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R.7 - Extensive reading, reading for pleasure

The Beginning

Average: 3.9 (8 votes)
Danny Danny's been teaching English at EC for 10 years.

There is power in words.

Twenty-six letters of the alphabet.

What I mean is...Passion

Average: 3.8 (11 votes)
Danny Danny's been teaching English at EC for 10 years.

Email Danny!

Message from teacher James at the Thai/Burma border

Average: 2.6 (7 votes)

Hello everyone,

It’s teacher James here writing from the Thai / Burma border amidst floods and fighting.

For those of you who didn’t know I took some time out from teaching with EC Brighton English language school to come to work with Burmese refugees.

Essentially I am on a 3 month placement with the objective of training the Burmese refugee teachers how to best approach the difficult job of teaching English with little or no resources to hand (see pics of classrooms).

Halloween

Average: 3.2 (6 votes)

Danny Danny's been teaching English at EC Malta English school for 10 years.


Do you play the lottery?

Average: 3.2 (5 votes)
Danny Danny's been teaching English at EC Malta for over 10 years.

Twenty minutes ago, I bought my first

What do you think about TV?

Average: 2.7 (10 votes)
Danny Danny's been teaching English at EC Malta for over 10 years.

In the news - English language schools win court battle over visas

Average: 3.5 (11 votes)

Here is a news lesson that really affects us. I have removed some of the words from the text and need you to put the correct word in each gap. What do you think about this situation. Do you agree with the opinions of the people in the article?

Read the full article at http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/education/10569701.stm

Danny's Advanced Level Reading Practice - becoming a parent

Average: 3.2 (5 votes)

Last month, my son Jake celebrated his third birthday so we threw him a small party at home with around eight of his friends. This, incidentally, is not something that I would recommend to anyone who likes their house the way it is, particularly if ‘the way it is’ includes things that break easily, or things that don’t break easily but that can somehow be broken if you try hard enough, or things that are absolutely impossible to break but that can be stained, swallowed or used to break something else.

Introducing EC San Francisco

Average: 3.3 (7 votes)

Opened this month, EC San Francisico is our new 'hot' destination for English learning! Read why you should learn English in San Francisco.

EC San Francisco is coming very, very soon! San Francisco is a popular international tourist destination and there is no better city in the US for students to have a spectacular English learning and living experience.

Danny's Advanced Level Reading Practice!

Average: 3.2 (5 votes)

Danny's is a teacher at EC Malta English language school. He has over ten years of experince. Let's see what he has to say this month:

Every month, at around this time, I suddenly remember (or suddenly get reminded, via a polite email from the EC Team) that it’s time, once again, to write another article. So upstairs I go, where I switch on the computer, bring up Microsoft Word, and scowl fiercely at the blinking cursor while I roll myself the first of too many cigarettes…