Multilingual flashcard: Christmas Tree

Multilingual flashcard: Christmas Tree Have you put up your Christmas tree yet? Do you get a real tree, decorate one outside or use an artificial tree? What kind of decorations do you have on your tree? We put our tree up a few weeks ago as we will actually be at my parent’s house for…

Multilingual flashcard: Castle

Castle in 10 languages Castles have a special place in our collective imagination, and they dot the landscape in many countries, either as beautiful buildings still used and loved or as evocative ruins, slowly disintegrating. Castles in different countries each have their own unique characteristics, yet are all equally beautiful. I have a lot of…

Wales for a week!

Wales for a week! By the time you read this I will already be in Wales…and completely without internet! Before this year I had never been to Wales, yet this is the second time this year that I will be going. The first (and last!) time was with a group of teachers to prepare for…

Oliver Jeffers at the V&A

Oliver Jeffers at the V&A I was lucky enough to attend an event at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) on Saturday 26th May, where Oliver Jeffers talked about his journey to becoming an illustrator and writer. Before his talk, he signed books at Waterstones in Walthamstow. I am a massive fan of Oliver Jeffers’…

YA Shot 2018

YA Shot was held on Saturday 14th April in Uxbridge, London and featured a plethora of wonderful authors sharing their experience and knowledge around the theme of human rights. The event is organised by Alexia Casale and her dedicated team of volunteers, led by the amazing Luna from Luna’s Little Library. If you just want…

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…

Off to Wales!

Your regularly-scheduled post (which I had planned to be a review of YA Shot, whoops) has been postponed because I’m going away for the weekend. In a few weeks my school will be taking the Year 6s to climb Mount Snowdon – yay! Some of the teacher have to go to check the route, make…

YA Shot Tomorrow!

Tomorrow is YA Shot in Uxbridge, London. This is my first time attending an event like this so I am excited, yet nervous. I have also signed up to attend the YA Blogging Awards in the evening so I am looking forward to meeting some of the lovely people I follow online in real-life. The…

Multilingual flashcard: Relax

Relax in 10 languages Hope all the teachers out there are getting a chance to relax (and read!) over the Easter holidays. I also hope that anyone who is back to work is looking forward t a nice, relaxing weekend! What do you do to relax? Let me know in the comments! I like to…

Multilingual flashcard: Deer

Deer in 10 languages for your daily language learning.   These beautiful creatures can be seen in almost every country – the only continents on which they were not originally found were Australia and Antarctica! They have been an important source of food, antler and skin since prehistoric times and are depicted in prehistoric art….

Free Language Courses on Futurelearn

I love MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses)! Before I started my current job, I used to study lots of different courses and I am determined to get back into it again as I really enjoyed all the new knowledge and skills I gained from them. Today I’m going to introduce a few courses for language…

Multilingual flashcard: New Year’s Eve

Happy New Year’s Eve to everyone! I hope you are having a great end to 2017 and are looking forward to 2018! Thank you to everyone who has read, liked and commented on my blog over the past year. I really hope that these multilingual flashcards have been useful for your own language learning or…