Monday, 21 November, 2016 - 09:51

One day last September I was walking home from the supermarket when I passed Spiderman on the street.

Thursday, 17 November, 2016 - 11:23

Every Wednesday evening, I tutor two 14-year-old boys. Last week, the subject of reality television arose. They were surprised by my interest in the subject.

Wednesday, 16 November, 2016 - 15:12

I sometimes find that watching a film adaptation of a book helps me to understand the plot of a book. This is especially true for books from a different period or with a difficult dialect.

Thursday, 10 November, 2016 - 11:23

We have all been there.

“Hey, have you watched The Walking Dead series?”
“No …”
“You need to watch it!”

Wednesday, 20 April, 2016 - 14:58

It is the end of the school holidays where I am posted as a language assistant in France.

Wednesday, 20 April, 2016 - 14:37
by CleaG

A three-time television award winner, and one of my all-time favourite shows on British TV, Gogglebox is a reality programme like no other. Imagine this ...

Wednesday, 10 February, 2016 - 08:58
by LouiseH

My New Year’s Resolution this year was to take up a new hobby.

Wednesday, 20 January, 2016 - 15:35
by NicolaD

The Oscar nominees for 2016 have been announced, but do we really care?

Wednesday, 6 January, 2016 - 20:53

I have recently returned to work after two weeks off for the Christmas break.

Monday, 14 December, 2015 - 12:37

This week I decided to bake chocolate chip cookies to surprise my flatmate as she is studying for her exams at the moment.

Wednesday, 9 December, 2015 - 13:41

Whenever I ask my French high school pupils what they do in their free time, the answer always seems to be one of the following: a) sleep, b) see my friends/boyfriend/girlfriend or c) play video ga

Monday, 7 December, 2015 - 09:09
by CleaG

Last week I decided to watch the film Divergent, (and the next day was so addicted, I absolutely had to watch part two: Insurgent).  In this action-packed movie, the remaining pop

Monday, 23 November, 2015 - 09:48
by DaisyB

It may not be the weather for it but you can never beat sitting down with a homemade scone and a nice cup of tea (milk and no sugar, of course).

Tuesday, 17 November, 2015 - 09:49
As I settled into the theatre seats I really wasn’t sure what to expect from the film I was about to see, intriguingly entitled The Lobster.
Thursday, 12 November, 2015 - 18:51

I was invited round to a friend’s house for a ‘pot-luck’ dinner the other night. I’d never heard of this term before but my American friends use it all the time.

Friday, 30 October, 2015 - 14:41
by DaisyB

You know who I mean, Sherlock Holmes of course! I have very quickly learnt that he is not just popular back in the UK, but is huge around the world.

Wednesday, 14 October, 2015 - 08:04

Last week the final of the hugely popular TV show The Great British Bake Off was broadcast by the BBC and attracted a record audience of over 13 million viewers.

Friday, 9 October, 2015 - 10:13
by HollyK

It’s incredibly rare to find shows that aren’t in the English language to watch on British TV, especially on the mainstream channels.

Tuesday, 6 October, 2015 - 11:07

I have recently moved to France to work as an English language assistant in primary schools in a lovely little town called St Amand Montrond in the Cher department of France.

Wednesday, 30 September, 2015 - 10:16
by AlexC

Circuses have been around since the 18th century and for years were one of the most popular forms of entertainment.


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