Today, English is one of the most important languages worldwide. Therefore, we English teachers at the Stiftsgymnasium Admont set a high value on our teaching and strive towards planning our lessons carefully and individually to enable our students to interact with people all over the world. Learning English is definitely hard work in terms of studying vocabulary but English should also be fun and made lively by various games, creative lessons, role plays and interactions with Native Speakers.

In the following we will show different facets of our communicative and individual English lessons. Enjoy!

And...ACTION!


 
This year some of our second forms worked with David Taylor on the English play “The Secret Gate”. Helen and her friends are enjoying her birthday party (and the cake) when dad informs them that they all will go and visit the zoo. There the animals decide that they let them through their secret gate and therefore the humans can hear the animals talking … Have a look at some pictures of the workshop below. The students – and David Taylor – definitely had fun doing it and enjoyed the cake(s)!
 

Let’s talk about music … using cornflakes boxes?



The first topic of year 3 is music. The students came up with short presentations using cornflakes boxes to help them gather the most important information on their favorite artists. The presentations were super interesting and the boxes … well, have a look for yourself!

British and American culture - part 2


The first semester in year three was dedicated to British and American culture. The students had to research on different traditions concerning breakfast and holidays, inform themselves about UK and US geography and politics and come up with lists of sights to visit, famous people, music charts and movies. 3B students handed in outstanding portfolios – just have a look yourself at the first part of outstanding examples!

Sherlock Holmes and Robin Hood on tour


Every year Vienna’s English Theater comes to our school to present different plays to our pupils. This year our 2nd and 3rd forms watched Rob and the Hoodies, a modern version of Robin Hood, and had lots of fun! It was really hard to decide who of the characters was the best one …

Our 4th and 5th forms were invited into the world of Sherlock Holmes by watching the performance of The Hound of the Baskervilles. Have a look at the pictures and decide for yourselves which one would be more fun to watch! We’re already looking forward to the plays of the next season.

ROB AND THE HOODIES



Today our students of 2nd and 3rd forms watched the performance of Rob and the Hoodies. The cast was welcomed by some posters and did a great job performing. The students laughed really hard because amongst others John’s and Will’s costumes were absolutely hilarious! Thanks to schooltours cast B for such an awesome version of Rob and the Hoodies!
 

At the restaurant



The students of 2c prepared little sketches at the restaurant. Have fun watching them!

Christmas Cookies



While listening to Christmas songs the students of the E4Fun class were baking Christmas cookies. They enjoyed decorating them and of course, they were delicious. Merry Christmas!!
 

A Trip To London



When going on a journey, it is always the best to be well-prepared. Therefore the students of 3B were asked to create London brochures. The overall topic was London, the students then decided on a specific theme completely by themselves. In the end, brochures on the Royal family, on the Great Fire of London and on London attractions were made – have a look at some of their great pieces of work! 
 
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