July 21, 2017
by Nora Nagy
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All about adaptations: speaking and writing tasks to have fun with adaptations

This week we have been looking at various aspects of adapatations. This time we take a more practical approach and share some ideas on using and creating adaptations in the language class. Exploring differences: from page to screen Your students … Continue reading

November 28, 2013
by Nora Nagy
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The Brontë Sisters Film Projects: Wuthering Heights and Jane Eyre

Reading classic readers can be a fun discovery for teenagers, but it’s often helpful if they can find connections with the texts; bridges and paths that will help them find a way into the text. Films have proven to serve … Continue reading

May 2, 2013
by Nora Nagy
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The Great Gatsby in the English class

We can’t wait to see the new Baz Luhrmann version of The Great Gatsby, featuring Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan and Tobey Maguire. You might remember Luhrmann’s modern adaptation of Romeo+ Juliet, the one with the original playscript and a really … Continue reading