Monthly archives of “May 2016

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Speaking to convince

– using speeches by Malala Yousafzai and Emma Watson.  The two young women Malala Yousafzai and Emma Watson have both delivered speeches that have gathered wide acclaim.  On December 10th Malala Yousafzai will be in Oslo to receive the Nobel Peace Price for 2014. Take… Read More

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How to answer the exam task

Midterm exams are fast approaching! Do your students know how to interpret the tasks?  English teacher Anne Marie Torp, from Asker vgs, has put together a useful course to make students more aware of what the exam tasks require them to do. The course includes explanations… Read More

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Oral exams for vocational students

Bronia Hamilton teaches English for vocational students, and is engaged in “FYR” as a resource person in Oslo. Here you will find her tips on how to make the oral exam more relevant – or more focused on vocational skills. Tips for the oral exam

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Downton Abbey

Are you a fan of the TV-series? Below you will find an article on Downton Abbey written for us by Professor Tore Rem. Hilde Løvdal Stephens has made a set of activities to accompany it where the aim is to teach students the difference between… Read More