Your English skills, a book and hot cocoa

There’s something about autumn that screams “cuddling” and “hot cocoa” while reading a good book. But, reading a good book is more than a simple pleasure of life: it’s a great way to improve your second/foreign language skills. It helps you learn and reinforce words, put them in context, learn correct (and by that I … Read more

Intoduction to English, from age 4

drawing cherry blossoms

Songs, games, crafts, and stories – there is no better way to introduce kids to the world of English than through some good playtime! Date and time: 23 to 26 April 2019 Age: 4 to 8 year olds Location: Chemin Tornay 1, 1218 Le Grand-Saconnex Registration: Enrollment is now closed.

f or ph for fffffffffff?

En anglais uniquement: We had some wonderful “Eureka” moments last week with 8 to 11 year old EFL (English as a foreign language) students while reviewing letters and vocabulary with a spelling game. The word dolphin came up – quite a tricky word for French speakers. On the one hand, the ph is maintained, but the French … Read more

I miss you

Girl already missing friends as her train pulls out the station

I miss you, or do you miss me? Get ready for some brain juggling on the verb to miss! Can you spot the difference in sentence construction between: Tu me manques and I miss you? Miss and manquer: a question of personal pronouns Indeed, in English “I” does the missing, while in French, “you” are … Read more