Five listening exercises that include music
"Music is the soul of language," said Max Heindel. Here it is important that you or the students pay attention to the speech rate, pronunciation and language.
An example of an exercise can be to let your students write a story based on a …
Ten lesson ideas for speaking exercises
In this package you will find ten ideas and speaking assignments with which students can speak freely in the classroom. The emphasis of these exercises is on speaking together, telling, presenting, describing, reconstructing and also listening to …
Are there planets that resemble the Earth around other stars?
This article provides up-to-date information about developments in the field of the discovery of exoplanets. It provides details about the discovery of a new earth-like planet revolving around a star at 22,000 light-years away, using a new …
The first light in the universe
This article provides interesting and detailed information about modern research into the history and evolution of the universe. It can be used for interdisciplinary education, for example in physics, astronomy, astrophysics or philosophy. …
Vibration: Gravitational waves
This article describes the operation of gravitational wave detectors: large but very sensitive machines that students can find very interesting. The details of how the machines work and the problems that needed to be solved to achieve their high …
Apollo - 50 years of moon landing
Half a century ago Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon. A total of twelve astronauts would walk around our neighbor. The first moon landing kept the whole world glued to the TV set, the last flight hardly received any attention.
After fifty years …
Lesson inspiration from the port: Container giants
The port of Antwerp regularly gets the news about a possible expansion, employment, container ships and much more. You can use current events as a starting point in class.
In this article about container giants we provide a brief explanation of the …
The modal split of the port of Antwerp
The traffic problems on the highways around Antwerp make the news regularly. In addition to the frequent commuter traffic, the flow of goods, the so-called modal split , also has a major impact on this.
That makes traffic & transport a current …
Boost your foreign languages with Netflix
Blog post explaining how Language Learning with Netflix works.
Via this extension you can play subtitles on Netflix in two languages in a Chrome browser and look up vocabulary in a foreign language.