September 15, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Hooked on Books: Illustrating the Classics with Viola Niccolai

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

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