Yesterday, one of my students and I discussed important note-taking strategies to talk about TV programmes. Those 60 seconds in IELTS Speaking Part 2 are crucial for candidates to come up with interesting vocabulary to support their description of the topic. As my student needed some assistance with a variety of expressions to discuss TV […]Read more "Describing TV programmes in IELTS Speaking"
After a heartbreaking season finale on Dexter, I decided to turn my attention to Breaking Bad while waiting for The Walking Dead to return next month. Breaking bad is basically about a Chemistry teacher who decided to make lots of money by cooking crystal meth. But I don’t think I’ll be looking to him for […]Read more "Breaking Bad"
If you don’t already know, I am a horror film fan and so you shouldn’t be surprised when I tell you that I enjoy watching the television series, Dexter. The story is about a serial killer who also works for the police. Interesting, yes? Hollywood films have been very unoriginal and disappointing these days so […]Read more "Talking about your daily routines in IELTS Speaking Part 1"
My teenage students seem to enjoy watching films in their spare time and here is something I have created for them to watch as part of their homework. My children also enjoy the cartoon version of this film. If you would like to improve your overall listening skills, you can try this activity at home. […]Read more "Go Go Gadget!"
Now that my two favourite TV programmes have ended: one for good and the other will be back in October, I’m left with nothing really interesting to watch on the telly. I used to enjoy watching a Spanish drama called Bella Calamidades (translated: Beautiful But Unlucky) and The Walking Dead. Now that both of them […]Read more "The Box"
I am a huge horror movie fan and also a big TV series addict. One of the TV series I am religiously watching is The Walking Dead and I’m quite excited about the final episode that is coming up next week. At the same time, I’m quite sad that it will end then. It has […]Read more "Zombies anyone?"