October 31st World Cities Day

How could we mark the occasion in our language classes? It seems very relevant as many of us work in cities, teaching students who live in cities and while it is true that the environmental impact of cities is huge, it’s also the case that many solutions to this issue are likely to come fromContinue reading “October 31st World Cities Day”

Why not World Wasp Day?

World Bee Day is May the 20th as anyone who has used the lesson on this will know. And why wouldn’t there be a day for these wonderful honey-producing, fruit tree-pollinating, civilization-supporting yet threatened insects?  But why isn’t there a world wasp day? Is it their fearsome appearance? Is it the way they bully youContinue reading “Why not World Wasp Day?”

Halloween: green is the new orange

Are you getting ready for your Halloween-themed classes? You probably want to focus on the fun element, yet may also wish to look at reducing the environmental impact of the festivals we celebrate. In this lesson your students can: talk about Halloween study an infographic about the waste created by Halloween investigate ways to enjoyContinue reading “Halloween: green is the new orange”