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Newsletter 2


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Newsletter 2

  1. 1. Newsletter 2 Décembre 2012 COMENIUS Projet 2012-2014 Ours lives by the seaComenius visit to Giersings RealskoleOdense – Denmark Next activities:12th – 16th November2012 Making friends –The progress on the children introduceproject was discussed. All themselves byschools were content with making passportsthe progress so far and with some personalkeen to develop the next information,stage of the project. interests, likes andSo far the communication dislikes. (Danishis very good. We have passports are ready). How how how...started: Schools will exchange Website these materials and Blog information at the Newsletter meeting in Greece. Profile on Facebook Logo competition at And also :It was agreed that: schools. The logo shouldBefore Christmas we will 1. Penfriends betwe include the name of the en classes.send by post 5 – 10 project and the dates. 2. Video meetingshandmade Christmas Size A-4. Schools will for to each partner exchange these materialsschool (to schools in and information at theFrance and Turkey -New meeting in Italy.Year’s cards) with traditional wishes in national language and English.Some I would like to say information how people celebrate Christmas in THANK YOU our country, main to everyone from Comenius team and all of our traditions (e.g. Word, friends in Denmark for making our visit in Giersings PowerPoint) and put on Realskole Odense so memorable.Blog and/or Website. Malgorzata ( Gosia) Gregorkiewicz
  2. 2. Ours lives by the sea Greece 21st – 25th January 2013 using Skype will bePatras (at school 22nd - 24th) possible. The meeting is without Exchanging pupils’ Danish teachers. Maybe passports. 5 -10 for video conference or each country. Italy 18th - 22nd March 2013 posters, scrapbooks). information at the “PowerPoint (at school 19th, 20th, Traditional food with meeting in Italy.presentation, video 21st) simple recipes This activity can be enriched Logo competition. made by pupils” Before the visit: by photos and pictures of Before the meeting The nearest sea, meals and dishes. Simple put the best 1-2 traditions and culture video could be also from each school on related with the coast, included (e g. the website. songs, dances (e.g. Illustrating a recipe). PowerPoint presentation, Schools will exchange 18th – 22nd video made by pupils, these materials and February (at France 18th – 22nd coast. Simple translation meeting in February (at into English with France. school 20th – children’s drawings. 21st ) Maybe short During the performance (photos or visit: Before the visit: video). Evaluation1st of may in France Schools will exchange after the The legend/myths these materials and connected with the information at the Page 2
  3. 3. Newsletter 2Pupils’ mobilitiesWe tentatively It was suggested: « Pour attirerdiscussed pupils’ The host school should lattention de vosmobilities: prepare: lecteurs, insérez ici - information about the une phrase ou unePoland (4): 2 to Spain, country, culture and citation intéressante traditions, connection2 to the UK tirée de larticle. » with the sea,Spain (4): 2 to France, - everyday life, habits,2 to the UK - education system andItaly (4): 4 to the UK teaching methods.Turkey (8): Italy,Poland, .......?LuccaLucca is a city the Etruscans (there are tracesand comune in Tuscany, of a pre- existing Ligurian settlement)Central Italy, situated on the and became a Roman colony inriver Serchio in a fertile 180 BC. The rectangular grid ofplain near theTyrrhenian its historical centre preservesSea. It is the capital city of the Roman street plan, and thethe Province of Lucca. Piazza San Michele occupiesAmong other reasons, it is the site of the ancient forum.famous for its intact Traces of the amphitheatre canRenaissance-era city walls. still be seen in the Piazza dellAnfiteatro.Lucca was founded byPatras at the foothills of according toPatras (Modern Mount Panachaikon, kallikrates plan, had aGreek : Πάτρα, is overlooking theGulf of population of 214.580.Greeces third largesturban area and the Patras. The core settlement has aregional capital of West The Patras City Area is a history spanning four conurbation of 160.400 millennia. In the RomanGreece, located in inhabitants,[1] while its period it had become a Patrasnorthern Peloponnese, cosmopolitan centre of the215 km (134 mi) west wider urban area, that eastern Mediterranean whilst,of Athens. The city is built forms within the new according to Christian tradition, Patras municipality it was also the place of Saint Page 3
  4. 4. Ours lives by the sea Christmas in Spain (Andalusia), which nativity scenes, we all celebrate ornaments… This regardless of our goes on up until religious creeds. January 6th, which Starting in marks the end of November, our Christmas for us. On streets and squares this day, children fill up with wake up to find the decorative motifs gifts the Three Christmas is a very that remind us that Wise Men have popular holiday in Christmas is getting brought them our region closer: lights, overnight. Our streets andsquares fill up with During the holiday sweets: marzipan, but mantecados aredecorative motifs season, people set turrón, mantecados, made mainly of up traditional and polvorones. animal fats, whereas nativity scenes in Turrón is a type of polvorones have their homes. Some candy, usually made almonds and are also set up Christmas trees with almonds and sold more floury. and decorate in bars. Polvorones them with and mantecados are ornaments such both round and small, as lights and stars. We eat a wide variety of special foods this time of year. The most traditional ones are Page 4
