English expression of the week: “a bitter pill to swallow”

The English expression this week is “a bitter pill to swallow.” Definition: A situation or information that is unpleasant but must be accepted. Example: Despite their excitement for Christmas, the children realized that there remained 2 weeks of school before the winter break. This was a bitter pill for them to swallow when they looked…

Back to the Drawing Board – English Expression of the Week

In English, when someone says, “Back to the drawing board,” he or she means that he or she is going to start something again and rethink it from the beginning because the first attempt(s) failed to accomplish the task. Example: “Our science experiment sure was a failure. I guess it’s back to the drawing board…

10 Key Qualities of a Primary Teacher

Below is an article about the qualities of a primary teacher. Can you think of any others? Please share them in the comments section! *Article adapted from https://www.myetpedia.com/qualities-of-a-primary-teacher/. October 18th, 2016 by Vanessa Esteves. Primary teachers are those special people whose task it is to teach children basic life skills. But which qualities do they need…

Camp de Noël

Nous proposons des camps de Noël, juste avant les vacances d’hiver. Inscrivez-vous: http://key-english-school.ch/ Nous proposons à vos enfants 4 jours magiques dans le pur esprit du Noël anglais, du 19 au 22 décembre 2016 à la British School of Geneva (Châtelaine). Chants, histoires, fabrications de décorations et ateliers culinaires. Petits et grands auront les yeux…

Piece of cake – Expression of the week

English expression of the week: It’s a piece of cake! If something is a piece of cake, it’s very simple, much like eating a piece of cake!🙂 Do you have any fun, favourite English expressions or idioms? Let us know!

Camps d’octobre

L’inscription est ouverte pour nos camps d’octobre pour les enfants de 4 à 10 ans de tous les niveaux d’anglais! Voir http://key-english-school.ch/pour l’inscription. Nous avons des camps à Genève (Corsier ou Genthod) du 24 au 28 octobre et dans le Canton de Vaud (Riponne à Lausanne) du 17 au 21 octobre. PROMOTION: Entrez le code…