language and literature

  • Halloween Mini book

    Halloween Mini book

    Halloween mini book

  • Social media – a conversation class

    Social media – a conversation class

    Topic: social media Conversation strategies: agreeing, disagreeing, stating a point of view, showing doubt, checking understanding Critical thinking: facts and opinions Task 1 A) Let’s talk about your online footprint. What social media and search engine do you know and have used? A digital footprint is a trail of data you create while using the Internet.…

  • Self-learning


    Household chores. Are you those kinds of rare people who love doing chores? I’m not! I think the only thing I’ll love to do is cooking but only on the weekends and not all the weekends. I mean very rarely. 🙂 Here they are the steps to your guided self-learning of the week Self-study: watch…

  • Self-learning: eating in Europe

    Self-learning: eating in Europe

    Hey guys, how are you doing today? Tell me! Tell me! Are you a foodie? I am. I don’t know how to cook but if there is something I have been learning how to do properly this thing is to eat. I love eating and I do appreciate world food. 🙂 Today’s video will surely…

  • Online classes rules and reminders

    Online classes rules and reminders

    Hey guys! Howdy? Hope you’re all well. Here are some rules to follow during our online meetings. If you have any question, let me know.

  • Where the wild things are – literature and cinema

    Where the wild things are – literature and cinema

    “The night Max wore his wolf suit and made mischief of one kind and another his mother called him ‘WILD THING!’ and Max said ‘I’LL EAT YOU UP!’

  • The Gruffalo

    The Gruffalo

    Originally posted on Kids N(b)ook: Book: The Gruffalo Author Julia Donaldson Illustrator: Axel Scheffler Publisher: Puffin Books Learning target: animals and body descriptions in English. Age: 5 (not afraid child) on + The Gruffalo is a rhyming story for children written by the English author Julian Donaldson. You can meet the author here.…

  • It all used to be true.

    It all used to be true.

    Memory is the past meeting the present and building something else from them. By the way, this is Lygia Fagundes Telles a Brazilian writer. Have you ever read any of her books? 3. Can you use your list from above to build 5 sentences with used to? 4. What other things used to be true…

  • Nothing until …

    Do not let yourself fall into the traps of the misconceptions about learning. Many think that learning a language can be fast and without much work. This is not true and no matter how many technologies you have to help you, learning a language will demand time and patience. You will not learn a language…

  • Cooking vocabulary

    Have you ever crushed garlic? Listening activity 1. Read the words in the box and use them to complete the gaps from the passage below. Try to complete whatever you can before you listen to/watch the video. Look up the meaning of those words you do not know. The sentences in the passage are not…

  • A lingua portuguesa

    A lingua portuguesa

    A lingua portuguesa é a oitava lingua mais falada do mundo. Está presente em quatro continentes e é a lingua de interesse de muita gente. Gente que gosta de ler romances em língua original e de viajar e ser capaz de se comunicar respeitosamente com os habitante locais. Essa lingua linda e cheia de variantes,…

  • Online or offline language courses?

    Online or offline language courses?

    Online courses Are you considering studying online? What holds you back? Technology phobia? Lack of confidence in the modality? Love for physical contact with teachers and students? Many things may be moving us against the online teaching modality. But, think twice. It doesn’t change much. Online you still have a teacher. Online you still have…

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