January 25, 2017
by Nora Nagy
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To be or not to be: relativity in the language class

Have you seen the film Arrival (directed by Villenevuve, 2016)? Then you may share some of our musings today. Learning languages can save the world, and knowing languages deeply  can make you more important than any superhero. The two main characters in Arrival, … Continue reading

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

August 1, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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A Literary Trip to Yorkshire

“That was his most perfect idea of heaven’s happiness: mine was rocking in a rustling green tree, with a west wind blowing, and bright white clouds flitting rapidly above; and not only larks, but throstles, and blackbirds, and linnets, and … Continue reading

April 12, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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The Jungle Book in the cinemas and your classroom

The Jungle Book Disney film is going to hit cinemas worldwide in April, and the first reviews praise the film adaptation for its stunning visuals and the voices of excellent actors throughout the film. The story of Mowgli has been a successful … Continue reading

March 10, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Everyone’s Irish on St. Patrick’s Day!

March brings many exciting cultural events, and one of the most popular is St. Patrick’s Day, Ireland’s national day on March 17th. A great excuse to take a trip to Ireland – taking a virtual walk around Dublin, finding out  about … Continue reading