Wednesday, 8 April 2020

Happy Easter!

Do you celebrate Easter? What do you do? What special food do you eat?
In England people eat hot cross buns. What about in Slovenia?

Click here to watch an Easter bunny story. 

Wednesday, 1 April 2020

What are they doing?

Watch  this animation first. Do you like it? 
What about you and your family? What are you doing right now?

Now make two Present Continuous exercises: exercise 1    exercise 2

Sunday, 29 March 2020

Home schooling

Rezultat iskanja slik za clipart learn at homeNow you have two weeks' experience of home schooling or distance learning. Compare this with learning at school. What is better, what is worse? Do you miss anything / anyone? Write a few sentences comparing both schooling.

Friday, 20 March 2020

The trees

In the 6th grade we have talked about the trees and why they are good for us. Now listen to the story The giving tree and then answer the questions:

What is the boy (man) in the story like? What is the tree like? What does it give to the boy?

You can find the book in the Slovenian language. What is its Slovene title? 

Monday, 2 March 2020

Do you care about the world we live in?

Look at some of the amazing pictures made by Chris Jordan and find out what are they made of (click on the images to zoom).  Have you found any surprising facts?

What about you? What can you do to help the wold become a cleaner and better place?

Friday, 7 February 2020

From our workshop

Here are two photos from our interesting workshop with Mrs. Mahkota. The best translation into Slovenian was made by Pia and Veronika, 8. a. Congratulations to both of you and enjoy reading the book you've got as a prize!

Monday, 23 September 2019

European Day of Languages

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How many foreign  languages do you speak? How many languages can you recognize?Listen to people speaking different European languages  and find out. 

Wednesday, 6 March 2019

Bookworms competition

Click here to start the online competition. Good Luck!

Saturday, 2 March 2019

5th March 2019 - Fat Tuesday or Pancake Day

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Do you know how Fat Tuesday  is celebrated in Great Britain? What do people do on that day and what do they eat? Check this video. Compare this tradition with the traditions that we have in Slovenia. Which do you find more interesting? Why?
Do you like pancakes? Can you make them? What's your favourite filling?

Sunday, 21 October 2018

Roddy Doyle - Brilliant!

Irish writer Roddy Doyle, the author of  Brilliant! (now in Slovene translation as Super), will come to Slovenia in November. He'll be a guest at the Ljubljana Book fair and those of you who have read the book will be able to meet him or even put him some questions. 
Have you already read the book? Write your opinion in this post. 
If you haven't read it so far, you can read an extract and you may decide to read it later. 

Monday, 15 May 2017

World Flight 2017

At today's English class we have read about Matevž Lenarčič's flight around the world in 2004. Check on this website what he has  accomplished since then and what project he has done this year. 
Don't forget to look at his photos. What do they tell you about our planet? What other interesting information did you get? 

Sunday, 16 October 2016

Bob Dylan awarded Nobel Prize for Literature

"May you grow up to be righteous
May you grow up to be true
May you always know the truth
And see the lights surrounding you
May you always be courageous
Stand upright and be strong
May you stay forever young
Forever young, forever young."

Some people find this year's Nobel prize winner for literature surprising and unusual. What's your opinion? Do you know any Bob Dylan's songs? Which one is your favourite?

Tuesday, 13 September 2016

Fantastic Mr. Roald Dahl

Rezultat iskanja slik za roald dahl 100 factsYou all know that this year we celebrate the 100th anniversary of Roald Dahl's birthday. I'm sure you have read some of his books or even seen a film based upon his excellent stories. 

What is your favourite Dahl's book and why do you like it?

Did you know that he invented more than five hundred new words? Find some more information about his life and work here.

Monday, 21 March 2016

World Poetry Day - 21st March

Do you know what people around the world do on this day? 
What about you? Have you got a favourite poem? Do you know any poems by heart? Do you write poems (in English)?
Share with us a short poem or a verse that you like!

Here's one of my favourite by William Blake:            

         To see a World in a Grain of Sand
         And a Heaven in a Wild Flower,
        Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand 
        And Eternity in an hour.

Friday, 5 February 2016

Our Shakespeare Day

All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acting being seven ages. (Shakespeare)

Monday, 9 November 2015

Have you eaten breakfast today?

Do you usually eat breakfast? What do you usually eat? If you don't eat breakfast, what's your excuse?
Watch this video to get an idea for a perfect breakfast. Nowadays there are a lot of cookery shows on tv. Do you sometimes watch them? What do you know about the man on the video? 

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

Holidays are almost here ...

Just a week and our summer holidays will finally begin. 
Where do you usually spend your summer holidays? What do you do? What's your favourite holiday activity? Are you going to travel somewhere this year? Where? Do you write postcards from your holidays? Are you going to speak English?

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

A princess has been born

Princesses do not live only in fairy-tales. There are some in the real world as well. Just recently one has been born in Great Britain. 
What do you know about her? What will her life be like, in you opinion?                                                                                                                     

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Working as a movie translator

Today you have learned something about translating movies and writing subtitles. What was this experience like? Do you find this job interesting (creative, difficult, ...)? Why? 

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

17th March

17th March is a special day and a holiday in one of the English speaking countries? Where? How is it celebrated? What do people do on that day? Would you like to celebrate it too? 
Find some information about this day and post it in comments.