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Who are the Henry Brothers?

John Henry Moorcroft and Paul Henry Zarraga are English teachers involved in ELT publishing in Turkey, currently working for Cambridge University Press and also touring the country giving workshops and presentations to English teachers, mainly on the use of poetry, … Continue reading

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The Power of Image – a presentation for ELT teachers

A good visual image can of course add great power to a presentation or teaching activity, and we’d like to share some favourites from our own presentations: The classroom cliche “I’m not a walking dictionary” raises a smile especially when … Continue reading

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“Are teachers magic?” An ELT conference plenary by magician Doruk Ülgen

The title of this year’s Istanbul Çevre Schools ELT Conference was ‘The Magic of Getting the Best Out of Students”, so the Henry Brothers decided to explore what the two trades of magician and teacher have in common. And to … Continue reading

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Eskişehir this weekend

John and Paul will be performing Kamishibai Man and other storytelling activities for the classroom this weekend (May 7th) at the Gelişim Koleji ELT Conference in Eskişehir. There’a a registration form on the school website http://www.e-gelisim.org/tr/ or e-mail bulent.ozcan@gelisimkoleji.k12.tr for … Continue reading

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The Henry Brothers in Ankara this Saturday (May 5th)

Paul and I will be plenary speakers at the 8th Buyuk Koleji ELT conference on Saturday in Ankara, with our storytelling presentation – Kamishibai Man. Kamishibai means ‘paper theatre’ and is part of a long tradition of picture storytelling in … Continue reading

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Istek 2011 in Pyjamas – an ELT conference report

(Paul Henry says) I just spent an enjoyable weekend watching the second Istek ELT Conference on-line, and a very pleasurable experience it was, too. Not least because I watched a large part of it in the comfort of my pyjamas. … Continue reading

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Poetry Slam

The Henry Brothers recently hosed down their trusty tour bus, filled her with diesel and set out on the road with their much lauded Poetry Slam. From Istanbul to Antalya, at conferences and in workshops, creative juices have been flowing … Continue reading

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