June 5, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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Stories that support language and thinking development

A need for stories Stories help us meaningfully organize our experiences, no matter how old we are or what language we speak. When we think about the importance of stories in our everyday life as language teachers, it feels natural … Continue reading

May 24, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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A love of libraries: library activities for young learners

There are lots of exciting ways to end the school term or start a holiday course. One of them is taking young learners to your local or school library. In our series about libraries, we will guide you through some … Continue reading

May 17, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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The Age of Innocence in the English classroom

We are all aware of the benefits of extensive reading, but some of us may feel unsure about how to approach longer texts in class. How should we scaffold the reading for our students and how much time should we dedicate … Continue reading

May 14, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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Using classic fiction to talk about families in the English class

Since 1993, United Nation’s International Day of Families is observed on 15th May each year. This year the focus on families and climate action. “Although families all over the world have transformed greatly over the past decades in terms of their … Continue reading

May 9, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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The Invisible Man in the English classroom

We are all aware of the benefits of extensive reading, but some of us may feel unsure about how to approach longer texts in class. How should we scaffold the reading for our students and how much time should we dedicate … Continue reading