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Daft doodles

All language teachers draw a little, we have to. The Instagram page, Daft Doodles, is by one language teacher who is very good at it, Dave McClure. Enjoy. Advertisements

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Cornucopia – Turkish history, culture, art

We thought it was time to include a plug for Cornucopia, a wonderful resource for discovering so much that is excellent in Turkey. This twice-yearly magazine on art and culture is augmented with a website with articles, an online store for … Continue reading

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Saloua Raouda Choucair at the Tate Modern, London

At this time of year many of our colleagues are visiting Britain, either on holiday or escorting groups of students to summer schools. We would therefore like to recommend an exhibition at the Tate Modern art gallery in London of … Continue reading

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Tools of our Trade – Papier-Mâché

Papier-mâché means “chewed paper” in French and is a technique for making 3D models using layers of paper glued together onto a skeleton structure, made of wire, cardboard, or often a balloon. The Henry Brothers use pieces of old newspaper … Continue reading

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“Crossword Work” by the artist Nancy Holt

This picture is not a classroom activity, it’s not actually a crossword puzzle at all, but was produced by American artist Nancy Holt as a response to the sculpture below, Metronomic Irregularity I by Eva Hesse. John Henry likes this … Continue reading

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