International Children’s Book Day

Man in Gray Shirt Holding Baby in White Onesie

In these trying times, one must not forget the value of a book and the importance of broadening our horizons.

Inspire your children to grab a book or even better, read it to them. Try to take advantage of the time you have with them to not only bond, but to ignite their imagination and most importantly, encourage them to pursue their dreams.

 

 

My students complain that CLIL reading texts are too long and difficult to deal with… What should I do?

by Dimitris Primalis

Unlike traditional EFL (English as a Foreign Language) texts, which are graded and fairly simple for lower level class, texts in CLIL books are usually long and more demanding in terms of vocabulary, structure and are usually different in terms of task types (e.g. students may have to complete a Venn diagram). These features may bring to surface complaints by students and parents and add further pressure to the educator.  How can you deal with it?

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