‘The reader reads a thousand lives before he dies… the man who never reads lives only one’ George R.R. Martin ‘You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book’ Dr. Seuss ‘A person who won’t read has no advantage over one who can’t read’ Mark Twain ‘If… Continue reading Bookcrossing
We often hear that watching a movie is a great way to learn English. Truth be told, unless you are an advanced speaker of the language, the mere act of watching a movie will not necessarily help you learn anything new. The reason is that if you don’t understand, you don’t learn. However, we are… Continue reading No magic in English Language Learning
O curso de Ambientes persoais de aprendizaxe e redes sociais na educación axudou a mellorar este blog, tanto a niveis de contidos como a nivel tecnolóxico. Toca agora seguir fedellando nas diferentes ferramentas descubertas e espallando na aulas e no mundo das redes sociais.
The months of December and January will be devoted to English language, and this year we want to offer you a special selection of both American and British movies that were awarded in different European film festivals, or that received good reception from the critics. Among them we can find: Arrival (2016) by Denis Villeneuve… Continue reading The Library Recommends!
Man Booker Prize 2017 winner is now available at the School Library! George Saunders’ Lincoln in the Bardo: On 22 February 1862, two days after his death, Willie Lincoln is laid to rest in a marble crypt in a Georgetown cemetery. That very night, shattered by grief, his father Abraham arrives at the cemetery,… Continue reading Now Available at the School Library
Hey you!… yeah, you! It’s only one week to go! Next Monday 13th November at 7pm, we’ll get together at the school library to talk about Graeme Simsion’s The Rosie Project. If you haven’t started you still have time! Come on, we are looking forward to seeing you next Monday. We’ll also have some cookies… Continue reading English Book Club
As you may have already noticed, we love following the latest trends in literature. That’s why we want to share with you the new Man Booker Prize Winner 2017 which was awarded last week. The shortlisted authors were: An the winner was…. George Saunders’ Lincoln in the Bardo: On 22 February 1862, two days… Continue reading Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2017