July 18, 2017
by Nora Nagy
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All about adaptations

Think of your favourite classic tale or novel, and then try to remember the different adaptations you have read, seen or heard of it. Adaptations surround us, not just because so many great stories have been written, but also thanks … Continue reading

July 13, 2017
by Nora Nagy
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Quick Guide to Children’s Books 4: Comic books and graphic novels

The world of children’s literature is an enchanting place which often looks like a colourful maze with imaginary creatures in fantastic worlds. These creatures and worlds are mostly versions of our own realities, and through them we can learn more … Continue reading

June 22, 2017
by Nora Nagy
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Slow the Summer Slide

What happens to your students’ development when the school closes for the holidays? Do they keep on practising all four skills as well as thinking in English? The long weeks of the holidays are full of fun, but the time … Continue reading

June 8, 2017
by Nora Nagy
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Teacher’s Holiday Relax & Recharge Package

What are the most inviting things on your imaginary (or real) holiday to-do list? Most people in education will mention ‘reading’ among their most anticipated holiday activities. Although reading is one of the skills teachers most often engage in, it is … Continue reading

May 9, 2017
by Nora Nagy
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Two more puzzles to solve with Dan Parks, the teenage detective

Dan Parks, the teenage detective is back with two more stories to tell. Who is Dan Parks? And what are his stories about? Our ‘Dan the Detective’ series is a collection of original, illustrated stories about a teenage would-be detective, who … Continue reading