For those with not much to do, some free recommendations:
Audible has shared a site with a curated selection of books in different languages you can listen for free.
Since we have to face the confinement at home because of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) lot’s of lovely people is sharing resources for your entertainment. Here you will find a compilation related to MFL… and beyond.
This was the message received by the poor people staying at a lovely hotel in Tenerife that unfortunately hosted a guest who didn’t know he was infected. The thing is that the translation seems a bit rushed and… Continue reading
¡200 años! One of my favourite places on Earth has been celebrating throughout the year its 200 anniversary. I’ve been lucky enough to visit it this year as well and I wanted to share some tips and thoughts. Continue reading
These last years I’ve been compiling a collection of linguistic mistakes I happened to read on Twitter. These tweets have been great real examples for my students. They found them fun and challenging. Here it is a small selection of the top 30 and different ways to exploit this freebie.
This time I would like to recommend a Halloween story. The king of a story I would have loved to read in my literature class at uni but sadly we never found the time for it.
This one happens in Scotland but not in October as we are used to celebrating such spooky festivity. August is the time for enchantments and rituals that will bring terrifying consequences in Scottish lands.
The text is full of interesting vocab, folklore and it is beautifully written by Philarète Chasles. Its title: The Eye With No Lid.
As a teacher, you already know plenty of ways to work with such texts. The way I go with this one is by introducing the author and the story a bit. We talk about how the students celebrate this holiday and what do they think of scary tales in general. Then we read the text almost to its entirety since I remove the ending so they guess first what could happen in the end after all we’ve read. But that is the final activity besides asking about their opinion of the whole text. Continue reading
After looking for a while for a basic book review template I decided to create my own in order to get what I was specifically looking for. Maybe you find it useful too. Take a look.