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Modern Languages, Basque Studies and Humanities

Critical Essay: Focus on form VS. Focus on meaning

11 de febrero, 2014 |

Focus on form refers to instruction that focuses learners’ attention to linguistic structure within a meaningful context. In what ways do Swain (1985) and Van Patten (1990) provide empirical support for focus on form as opposed to an exclusive focus …

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Chinese New Year customs

6 de febrero, 2014 |

Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival is the main Chinese festival of the year. Reporters as Lauren Mack and Rose Mathews have written about Chinese traditional New Year celebration. In China it is customary to offer foods … Continu…

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DIDIER SORNETTE: “CRISES ARE PREDICTABLE”

6 de febrero, 2014 |

“Crises are predictable” said the economist Didier Sornette at TEDGlobal 2013. According to the risk economist we have been living by the illusions produced by the high economic growth that had […]

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Inundaciones del 83; el renacer del “Bocho”

6 de febrero, 2014 |

Las inundaciones que sufrió Vizcaya, pero especialmente Bilbao, en agosto de 1983 marcaron un antes y un después en la historia “del bocho”. Las causas de esta terrible catástrofe se centran en la llamada “gota fría” que supone una precipitación abundante y ráfagas de viento huracanas que en ocasiones pueden ir acompañadas de tormentas eléctricas […]

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Types of tourists

5 de febrero, 2014 |

As we all know, tourist is the person who travels away from her home and spends more than 24 hours and less than a year in a certain place. People can travel for business and professional reasons, for leisure and holiday … Continue reading

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The importance of the woman in the society

4 de febrero, 2014 |

The role of the women nowadays is very important becuase somehow all the society needs to now how is the role of the women through the different cultures in the […]

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Barakaldo, Siglo XX

4 de febrero, 2014 |

Segun las palabras del experto  Mikel Aizpuru Murua afirma en su libro: “Barakaldo: Historia del siglo XX(1900-1937). Auge de una ciudad industrial de la margen izquierda” que el Barakaldo industrial comienza  con la fusion de las tres empresas que formaron Altos Hornos de Vizcaya, a partir de entonces la anteiglesia de vizcaína se transformó en […]

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How is the ‘Notion of Woman’ constructed?

4 de febrero, 2014 |

Women have been alienated from their collective experience because of the denial of women’s history’s existence, so it was difficult for them to develop in a group. Women thought they […]

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How is the ‘Notion of Woman’ constructed?

4 de febrero, 2014 |

Women have been alienated from their collective experience because of the denial of women’s history’s existence, so it was difficult for them to develop in a group. Women thought they […]

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Don’t Make A Wave Committee

3 de febrero, 2014 |

It is now commonly known the non-governmental environmental organization Greenpeace, and the struggles that faces year by year by defeating the threats big enterprises -which try to achieve a direct […]

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A new way of conceiving your accommodation!

31 de enero, 2014 |

The “Couchsurfing”, as Carlos Castresana explaines in his blog Diario Nómada, is a system of exchanging your room “couch” with other unknown people in a free way, launched in 2004 by Casey Fenton, Daniel Hoffer, Sebastian Le Tuan and Leonardo Bassani da Silveira. As in … Continue reading

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

29 de enero, 2014 |

Doctor Leon Eisenberg, the man who discovered for the first time the disorder of deficit of attention with hyperactivity, has confessed months before dying that this disorder was “an excellent […]

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