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On Teaching Idioms by Natalia S.Mikunis, EL teacher, Moscow School 1208

Published on 12.06.2020 By Olga Boltneva

Today our students often need some idiomatic language which can be taught in a number of different ways. Here I share my experience. It unites presenting idioms in a context, a high degree of idiomatic language concentration, and practicing various genres of writing/speaking. Examples are provided below. They can be used in many ways, starting […]

To Rhyme or not to Rhyme… (reflections by N.S.Mikunis, or invitation to participate in MELTA POETRY FESTVAL)

Published on 05.06.2020 By Olga Boltneva

Poetry… Verse… Rhyme… It takes some time to recollect what it all means, if anything at all. True, in today’s busy and matter-of-fact world hardly can people easily concentrate on these weird and odd things! And should we? Would it really matter if POETRY deteriorated or vanished? Would our life change? The material one will […]