Friday, 20 May 2016

REVISING VIRGINIA WOOLF - 5^C LINGUISTICO


Here you can find a detailed presentation to revise Virginia Woolf's life and works.

“Every secret of a writer's soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind is written large in his works.”  Virginia Woolf

Saturday, 7 May 2016

MAY


"It was an ideal spring day, a light blue sky, flecked with little fleecy white clouds drifting across from west to east. The sun was shining very brightly, and yet there was an exhilarating nip in the air, which set an edge to a man's energy." Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Saturday, 23 April 2016

THE 400TH ANNIVERSARY OF SHAKESPEARE'S DEATH


Read here about William Shakespeare's life, plays and language ... such an amazing article!

Some other interesting articles about Shakespeare's legacy for you to read ... 



23 April 2016: the day that marks 400 years since the death of Shakespeare 

What made Shakespeare a genius? 

“Shakespeare  – The nearest thing in incarnation to the eye of God.”  Laurence Olivier

Friday, 22 April 2016

FICTION'S GREATEST HEROINES






Charlotte Brontë in Jane Eyre created one of fiction’s most memorable heroines. 
Samantha Ellis explains why some characters endure. Read here.

Thursday, 21 April 2016

HAPPY 200TH BIRTHDAY, CHARLOTTE BRONTË!

 


QUEEN ELIZABETH’S 90TH BIRTHDAY



Queen Elizabeth’s 90th birthday celebrations will be one of the highlights of 2016, and you can  follow all the festivities here.
Click here to read lots of articles about Her Majesty's extraordinary life.


Sunday, 3 April 2016

OSCAR WILDE - 5^C LINGUISTICO



Here  you can find my previous post on Oscar Wilde. 
Click here to download a very helpful PDF presentation. 



Saturday, 2 April 2016

APRIL


"The sun was warm but the wind was chill. You know how it is with April day."
Robert Frost 

Monday, 28 March 2016

Saturday, 12 March 2016

ADJECTIVES



Click here to do lots of exercises on adjectives!



Tuesday, 1 March 2016

MARCH


"It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold:  when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade."
Charles Dickens 

Sunday, 28 February 2016

HENRY JAMES


Henry James  was  an American writer who lived in England for a long time, and dealt with English society in much of his fiction. He is regarded as one of the key figures of 19th-century literary realism. He was the brother of philosopher and psychologist William James.
He died  100 years ago, on  28 February 1916.  

Here you can read about his life and works in detail.