Category Archives: discovering English culture and language

Suffragette

This movie is really interesting and quite useful when we deal with history. If you want to teach something different, use Suffragette to make the ideas more clear. The movie follows the women who were willing to lose everything in their fight … Continue reading

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Tea time and English!

Using ads and websites information as a reading activity can encourage students to read as native people do: perhaps the content is difficult, but it shows the language in its natural context. Sometimes, adapted texts avoid certain structures and vocabulary … Continue reading

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Another queen

Another queen, another part of England’s history: The Young Victoria.   The movie centers on young and inexperienced Queen Victoria who is resolved to establish her authority over those who rule in her stead, and draws strength from the love of … Continue reading

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Latin influence on the English language

I found this article on this topic and I share it here. ————————————————– Latin has influenced the English language tremendously.  Most of the influence, however, has been indirect.  The indirect effect of Latin on English came mainly after the Normans … Continue reading

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Oktoberfest and English…

Autumn is here and all over the world there are celebrations specific to this special season and people enjoy autumn a lot even if the weather is quite challenging these days. This is a nice article on how people celebrate … Continue reading

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Discovering objects around us and learning English

I am doing a course on ITC tools and I was challenged to create a wiki and of course to share with my colleagues my ideas. So the first step was to sign in and I am very anxious about … Continue reading

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Summer plans

For those that travel these days to London, the capital has a very busy summer agenda, that you could check just before landing in the center. For further events and ideas, this is the perfect guide. Enjoy the city and … Continue reading

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