December 1, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Four Heartwarming Reading Projects for December

December is such a fun month. Not only does it have promises of great gatherings, family celebrations and moments of real relaxation, it also happens to give us a chance to give and receive books as presents or to curl … Continue reading

November 10, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Be kind in fiction and life

“The best portion of a good man’s life: his little, nameless unremembered acts of kindness and love.” William Wordsworth November 13th is World Kindness Day, an ideal day to think about what it means to be kind. We look at … Continue reading

October 18, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Meet our favourite classic ghosts

Ghosts might be scary, but we all enjoy reading tales of the supernatural and are captured by the thrills and mystery of good ghost stories. To many readers, good ghost stories are sophisticated and entertaining, and while some of them leave us doubting … Continue reading

October 13, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Halloween-inspired writing lessons      

There’s no denying it, Halloween has a special atmosphere, whether or not it is part of your cultural heritage. What’s more it has its place in the English class and our students love the idea of Halloween parties and scary … Continue reading

September 20, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Take Me to the River: Novels and Projects for World Rivers Day

‘It’s brother and sister to me, and aunts, and company, and food and drink, and (naturally) washing. It’s my world, and I don’t want any other. What it hasn’t got is not worth having, and what it doesn’t know is … Continue reading