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Celebrate St. David’s Day 28 February 2015

Posted by Ryszard Oślizło in Film, Great Britain, Holidays, Lessons, Symbols, UK, Video.
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March 1 is St. David’s Day
Wales celebrates it’s national day

Watch the film made to celebrate St. David’s Day, the National Day of Wales.

On Think English YouTube channel you’ll find credits to the authors for their video clips used and edited in this film. Enjoy!

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English in a nutshell 16 May 2014

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Are you a middle school graduate looking for information on English classes at Korfanty High School in Jastrzębie-Zdrój? Well, then you can relax, ’cause you’ve come to the right place. Check the prezi below and find all you need to know about what you can expect as our student. Enjoy the prezi and feel invited to our school! To see the prezi – CLICK ON THE PICTURE

Valentine’s Day 2014 14 February 2014

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Meet Mr. Avatar and join a short English lesson on Valentine’s Day that took place at High School No. 2 today. To see the prezi – CLICK ON THE PICTURE

Partners in Grammar 3 February 2014

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Here’s a short video project made after a series of English lessons on practical grammar. Its aim was to illustrate the use of some present and past tenses. The project was participated by 2nd form students of Wojciech Korfanty High School in Jastrzębie-Zdrój, Poland.

We hope you’ll enjoy the video. Have fun watching!

‘English Cafe’ class at McDonalds 3 November 2013

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“Sir, there’s a special offer for free coffee at McDonald’s. Why don’t we go and have a class over a nice cup of coffee?” said Justyna after I had asked what else we could do to make our ‘English cafe’ classes even more fun.

‘English cafe’ classes are those conversation lessons where nobody can speak a single word in Polish. I usually prepare handouts with Q&A activities and discussion topics but, generally, you can speak freely about anything and to anyone, provided you’re speaking English. And you can have something to drink – after all it’s supposed to be a cafe.

Justyna’s suggestion was excellent and so we went out of school on Tuesday morning and headed for McDonald’s. The weather was excellent and so were the students’ moods. On the spot I gave them handouts with questions concerning ‘personality’ and ‘change’ – to be discussed over free coffee.

Some students documented the field trip with their smartphones or tablets, using the Animoto application which I’d asked them to install. I hope you will enjoy the video made by Krzysiek Gołębiowski as much as we all enjoyed our ‘English Cafe’ class at McDonalds!

Halloween 2013: What’s your worst fear? 31 October 2013

Posted by Ryszard Oślizło in Holidays, Lessons.
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What scares the hell out of you…?

What frightens you to death…?

Watch the video with your eyes wide open
and your heart pounding…

You’ll turn as white as a ghost
and you will shake like a leaf…

But if you’re brave enough
CLICK THIS LINK
and you will learn all about fear…

Happy Halloween!

Australia Day 2013 – konkurs na prezentację 23 January 2013

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Co wiesz o
AUSTRALII?
Think English ogłasza konkurs na prezentację przygotowaną w aplikacji
PREZI.

Kliknij, żeby powiększyć!

Przygotuj
prezentację na temat Australii.
Aby to zrobić:

(1) wejdź na stronę http://prezi.com i załóż swoje konto (możesz to zrobić jednym kliknięciem, przez Facebook).

(2) obejrzyj filmy pokazujące możliwości aplikacji PREZI
i uczące jej wykorzystania
(KLIKNIJ TUTAJ => FILM INSTRUKTAŻOWY),
(LUB TUTAJ => PRZYKŁADOWE PREZENTACJE),


(3) wykorzystaj swoją wiedzę o Australii oraz pomysłowość i kreatywność, aby stworzyć ciekawą i inspirującą prezentację.

A NASTĘPNIE:

(4) wyślij link do swojego projektu na adres: think.english[at]op.pl wraz ze swoim imieniem, nazwiskiem i klasą,

(5) pamiętaj: termin upływa 1 lutego 2013,

(6) możesz wygrać nagrodę i dostać ocenę cząstkową!

Powodzenia!

New Year’s Resolutions 1 January 2013

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For a good start in the New Year 2013, remember to make a list of resolutions! You will find some ideas in the New Year’s presentation I prepared for the students at Wojciech Korfanty High School as well as for all the English Thinkers to enjoy.

Just CLICK ON THE PICTURE.
I hope you will like it.

Happy New Year!

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