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Call Me By Your Name

Posted by EnglishCaddy on March 9, 2018 at 2:25 AM Comments comments (1)

Cerebral and carnal.

Call Me By Your Name by André Aciman (professor at the Graduate Center of City University of New York) was first published in 2007 and has recently seen a major surge in popularity thanks to the release of the transcendent film of the same na...

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Carrie Fisher, October 21, 1956 - December 27, 2016

Posted by EnglishCaddy on December 27, 2016 at 5:05 PM Comments comments (0)

When a good book is made into a film, the role can make the actor, but when an original story is born in the cinema, it's the actor who makes the role. 

In 1977 the world fell in love with Star Wars.  The relatively unknown actors who first appeared to the public in the roles of the iconic characters of the Star Wars saga, quickly became fused with t...

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14 Great Facebook Pages for Science Lovers of All Kinds!

Posted by EnglishCaddy on September 17, 2016 at 2:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Really Great Facebook Pages for Science Lovers

Facebook isn’t just about Justin Bieber…! Here is a list of some very interesting, informative and active Facebook pages. On these pages you will find information, pictures, facts and discussions about the latest discoveries, research techniques and news in the world of Science.


I Freaking Love Science:

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Why I (Personally) Dislike TED

Posted by EnglishCaddy on May 11, 2016 at 8:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Many students are quite surprised when I list "No TED!" as one of the class rules each semester.  Certainly when we teach in language resource center, TED Talks would be a wonderful resource for undergraduate and graduate students learning English. 

But here's a few notes on why I disagree.

1) The over vulgarization of Science.

The short videos offered by TED Talks, are just that too short.   In attempt to condense the information int...

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The Force Awakens. Star Wars English

Posted by EnglishCaddy on December 26, 2015 at 3:50 PM Comments comments (1)

Recently in our very own galaxy...

A very special film has appeared... A film that has awoken the Force
planted in the soul of a generation of children long ago.

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Day 13 of the 13 Days of Hallowe'en

Posted by EnglishCaddy on September 27, 2015 at 5:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Scary Stories

(repost) A collection of the scariest stories for middle-grade readers. Explore the world of the macabre through these spine tingling tales written by great authors like, Dahl, Poe, Twain, Shelley and Lovecraft.

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Day 12 of the 13 Days of Hallowe'en

Posted by EnglishCaddy on October 30, 2014 at 9:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Blood Punch

If you're having a Hallowe'en party this punch will make a great centerpiece for your table!

You will need:

  • One punch bowl and serving glasses
  • 1 Liter ginger ale
  • 1 Liter cranberry...
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Day 11 of the 13 Days of Hallowe'en

Posted by EnglishCaddy on October 29, 2014 at 8:20 AM Comments comments (0)


Free paper printable from urbanthreads.com.

No need to fear death, when he is as cute as this!

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Day 10 of the 13 Days of Hallowe'en

Posted by EnglishCaddy on October 28, 2014 at 5:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Radio Dramas

Turn off the lights and turn on some these macabre radio series.  Also known as theater for the mind, these twisted tales send your imagination into a technicolor overdrive leaving you with intense nightmares!

Click if you dare!

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