October 18, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Meet our favourite classic ghosts

Ghosts might be scary, but we all enjoy reading tales of the supernatural and are captured by the thrills and mystery of good ghost stories. To many readers, good ghost stories are sophisticated and entertaining, and while some of them leave us doubting … Continue reading

October 13, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Halloween-inspired writing lessons      

There’s no denying it, Halloween has a special atmosphere, whether or not it is part of your cultural heritage. What’s more it has its place in the English class and our students love the idea of Halloween parties and scary … Continue reading

October 14, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Themed Book Club Party Ideas

The seasons have changed, school events are building up, and special dates are still a while away. But just when maybe you felt like chilling, we are telling you it’s time to get inspired by the wonderful worlds in your favourite books and organise themed parties! … Continue reading

October 23, 2013
by Nora Nagy
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Read to Write – How to create a mysterious setting in 8 easy steps

A writing lesson plan with images and extracts for 3 levels This is a lesson plan you can print out and take to class. It will help you develop a mysterious setting for a story, and it’s great for practising reading, … Continue reading

October 15, 2013
by Nora Nagy
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Get Ready for Halloween – 7 Spooky Classics to Read Now

Halloween always comes at a perfect time during the school term when both teachers and students are ready to have some fun. Of course this means spooky moments with scary stories and mysterious scenes. A few weeks before Halloween is … Continue reading