January 21, 2014
by Nora Nagy
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Dealing with Dyslexia in the English Classroom

We could say that dyslexia is as much of a learning difficulty as a teaching difficulty, and not only in the English classroom. There are more and more children diagnosed with dyslexia in their L1, and this concerns EFL teachers … Continue reading

December 6, 2013
by Nora Nagy
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Involve the family in reading projects

Parents, grandparents, brothers, sisters, and friends play an important role in our students’ reading education and experience. Bedtime stories, family stories, reading the news or newspaper articles together are all memorable moments  in our lives, and they shape our attitudes … 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

November 21, 2013
by Nora Nagy
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Help your students become critical readers – Critical thinking and reading in the ELT classroom

Improving your students’ critical thinking skills will help them achieve their learning objectives more easily, and it will also make reading a more successful and enjoyable activity. We have prepared this Q&A to provide you with some background information, as … Continue reading

November 12, 2013
by Nora Nagy
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Still reluctant? – 5 classroom solutions to build reading stamina

Teaching reading often feels like training students for a sports competition. The most challenging part can be the beginning and finding the right method for each student, even the reluctant ones. We still hear students claim that they never read, … Continue reading