St. Patrick’s Day (March 17th) has very gradually grown into a worldwide phenomenon. Ask any person on the streets of England when St. George’s Day is (England’s very own Patron Saint) and very few would be able to tell you. … Czytaj dalej
For the purposes of this blog, we will need to review 2 very important kinds of sounds in English – consonants and vowels.
While the people in Northern Ireland speak the Queen’s English, they have a very special dialect. It is so special that I have chosen to write it all down, just in case you decide to visit this amazing wee country. … Czytaj dalej
There are many famous British pairings – Wallace and Gromit, footy and beer, Ant and Dec and of course fish and …….? You said it! Chips.
Students do not like grammar lessons! Although not always true, this is a fairly accurate assessment of most students’ feelings when learning a language. Much the way parents will disguise healthy broccoli from their kids by hiding it beneath a … Czytaj dalej
Every country has its customs which are unique to the summer season. Americans send their kids off to summer camps and get 2-litre Slurpees, while Canadians go fishing with a 24 of beer. The Brits are not alone in the … Czytaj dalej
We all know that a one-size-fits-all approach towards a language lesson isn’t what our students expect. And they’re right. Each person contributes to lessons in a different way by sharing their knowledge, experiences and motivation. We should observe our learners … Czytaj dalej
It’s a topic on everyone’s mind and it is not going anywhere, anytime soon. It’s climate change. People have been talking about the human effects on climate change for decades. It became a mainstream lesson topic discussed in classrooms in … Czytaj dalej
There have been many films which portray the different types of teachers we encounter on our educational journeys. Some are strict disciplinarians, some are cool and laid-back. We have seen kind teachers with a deep passion for their craft and … Czytaj dalej