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Joyeuses Pâques ! Happy Easter!
Today is Lundi de Pâques in France and it is a bank holiday. Children have been told that the bells from Rome flew all the way to France to deliver chocolate eggs and they are now happily hunting chocolates in their gardens.
As the school year draws to a close, I have chosen to read a book in Spanish with my students. If we don’t manage to finish the book, my students will have to finish reading it over the summer holidays which will be an excellent practice to keep up their Spanish.
A picture can be a great start for a conversation when it is hard to get students talking in the target language. In my present school, we prepare grade 9 and 10 for the IGCSE exams and one part of the exam is about students having to converse with the teachers about different topics they have previously learned.
On Saturday, my family and I discovered the work of Henry Van de Velde, one of the originator of the Art Nouveau style. As a matter of fact Van de Velde was a Belgian architect, painter and interior designer who spent most of his life in Germany and especially in Weimar.