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3 easy ways to use inversion in English

In a previous blog I showed you how to use common linking words in a more advanced way.

Today we are going to see how to use… 166 more words


Planes, trains and automobiles: Barcelona

Barcelona at twilight

Parc de la Ciutadella

View from Park Guell

Pink sunset near Park Guell


So the Easter holidays arrived and after yours truly suffering through a 24-hour celebration gin hangover, myself and Holly set off on the train to Barcelona at an ungodly hour on Friday morning. 1,056 more words

Our Exciting summer plan

If you had asked me a month ago what we have planned for this summer it would have gone something like this- hang out around our new place in Israel, go to the beach, hear some music,and maybe go away to some nice European destination for a few days. 396 more words

Hermes & Second Language Identity

Hermes, the Greek god, was a pretty cool dude – and a bit of a prankster too. He stole Apollo’s cattle as a kid; just for a laugh. 567 more words

#IATEFL2016: Michael McCarthy

So for my second IATEFL at-home conference I watched a talk by Michal McCarthy – of Vocab/Collocations/Idioms in Use fame.

Though his topic was quite dry (but on something I’ve very interested in – not sure what that says about me!) he is a great speaker and his talk is very enjoyable to watch and easy to follow – check it out… 389 more words


A way to make demonstrative determiners teachable | Oxford University Press

this, these, thatthose

If you’re not sure about this, these, that and those, the article highlights some interesting ways of looking at it in more detail.

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Top Tips: Teaching at UK summer schools

Summer school season is nearly upon us! This is my favourite time of year – you get to work in some great locations around the UK, visit famous attractions and generally have a lot of fun! 1,125 more words