February 24, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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An Interactive Lesson Plan: The Picture of Dorian Gray

Why is The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde a good choice for your English class?  First of all, it’s a fascinating story, one that everyone will remember. It is also an often quoted and referenced novel with numerous … Continue reading

October 16, 2014
by Nora Nagy
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Approaches in reading education: theories in practice

Let’s start with a simple but effective question. Why do we read?  We might have different personal reasons (fun, knowledge), but when we read in school, we read to learn. Learn a language, learn about culture and learn about various … Continue reading

August 28, 2014
by Nora Nagy
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Back to school: 10 ideas to promote reading

If you write a list of objectives for this school term, I’m sure ‘reading’ is on your list. Getting your students to read more in English is one of the greatest successes you can achieve. We are all aware of … Continue reading