Today School

Our blog

New Grammar and Vocabulary Games

The teachers at Today School have been really busy creating grammar and vocabulary games so that you can have some fun while you're studying. Try some of these games: Passive Drag or Shoot Game Reported Speech Tetris Quantifiers ( much, many, few...

Revision January – March 2014

Revision Time It's exam time again. Find your level below (look for your book) then click on the links to revise some of the grammar points you've done this term. face2face Elementary Here's what you need to revise:   past simple regular verbs past simple irregular verbs past simple negative past simple questions comparatives how...

Sophie’s Adventures: Mexico to Brazil

Sophie’s Adventures: Mexico to Brazil PART 1 NORTH AMERICA AND CENTRAL AMERICA MEXICO In November 2009 I left my job and my home in London to go on an adventure: Mexico to Brazil. I travelled by bus from Mexico to Panama. Even though travelling by bus for many...

New Songs for 2013

New Songs for 2013 Everybody enjoys listening to music so why not try using music to help you learn English? Songs are a great way to learn new vocabulary, structures and expressions. Song lyrics will stick in your mind along with the rhythms and melodies. To help...

Being a Daddy – Part 2

Lucy’s First Christmas I am of the opinion that Christmas has become far too commercialized, and I get the feeling every time I see a Santa or Father Christmas in a shop window that people are being tricked in some way, as the only reason he...

Hibs end of year up-date

The fortunes of Hibs since I last wrote back in November have been up and down, as usual. If you remember, we were top of the league. One week later we got beat by Dundee, the bottom team. Celtic won and went top again. Since then, we’ve...

Revision October – November

Revision Time It's exam time again. Find your level below (look for your book) then click on the links to revise the major grammar points you've done this term. face2face Elementary Here's what you need to revise:   Questions and Answers Matching Question Words Have / Has Got Have Got Revision Possessive Adjectives Subject Pronouns or Possessive...

Top for a week – at least!

Last weekend, both Hibs and Celtic played on Sunday, though Hibs played first. At home, at Easter Road, Hibs beat Dundee United 2-1 in a hard and difficult game. An important win. Two hours later, Celtic played St. Johnstone at home. Celtic were coming from their good...

New season, new spirit

Welcome back to the obsessive world of Hibernian FC. After the disappointing 1-5 loss in the cup final to neighbours and rivals Hearts, and after just escaping relegation, it was obvious that Hibs had to change a lot of things for the new season. The team also...

How to be a good student!

Here are some ideas to help you to be a great student!!! DO: :-) -arrive on time. You mustn't miss the beginning of the lesson and the homework. -pay attention to the teacher or you will be lost. -"Copy, copy, copy" what the teacher writes on the board. It...

Desert Island

We asked our teachers: If you were stranded on a desert island, which three items couldn't you live without?   Ed: Seeds, shelter, and that hammock I mentioned earlier!!       Tony: My Ipod, my favourite dvds, and beans on toast.       Lily: Music, toothbrush and toothpaste (can that be one thing?), earplugs!!!       Marianne: Bella, my...

Past Times

We asked our teachers: If not now, when would you like to have lived and why? Ed: A long time ago, in a slower moving world...

Inspirational people

Who have been the most inspirational people of the 20th Century? [youtube http://youtu.be/VBGqlflIH5s] We asked our teachers: If you could meet anybody (dead or alive) who would it be and why? Ed: Jesus Christ...

Holidays

What would your dream future holiday be and why? We all dream of going somewhere exotic for our holidays; perhaps lying by the beach or immersing ourselves in a different culture. Here's what the Today School teachers would like to do: Ed: It would be long, so as...

Smelly Week

What's that smell? - The smelliest sneakers in the world On Tuesday March 23rd, 2011, nine-year old Sterling Brinkerhoff and his beaten up, stinky pair of sneakers, beat nine formidable competitors ranging from 7-13 years old, to win the Smelliest Sneaker in America, award. The impressive winning sneakers...

Summer Films

This Summer's Top Ten Films Summer is finally here, and some big movie titles are missing. A-list brands like Harry Potter, Transformers and Pirates of the Caribbean are done — at least for now — and Twilight‘s next chapter won’t come out until Halloween. With such big shoes to fill, which movies...

English Teachers’ Favourite Films

We asked our teachers: What is your favourite film? Ed: I like a lot of films, but I especially like both "Back to the Future” films and also “Heat” with Robert De Niro and Al Pacino.   Tony: The Sound of Music My mother used to take me to the cinema once...

Este sitio web utiliza cookies para que usted tenga la mejor experiencia de usuario. Si continúa navegando está dando su consentimiento para la aceptación de las mencionadas cookies y la aceptación de nuestra política de cookies.

ACEPTAR
Aviso de cookies