  5. 5. Newsletter 2But in the Christmas zambomba is a dinner, singEve night we usually traditional drum-like villancicos, andeat: chicken, turkey, instrument… dance until late hours. On Another tradition is Christmas, they for the have lunch. campanilleros to go New Year´s Eve caroling with an (December 31st), accompaniment of known as handbells. “Nochevieja”, andfish and seafood New Year´s DayPeople sing The night of the Three The most significant (January 1st) peopleChristmas carols, Wise Men is magical, dates are: bid the old yearknown as Christmas Eve farewell and welcome“villancicos”, both at (December 24th), known here as the new one in thehome and on the “Nochebuena”, and company of friends.streets. They use Christmas They go to parties,instruments such as (December 25th).tambourines, the On both dayszambomba, and even families gethousehold objects together. Onlike mortars and Christmas Evebottles. The they haveNoche de reyesThe “Noche de which the Three thReyes” (January 5 ), or Wise Men ride in their the parade. Candy andnight of the Three Wise floats, along with their small gifts are droppedMen is magical, attendants. There is for children to catch. Theespecially for children. also a float devoted to next morning, childrenThat night, there are the “Estrella de la wake up early, eager toparades in all towns, Ilusión”, or Star of see the presents thecities and small villages Hope, which is a girl in Three Wise Men havearound the country, in costume chosen to lead brought them. Page 5
  6. 6. COMENIUS Projet 2012-2014Albanian:Gezur KrislinjdenArabic: Milad Majid Dear all!Armenian: Shenoraavor Nor Dari yev PariGaghand Tnak you once again for visiting us at our school!Azeri: Tezze Iliniz Yahsi Olsun I think you are great partners! We had a wonderful time withBasque: Zorionak eta Urte Berri On! you!Bohemian: Vesele Vanoce Thanks for your many gifts, kindness and your personality.Bosnian: (BOSANSKI) Cestit Bozic iSretna Nova godina We´re looking so much forward to seeing you again in Lucca.Breton: Nedeleg laouen na bloavezh mat We cannot wait!Bulgarian: Tchestita Koleda; Tchestito I have made this slideshow with pictures for you and to all our parents/students atRojdestvo Hristovo our school.Catalan: Bon Nadal i un Bon Any Nou! Enjoy!Corsian: Pace e saluteCroatian: Sretan Bozic (Sorry, the text is is Danish, but perhaps you´ll recognize some of the wordsCzech: Prejeme Vam Vesele Vanoce a anyway.)stastny Novy Rok Glædelig Jul sendevent=4d7a4d354d6a51344e7a46384e6a4d334f4467784d54593d0d0a&sb=1Dutch: Vrolijk Kerstfeest en een Gelukkig (Click here. Pictures will show up.)Nieuwjaar! or Zalig KerstfeastEnglish: Merry Christmas Lots of love,Eskimo: (inupik) Jutdlime pivdluarit Charlotte Romanche: (sursilvan dialect): LegreivlasAnd happy new year ! fiastas da Nadal e bien niev onn! Rumanian: Sarbatori vesele or Craciun fericitukiortame pivdluaritlo! Lettish: Priecigus Ziemassvetkus Russian: Pozdrevlyayu s prazdnikomEsperanto: Gajan Kristnaskon Lithuanian: Linksmu Kaledu Rozhdestva is Novim GodomEstonian: Rõõmsaid Jõulupühi Low Saxon: Heughliche Winachten un n Sami: Buorrit JuovllatFaeroese: Gledhilig jol og eydnurikt moi Nijaar Sardinian: Bonu nadale e prosperu annunyggjar! Luxembourgish: Schèine Chreschtdaag an nouFinnish: Hyvaa joulua e gudde Rutsch Scots Gaelic: Nollaig Chridheil dhuibhFlemish: Zalig Kerstfeest en Gelukkig Macedonian: Sreken Bozhik Serbian: Hristos se rodi.nieuw jaar Maltese: IL-Milied It-tajjeb Slovak: Vesele Vianoce. A stastlivy NovyFrench: Joyeux Noel orwegian: God Jul, or Gledelig Jul RokFrisian: Noflike Krystdagen en in protte Occitan: Pulit nadal e bona annado Slovene: Vesele Bozicne Praznike SrecnoLok en Seine yn it Nije Jier! Papiamento: Bon Pasco Novo Leto or Vesel Bozic in srecno NovoGalician: Bo Nada Polish: Wesolych Swiat Bozego Narodzenia letoGaelic: Nollaig chridheil agus Bliadhna or Boze Narodzenie Spanish: Feliz Navidadmhath ùr! Portuguese:Feliz Natal Swedish: God Jul and (Och) Ett Gott NyttGerman: Fröhliche Weihnachten Rapa- ui (Easter Island): Mata-Ki-Te- ÅrGreek: Kala Christouyenna! Rangi. Te-Pito-O-Te-Henua Trukeese: (Micronesian) NeekiriisimasHebrew: Moadim Lesimkha. Chena tova annim oo iyer seefe feyiyeech!Hungarian: Boldog Karácsonyt Turkish: Noeliniz Ve Yeni Yiliniz KutluIcelandic: Gledileg Jol OlsunIrish: Nollaig Shona Dhuit, or Nodlaig Ukrainian: Z Rizdvom Khrystovym or Smhaith chugnat. rozhdestvom KristovymItalian: Buone Feste Natalizie Urdu: Naya Saal Mubarak Ho (good NewLatin: Natale hilare et Annum Faustum! Year not Merry Christmas)Latvian: Priecigus Ziemsvetkus un Vietnamese: Chuc Mung Giang SinhLaimigu Jauno Gadu! Welsh: Nadolig LlawenLausitzian:Wjesole hody a strowe nowe Yoruba: E ku odun, e ku iyedun!leto