there I can remain peacefully, with no one disturbing me. Besides this, it is a very clean place and I...

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Javi's favourite place in Oviedo


Parque Principado Mall


Principado Park is a big department store. It‘s in the outskirts of Oviedo near Colloto. This is the place where people go to have fun. Principado Park has got a play...

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Rugby

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Rugby is a very violent sport, because there is a real contact between the players; in fact the injuries are frequent.


Rugby was born in England, and started hundreds of years ago at a school soccer...

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Boxing and Cinema


In general I don’t like doing any kind of sport at all but I think boxing is really interesting and useful in order to be fit. Boxing was born a lot of centuries ago in Greece and became very...

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Fencing


When one thinks of swordplay, the images that come to mind are either of the lumbering power of armor-clad knights battling with broadswords, or of the swashbuckling flair of Errol Flynn and other...

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Formula 1

A sport in a red style


Formula 1 is one of the most important and expensive sports in the world, in fact the cars are very expensive and they are built with the most expensive materials and the best...

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Football

Zissis Vryzas, a player of Fiorentina

Football is our favourite sport and it is one of the most seen in the world.


In Italy the most interesting and the most spectacular football on the earth is played. We love it because it’s easy...

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Fishing


Fishing is a beautiful and largely practised sport of all ages.; you can do this sport in lakes, rivers and creeks or in the sea.


Fishing is practised all over the world and in Italy there is a...

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Volleyball


We’re going to talk about volleyball, one of the most practised sports in our country.


When we were younger we used to play it and even if we don’t practise this sport now, we like it very much...

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Athletics

Athletics is one of the oldest sport, in fact it was practised also by the ancient Greeks.


The Olympic Games started on 776 BC in Olympia, ancient Greece, and lasted for more than a thousand years. As...

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Tennis

Hi my name is Hugo and one of my favourite sports is tennis. I like tennis because it is a fast sport and you need a lot of technique. I think this is a gentlemen’s sport.

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Football


football team. On the days of big important matches, the streets are empty, the stadiums are full, the sports newspapers are sold out, everyone is talking about football, and even the radio stations...

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Portugal


In this small text I’m going to speak a little about Portugal. Portugal may be a small country but what it lacks in size it has in heart. I have seen a lot of Portugal and the part I like the...

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Volleyball

Volleyball was created in the year of 1895 by the American William C. Morgan, director of physical education of the Christian Association of Young men in Massachusetts, United States of America. The...

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Basketball

Basketball is the most spectacular and emotional game nowadays. There is a great beauty of the players made by there quick moves and all this things get us into an unsure result since one player can...

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Formula 1

History: It was May 13th of 1950 when The Formula 1 World Championship first started; it started at Silverstone in England. And started in red style: Alfa Romeo 158 domination was terrific, nothing...

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Hockey


Hockey is one of our favourite sports. Here in Portugal people don’t know much about it or they don’t care because financially speaking it is a sport that requires a great financial...

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Our friends from Italy


Our Italian friends arrived on February the 27.We met them at the bus stop.We spent together a very good time!!!!!!.


We showed them a lot of interesting places here in Asturias.We went out, we stayed...

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F1


Formula 1 is a race of cars. There are a lot of pilots and the best at the moment is Michael Schumacher, who was born in Germany. He has won a lot of prizes. But there is another pilot called...

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11 – M


This is an explanation of the sequence in which it happened catástofre of 11-M:


- Assumes that from 7:00h, the terrorists left bags in the trains, in strategically important points of these....

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Celebrating ours school’s birthday (FEPS)

On the first week of last December our school celebrated the inauguration of its new building. It’s true, time does fly and 3 years have passed since we moved from the old school.

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To Be Portuguese

Usually we Portuguese are average height and weight, brownish, with dark brown eyes and hair. We’re a friendly people, curious, brave, proud, hard-working, romantic, emotional and hospitable.

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Fashion At FEPS

Our colleague Raquel Patrício.

