What is a metaphor in English? Metaphors are used a lot in English, both in speech and in written text. They are words and phrases which do not have a literal meaning, but imply a resemblance to something or someone.
Are fairy tales still relevant for children today? When we think of fairy tales we imagine all kinds of images from princess to goblins, to witches to scary woods and trolls. Fairy tales have been a huge part of literature
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What is the best in online dictionaries, and learning resources? For many people learning English for the first time or for those looking for great teaching resources we thought we would share our favorite online dictionary with you all. It’s
Resources for Grandparents who want to share their love of reading books with their grandkids Astro’s Adventures Book Club has a wide range of articles for grandparents who want to share books with their grandchildren. Many grandparents know the importance of
The Importance of Reading to your Baby and Toddlers When children are getting to school and they don’t have the words to help them tell the teacher what’s the matter or what they want, then we have to take notice.
10 amazing facts you didn’t know about the English language Over at Chillopedia they complied a long list of unknown facts about the English Language. We thought we’d share with your our favorite 10. If you want to know more
5 quick writing projects for children I’m interested in writing and sharing literature with the world and inspiring children. As a writer, author, blogger and illustrator because one or two people encouraged and inspired me when I was growing up.
5 tips to help your child read a variety of different books Today, a passionate children’s author and educationalist, Jenny Graham from ABCJenny is sharing with us more great ideas about getting children to read. Jenny says reminds us how important
7 Purrfect Idioms about Cats The clever folk at Dictionary.com have compiled 7 of the best cat idioms. We love pets here, and appreciate how much they add to our lives. But, did you know that cats in particular have helped shape