Category Archives: geography

Just few days left!

Holidays are the word of the day and this post is an invitation for our students to get some more motivation for the classes left!   This video is interesting and perhaps can engage them in some conversation!     … Continue reading

Posted in conversation, geography, history, travelling, video | Leave a comment

Day 7: Christmas in Australia

While almost everybody associates Christmas to cold and winter days, this is not the case in Australia! Have a look at this website and learn more about Christmas in Australia!!     In Australia, Christmas comes in the towards the beginning … Continue reading

Posted in cultures, education, festivals, geography, traditions | Leave a comment

Day 5: British Christmas Traditions

Christmas is celebrated all over the world, but today my focus is on British Christmas Traditions.   Christmas is a truly magical season, bringing families and friends together to share the much loved customs and traditions which have been around for … Continue reading

Posted in cultures, festivals, geography, traditions | Leave a comment

And for the Movie corner, a new one: The Crown!  

Posted in geography, history, movie | Leave a comment

10 Countries That May Not Survive The Next 20 Years

10 Countries That May Not Survive The Next 20 Years: use this title to start a debate in the class.   Use the video to contrast opinions!   Enjoy! ps:   10. Spain 9. North Korea 8. Belgium 7. China … Continue reading

Posted in conversation, cultures, geography, history, speaking, travelling, video | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in cultures, discovering English culture and language, geography, tips, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Prince of Egypt (1998)

This is the movie that Marina, one of my students this year, recommended to the class. It was a good idea to watch it in English –  they had already seen it in Spanish/Catalan – and once they watched it, … Continue reading

Posted in geography, history, movie, music, traditions | Tagged , | Leave a comment