Erstwhile Tales

Everybody involved in language teaching sooner or latter teaches literature, poetry or the classics. Great texts that have influenced our way of thinking or even our societies as a whole. The Grimm brothers’ fairytales are among the most well-known stories ever told and an excellent introduction to language. Perhaps the greatest struggle for an ESOL…

Do We Spend Too Much Time Gaming?

During the quarantine, the only way you can play with your friends is online. But some children play more than they should, or so do parents think. But do they spend too much time? Let’s find out. Most of the children replace their training to play videogames. But this is not necessarily bad, because the…

Exercise Time: Brainstorming

If you could take some extra-curricular activities at school, what would they be? There are some suggestions here, and we would like to know how do you think they could help you? What could you gain by learning any of the following? cooking swimming debating chess ICT (Information Computer technology)  

Exercise Time: The Causative

Two parts in this exercise: Answer the questions: When did you last have your hair cut? Have you had anyone make a sweet for you? Will you get anybody to buy you something after this situation is over? Did teachers have you do a lot of homework in the past? Make three sentences with the…

Exercise Time: Forming Sentences

Let’s play with words and see who does better! Make sentences and expressions using the following words: among beneath around beyond along within through back

Daily Routine

Hello, again readers! This time we would like you to describe your daily routine for us. What do you do on a work/school day? When do you get up? What kind of breakfast or food do you generally like and eat? Do you talk to friends? What are your hobbies? do you usually spend time…

Art Therapy

There is a current school of thinking in psychotherapy and emotion management that claims you can release negative (or even positive) feelings and facilitate therapy through art. Any kind of medium is good enough; visual arts, photography, painting or sketches, written forms, poetry, and prose, or music. It promotes calm and quiet and even helps…

Friedrich August von Hayek

Friedrich August von Hayek is one of the best economists in the 20th century. He was born on 8/5/1899 in Vienna, and he died on 23/3/1992 in Freiburg. Hayek is popular mainly because of his theories of classical liberalism. Also, he is known because of his book “The Road to Slavery”, his Nobel economic prize…

Ideal Dinner Party of Idealness

There is a recent post on this site called: “Writing Prompts 2”, which poses the question “if you could organise a dinner party with five people, who would they be?”. Here is my answer. My first guest would be the Youtuber and influencer Jacksepticeye because he is a great entertainer and helps make get through…

House or Business

Everyone has dreamed to have a lot of money. It’s true that with money you can buy houses, cars and open companies. But what is better for a rich guy; one big house or a great company? Let’s find out. Let’s start with the house. At first, a house is safer because it does not…

Estate vs Business

So, in a recent post, there was a question; would you rather buy a house or a business? In my opinion, I would prefer to purchase a company, which is a business. Some might ask: But why would you not want to buy a place to live in? Well, even if you have a stable…