My opinion on fashion is that it is very necessary in a teen's life. If you think about it, school is one big fashion show. People look at what you wear and are always commenting.

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Portugal’s Rock in Rio

I'll be there!!!

Rock in Rio is the world’s largest music event and this year it will take place in Lisbon, Portugal. This famous rock festival from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will break all cultural barriers...

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Fast Food

Learn to say NO!

People are consuming fast food more and more everyday. Due to the lack of time in their lives, food habits changed drastically. A lot of companies took advantage of this to make more profits....

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Arrabida's Mountain

Arrabida's Mountain

Arrabida’s mountain is one of Portugal’s most beautiful mountains in the country. This mountain isn’t just a natural park full of protected species but also an important point of...

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Peace day at Colegio Auseva (III)

Students have to guess the word for PEACE in several languages.

The peace day is on 30th January. In our school we celebrate the peace day in a special way. In the morning we have an event altogether, in which every student shows somwthing about peace. 

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Why I don’t like foreigners to stay in my country

Foreigners come to Sweden, some work and others don’t.


Those who pay taxes also have to pay for the people who don’t work and pay taxes. But there are also foreigners who have a good...

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Contra article about foreigners

The negative aspects of immigration


Many of the refugees and immigrants who seek refuge in Sweden don’t have a good education or an incomplete education and they probably have a very hard time...

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English into Portuguese


Hello Olá Goodbye Adeus Best wishes Melhores desejos Dear X Querido X Weather Tempo It is raining Está a chover It is sunny Está sol It is cold Está frio It is warm Está quente Monday...

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Pro article - immigration

I think that foreigners should come to Sweden because if they didn’t, we shouldn’t have nice traditions or good food like pizza or the very nice tradition Christmas. We shouldn’t...

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Contra article - immigration

Those who comes to Sweden may have a bad education or no education at all, and then they get a bad job or no job at all and they will need contributions that we have to pay.

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Contra article – Foreigners


This is the difficult part for me, because my mother and her family are from Chile.


A disadvantage with foreigners is that they maybe not have an education for working in Sweden (or another country)...

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El amagüestu


We are in November. Autumn has already come and with it, chestnuts. The chestnut is a very typical nut in Asturias; it is brown and small.


In the Amagüestu feast it is the main food, and it is cooked...

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This is the section for pro foreigners articles.

The students are going to publish their articles here within a short while.


The articles does represent the personal opinion of the writers.The articles are a part of their schoolwork and will show...

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This is the section for contra foreigners articles.

The students are going to publish their articles here within a short while.


The articles does represent the personal opinion of the writers.The articles are a part of their schoolwork and will show...

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Our school in Oviedo

A view of our school

Marista Auseva school Hi! We are four Spanish girls and we would like to introduce our school to you. Auseva school is the only maristas school in Asturias, in northern Spain. It´s located in the...

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The murder on NK

The 11 september 2003 Anna Lind our foreign minister was murdered it was a very sad day in Sweden.


The day when Anna got attacked I didn’t thought it was possible that things like this could happen to...

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The murder of our foreign minister

A very sad date now remember us of two very sad incidents. The terrorist act on the world trade center in New York year 2001. And now the murder of our foreign minister Anna Lindh in Stockholm, NK...

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My personal opinion on the murder of Anna Lindh

I still can’t believe it, Sweden’s foreign minister is dead.


She was the one who brought colour to Sweden in the social events which she participated in. And she was absolutely the best politician...

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My thoughts about Anna Lindh´s death

I think it was a bit clumsy that Anna didn’t have a bodyguard with her when she went to NK(a big shopping central).


Another thought is: Sweden doesn’t take care of all the psychological...

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The killing of Anna Lindh

This article is about my feelings about the killing of our minister of foreign affairs Anna Lindh.


I don't remember where I was or what I was doing when I heard abot the murder. Probably in school. I...

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R.I.P. Anna Lindh

The 11 september year 2003, our foreign minister Anna Lindh was brutaly killed in one of our biggest department stores in Stockholm, NK.


Today, three weeks after her death it seems like the 11...

