Adbusters: Raising Remix Literacy Skills

How do we engage students to learn English while using their ‘remix literacy’ skills? By ‘remix literacy’ we mean the ability to take existing content and make something totally new. Memes are an example of this as people write their own text over a famous picture. Try this lesson and students will:  analyse some remixedContinue reading “Adbusters: Raising Remix Literacy Skills”

Fake or Fir this Christmas? #sustainable Christmas tree

I’m delighted to post a lesson by Tabea Heimbach, a teacher in Portugal with a passion for environmental issues. Over the last years, Christmas has changed from a peaceful holiday to a stressful period involving high consumerism and social pressure. As the end of the year arises it is time to reflect on our goodContinue reading “Fake or Fir this Christmas? #sustainable Christmas tree”

November – Black Friday or #BuyNothingDay?

Black Friday is coming. Did you know that for many people it is international Buy Nothing Day? Why do people choose this? Find out more with this lesson Suitable for classes B1 upwards. Learners will: discuss shopping habits analyse an image about Buy Nothing Day Persuade their friends to have a day without shopping ItContinue reading “November – Black Friday or #BuyNothingDay?”