19 diciembre, 2011

Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men


And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed. And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city.

And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judaea, unto the city of David, which is called Bethlehem; because he was of the house and lineage of David. To be taxed with Mary his espoused wife, being great with child. And so it was, that, while they were there, the days were accomplished that she should be delivered.

And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn.

And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid. And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger.

And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying, Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men

The King's Singers read The Christmas Story, Reading From St. Luke, Chapter 2, the Nativity. (The King James Bible) Music is provided by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

If you want to read more: Luke, ch. 2 Catholic Bible 

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The Little Drummer Boy



(Come they told me, pa rum pum pum pum
A new born King to see, pa rum pum pum pum
Our finest gifts we bring, pa rum pum pum pum
To lay before the King, pa rum pum pum pum,
rum pum pum pum, rum pum pum pum,
  
So to honor Him, pa rum pum pum pum,
When we come. )


Little Baby, pa rum pum pum pum
I am a poor boy too, pa rum pum pum pum
I have no gift to bring, pa rum pum pum pum
That's fit to give the King, pa rum pum pum pum,
rum pum pum pum, rum pum pum pum,

Shall I play for you, pa rum pum pum pum,
On my drum?

Mary nodded, pa rum pum pum pum
The ox and lamb kept time, pa rum pum pum pum
I played my drum for Him, pa rum pum pum pum
I played my best for Him, pa rum pum pum pum,
rum pum pum pum, rum pum pum pum,

Then He smiled at me, pa rum pum pum pum
Me and my drum.

15 noviembre, 2011

Viaje a Irlanda. Verano 2012


Viajar al extranjero para estudiar Inglés es una gran oportunidad para cualquier estudiante.

Tras la enriquecedora experiencia del año pasado, Shark'o School ha decidido repetir y organizar un nuevo curso en Irlanda.

Nuestros alumnos asistirán a clases con profesores nativos, convivirán con acogedoras familias irlandesas y disfrutarán de interantes actividades y excursiones.

Todos aquellos que estén interesados en visitar la Isla Esmeralda el próximo verano acompañados por nuestros monitores, quedan invitados a la reunión informativa que tendrá lugar en la academia el próximo viernes 18.


REUNIÓN SHARK'ODía: 18/11/2011 (viernes)
Hora: 18:30
Lugar: Shark'o School -Gran Capitán, 4 B

31 octubre, 2011

Halloween, Skeletons and a little bit of Anatomy



The toe bone is connected to the foot bones.

The foot bones are the basement of your skeleton. There are twenty two bones in your foot.

The foot bones are connected to the ankle bone. Without the ankle bone you wouldn't be able to lift your feet when you walk.

The leg bone is actually two bones (the tibia and the fibula) 

The knee bone is also known as the kneecap or patella.

The thigh bone or femur is the largest and heaviest bone in your body. The top of the femur has a ball joint that moves with a socket in the pelvis.

The hip bone or pelvis is made up of six bones. 

The backbone or spinal column is made up of twenty-four vertebrae. The last four bones in your backbone form the coccyx. The most important job of the backbone is to protect your spinal cord.

The shoulder bone is made up of a team of three bones, the clavicle, scapula and the top of the humerus.

The neck bone is a continuation of the backbone or spine. It is made up of seven vertebrae called cervical vertebrae

The head bone or skull is like a box that grows. The skull, which is made up of twenty-nine bone, protects your brain when you stand on your head

When we are born we have more than 300 bones, but when we reach adulthood we only have 206. This is because many of the bones in the skull grow together.

15 septiembre, 2011

HORARIO CURSO 2011-2012


Les recordamos que la equivalencia entre los grupos y los cursos escolares es orientativa.

Aquellos que no sepan qué grupo se les ha asignado, pueden pasar por la academia a consultar los listados o llamar por teléfono.

A los que no les convenga el horario asignado y deseen anular la matrícula, podrán hacerlo hasta el día 21 de septiembre, previa presentación del recibo. (Si no pudieran pasar por la academia para anular la matrícula en el plazo indicado, llamen por teléfono para que se tenga en cuenta la anulación y se les pueda reembolsar el dinero)

05 septiembre, 2011

HORARIO DE SEPTIEMBRE




Las clases comenzarán el día 3 de octubre.

El plazo de matrícula sigue abierto hasta el comienzo de las clases o hasta que los grupos estén llenos. Les recordamos que los alumnos serán admitidos por riguroso orden de matriculación y que la pre-inscripción no les asegura la plaza pues el número de alumnos por grupo es limitado.

Los horarios definitivos se publicarán el próximo día 15 de septiembre.

Los alumnos nuevos tendrán que realizar un examen de nivel antes de comenzar el curso. (Se les llamará para avisarles de la fecha y la hora).

26 julio, 2011

Cursos Intensivos Agosto

Todos aquellos que hayan solicitado plaza en los cursos intensivos, tendrán que presentarse en la academia el próximo lunes 1 de agosto a las 9.00 de la mañana.
Ese mismo día, tras acordar los horarios en función de las preferencias y necesidades del alumnado, comenzarán las clases.

