Monday, 20 September 2021

26th September - European Day of Languages

 What other languages besides English and Slovene do you speak or understand? 

Read some palindromes (words or sentences that read the same backwards) in European languages here. Do you know any other in English or Slovene?

Some of you have searched for colour idioms in English. Find some more colour idioms in different languages here

Wednesday, 1 September 2021

Welcome back to school!

 The new school year has just started. Happy to be back to school 😉? What are your hopes and wishes for the new school year? 

Wednesday, 21 October 2020

Autumn holidays


What are you going to do during autumn holidays? Are you going to be stuck indoors? What can you do to relax and have fun indoors?

Are these holidays going to be somehow different than the ones in last years? How?

Thursday, 17 September 2020

English Competitions

English School Competition for class 8 will be on Monday, 19th October 2020 at 1 p.m. This year's theme is »Slovenian tales, myths and legends – When we lose our myths we lose our place in the universe. (Madeleine L’Engle). You can find more information about the competition here.

English School Competition for class 9 will be on Thursday, 12th November 2020 at 1 p.m. You can find more information about the competition here

Sunday, 24 May 2020

Let's go to the cinema!

When did you last go to the cinema? It seems really a long time ago, doesn't it? 
What kind of films do you like watching? Why? What's the best film you've seen recently (either in cinema or on TV)? What's the best film you have ever seen? 
Watch  this film trailer and say weather you would like to see the film. Why (not)?

Monday, 11 May 2020

What's the weather like today?

Do you usually listen to or watch the weather forecast? Why(not)? What's your favourite weather? 

Watch this weather forecast for today. Then look for today's weather forecast for a foreign city or country (for example London, Sydney, New York or  Japan, etc.) and write what the weather will be like today. Will it be better or worse than in Ljubljana?

Wednesday, 22 April 2020

22nd April - Earth Day

As you know, today is the day when we think more than usual about the beautiful planet we live on. Watch our planet as it can be seen high from above, from the International Space Station.   Write your opinion about the short video. 

Is the Earth getting better in the last four months? What do you think?


Wednesday, 15 April 2020

What will happen in the next few months?

Try to predict our future. What do you think, how long will we have to stay and work/learn from home? Will we come back to school in May? Will life after corona virus quarantine be better or worse? Why do you think so?

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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

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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?