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Education in the 50´s

Education in the United States During 1950’s

During this period schools were an integral part of the community, they were often the centre of people’s lives, outside the home.

The best thing about going to school was socializing with other people, because those who lived on ranches did not see anyone but their own family.

Schooling was voluntary. Depending on the weather and the work that had to be done at home on the ranch. Determined whether they went to school or not.

Education in Spain During the 1950’s

Education in the 50s in Spain was for rich families who could afford to attend school, and therefore, pay for higher education.

Those families who worked in the fields / agriculture needed their children to help them work the land and many of them could not attend school, which meant that they did not go on to attend higher education.

Generally, men were the ones who didn’t attend to school the most because they had to carry out the work on the land. On the other hand women who did not attend school were helping with domestic chores in the home.

Question Tag

Las question tag son preguntas con respuesta corta ya sea negativa o afirmativa.

Did you brush your teeth ? Yes, I did. / No, I didn´t.

How Much

How much…….. is there? Cuánto……. hay ?

How much bread is there? There is a lot,not much,just a little.

Cuánto pan hay? Hay mucho,no mucho,sólo un poco.

There isn´t any. No hay ninguno

Grammar Game

Elige una respuesta para cada pregunta.


Chirs, Where were you born ?

Where did you live as a child?

What did you like doing as a child ?

Who was your best friend ?

How long did you stay at school ?

Where did you start work ?


Anthony Greenfield.


In Leeds

In London,Victoria.

In Leeds.

Until I was 18.

Useful Phrases

Enjoy your meal. Que aproveche.

Help yourself. Sírvase usted mismo.

Would you like some tea? Le gustaría algún té ?

WH – Questions.

What do they do?  ¿Qué hacen?

Who is the director ?  ¿Quien es el director?

Which person writes a lot of letters? Qué persona escribe un montón de cartas?

Vocabulary : Clothes

jumper,skirt, blouse, coat, trousers, shoes,trainers,hat , jeans,

T- shirt,jacket,shirt,suit,dress.

Jersey,falda,blusa,abrigo,pantalones,zapatos,playeros,sombrero,vaqueros,camiseta manga corta,chaqueta,camisa,traje,vestido.


5 five -15 fifteen- 50 fifty – 55 fifty-five

4 four -14 fourteen – 40 forty  – 47 forty-seven

3 three – 13 thirteen –  30 thirty -32 thirty-two

Food and Drink

fruit juice,beer,wine,water,coke:                                                                       zumo de fruta,cerveza,vino,agua,coca-cola.

A glass of…,a bottle of : Un vaso de…,una botella de…

How much is …?, Have you got any…? Can I have some…?

Meat,fish,vegetables… Carne,pescado,verdura…

Breakfast,lunch,dinner… Desayuno,comida,cena.

Meals and snacks. Comidas y tentempiés.

Jorvik Viking Center.

It´s a museum and it´s one of the most popular turist attractions outside London in the city of York where Jorvick Viking Center is.

In 793  AD, the vikings travelled across the North Sea from Scandinavia and came to Britain. On of the towns on the north of England was Jorvik. When the ancient city of Coppergate was investigated  to know more about the past. The arqueologists found objects underground and they learned how the people of Jorvik lived, ate, and what they did in their free time.

The Jorvik Viking Center opened in 1984. Visitors are transported back in time on audio-visual scenes .They can find out what Vikings looked like,see their houses,shops and hear them speak in Old Norse. You can also look at more than 800 exhibits of Viking Objects.

Answer the questions.

Where is The Jorvik Center ?

When did the Vikings first came to U.K.?

What can visitors find out in the Jorvik Viking Center ?