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Victoria Heward

It's Halloween again!

07/10/2021 by Victoria Heward
Trick or treat? The origins of a very special day.

A great Summer holiday at home

28/07/2020 by Victoria Heward
Post CEFR level: B2   So, the Summer has finally arrived and with it come holiday dreams of quiet relaxation or wild adventure. Nothing can replace...

Insatiable curiosity and how to use it

03/06/2020 by Victoria Heward
Post CEFR level: B2 Curiosity is the desire to know more, understand new information and discover how and why things are as they are. It’s what fills...

From page to screen: Little Women (2019)

12/05/2020 by Victoria Heward
Post CEFR level: B1/B2 Little Women (1868), written by Louisa May Alcott, follows the lives of four sisters, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy March as they grow...

Breaking the ice with Shakespeare

21/04/2020 by Victoria Heward
Shakespeare is possibly the most famous playwright in the world, but his 16th century English can often be quite difficult to understand. Yet, most English...

Full of the joys of spring

07/04/2020 by Victoria Heward
You might not recognise the Old English verb springan (sprang – sprungen) meaning to ‘jump up’ or ‘to grow’, but it gives us the roots of the...