October 25, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Passionate about Pride and Prejudice

Elizabeth Bennet and Mr Darcy have become such familiar names for so many of us that we feel as if we know them and most likely our students do, too. Teaching with literature, and especially teaching with Jane Austen’s works is fun, just think of how entertaining, witty and … Continue reading

October 6, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Five new classic readers

We are excited to announce the publication of five new classic titles in our Helbling Readers Fiction series for teen and young adult language learners. These new books feature a series of popular stories from a wide range of eras and styles, … Continue reading

September 15, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Hooked on Books: Illustrating the Classics with Viola Niccolai

In this series of interviews we talk to teachers, ELT writers, visual artists and researchers about the importance of using literature in the language classroom. Together they have over a hundred years of experience in teaching and writing so they can definitely … Continue reading

September 13, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Themed Reading Sessions

How do your students decide what to read next? We have discussed various aspects of text selection based on the right reading level for your students. We often look for themes in our own reading choices and it can be a … Continue reading

Hooked on Books: Drama in the ELT classroom with Susan Hillyard

August 18, 2016 by Nora Nagy | Comments Off on Hooked on Books: Drama in the ELT classroom with Susan Hillyard

Susan Hillyard

Susan Hillyard

In this series of interviews we talk to teachers, ELT writers, visual artists and researchers about the importance of using literature in the language classroom. Together they have over a hundred years of experience in teaching and writing so they can definitely give us plenty of advice and insight into the best practices. We talk about the importance and transformation of literary texts in education, we ask for genre and title recommendations as well as personal stories.

This month we talk to Susan Hillyard, the author of the latest resource book in our Resourceful Teacher series: English through Drama  Continue Reading →