July 7, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Hooked on Books: Music and storytelling in the ELT classroom with Jeremy Harmer

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

March 15, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Read to Be Happy!

Think of your happiest moments. How many of them are connected to reading and sharing stories? What are the happiest books you have read? And think of those joyful moments of reading either on your own in a comfortable place or with others. Reading … Continue reading

July 9, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Fairies, flutes and flowers…

Lusmore and the Fairies – an Irish folktale What are the first things that come to your mind when you think of Ireland and Irish folktales? Green fields, quaint villages, enchanting music and when it comes to folktales, there has … Continue reading

July 8, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Twice upon a time…

“For storytelling is always the art of repeating stories, and this art is lost when the stories are no longer retained. It is lost because there is no more weaving and spinning to go on while they are being listened … Continue reading

November 7, 2013
by Nora Nagy
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Music for your Reading Class

There is a characteristic many students share: they like and listen to a lot of music, and will probably  have a favourite song. Why not take advantage of this and use music as an inspiration for creative reading activities? Have … Continue reading