If you liked Romeo & Juliet, try reading…

A selection of YA fiction and more challenging reads for those who enjoyed the timeless themes and plot within Shakespeare's play Romeo & Juliet.   Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor A beautiful fantasy that is hauntingly captivating. A blue-haired, tattoo-covered Art student in Prague with no (apparent) background tries to understand who [...]

ESL: Natural World

ESL:  Natural World

ESL Natural World Week 1 Vocabulary Quizizz   Tier 2 Vocabulary and Definitions: Vocabulary Definition 1 Artificial (adj.) Made or produced by human beings rather than occurring naturally 2 Alternative Another or different option, possibility or choice 3 Ecologists (n.) People who study the relationship between living things and their environment 4 Scarce (adj.) Something [...]

Unseen Poetry: Terminology

Important terminology for approaching the Edexcel iGCSE Unseen Poetry part of the exam. Arabic translations included for English Language Learners.     Vocabulary   Definition 1 Simile التشبيه في علم بلاغة When something is compared to another using ‘like’ or ‘as’ 2 Metaphor تشابه مستعار When something is compared to another through description as if [...]