Last year, the students from 3rd year Primary enjoyed all the Spelling Contests and became subject-matter experts. This school year, our new 3rd graders are very excited about facing the challenge of spelling words aloud in front of their friends. It will be great!!
In America spelling bees are a huge phenomenon. These two films are very interesting, showing the incredibly tense style of the competition, where one wrong letter means elimination. The huge effort, not only of the children competing, but of their families, and in some cases tutors, is eye-opening.
The lollies are over, instead you get two sweets; I promise, they’re just as good. Who can think of the longest word with the letters b, r and i in it. The letters do not have to positioned next to each other, but they do have to be in order. See what you can do! The longest […]
In the Hobbit, Gollum asks Bilbo Basggins riddles. What is the answer to this one? It cannot be seen, and cannot be felt, Cannot be heard, and cannot be smelt. It lies behind stars and under hills, And empty holes it fills. It comes first and follows after, Ends life, kills laughter.
Our pupils have been searching in computing class and they have learned that the idea of the day was taken from a Spanish tradition. April 23rd has always been celebrated as “The Rose Day” in Spain. On this day, people exchanged roses to show their love and support. However, in 1926, when Miguel de Cervantes died […]
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice-cream. A slimy snake slithered down the sandy Sahara. Our 4th Year secondary students have worked on the pronunciation of different consonant-clusters, and this is why we have practised some funny tongue-twisters in class. Do you know other tongue-twisters in English? Would you like to share them […]
Hidden words. Can you find a girl’s name hidden in this sentence? What I really love doing is watching the news and reality shows on television.