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Famous and not so famous Brits – Doris Lessing

Doris Lessing, the Nobel Prize for Literature 2007 Doris Lessing (1919-2013) was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2007. She was born Doris May Tayler in Persia (now Iran) to British parents; in...

Famous and not so famous Brits – David Cameron

David William Duncan Cameron, “Tory boy” David William Duncan Cameron (b.1966) is Britain’s current Prime Minister. His father was a stockbroker and his mother a Justice of the Peace. He is of Scottish descent...

Jak nauczyć dziecko języka angielskiego?

Od września wszystkie pięciolatki w Polsce będą uczyły się języka angielskiego. Już dziś zdecydowana większość dzieci i młodzieży w wieku od 4 do 18 lat uczy się tego języka*. Na co zwracać uwagę, jak...

Famous and not so famous Brits – John Boyd Dunlop

John Boyd Dunlop, inventor of the pneumatic tyre Anyone growing up in Britain between the 1900s and the 1980s would probably have used some items manufactured by the Dunlop Rubber Company – tennis balls...

Famous and not so famous Brits – Alastair Cook

Alastair Cook, cricketer; not a “flannelled fool” Cricketers were once referred to by Rudyard Kipling as “flannelled fools”, and later George Orwell observed that the sport was far less popular with the public than...

Famous and not so famous Brits – David Lloyd George

David Lloyd George, the only prime minister for whom English was a second language Compared to the Scots and the Irish, there are very few high-profile Welshmen, or Welshwomen, in twenty-first century British public...

Cultural focus – The British

Cultural focus – The British Level(s): (B1) Intermediate/ (B2) Upper-Intermediate Aimed at: Teenagers/young adults/adults Aims: Speaking/ Vocabulary in the context of stereotypes about the British and Britain and British cultural symbols/Authentic reading Materials: Handouts...

Habit making, habit breaking and the myth of 21 days

Wouldn’t we all like our students to learn English habitually? To come back home and just, like that, open their books, laptops, notebooks, dictionaries and study…study…study… Well, dream on! If it’s not their habit,...