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Literature

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...

Books, Films, Tv Series... Elementary!

26/05/2020 by Elena Tonus
Post CEFR level: B2.1 When Arthur Conan Doyle published the first volume of Sherlock Holmes, A Study in Scarlet (1887), he had no idea that he would be...

Robinson Crusoe- Survival and Isolation

19/05/2020 by Gina D.B. Clemen
The castaway is seen as a hero, a person who finds himself/herself in an extremely difficult situation where isolation is guaranteed, but survival is not. Self-reliance...

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...

Hamlet and The Lion King

05/05/2020 by Gina D.B. Clemen
Wonderful stories can be created on paper, on the stage and on the screen. Blockbusters existed long ago, even before films! Famous plays, operas, ballets...

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...