Monthly Archives: November 2008

Wisdom of a child … (5)

These past few days have been absolutely gorgeous with clear blue skies, the sun shining down, and fresh cool breezes blowing through the trees, causing a few more leaves to flutter gently to the ground: I love this time of … Continue reading

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Two useful links for self-study

I have added a link to a site called Audio English in the blog roll below the calendar on the right. Have a look as there seems to be quite a lot of listening texts mainly focusing on real life … Continue reading

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Musical memories … (2)

Like most kids, I guess I found music through my family, around the age of 8 or 9. I can vividly remember the piles of old albums that my grandparents owned, and I spent endless hours with my younger sister … Continue reading

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Japanorama … a UK TV show about Japan

This show was aired in the UK in 2007. There is some controversial stuff on here and I would be really interested to hear your views on anything you see in the videos. Some of it may be very difficult … Continue reading

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Musical memories … (1)

Students are always asking me what my favourite kinds of music are: I like almost anything, basically. But it got me thinking, I keep promising some kind of radio podcast, but then I thought, why not just use Youtube for … Continue reading

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Whisper it quietly … but Xmas is just around the corner!

“Christmas is coming and the goose is getting fat, please put a penny in the old man’s hat. If you haven’t got a penny, a ha’penny will do. If you haven’t got an ha’penny, God bless you!” (Traditional Xmas song) … Continue reading

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Food for thought … (1)

You all know by now that my interest in food is very strong, and my upper-intermediate class and I spent most of the three-hour lesson tonight discussing food! Great! I was absolutely starving when I got home! Anyway, I thought … Continue reading

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