Monday, September 29, 2014

HOW WE STARTED THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR- IN PICTURES

Shiny happy people during one of our breaks.
Happy new school year, everyone!

Cambridge certificates and a bit of... photobombing!

One of our favourite Pad apps for juniors.

Apart from e-games, we love board games.

The Grammar train appeals to all ages!

New phrasebooks are being prepared.

ECPE ice breaking speaking game in which students have to stand up
 and discover things they didn't know about their classmates' personality.


With senior classes, we have had an interesting talk about how a lie can be revealed through body language and after students caught their teacher 'lying through her teeth' in a game we played, they also watched this video of a retired FBI agent explaining how liars can be spotted.



Saturday, September 20, 2014

LISTENING PRACTICE AT HOME WITH NPR

What is NPR?

NPR, formerly National Public Radio, is a privately and publicly funded non-profit membership media organization that serves as a national syndicator to a network of 900 public radio stations in the United States. (Read more about it.)


How can I find it online?

The main site is www.npr.org. This is where you can choose the topic and program you wish to listen to.


Are there any related mobile applications?

Yes, plenty! Have a look at www.npr.org/services/mobile 

A VIDEO ABOUT (IN)TOLERANCE




ANTI-RACIST SHORT FILM "JAFAR" (by Nancy Spetsioti) with English subtitles

Tolerance has been one of our ECPE DISCUSSION TOPICS.

Sunday, August 31, 2014

WATCH YOUTUBE VIDEOS TO PRACTISE LISTENING

The Greek secret: A video about the Greek 'filotimo'

Big Ben gets a polish from acrobatic cleaners: The clockface of Big Ben in Westminster, London will shine brighter after receiving a specialist polish from a team of abseilers.

Mind control (with Greek subtitles): Ways of brain control and hypnosis

15 most advanced robots ever invented: From bionic men made of synthetic parts to a metal band entirely composed of robots, we count 15 quirky, complex robots from all over the world.

AMAZING EFL APPS

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

'DESPICABLE ME' ON OUR CLASS BLOGS!

Most students have now completed the activities they had to do concerning the film 'Despicable Me 2'.  Here are the answers they gave to our questions, including descriptions of hilarious scenes and sentence formation with new vocabulary. If interested to see more e-writing samples, simply click on the title of each blog and you will be automatically led to the home page, where numerous intriguing posts have been published.

'Despicable Me' posts on The Crazy Students and Bits and Pieces 
Related Posts with Thumbnails

EFL LINKS FOR STUDENTS AND TEACHERS

Wikispaces

WIKI WITH READING TEXTS AND ACTIVITIES

Wikispaces