Si alguien está interesado en los cursos y aún no ha contactado con la academia, puede llamar a los siguientes números:
- 649 86 35 75 (cursos de Inglés)
- 649 39 43 64 (cursos de Matemáticas, Física y Química) 
o puede presentarse en la academia el primero de agosto a la 9.00 h. para solicitar información.

27 junio, 2011

Clases de Verano. Cursos Intensivos para alumnos de BACHILLERATO en el mes de Agosto.

Durante el mes de julio la academia permanecerá cerrada. ¡¡Nos vamos a Irlanda!!!!

Para las clases de FÍSICA - QUÍMICA Y MATEMÁTICAS contactar con el tfno. 649 394 364

Para las clases de INGLÉScontactar con la academia en sharkoschool@gmail.com. (Intentaremos contestar a la mayor brevedad)

FELIZ VERANO A TODOS!





17 marzo, 2011

Ireland and St. Patrick's Day

We have just spent a few days in Ireland, time enough to fall in love with that amazing land and her wonderful people.

Luckily, next summer, we are going back to the Emerald Isle with a group of "sharkies".

So it's a good time to let them know a little bit about their destination. And we think that the video "Ireland: Deconstructed" (by History.com) is a good starting point.



... and there is no better ocassion to talk about Ireland than today as this is the day when everybody is Irish, the day when Irish people celebrate their patron saint, St. Patrick.




Video transcrip

After the dead of winter, St. Patrick's day is a welcomed sign of spring. A day for wearing of the "Green" and the Irish and non-Irish alike. Its a celebration of the Emerald Isle Patron Saint. 

The story of St. Patrick's day goes back to a 5th century Britain, where a 16 years boy Maewyn Succat, was kidnapped by Irish marauders. He remained a shepperd slave in Ireland for 6 years, until a vision directed him to escape. Back home in Britain, Succat had another vision beckoning him to help the people of Ireland. So he took his vows as a Priest, adopted the Christian name Patrick and in 432 AD returned to Ireland on a mission.

In his autobiography, The Confesso, Patrick wrote about converting the Irish to Christianity while building schools and monasteries along Ireland's North and West coasts. One popular myth has Patrick driving the snakes out of Ireland. The truth is there were never snakes on the island, this is probably a metaphor for Patrick cleansing the island of paganism. Another legend has Patrick using the shamrock to teach the Holy Trinity. This legend is possible, but Patrick never wrote about it.

So why does the holiday fall on March 17th? Supposedly its the day Patrick died in 461 AD. Since then, Irish Christian have marked the anniversary as a Holy Day. Beginning in the Middle Ages, Irish Catholics would close shop and attend Church to honor the Feast of St Patrick and it was time to celebrate. St. Patrick day falls within Lent, the season before Easter when Catholic give up their vices as penance. The Feast of St Patrick was a one day reprise when Irishmen could down a pint or two of ale -- this custom really took off.

The first St Patrick's day in Colonial America occured in Boston in 1737 with a parade organized by The Charitable Irish Society. New York City followed in 1762. Today New York's 5th Avenue Parade is America's most famous, largest and rowdiest St Patty's day tradition.

During the 1840 when Ireland was starving from the patoto famine, millions were forced to leave. The mass migration sent Irish to Canada, Austalia and America. As the Irish settled in their new countries, they brought along old customs and invented a few more. In the United States it became customary to wear green on St Patrick's day. Toward the end of the 19th century the smell of corned beef wafted from Irish-American neighborhoods. The traditional Irish meal was boiled bacon and patotoes, but in the States immigrants could find a cheap piece of beef, tenderize it with brine and slow cook it with cabbage. The dish remains a delicious Patty's Day tradition. 

As the Irish in America gained influence in politics and culture, their exclusive holiday became a national recognized celebration. And it all becan over 1500 years ago when a boy was torn from his family. Little could he know that his life would inspire parades, fashion and yes, the hoisting of a few pints to toast his special day!

31 enero, 2011

VIAJE A IRLANDA

A aquellos que quieran ir a Irlanda con Shark'o School, les recordamos que han de confirmar su asistencia antes del día 4 de febrero. Pueden hacerlo en la misma academia o en los siguientes números de teléfono:

  • 928 85 90 63 (Shark'o School)
  • 649 86 35 75 (Miguel)
  • 690 80 69 32 (Chiqui). 
Les recordamos también que habrán de abonar el primer plazo del pago antes del día 15 de febrero.

Los que, queriendo acompañarnos, no respeten los mencionados plazos, habrán de gestionar por su propia cuenta el viaje, el seguro de asistencia en el extranjero y (probablemente) la contratación del curso con la escuela irlandesa.

Para solicitar información o resolver cualquier duda, no duden en ponerse en contacto con la academia.

23 enero, 2011

VIAJE A IRLANDA.

VIAJE a IRLANDA. REUNIÓN INFORMATIVA 


El próximo viernes 28 de enero a las 18.00 horas, se convoca a los padres de aquellos alumnos que vayan a viajar a Irlanda con Miguel y Chiqui.

Se les informará de:
- las fechas del viaje.
- el precio "definitivo"
- los plazos para abonar las cuotas.
- etc.