November 27, 2014
by Nora Nagy
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Literary Time Travel 3: Back to mid-19th century London with Charles Dickens and Oliver Twist.

In our Literary Time Travel series after visiting the 18th century with Jonathan Swift and Lemuel Gulliver, the early 19th century with Jane Austen and Emma, we are now in the mid-19th century  right in the heart of  Victorian London. … Continue reading

December 19, 2013
by Nora Nagy
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An Interactive Christmas Lesson with Charles Dickens: A Christmas Carol Special

We all look forward to teaching Dickens as it is always a memorable and exciting experience. Reading A Christmas Carol is a great way to introduce our students to the world of Dickens with his unforgettable characters and his realistic vision of … Continue reading

October 28, 2013
by Nora Nagy
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Graphic Stories Special: Meet the Westbourne Kids

In this special we would like you and your students to meet the Westbourne kids, the main characters in a series of twelve graphic stories at A1-A2 level. I think we all face a challenge to engage all of our students, … Continue reading

September 17, 2013
by Nora Nagy
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The Green Room – Bring the theatre to the classroom!

The popularity of the TV show Glee or the film musicals like Les Misérables and Fame shows us that the world of the theatre and acting has become an exciting talking point for our students. Why not experiment with it in the classroom? As Robert Campbell … Continue reading

June 13, 2013
by Nora Nagy
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Reading in the classroom: role plays

The end of the term is getting closer and you might find that your students need something fun after long months of hard work. Why not seize this opportunity and try our lesson ideas for classroom reading? Reading in the … Continue reading