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Italian humor

IT'S OK!!!


At the museum, a man is sitting on a chair. The keeper says: you cant stay here, this is the chair of Luigi XV! The man answers: " ok! Where's the problem? When he arrives, I'll go away.

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Carabiners

Why have carabineers red strips on trousers? Because they have to find their pockets.


there are two carabineers on reconnaissance. they see six men on a renault five.one of them says "Look! Look! they...

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Lampis and mummy

WHAT A STRANGE CUOPLE!

In our school there are many people that have a particular style. The grind (he is a person who studies very hard and always gets good marks) is a typical example. Alberto, a boy in the fifth year of...

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Italian summer

Italy offers a lot of wonderful beaches, a crystalline sea, a very intensive nightlife and many beautiful under water grounds.


Now we' re in May, there is only one month left summer. At last, when it...

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A youthful teacher

SHE'S NICE ISN'T SHE?

EVERYONE NOTICES HER LOOK


In my school there are many teachers, but they are different. One of this is called Simona Micheletti, she is our teacher. Everyone notices her look and clothes. Everyday she...

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Summer In Our School

The heat is arriving to our school.


Summer is arriving to our school and it's bringing a lot of heat with it. As it becomes hoter and hoter our minds start thinking only about the beach and forgeting...

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Summer in EPS

In EPS are more , because girls are with small clothes and they look more beautiful than when they have big clothes.


We feel not very well because it's hot and we've to be in schhol to July :( (we...

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Class and Students from Portugal

A litle more about us and our Class...


The course we are studying is Informatics and Management. The subjects we study are : Portuguese Mathematics English I.A. M.O.E. T.A. T.L.P. AP.I. S.E.A.C. E.O...

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Portugal


Portugal a beautiful country in Europe.


The population of Portugal in 1999, was 9,9 million of habitants, of which 9,4 in the continental part of the country, with a population density of 107,6...

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Spring in Italy

Spring in Tuscany.

In this article we’ll tell you what Italian people eat and do in spring time. Within a month we’ll be in spring, the period of the first sun, flowers and love. Then we can leave coats...

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Negative and positive words about our planet

We chose these words because they probably are the worst problems of our planet. We could have chosen many other words, but we think that, for example avalanches, aren’t kept in enough...

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The millennium peace candle

An interesting tale found in the Net...


Several years ago in London, a young man named Chris was diagnosed with leukemia. His doctor informed him that his death was imminent and he could expect to...

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Soccer in Portugal

In Portugal, soccer had a great evolution, concerning sports and sponsors.


In Portugal, soccer had a great evolution, concerning sports and sponsors. Nowadays the investment in young players is...

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Carla Gamboa Show

Carla Gamboa Show is a group that exist from about 15 (fifteen) years. Since the fifteen years old the singer has published several cd´s.


Carla Gamboa Show is a group that exist from about 15...

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Personality and how people change.

Every person changes in time, hopefully for the better…


I am going to write a little about my family and how I have noticed how they have changed during my lifetime. Let’s start with my two oldest...

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What is Europe Day?

Image used by the courtesy of the European Union.

You may have come across a reference in a diary or elsewhere to the fact that 9 May is "Europe Day" and perhaps asked about its significance.


Probably very few people in Europe know that on 9 May 1950...

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Travelling in Europe

Travelling in Europe


The best way of learning to understand the diversity and equalities of Europe is of course to see and experience it on sight. The European Union has launched a new website this...

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Swedish School Food

Sweden unlike many other countries serves food in the schools mess hall. The food is mostly okay but it not as good as it should be.


Sweden unlike many other countries serves food in the schools mess...

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My opinion of personality

Appearence is important but it isn’t all. In fact we can say we really know a person only if we know their personality. At the first meet we can judge a person in one way but certainly we...

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Peter Gabriel


GROWING UP (real word)2002


In coincidence with the full moon 2002 Peter Gabriel decide to publish his last cd called “UP”. In all this cd two thinks are in the background:the moon and...

