Category Archives: Books

Getting inspired

You have to write a composition or a story for homework and you feel your imagination has gone, come on! Writing can be an exciting experience, just look around, places, people, books you know… to get inspired, organise your ideas and try to be original.

😎 Try it! Watch and listen what Farrah says in this video about the best ways to be creative and inspirated for your best writings!

The Lord of the Rings into passive


Are you a Lord of the Rings fan? You can watch the opening scene, visit the official site and learn more about Tolkien universe, books and movies.

😎 Try it! If you want to learn more about Lord of the Rings as well as about English grammar and passive voice, you have to visit this site where you can do some crosswords, exercises or multiple choice activities.

Poe animated

Do you like horror stories? Then Edgar Allan Poe is your writer! He was an American writer, poet, editor and literary critic, best known for his tales of mistery…

😎 Try it! One of Poe’s best stories about crime was ‘The Tell-Tale heart’. Read the story or click on the video to listen as well as to watch the tale. Poe is one of the best American writers, hope you enjoy his tales but be careful about nightmares…

A ‘real’ Martion invasion in 1938

The War of the Worlds was an episode of the American radio drama. It was performed as a Halloween episode on October 30, 1938 and directed and narrated by Orson Welles. The episode was an adaptation of H.G.Wells’ novel The war of the worlds. Although was a performance of the book, many listeners thought that an actual Martian invasion was in progress!!

😎 Try it! Read more about The war of the worlds by clicking on the link above, listen to the original radio broadcasting and then imagine you are a radio newsreader and try to do your own version of this broadcast. What are  you going to talk about? How? How will you impress your listeners? Write and perform a dialog with your classmates.


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