Jul
04
2017
0

Situations. Bumping into a friend & talking about movies (3, Elementary/Pre-intermediate, A2)

We are happy to share with you a lovely contribution by teachers in one of Spain’s public/state-run language schools for adults (EOI schools).

Going to the movies: Hidden Figures (2017) – with the crosscurricular viewpoint of Education for Equality (Coeducación)

Dialogues for 3 levels: Básico/Pre-intermediate (A2), Upper Intermediate (B2), and Advanced (C1)

Kindly recorded by teachers at the EOI Fuengirola English Department: Marisa & Roberto (for the Básico dialogue), John and MF (for Upper Intermediate & Advanced). Scripts written by… guess who! 😀

Read the transcript here

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Jul
04
2017
0

Situations. Bumping into a friend & talking about movies (2, Upper Intermediate, B2)

We are happy to share with you a lovely contribution by teachers in one of Spain’s public/state-run language schools for adults (EOI schools).

Going to the movies: Hidden Figures (2017) – with the crosscurricular viewpoint of Education for Equality (Coeducación)

Dialogues for 3 levels: Básico, Upper Intermediate (B2), and Advanced (C1)

Kindly recorded by teachers at the EOI Fuengirola English Department: Marisa & Roberto (for the Básico dialogue), John and MF (for Upper Intermediate & Advanced). Scripts written by… guess who! 😀

Read the transcript here

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Jul
04
2017
0

Situations. Bumping into a friend & talking about movies/films (1, Advanced, C1)

We are happy to share with you a lovely contribution by teachers in one of Spain’s public/state-run language schools for adults (EOI schools).

Going to the movies: Hidden Figures (2017) – with the crosscurricular viewpoint of Education for Equality (Coeducación)

Dialogues for 3 levels: Básico, Upper Intermediate (B2), and Advanced (C1)

Kindly recorded by teachers at the EOI Fuengirola English Department: Marisa & Roberto (for the Básico dialogue), John and MF (for Upper Intermediate & Advanced). Scripts written by… guess who! 😀

Read the transcript here

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May
24
2015
0

Books. Ch 1. Orange Is the New Black (Memoir)

orangeCheck out the Talking People webpage for OITNB

Check out the TP webpage for Angela Davis on Prisons

 

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Apr
05
2012
0

Stories. Why I Refused the National Medal for the Arts, by Adrienne Rich

Read this 1997 article written by Adrienne Rich! (for Advanced students)

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Mar
21
2012
0

Stories. Why I Wrote “The Yellow Wallpaper”, by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Read the article, plus some of her stories and the novella The Yellow Wallpaper

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May
13
2011
0

Stories. How Did I Get Away with Killing …?, by Alice Walker

Read the story
Listen to the story

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May
13
2011
0

Stories. Cat in the Rain, by Ernest Hemingway

Read the story

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Dec
23
2010
2

Poems. Dreams, by Langston Hughes

Read the poem

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Oct
03
2010
0

Poems. Song, by Adrienne Rich

Adrienne RichRead the poem and learn more about this insightful author

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May
10
2010
0

Books. The Demon Lover (2 excerpts ch. 1)

Robin MorganThe Demon Lover. On the Sexuality of Terrorism, by Robin Morgan (1989). A Food for Thought text, with comments on what feminism is by your host.

Check out the TP page where you will find these excerpts.

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Feb
02
2010
0

Stories. A Telephone Call, by Dorothy Parker

Dorothy ParkerRead the story and learn about how to exploit literature to keep learning the language!

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Feb
01
2010
0

Poems. Her Kind, by Anne Sexton

Anne SextonCheck out the Talking People webpage for Anne Sexton, and you’ll be able to listen to her!!!

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Oct
23
2009
0

Poems. This Is Just to Say, by William Carlos Williams

William Carlos WilliamsI love this poem. It’s so mysterious, and so honest. I don’t know what it means. I just know it means something mysterious and daily and beautiful, plus totally human. Picture it as a post-it note on a fridge. Hope you enjoy it!

Read the poem

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Sep
06
2009
0

Stories. A Tree, a Rock, a Cloud, by Carson McCullers

Carson McCullersA story which is hard to read, especially if you want to teach students to pronounce the endings and the consonant clusters!!! 🙂

Read the story.

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