Book Review: Season of the Witch (Sabrina)

Book Review: Season of the Witch   Season of the Witch (The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina #1) Written by Sarah Rees Brennan 288 pages Published by Scholastic Publication date: 9th July 2019 Summary (from Goodreads): It’s the summer before her sixteenth birthday, and Sabrina Spellman knows her world is about to change. She’s always studied…

Multilingual flashcard: Music

Music in 10 languages What is your favourite type of music? Do you listen to music every day? Music has been a part of human culture for at least 40, 000 years, based on archaeological remains of instruments and it still remains an important part of many cultures and lives. Various studies have suggested that…

Book Review: The Light Between Worlds

The Light Between Worlds Written by Laura Weymouth 416 pages Published by Chicken House Books Publication date: 1st November 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): Five years ago, Evelyn and Philippa Hapwell cowered from air strikes in a London bomb shelter. But that night took a turn when the sisters were transported to another realm called the…

Nerd Poured Candle Crate: Dreaming of Ghibli

NPCC: Dreaming of Ghibli This is the second month that I have ordered this new candle subscription box from Geeky Clean, with three candles, a bookmark and an enamel pin delivered to your door every month. I previously bought the theme for July – For the Love of Books. The website describes the crate like…

Multilingual flashcard: Princess

Princess in 10 languages With the royal wedding just this weekend past, there has been lots in the media about how Meghan Markle has achieved every little girl’s dream about becoming a princess. I’m sure everyone has dreamt at some stage of their parents not really being their parents, but actually a long-lost royal family,…

Wanderings: Game of Thrones Tapestry

Game of Thrones Tapestry The Game of Thrones Tapestry is in the Ulster Museum, Belfast, Northern Ireland. It was commissioned to commemorate all the places in Northern Ireland which were used to film the popular HBO TV series, Game of Thrones. I felt quite justified when Game of Thrones began filming in Northern Ireland and…

Korean through music – Stand up by J-Min (일어나)

Stand up by J-min This song is the main theme for a popular Korean series, To the Beautiful You, which I have been watching recently. As well as being very catchy it is also quite easy to understand so I would like to use it as a focus for learning some new Korean words. Watch…

Music and TV for language learning

Listening to music can be an enjoyable way of learning a new language or simply getting used to the sounds and patterns of that language. Through music you can learn new vocabulary or reinforce what you have already learned – I love the thrill I get when I hear a new word or grammar structure…