March 31, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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‘Twelve Years a Slave’ Interactive Lesson Plan

When 12 Years a Slave, the film adaptation of the 1853 autobiographical slave narrative memoir came out in the cinemas in 2013 (directed by Steve McQueen), it was an immediate success. It received a total number of 206 awards and umpteen more … Continue reading

March 26, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Black Beauty Interactive Lesson Plan

Do you like horses and horse riding? How much do you know about these animals? Anna Sewell’s much-loved novel, Black Beauty (1877), introduces us to the world of horses through the adventurous stories of Black Beauty, and his friends, Ginger … Continue reading

January 23, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Literary Meals Part 2: Cooking up a reading class

Last week we looked at examples of famous meals in four classic novels with some activity tips: A Christmas Carol, Little Women, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Anne of Green Gables – Anne Arrives. Let’s explore four more classics today, this … Continue reading

November 26, 2013
by Nora Nagy
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Book Club and Reading Games – 3

This month we have an easy and fun Book Club game, and a more challenging vocabulary and reading game for you and your class. Our third Book Club Game is this series is ‘Guess the object and the book‘. Talking … Continue reading

October 28, 2013
by Nora Nagy
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Graphic Stories Special: Meet the Westbourne Kids

In this special we would like you and your students to meet the Westbourne kids, the main characters in a series of twelve graphic stories at A1-A2 level. I think we all face a challenge to engage all of our students, … Continue reading