The Snow White and the Seven Metalists

This is the face I get when I ask my students to write something. Honestly! I know it only too well. As if writing was a self-torture you must take every now and again. But is it really? One of my teacher colleges asked her secondary school students to write a story. Narrative tenses, direct and indirect…

Schools in America vs schools in Europe (Slovakia)

Our dear student and friend, Matúš Jakubička, is sending greetings from the US again. This time he is about to compare Slovak and US schools from the perspective of an exchange student. It is by all means inspiring. Enjoy! 

If God was one of us.

I like assigning tasks which lead students to deeper thoughts about anything. One of my favorite tasks is free writing on a specific topic. I write a topic on the board and set a time limit for students to write anything that comes to their mind when seeing the topic. No matter what the grammar…

Dry eyes

Walking along the silent street, not knowing what will come. The light wind´s starting to meet the man´s questions that overcome the barrier of two minds. Disinterest somewhere hides.   „Would you like me more, if I were a Christian?“ said. Sound of the voice tore off the novel from my head.   What if everybody has…

These things make my day every day

All of us have things we miss if we just forget them home. For example phone, keys or head … But in this blog I’d like to speak about things that somehow make my day special. Enjoy. COAT The way you dress is the way you think about yourself. And there is a differnce between the coat and…

Incomparable

You´re the only one Who knows how far the east is from the west You´re the only one Who knows what for my life is the best   You´re the only one Who suffered and didn´t say a word You´re the only one Who died and rose to save my world   I am one of many…

Speak_up!

Having just had an English language contest at our school, I realised how many of our students can use other than their native language with proficiency! For you guys, and for all the others who are just getting there, we have created a special column where you can state your opinions, agree or disagree and practise your English…