Lemminkäinen’s Mother

Our advanced learners (aged around 9 to 12) have been studying myths lately. It was easy to find materials for the Greeks and the Romans – plenty of resources around Zeus and Jupiter – but very little on other mythologies. This is a story I’ve adapted from several sources about the Finnish hero Lemminkäinen, his quest […]

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

Bill Martin Jr.’s Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? book is great for EFL learners – lots of repetitive language, easy vocabulary that they will encounter elsewhere (colours and animals), and beautiful Eric Carle drawings. Like other books, I’ve adapted mine by photocopying it, and enlarging the pictures and text for kids to see, […]