Vaci Mihaly Scottish Competition Nov 2006

Primary Schools learn about Scotland Steve performed for the children from several Primary Schools in the Tatabanya area who were taking part in a competition on Scotland. Steve was representing the Robert Burns International Foundation of which he is General Secretary. www.rbif.org The school also sent entries from several students …

Longman’s Conference 29 Aug 2006 REPORT

NEW OPPORTUNITIES AND APPROACHES IN THE CLASSROOM A ONE-DAY CONFERENCE FOR ENGLISH TEACHERS Tuesday 2006. AUG. 29 Fazekas Mihály Fővárosi Gyakorló Általános Iskola és Gimnázium, 1082 Budapest, Horváth Mihály tér 8. Steve Jones was one of the presenters at this conference and covered two different topics (click below to download …

Nyesze Longman Conf. 29 April 2006

Saturday 29th April 2006 at the International Business School Coal Mines and Mining Disasters This illustration comes from the site: http://www.welshcoalmines.co.uk/. Written by a collier who worked underground for some 30 years it is a useful and interesting source – and something intensely personal. It’s about the love-hate relationship miners …

Jozsef Attila X-mas Party

English Lamguage Competition 12th December 2005 The English language Christmas Party and Competition, supported with prizes from Cambridge University Press, was again a great success. Click on the links below for photographs of the event. Jury and Presentations Groups 1 and 2 Group 3 Group 4 Group 5 Group 6 …

MacMillans at Ráckeve

English Language Competition The competition tool place at Ady Endre School in Ráckeve. The winning team was from the Kossuth Lajos Gyakorló Gimnázium in Debrecen. The three books on which the whole competition was based were “No comebacks”, “Tess of the Durbervilles” and “Goldfinger”. Somestudents managed to run all three …

Grouping Songs

‘Singlish’ in the Classroom Most of the songs used tend to fall into one of the following categories and often into more than one: 1. Industrial Ballads including mining, work in mills, sea songs and shanties. 2. Historical songs including Glencoe, marching songs, recruiting ballads 3. Transportation ballads, Australia, USA …

Aims and Objectives

Aims: 1. To develop speaking and listening skills in English. 2. To develop critical use of IT and an understanding of the appropriate use of the internet. 3. To develop an understanding of English language cultures, whether from the UK or elsewhere where English is the main or a major …

Generating enthusiasm:

‘Singlish’ in the Classroom There is every reason to look at songs which they enjoy and take exactly the same approach as we have with our folk and contemporary songs. The opportunity of making comparisons should not be missed. Important note: Watch the language as many modern songs have meanings …