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SADLY, the introduction to this page – which we are not using at the moment – is very poignant.  Christian – in the chequed shirt – succumbed to Corona in the first winter which is why I am leaving these pictures as they were until we need the website.  He is sorely missed.

For our current lessons, scroll down!

Welcome to 2020 and to conavirus! As long as we can meet each of us chooses whether to come or not. I will try to ensure that we can sit at a distance from each other if we wish to.

Some animals in Africa are endangered. There are only a few of them left and if they don’t have babies they will die out and become extinct. This is true of the white giraffe. 

In case you miss some lessons – for March 19th we are reading  Judith Kerr’s  ‘When Hitler Stole Pink Rabiit, chapters ten and eleven = pages 100 to page 123

Words and phrases:

be brief! =  Be short

First we go to primary school then we go to secondary school and some people go on to tertiary education – college, universitiy etc.

If you are not what you pretend to be, you are an importer! People who feel they are not really good enough at their job sometimes have imposter syndrome!

We also read the beginning of a poem about a train ride. You should practise reading it:

From: The Night Mail by John Auden

This is the night mail crossing the Border,
Bringing the cheque and the postal order,

Letters for the rich, letters for the poor,
The shop at the corner, the girl next door.

Pulling up Beattock, a steady climb:
The gradient’s against her, but she’s on time.