Okay, I may not always be a clash, but what happens when one encounters a completely different culture? I remember that on my first visit to Spain as a child I expected to see everybody sort of either Spanish dancing or bullfighting (I even feel rather embarrassed to admit that I even had a Spanish…… Continue reading B2 Speaking practice Travelling and culture clash
Having to deal with restricting laws and the red tape involved in the process of landing on foreign shores, becoming a part of a community, can be a pretty baffling experience. Here is a post by an anonymous person that I have adapted and used as an open cloze activity for advanced levels. Read the…… Continue reading C1 Open Cloze What’s it like to be an immigrant in London-Anonymous
How many words from the wordcloud are you familiar with? Check the meaning of the terms and complete the crossword below. Serena’s blog
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With all the problems we’re having teaching during the pandemic, one has to reinvent activities and strategies that allow students to interact and do things in the classroom without putting their health at risk. Not long ago, my students shared cards, mixed and mingled with each other and spent their time interacting. Now, we can’t…… Continue reading Flipping quiz! Holiday vocabulary
Hi again! Here’s an open cloze for an email. It’s a practical activity for the past simple and an open cloze to practise the past simple.
My A1 groups were a bit frightened when they saw ‘their first’ open cloze, so I promised that I would post some on the blog so that they could become familiar with this type of activity. Here’s the first one (and I hope, not the last). Remember to read the text very carefully. Think about…… Continue reading A1 Open cloze ‘My favourite place for a holiday’
Here’s a quiz to practise transport vocabulary. The activity will be available soon. Sorry about this. I’m making some changes in the blog.
Have you ever visited London? Many of my students haven’t which is a real pity because this city is an incredible place bustling with life and exciting things to do. It’s also a cultural melting pot where you would hardly go out without meeting people from all walks of life. What’s it like? If you…… Continue reading C1 Ten Things Tourists Should’t do When Visiting London