http://gty.im/572509273 “Stories tell us of what we already knew and forgot, and remind us of what we haven’t yet imagined.” – Anne L. Watson, author. This week is National Story Telling week! We have been using storytelling as a form of communication for thousands of years. [...]
http://gty.im/631566144 This week's pic is of former President and Vice President of the United States of America, in light of today's presidential Inauguration. Teachers, how do you discuss current events with your class?
http://gty.im/619356422 With a couple of the Creative services team visiting Christmas markets this weekend, this week's pic is of a festive, but quirky German Christmas market in Hamburg. How do you celebrate during the run up to Christmas?
http://gty.im/526009750 This week's image is of a lovely winter scene of a bevvy swans on a lake at dawn, with striking contrasting colours as the sun rises above the trees.
http://gty.im/623144530 This week’s pic is of the supermoon! The moon was 30% brighter, and 14% bigger than normal, and was the closest the moon has been to earth since 1948. Cloudy conditions meant that you were lucky to see the moon at it's fullest. [...]
http://gty.im/530370189 Tomorrow, Bonfire night is celebrated. Also known as Guy Fawkes night, or Firework night. On November the 5th 1605, Guy Fawkes was arrested, preventing the Houses of Parliament being destroyed by the Gunpowder plot. Since then, November the 5th is a celebration of [...]
http://gty.im/496720602 Diwalli celebrations will be in full swing this weekend. The festival of light is celebrated by families and communities coming together, with houses being decorated with lights and candles, and firework displays. The nights are drawing in, and with the clocks going back on Saturday, this lovely [...]
http://gty.im/525334011 Today marks the annual celebration of apples! Apple Day traditionally falls on October 21st, and is mainly celebrated in the UK. It is a celebration of the hundreds of apple varieties and orchards across the country. This lovely image of some Braeburn apples and autumn leaves really captures [...]
http://gty.im/186051517 Caption: Old fisherman in traditional dress, on bamboo raft with cormorants, throwing the net. Li river, Yangshuo, Guilin, China. ELT teachers, we’d love to know how would you use an image like this in the classroom! Let us know in the comments section below.
http://gty.im/474136943 This week's Pic has been chosen for World Elephant Day! ELT teachers, we’d love to know how would you use an image like this in the classroom whether it be to discuss different native species or endangered animals. Depending on the context of your learner this image could be used in many different ways but we’d love [...]