Monthly Archives: July 2016

Chicken Run

This movie helps us teach team work and motivation. Enjoy it!        

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Billy Elliot

Nice movie and an amazing story: you can use this article in class: students can translate some bio data about the characters make students discuss about this festive Billy Elliot advert visit this website and find more about the musical … Continue reading

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The BFG (2016)

2016 marks 100 years since the birth of Roald Dahl – the world’s number one storyteller. Throughout 2016, there will be celebrations for Roald Dahl 100, focusing on Roald Dahl’s gloriumptious stories and characters and delivering a year packed with … Continue reading

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Frosty the Snowman

I know it is summer time and it is hot, but I guess it might be refreshing if you would just click and watch this short movie. Frosty the Snowman tells the story of snowman Frosty who comes to life thank … Continue reading

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When the Wind Blows

An older English couple must struggle to deal with their altered reality when a nuclear war strikes, destroying their peaceful lives. It is such a sweet story!     Watch it here or simply on youtube:    

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The Wave

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This is England

It’s 1983 and school is out. Twelve-year-old Shaun is a lonely boy, whose father died fighting in the Falklands War. Over the course of the summer holiday he befriends a group of local skinheads. Friends soon become like family, and relationships … Continue reading

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This post is a reflection on games and their influence on the ESL.   I found this list of comments in a course I did and I found them interesting:     ‘It helps to pass the time quickly.’  ‘I … Continue reading

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Debate class

 Use pictures with quotes and ask your students to debate on the topic. This can be a warm-up or even a reward for a break time during a preparation for a test course.   “You have enemies? Good.  That means … Continue reading

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    What do you think about the formative assessment?     Let’s assess!  

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