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

May 19, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Hooked on Books: Chris Lima on bringing literature into the language class

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

September 22, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Literature in the Language Class: Part 3

We love literature, so why do we shy away from using it in the classroom? In our new series we take a look at literature in language education, demystify some of the jargon and look at practical ways of implementing … Continue reading

June 23, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Ideas for intensive holiday courses: SKILLS PRACTICE

During the holidays your students have the opportunity to fine-tune their language skills and experiment with their creativity. How can you help them with this? If you are teaching a short course these months, you will have noticed that the last … Continue reading

May 12, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Graphic stories in language education

Graphic stories, comic books, cartoons and manga have long been incorporated in language teaching programmes, and we do not need to spend too much time on convincing teachers of the benefits of these resources. Short comic strips are present in … Continue reading