Tag Archives: Creative writing

Getting to the bottom of ELT blogging

  I know. Another post where I write about writing. Well, blog about blogging to be precise. I had planned to move on from the introspection of recent posts, but my number one reader and encourager @CliveSir requested I write … Continue reading

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The new breed of PARSNIP – hard to swallow?

OLD PARSNIPS… English language teachers have been injecting PARSNIP flavoured material into their lessons for many a long year. As a fresh-faced young novice I was delighted to find inspiration in the form of Taboos and Issues: a selection of photocopiable … Continue reading

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Poetry from paint sample cards and other adventures in creative writing

A few years ago, my boss asked if she could run an idea past me. She thought it would be a good idea to set up a creative writing class alongside the general English classes, and had been wondering if … Continue reading

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