English Village Conversation Clubs

I haven’t posted about any of my adult groups for so long, but I am glad to say that they are still very much active. 🙂

The intimate conversation clubs in Barcola, Prebeneg and in Trieste city centre are going beautifully, our recent conversation topics include James Bond, hurricane Sandy, house chores, newly coined words, the Euro crisis, and even adult only airplanes.

With the festive season upon us, you can imagine what the next topics will be about.:-)

My name is Bond, James Bond

This week’s adult conversation groups revolved around a wisecracking, gun-toting, Martini-drinking, rule-breaking, brash brainy Brit, named James Bond.

We started by reading an adjective loaded text about the master spy, and then, after checking our understanding, we delved into discussion about both James Bond and our personal cinematic preferences.

It was a week of really good conversation, the only was Martini, shaken not stirred. 🙂

Story Cube Adventure – The wanderings of a young boy.

Once upon a time there was a man building a castle. While he was building, his son threw a ball and instantly both a ghost and a comet appeared.

The ball disappeared over the top of the castle, so the boy, laughing madly, climbed a nearby ladder and left his father working alone.  At the bottom of the cliff, on which the castle was being built, he found a box. He started carrying the box away, when he stumbled. (more…)

Rory’s Story Cubes

I am always looking for new toys, so during my last hop to London I picked up a couple of boxes of ‘Rory’s Story Cubes’.

I thought that they could be fun to play with in my more advanced classes, and I was so right. 🙂 Last week The No. 1 Ladies’ discussion group became the first group to use them and it was an astounding success. We had so much fun.

Feelings 2.0

Feelings 2.0 JPEG.

Emoticons PNG.

Easter Mind Map

 Here is The No. 1 Ladies’ Discussion Group‘s Easter mind map.

Thank you, ladies. Here is the JPEG for you to download.