September 8, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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International Literacy Day 2016

The theme of this year’s International Literacy Day is ‘Reading the Past, Writing the Future’, urging us to look back and forward at the same time, reminding us that our past provides context and background for our present place. The motto … Continue reading

September 1, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Get Ready for International Literacy Day

Can you imagine your life without reading and writing? Can your students imagine what it would be like not to be able to read and write? Ask your students to finish the sentence ‘If I could’t read/write, I …’ and see what … Continue reading

September 4, 2014
by Nora Nagy
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Celebrate International Literacy Day on 8th September

Literacy : the ability to read and write. From Latin litteratus ‘someone who is able to write’, educated, cultured. What do we teach when we want to improve literacy skills? When we teach English, our main goal is to help our students … Continue reading