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Lala: The Pet Penguin

What a fun video!!     And some useful activities!   I paste them here, thanks a lot, Sharon Yoneda!   Questions: This news story is happening in ________. Jalalabad Java Japan The penguin’s name is _________. Fafa Lala Baba Lala … Continue reading

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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

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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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How to solve problems…

This ted was recommended today at a convention on school libraries and I found it quite relevant for our task, as teachers.   Sometimes, we deal with lots of problems at work and managing our classes and students can become … 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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Day 9: Songs to celebrate Christmas

Ask your students if they have a special X-mas song. They should bring the lyrics and look for a video and play it in the class. They can have a contest for the most voted song and even for the … Continue reading

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Love & Friendship

Another movie, another piece of pure English novel adaptation.     Lady Susan Vernon takes up temporary residence at her in-laws’ estate and, while there, is determined to be a matchmaker for her daughter Frederica — and herself too, naturally. … Continue reading

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