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Day 7 of the 13 Days of Hallowe'en

Posted by EnglishCaddy on October 25, 2014 at 5:50 AM Comments comments (0)
The Raven
by Edgar Allan Poe

Hallowe'en isn't Hallowe'en without Poe, so here is his most celbrated poem "The Raven" with translation by Charles Baudelaire and illustrations by Gustave Doré

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Listen to a reading of the poem by Christopher Walken.

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Remember to be afraid, nevermore!

Day 6 of the 13 Days of Hallowe'en

Posted by EnglishCaddy on October 24, 2014 at 3:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Make a Desktop Zombie

Do you need a little companionship on the cold dark nights while doing your homework?  Print and make this little guy and put him on your desk to help you relieve stress!

Click on the Images above to download your desktop zombie in pdf.

Day 5 of the 13 Days of Hallowe'en

Posted by EnglishCaddy on October 23, 2014 at 3:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Dance the Thriller!

Let's continue on with music, on Day 4 you sang, now on Day 5 let's dance!

Here are some great instructional graphics and videos, to help you learn how to dance like Michael Jackson in his famous video, "THRILLER"!

Looks Easy!  Print the above picture as a reference while you watch the videos!

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Part 2

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Still need more?  Here is a Youtube Playlist with more instructional videos


Here's the original video to see the master at work!

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Good luck, and happy Thrillering!

Day 4 of the 13 Days of Hallowe'en

Posted by EnglishCaddy on October 21, 2014 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Lyrics Training


Improve your English while listening to music!

"The Cask of Amontillado" by the Alan Parsons Project based on the story by Edgar Alan Poe.

created especially for the 13 days of Hallowe'en

Also try out these other Hallowe'en related songs on Lyrics Training!

"Thriller" by Michael Jackson

"A Love Song for a Vampire" by Annie Lenox

"This is Halloween" by Marilyn Manson

and finally for "In the Flesh" fans...

"Charon" by Keaton Henson (Featured in season 1, episode 1 of "In the Flesh")

Enjoy!

Day 3 of the 13 Days of Hallowe'en

Posted by EnglishCaddy on October 21, 2014 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Witch Board

from ravensblight.com free paper toys

Everything you need to create your own Witch Board to communicate with the dead!

Does your ghost speak in English?  Click the images above to download the witch board and instructions in pdf.

For mor great paper Hallowe'en crafts, visit RavensBlight!

Click here for sample questions to ask your Witch Board.

Click here for information on how to use your Witch Board.

Farewell!

Day 2 of the 13 Days of Hallowe'en

Posted by EnglishCaddy on October 19, 2014 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Thriller Film Festival!

Resurected for Hallowe'en, we present you with collection of the cheesiest thriller cult classic films from days gone by.  Featuring Christopher Lee, Jack Nicholson, Peter Cushing and many more!

Click on the skull if you dare!

Day 1 of the 13 Days of Hallowe'en

Posted by EnglishCaddy on October 18, 2014 at 3:35 PM Comments comments (0)

 

Let's begin at the begining.

A Brief History of Hallowe'en

Learn about Hallowe'en by watching this brief video and taking the listening comprehension quiz.

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13 Days of Hallowe'en!

Posted by EnglishCaddy on October 18, 2014 at 1:40 PM Comments comments (0)

It's time to celebrate Hallowe'en! 

So let's do it with class with a 13-day evil advent calendar!

Starting tomorrow, and ending with the holiday of holidays on October 31st, EnglishCaddy will be posting free and fun things for Hallowe'en everyday for the next 13 days!

Lot's of stuff coming your way!



For updates check back here on the Blog or follow EnglishCaddy on Facebook today.  You won't regret it!

Upcoming Stuff

Posted by EnglishCaddy on September 13, 2014 at 7:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Hello everyone!

Well school is now upon us! I hope the rentrée has been kind to everyone :).


Coming up this year is the return of many popular TV series and films and here are a few that have tie-in pages on EnglishCaddy!

The Walking Dead

Season 5 of The Walking Dead is scheduled to air on AMC on October 12, 2014, and is part of this year's English Challenge!

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Click here to find zombie based activities and exercises. 

Click here to see the Zombie English Challenge.

Click here to see the many books that the series is based on.

Mockingjay

Part 1 of the 3rd film of the Hunger Games trilogy is scheduled to be released in France on November 19, 2014.

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Click here for fun Hunger Games based activities. 

Click here for the past Hunger Games English Challenge.

Click here to see the original books of the trilogy.

And finally,

A Game of Thrones

While the premier of season 5 has not been officially announced, I'm predicting that it will be aired on HBO on April 6, 2015.

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Click here for book and series based activities for A Game of Thrones. 

Click here for last year's English Challenge.

Click here to see the book series of A Song of Ice and fire.

There are many exciting ways that you can learn and improve your English.  Why not attack the language from your favorite series?!

Have a good school year!, and enjoy your English!

-G


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