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  1. 1. AGRUPAMENTO DE ESCOLAS DE CARVALHOS Language Portfolio My Dossier (year 11) Writing - 1 Our Wonderful Home!Home is a 2009 documentary by Yann Arthus-Bertrand. The film is almost entirely composed of aerial shots of various placeson Earth. It shows the diversity of life on Earth and how humanity is threatening the ecological balance of the planet. Howeverthe film ends on a positive key; in the concluding notes, the narrator also refers to also what we are now doing to combat andreverse our (homo sapiens’) destructive journey. The route we are now following includes renewable energy, the creation ofmore and more national parks, international co-operation between various nations on environmental issues and the extraeducation and reform being had across the globe in response to the current problems facing the earth.Write a short paragraph about the image / part of the film that most impressed you. Try to recall the images yousaw in the film or watch it again on YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqxENMKaeCU ). I’ve provided you withsome inspiration.(Describe the image; Say what impressed you; Explain the message transmitted by that image...) Cyanobacteria appeared on earth 1.500million years ago. Cyanobacteria, also knownas blue-green algae is a phylum of bacteria thatmakes photosynthesis. It was responsible toperform oxygen and, without it, live wont havebeen able to be like we know.Language Portfolio (year 11) – Writing
  2. 2. AGRUPAMENTO DE ESCOLAS DE CARVALHOS Language Portfolio My Dossier (year 11) Writing - 2 Fame – a person I admire“There are various people in our life that affect us in different ways, whether good or bad, they have had some sort of influenceon our thoughts, emotions, or growing process. Yet, there is one person who has greatly influenced us, that we have grown toadmire them above the others.” http://www.studymode.com/essays/People-I-Admire-377216.htmlDo some research on the person you most admire. It can be someone famous or an anonymous person; you maypick an internationally well-known person or a member of your family...Then tell me about this person by writing a short biography.Do not forget:-to mention: What events in this person’s life, from child to adulthood, shaped him or her?-to mention: What did this person do that was the highlight of their life?-to write in Third Person, present tense / past tense. Anna Mae Bullock, known by Tina Turner is an American singer whose born in 26 November 1939 in Nutbush, Tennessee. She has 73 years old right now. Tina Turner started her career in 1950s as a featured singer with Ike Turners Kings of Rhythm. Ike Turner was her husband. In 1960s she started with Ike the Ike & Tina Turner Revue. She had a lot of success singing River Deep-Mountain High in 1966 and Proud Mary in 1971. In 1978, she get divorce with Ike turner because she suffered of domestic abuse. She starts her solo career in 1983 with the song Lets Stay Together and in 1984 she make her fifth solo album Private Dancer. The most popular song in the album was whats Love Got to Do with It. I admire Tina Turner because I love her strong voice and she is a very strong woman how had fought against Domestic abuse.Language Portfolio (year 11) – Writing

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