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

Discussion Time: Gerunds and Infinitives

Question time yet again! Please tell us: If you could stop doing something you consider unhelpful for your personal evolution, what would that be? If you paused on your track and stopped to do something right now while reading this post, what would you do? I absolutely adore reading manga. What do you love doing?…

Writing Prompts: 2

If you could invite five people to a dinner party, who would they be? What is each guest like? (Any guest, living, dead, historical, fictitious)

Discussion Time: Using the Indirect Speech

Time for yet another discussion/exercise. Make the following sentences from direct to indirect speech.  I read Paulo Coelho’s book on the 2nd of April. Miranda will buy her friend a mug for her birthday. The guys have already gone to three theme parties. The dog needs to go for a walk. It is necessary to…

Mrs. Penna

Mrs. Penna, who teaches me English in my Junior High school is a wonderful woman. She is fifty years old, and her hair is short and grey. She likes dressing like a 60’s or 70’s woman and she loves shirts. She plays basketball, volleyball and tennis but athletics is her favorite pass-time activity. She loves…

Translation Sites

Having used them myself in the past translation sites like google translate, can be very useful for people who don’t have a lot of knowledge of English but there are times the translating sites are not the best option. Those times are when you want to write an essay or trying to read something and…

Learning Foreign Languages in Greece

What do most school children have in common in my country? It’s the fact that they don’t only learn Greek but one or two foreign languages as well. Usually, European languages are taught in Greek schools. The most popular languages which most greek pupils study, are English, French, German, and some students learn Spanish as…

Writing Challenge: Favourite Places

From now on, our magazine will be hosting writing challenges for both our authors and our readers. Readers can submit their texts on the comment section of each respective Writing Challenge, while writers may create their own posts about them. The first challenge we present you with, is about favourite places to hang out with…