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An insightful story from one of our Sydney Ability teachers!!!!

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Yesterday I met up with a student at the beautiful Bronte and Tamarama beaches for some sunbaking, swimming and interesting conversation. We chatted effortlessly about our lives, her experience in Australia and at the school. I found myself recognising and marvelling at the improvement in her vocabulary, fluency and accuracy as compared to when she […]

A New Year … New Habits … And Other Things – INTERMEDIATE 1

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I asked my class to submit their ideas and not only was it interesting to see that some of them had bagged to best places to watch fireworks but also were keen to get into the spirit of things by making New Years resolutions…hopefully at the end of the year they can revisit the blog […]

The Holiday Season – Intermediate 4

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I asked my students how Christmas differed between their countries and Australia, and here are some of their thoughts. After we chatted about this, we had a classroom Christmas party, with food from their different countries, and we watched YOU TUBE music videos that the students chose to represent their country’s music.  It was a […]

Xmas in my country!!! – IELTS day class

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The IELTS class were asked to write about Xmas in their country, what they will miss, and how it is different from what they will do here in Oz. Plus, what they were going to do for the holidays. They certainly did a wonderful job. Enjoy!    Eugenio  In Italy, the Xmas is the period of […]