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Personality for me…

…is what’s inside you and everybody. Personality can be described in many ways, for example how a person looks, walks or how he/she acts. people can look different but they can like the...

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Personality

I don’t want to be platitudinous starting immediately to say that appearance isn’t important because it’s not true at all. When we first see someone walking on the street what...

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When I meet a person...

Giulia Persichino 2°D Liceo Scientifico "A.Volta" Colle val d'Elsa ITALY


When I meet a person, I only care about the way they look. But it is a mistake because personality is more important. Often if...

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Does it matter if...?

or me it is very important to have a good character but also eyes want to play their role. However it doesn't matter if a person hasn't got a beautiful appearance.

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When I meet a boy..

Marianna Santini 2°D Liceo Scientifico "A.Volta" Colle val d'Elsa ITALY


When I meet a boy, I have to admit it, I watch especially the way he looks. But only in the beginning. In fact I can't fall in...

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..you can't see but..

Sara Nencini Chiara Cometi 2°D Liceo Scientifico "A.Volta" Colle val d'Elsa ITALY


Personality is something that you can't see but you can feel. When you meet people, you immediately judge them from...

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Appearance for me...

Paola Montagnani 2°D Liceo Scientifico "A.Volta" Colle val d'Elsa ITALY


Appearance for me is nothing...personality is very important, but sometimes a person may seem reserved and cold because of...

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Are we beasts?

I don't like Fabio Pacini's article because I'm against war and I think there should be another solution to destroy a dictator like Saddam.


In addition I think that this war is connected with Economic...

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Napolitan Pastiera (for 12 people)

This is the recipe of a typical Italian Easter cake.. I hope you will enjoy it!! bye bye from Italy.. Gabriele Lucii Paola Montagnani 2°D Liceo Scientifico "A.Volta" Colle val d'Elsa ITALY

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Personalities

A personality the way you are, the things you do, the clothes you wear and your name are also a personality.


The way you are can be if you're kind to people, if you're mad at people and things like...

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Pacifists, be careful.

The freedom flag

As you say, war is a tragedy for the humankind, and must be avoided, when it’s possible. Unfortunately, when a merciless dictator takes the UN and the entire world for a ride, lyng about...

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Martin Luther King

It's really difficult to define the term "PEACE" and even only to imagine, maybe because the mankind couldn't hardly ever taste it...and now that a new war between Iraq and USA is "unwinding" under...

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My personality and the weather

The way the weather changes my mood.


My personality depends on the weather! I'm a changeble person...it's very true!! If the weather is sunny, I'm very happy and sociable, if the weather is bad I'm...

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To be or not to be

that's the problem....


I am.....I am what I want to be!!!I don't like moody people that judge me only for what I seem....I think that many injustices in the world happen because we live in a society...

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Personality

This is a personality!

Personalities


We are going to work with personalities from now and on, so I’ll tell you about “me and personalities”. I think almost everyone can have a really strong personality...

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What personality means to me

This is a typical swedish \

A personality can be described in many different ways how a person walk, talk, dresses and feels.


Personality for me is how a person think, just because you look or act different from other people you...

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English into Italian


Hello!_ Salve! Bye!_ Ciao! Good morning _ Buongiorno Good evening _ Buonasera Good night _ Buonanotte Good bye _ Arrivederci How are you? _ Come stai? I’m fine, thanks _ Bene, grazie Thank you...

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Our short (but intense) schooltrip

The break

On Wednesday the 18th of March,we went on a school trip to Ravenna. It is an extremely nice city in the centre-north of Italy on the adriatic coast. It is very famous in our country because of its...

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Luiza Todi

Luiza Todi

See a power point about a famous singer from the 18th century. The work is done by portugese students. It is exciting since it takes us back in time and makes us aware of the fact that music is not...

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Carnival at school in Italy


We italians like carnivals.


On 4th March, 2003 we had a big party at school to celebrate Carnival together. As you can see from the photo, some echoes of international problems were visible, but...

