Month: November 2018

Classics Adapted by a Qualified Teacher

Agatha Christie for TEFL, EFL, ESOL and TOEFL students
The Mysterious Affair at Styles for TEFL, EFL, ESOL and TOEFL students

I recently qualified to teach English and published four classics in various editions: Agatha Christie’s The Mysterious Affair at Styles (featuring Poirot) and The Secret Adversary, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and Shakespeare’s MacBeth. They have proved so popular that I decided to give them their own page on my blog!

Each edition is available as an eBook on Amazon, Smashwords and Google Play (2 TEFL editions are also on StreetLib), with paperback and Large Print paperback available on Amazon only.

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Merchandise

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Lazlo Ferran gift mugs

Lazlo Ferran Merchandise

Memories of the 1960s: Issue VI – Shopping

My 1960s Memories has proved popular, so here is another: Shopping.

There is a permanent page for Memories of the 1960s here.

Shopping was confusing in the 1960s, even if you only had pocket money of one shilling to spend, as I did.

Threepenny Bit
Threepenny Bit

The old system of currency could be traced back to the Roman Empire and was based on the penny, symbolised by the letter ‘d’ for denari. Under this system, there were 12 pence in a shilling and 20 shillings, or 240 pence, in a pound. Needless to say, for a kid whose mathematical skills were still developing, I needed one of my parents with me to shop for anything at all!

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