Painting with Van Gogh – CLIL lesson

Do you ever bring art into your ESL classroom? Here´s a lesson idea you can use to get creative and teach English at the same time! Lead-in Have the self-portrait of Van Gogh displayed on the board: Source: google images Ask the students to work in pairs and answer the questions: - Who is this?... Continue Reading →

Building Connections – practical lesson ideas

APPI, the Portuguese Association for English Teachers,  held their 33rd National Conference in Lisbon from the 3rd to 5th of May. It took place at Instituto Universitario de Lisboa and this year´s theme was "Building Connections". I had the pleasure to attend a few, truly inspirational talks/workshops on Sunday and because I can´t just keep... Continue Reading →

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