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Hello from Liceo 'Volta' Italy

Colle di Val d'Elsa - Siena- Italy

Spring is coming and we are getting ready to meet our Swedish friends in Tyrosoe.


Spring is coming and we are getting ready to meet our Swedish friends in Tyrosoe. Liceo 'Volta''s students are getting...

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Swedish traditions!

This is a real swedish cream-bun, baked with love.

Last Tuesday we celebrated a very nice tradition called Fettisdagen.


The first Tuesday in March all people in Sweden celebrate Fettisdagen. The celebration is all about a cream-bun. Everybody eats it...

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Positive and negative about nature.

See a power point about this subject.


Go to: http://www.sportnik.com/getfile.php3?id=249371 Download the file and enjoy!

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Sports in Setubal's region

See the power point from Setubal.


Go to: http://www.sportnik.com/getfile.php3?id=249372 Just download the file and enjoy!

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O Carnaval em Portugal

As tradições carnavalescas específicas de Portugal são um misto de paganismo e de religiosidade; assim, a par da preparação para a Quaresma, o carnaval em Portugal bebeu de muitos ritos pagãos...

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Ski sports


There a lot of ski sports. Some of them are:


Cross country skiing In cross country skiing you mostly skis on a plane ground. Vasaloppet is a competition in Sweden and it’s the largest cross...

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Curative herbs

Asthma

A decoction of 3 medicinal plants, Asmachilca, Manayupa and Mullaca provides good results in the treatment of chronical and occasional asthma.


Manayupa Manayupa in known as a cleansing plant. Steroids...

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Pasta “carbonara” (for two people)

This is delicious!


Ingredients *130g of spaghetti *50g of bacon cut in little cubes *2 eggs *oil *half an onion How to prepare After you’ve filled a pot with water, and when the water...

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An outdoor school day.

This is sooo nice...

This is an article about an activity we had during our health week. The day was snowy and cold, nearly ten degrees below freezing point. I can tell you: It was bloody cold. Some of the students had...

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Jansson's temptation.

I can eat this food just in a little peace at time. But all my friend love it! Anyway my parents and relatives like it, and this food is real Swedish!

In Sweden every Christmas we use to eat this food… The most people like it, but im not one of them… But I can recommend to taste it!


Portions: 4 Peel the potatos and slice it in tiny...

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Sweet salami

We have found the recipe in an old recipe book of my mother. It is very good but it isn’t difficult to prepare! And it has a lot of calories…

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Chocolate cake

I took this recipe from my mother’s recipe book. I like very much this cake because I like very much chocolate. It's a very common cake. Don't worry it isn't difficult to do and the result is...

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Mediterranean Pasta

With spring Hot season approaches. Here you find a recipe of a fresh dish that will refreshing you.


An Italian spring recipe is pasta with cheese and tomatoes. This dish is also good cold. ...

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Recipe from Portugal

Here you can find a Power Point from the Portugese students.


You go to http://www.sportnik.com/getfile.php3?id=234368. Then you download the PPT file to your computer. Then it is just to sit back -...

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Winter in Sweden

Swedish winter in Tyreso.

In the northernmost regions of Sweden, winter arrives at the end of October and lasts until May. This allows a long period for enjoying the snow and activities connected with it.

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Who was Johann Amos Comenius?

Comenius.

The choice of the name COMENIUS for this part of the SOCRATES programme is a reminder of Europe's rich educational heritage.


The century before the Enlightenment, Comenius (1592-1670), born in what is...

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Our school - Strandskolan

Strandskolan

Our School was inaugurated in 1996. Before the school was built, the area consisted of only old cabins and farmlands. Now a small society has arisen with apartments, houses and a small supermarket.

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Fundação Escola Profissional de Setúbal

Here you can read an article about the FEPS school in Portugal. The article is written in both Portugese and English.


A Escola Profissional de Setúbal foi fundada no ano de 2001. Esta escola tem como...

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Scientific Liceum Alessandro Volta

We like informatics.

