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

April 30, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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Share the love of short stories: lucky-dip stories at your school

When I read about the fabulous Short Story Dispenser by French publisher Short Edition, I imagined how wonderful it would be for each school to have their own short story dispensing machine. Then, as I was walking along a corridor of my … Continue reading

April 24, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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Exploring India with Kim 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

April 11, 2019
by Nora Nagy
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Doctor Dolittle projects for 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