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Growing our language and writing with tigers!

I’ve been meaning to write this post for a while, but just hadn’t got around to it before. I’m also preceded by Anna’s excellent description of her own experience in the Language Garden, so I have a lot to live up to. I’ve been using language plants with my classes...

Music video stories – lesson activity

Pick a music video where both the lyrics and the visuals have a strong narrative. A good example of this is the song Bad Day by Daniel Powter: NB – There is an official video but it’s not possible to embed. Here is the link if you would like to watch it:...

Did you have a nice weekend? – lesson activity

I’m going to give you a sneaky peak into my planning. This is my notebook where I’m writing my notes for lessons at the moment: What do you notice about my text? Any grammatical errors? No. Any spelling mistakes? Ningún. Any words used incorrectly? Nope....

Nike Football Write The Future – lesson plan

In my opinion, conditionals are one of the hardest concepts to master in the English language. I’m a native speaker (and an English language teacher) and even I couldn’t give you a neat succinct explanation without referring to my increasingly dog-eared...