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Yesterday saw over 12,000 runners take to the highways for Hong Kong's annual marathon. Here, it's measured in kilometres - 42.195 to be exact.…

18 February 2019

Yesterday saw over 12,000 runners take to the highways for Hong Kong's annual marathon. Here, it's measured in kilometres - 42.195 to be exact. Can anyone tell us how we would convert this into miles? There's a bonus history question too - why do we call it a marathon and why is it that distance? More fun trivia in everyday things; swipe right for the answers🏃‍♂️🏃‍♀️ @ 奧海城 Olympian City

Some excellent tips in here on vocabulary learning - for all ages!…

18 February 2019

Some excellent tips in here on vocabulary learning - for all ages!

Time for another English trick from British Tutors! Having trouble remembering how to use too, two and to? This helpful sentence will help clear…

15 February 2019

Time for another English trick from British Tutors! Having trouble remembering how to use too, two and to? This helpful sentence will help clear them up! ☕️

12th February is Charles Darwin's birthday! The father of evolution never made it to Hong Kong, but if he had we imagine he would have spent…

12 February 2019

12th February is Charles Darwin's birthday! The father of evolution never made it to Hong Kong, but if he had we imagine he would have spent much of his time enjoying the country parks such as Shing Mun here 🌿🇭🇰

All our preschool students love Julia Donaldson's books. Here illustrator Axel Scheffler talks about how to get a dragon off the page and into…

11 February 2019

All our preschool students love Julia Donaldson's books. Here illustrator Axel Scheffler talks about how to get a dragon off the page and into the new medium of stage puppets and costumes.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/video_and_audio/must_see/47175771/gruffalo-artist-axel-scheffler-s-zog-transformed-for-the-stage

Some interesting ideas in here!…

9 February 2019

Some interesting ideas in here!

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Helen: 

"The Chinese New Year break often brings with it lots of wonderful holiday stories from our students. I was lucky enough…

8 February 2019

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Helen:

"The Chinese New Year break often brings with it lots of wonderful holiday stories from our students. I was lucky enough this week to spend a few days in Siem Reap, Cambodia, wandering around the fantastic temples: Angkor Wat and Ta Prohm (the set of the Tomb Raider film!).

I can't wait to hear all about our students adventures next week!"

One final post to celebrate Lunar New Year! The decorations are all so beautiful... can you ever have too many posts?!🏮We love these lanterns at…

7 February 2019

One final post to celebrate Lunar New Year! The decorations are all so beautiful... can you ever have too many posts?!🏮We love these lanterns at Kowloon Bay, but can anyone estimate how many there are? Maths in everyday things 🧧🔢

We've been out pig spotting in Hong Kong! Have a little swipe through 🐷 How many pigs can you spot?  @ Hong Kong…

6 February 2019

We've been out pig spotting in Hong Kong! Have a little swipe through 🐷 How many pigs can you spot? @ Hong Kong

Teaching the next generation traditional calligraphy in Sheung Wan. Happy lunar new year! All of us at British Tutors would like to wish you…

5 February 2019

Teaching the next generation traditional calligraphy in Sheung Wan. Happy lunar new year! All of us at British Tutors would like to wish you and your family a healthy and prosperous year of the pig 🐷 恭喜發財,新年快樂!🖌🀄️

Interesting article about the near future of education!…

2 February 2019

Interesting article about the near future of education!

135 years ago today, the Oxford English Dictionary was published for the first time 📕 Even in today's age of computerised dictionaries, there's st…

1 February 2019

135 years ago today, the Oxford English Dictionary was published for the first time 📕 Even in today's age of computerised dictionaries, there's still something magical about leafing through a traditional one - you never know what words you'll find! Seen here above the Peak, this is the 'Hong Kong' entry from a modern edition, but as a bonus we also learn what a hongi is, and find out that Honiara is the capital of the Solomon Islands. Dictionaries are a real treasure trove 💡

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