Tag Archives: Cambridge

“Capability” Brown – landscape gardener. And role model for teachers.

The train from London Stansted Airport to Cambridge passes the 17th century country house of Audley End, at one time a palace of King Charles II. Today the house is open to the public and in summer there are picnics … Continue reading

Posted in ELT, The Henry Brothers | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Cakes and Cider – An Urban Myth.

Paul found this urban myth in Erik K. Taylor’s ‘Using Folktales’, published by Cambridge University Press, and thought it would be right up our proverbial street – John being the Press manager for Turkey. This is a true story that … Continue reading

| Tagged , , | Leave a comment

“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

Posted in Cambridge, ELT, The Henry Brothers | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The ancient art of Pung Chu – a kinesthetic punctuation activity for language teachers

  Pung Chu is a martial art, invented by Paul Henry Zarraga, which involves allocating sound and movement to various punctuation marks. The aim is partly to help students remember how to punctuate English texts, but mainly so we can … Continue reading

Posted in ELT, ELT conferences, The Henry Brothers | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments