I'd like to branch out (IELTS again, CPE) and explore some new textbooks, different games and try and 'test' my students in more effective ways. The majority of my students will be taking exams (B2-C2) this year and I want to ensure that I can help them to be as prepared as possible.
Book 16 of 2018: Turtles all the way down, by John Green. After reading The Fault in our Stars last year and becoming completely obsessed with the story, I went on to read Paper Towns (then watch the movie) and then bought Will Grayson, Will Grayson. I am in love with the way John writes. I know he's... Continue Reading →
Book 17 of 2018: Camino Island 🌴 by John Grisham Well, well, well... I’ve heard a lot about Mr Grisham and his writing but this is the first book of his I’ve read. I can honestly say I wish I hadn’t had so much work to do this week because I didn’t want to put... Continue Reading →
First of all, I have a confession to make. I've tried twice to read this book, but moved on after a couple of pages each time. Last Sunday and throughout the week I persevered. Despite only reading a few pages at a time at work, I made a real attempt last night. 11pm until 4am... Continue Reading →
Sky Song - by Abi Elphinstone My oh my! What a truly beautiful piece of art. This book contains so much more than just words. The magic within this book is dreams and love, friendship and bravery, family ties and determination. Whilst I rarely ever read books like this, because I'm completely obsessed with crime,... Continue Reading →