Friday, 29 April 2016

May Holiday in Poland

3rd May  is a Polish national and public holiday . The holiday celebrates the declaration of the Constitution of May 3, 1791.
The document is considered one of the most important achievements in the history of Poland, despite being in effect for only a year, until the Russo-Polish War of 1792. Historian Norman Davies calls it "the first constitution of its type in Europe"; other scholars also refer to it as the world's second oldest constitution. Read more...

Saturday, 23 April 2016

A Day with Shakespeare

23rd April 2016 is a 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death. 

It's a great ocassion to use Shakespeare's stories with our students.

Irregular Verbs Challenge

Irregular verbs, we need to learn them by heart. If we don't know them, it's impossible to learn more advanced grammar structures.
As students already learnt elementary tenses, they know about three forms:
1. basic form - present smple,
2. II form  - past simple,
3. III form - past participle ( used in Perfect Tenses or passive voice)

Here you can find the list of irregular verbs ---> CHECK  ( for students from Poland mainly)

Monday, 18 April 2016

Queen's Birthday with QR Codes

Queen Elizabeth II was born Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary on April 21, 1926, in London, to Prince Albert, Duke of York (later known as King George VI), and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon. She married Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh, in 1947, became queen on February 6, 1952, and was crowned on June 2, 1953. She is the mother of Prince Charles, heir to the throne, as well as the grandmother of princes William and Harry. As the longest-serving monarch in British history,

Wednesday, 13 April 2016

Fun Before Exams

Spring months are full of school exams in Poland. At the beginning of April we have 6th Graders Exam in primary schools, then Secondary School Exam and in May Matura Exam (which is very important because it opens students way to higher education).

One thing your students should remember is to start studying early !!!

Saturday, 9 April 2016

The Colour of Your Life

Eurovision Song Contest is organised every year in a different country - the winner from the previous year. This year it is going to be in Stockholm (Sweden).
MichaŁ Szpak is the contestant from Poland with the song "The colour of your life".

Saturday, 2 April 2016

Verb 'can' with Gummi Bears!

Do you remember Disney's "Gummi Bears"? If your students don't know the cartoon, you should present them this series. It's a colourful, crazy and clever story that tells what is important in life.
I use the cartoon on my lesson about the verb 'can'.