In our school there are about 700 students, it isn’t a very big school. Now we have to study 9 subjects: Italian, Religion, Latin, History, Art, Maths, English, Science and Physical Education...

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Natal em Lisboa

Natal em Lisboa

Here you can read an article about Christmas in Portugal. Both in Portugese and in English.


Durante a época de Natal, as ruas de Lisboa enchem-se de iluminações, criando um ambiente irrepetível em...

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Sport

In Italy we play many sports which are very famous all over the world. Of course, the most popular sport in our country is soccer.


Many Italians are crazy for this sport and that’s why many...

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The Aerosmith

One of the most popular of all hard-rock acts, Aerosmith was formed in 1970, when vocalist Steven Tyler met Joy Perry.


Perry, than playing in the Jam Band, invited Tyler (who had previously released...

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…Nirvana's “tragedy”…

Kurt Donald Cobain was the leader of Nirvana, the multiplatinum grunge band that redefined the sound of the 90’s.


Cobain was born on the 20th of February in Hoquain. His mother was a...

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Music!

Music or what?

After the wave of Christmas songs and carols that followed the season of winter the music returns to normal. Christmas is over and thesongs are to be put away for next year. Things are going back to...

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Music

Well, we’re supposed to write a little text about music. I just would like to show my point of view about the relationship between young people nowadays and music.

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Madredeus


The story begins when 4 rock musicians decide to compose an enchanting song that no one ever imagined, they decided to call it "L'ombra".


Pedro, Gabriel, Rodrigo e Francisco, now need a singer. One...

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English into Swedish

God natt.

Hi there! We have put together some words/phrases for you to learn some swedish. So now you know to wite to us in our own language.


Hello - Hej Good morning - God morgon Good night - God...

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A trip to Venice.

Basilica San Marco

Here is a nice story about a school trip to Venice.


On November 26th 2003 my classroom, with two other classes, went to Venice, an Italian city, in Veneto, a region in the North. Venice is on the...

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Meeting people leads to understanding

One Europe

To be in an EU Comenius schoolproject means a lot.


We have had a great fall. First we went to see our italian friends in a students exchange. We all had a fantastic week. Then we went to a project...

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EU news


Don't miss out on news from the European Union.


We will keep an eye on what's new within the European Union. We'll concentrate on the events in Italy, Portugal and Sweden. Our main interest is of...

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Schiacciata Alla Fiorentina

This is a Carnival cake, something to enjoy before Lent arrives with all its privations.


The more traditional recipes call for lard and require that a starter loaf be made with the yeast. This recipe,...

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Viareggio Carnevale

Scary or?

Viareggio is a small town situated in Tuscany near Pisa and Florence. Viareggio is famous for the seaside and for the construction of boats and yachts. But much more this nice town is famous for its...

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Public and Religious holidays

It is always fun to know what kind of festivities there are around the globe.


A very good place to start exploring world festivities is to use the earthcalender. This is yet another example of how...

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Celebrations in January.

In this section you'll be able to read about various festivities in Sweden. This article addresses the month of January.


1/1 New Years Day. New Years Day is the first day of the year, it’s the...

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Wintersports in Sweden

This is soooo funny!

The winter season sports have just begun its leagues after Christmas. Right now our Swedish handball-team is playing world championship, and our Swedish swimmers are swimming in world cup. In Malmö...

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Italian soccer

It's only football...

Since 1999,the year of the la test Italian success in Europe, Italian teams have had good performances in Europeans Cups; however this seems the good year to win again, in fact, for the first time,...

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Next month's festivity

Rosa Luxemburg

In Italy, on 8th March, we celebrate the festivity of the women. It is not a real holiday, children go to school and adults to work but, on this day, men give “mimose” to women as a...

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Lemon cake

Delicious!

I took this recipe from my Grandfather. It’s very nice because it isn’t very difficult to do. Don’t worry! It isn’t sour! I remind you to choose the best lemons! Enjoy...

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Strandskolan - here we come!

Back with a revenge.

Here we are: ready for Tyresö to meet our Swedish friends. CIAO!

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