Category Archives: literature

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

I have just discovered Mark Haddon and I must say that I am in love with this novel: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time (2003). Long before it gave him bestseller status, Mark Haddon was an author, poet, cartoonist and … Continue reading

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All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome

  All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome Book Description… This engaging book is an ideal, gentle introduction to the world of Asperger Syndrome (AS). Drawing inspiration from the feline world, its delightful colour photographs of cats bring to life familiar characteristics … Continue reading

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The Girl on the Train

The Book or the Movie? What is your favourite?     The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins   The journey takes Rachel along the backs of houses on the street where she used to live. Unable to look at number … Continue reading

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Unit 1: Animals (lesson 1)

This is meant to be a post about a quite different unit about Animals. Students love to see that they are learning Real English and they need to practise English using real situations or every day English vocabulary. This movie … Continue reading

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Reading: session 1

Reading is a complex activity and I am sure that most of my students hate it or simply do it because they have to pass an exam. This is my first activity for my students. I tried to help them … Continue reading

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Day 19: X-mas and Literature

This post is about: Famous Christmas Stories   Read more about it here! And just in case, I simply ciopy it below: Thanks for sharing the article, Online Star Register!!! Over the years, Christmas has inspired many authors to write about … Continue reading

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Becoming Jane

Jane Austen: do you need some ideas how to teach about her life and the period she lived in? Try to use some scenes from the movie:   Becoming Jane is a biographical portrait of a pre-fame Jane Austen and her … Continue reading

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