May 28, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Tolerance in the classroom

We discuss so many important issues in the classroom and course books offer various inspiring topics to explore. There are some concepts, and it is especially true about values, which cannot be ‘taught’ but rather introduced. On Amnesty International Day (28th … Continue reading

May 5, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Ways of tackling difficult issues in the English class

Have you ever found yourself in a situation when your students were bombarding you with questions that were hard to answer? How do you deal with controversial topics in the classroom? Why and how should we address them? We all … Continue reading

April 29, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Conversation starters for reading lessons and book clubs

Have you ever experienced how miraculously a good question can kick-start a classroom discussion or your Book Club session? What kind of questions and statements work better than others? How can you use them to engage your students in conversations … Continue reading

March 10, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Book Club and Reading Games 9: Flashcard fun, Audio challenge, Spot the genre

Games, especially when they are done in a relaxing moment (or, on the other hand, when you want to shake things up a bit) can help you create memorable moments in the English classroom. You can dedicate some time to … Continue reading

January 29, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Storytelling Activities for Adult Learners

Do you teach young adult and adult classes? Do you ever findthat they would like to do more speaking practice, but are still looking for words and phrases to describe their ideas and often they need help to put these … Continue reading