November 15, 2018
by Nora Nagy
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Writing with role-play: get inspired by the Brontë Sisters

The Brontës and role-play As I was reading the ‘Letters to the Editor‘ section in the Times Literary Supplement in early September, I noticed a thread of comments on the 200th anniversary special issue about Emily Brontë. The articles and letters discussed … Continue reading

April 21, 2017
by Nora Nagy
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Think multilingually on English Language Day

It would feel right to write English ‘Languages’ Day as I start thinking about English Language Day, which is celebrated on the National Day of England, Saint George’s Day, April 23rd. The English language has expanded both geographically and conceptually so … Continue reading

February 8, 2017
by Nora Nagy
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Hooked on Books: Crafting stories and reading activities with Frances Mariani

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

January 10, 2017
by Nora Nagy
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Inspiring teachers: a reading project from Turkey

In this series we talk to inspiring teachers who use storytelling to set up creative projects, set up reading programmes, and use the arts and literature to develop their students’ language and literacy skills. We would like to share real examples … Continue reading