January 25, 2017
by Nora Nagy
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To be or not to be: relativity in the language class

Have you seen the film Arrival (directed by Villenevuve, 2016)? Then you may share some of our musings today. Learning languages can save the world, and knowing languages deeply  can make you more important than any superhero. The two main characters in Arrival, … Continue reading

July 15, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Life is Not About Correct Answers

This week we meet Marion Williams, who is the co-author of the photocopiable resource book Teaching Young Learners to Think, and has written the activities and teacher’s guide for our brand new picture book series, The Thinking Train. The interview we … Continue reading

June 30, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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5 New Thinking Train Titles: Picture books for the English class

We are excited about the five new titles in The Thinking Train series. The success of the first series of five books, which were nominated for the ELTons 2016 Awards in the Innovation in Learner Resources category, tells us that picture … Continue reading

March 5, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Interactive Virtual Field Trip to the Sherlock Holmes Exhibition in London

Would you like to take your class on a field trip to London? What about a virtual trip to the Museum of London to see the Sherlock Holmes ‘The Man Who Never Lived and Will Never Die’ Exhibition? The combination … Continue reading

May 22, 2014
by Nora Nagy
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Detective Stories Special: Sherlock Holmes, Meet Richard MacAndrew, Book Lists

To celebrate Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s birthday on May 22nd we have a Detective Special with: A focus on Sherlock Holmes and Classical Detective Stories An interview with Richard MacAndrew, the author of Dan and the Missing Dogs. Detective and … Continue reading