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Palma Forenex Postcards from Camp

It’s amazing to see how much the students have learned in a fortnight. From expanding their knowledge of grammar tenses…
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Star Students of Week Two

The star students of week two were announced today. Each teacher selects a student from their class who demonstrates excellence…
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Winners of Walls Talk

The scores are in! This year’s Walls Talk competition included seven classes with a wide variety of themes: James Bond,…
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Final Exams

Today is the last day of camp, which means it’s also time for final exams. The students are able to…
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Walls Talk: Medical Ethics and Technology

From the moment the judges knocked on Zach's door, it was clear that his students thought outside of the box…
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Walls Talk: Vampires and Modern Monsters

Allison's class has been studying quite interesting themes: Vampires, Modern Monsters, and Cryptozoology.   It was clear upon entering the…
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Walls Talk: Worst Case Scenarios and Survival Skills

Stephen and Bryan V.'s classes really amazed the judges with their creativity and engaging posters to help with grammar and…
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Walls Talk: Dreams and Penguins

Kim's class was extremely excited to show off their bright and colorful classroom to the judges. They have been learning…
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Walls Talk: James Bond and Sharks

Andre and Bryan I.'s class have been studying James Bond and Sharks during the fortnight. You can imagine how action…
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Walls Talk 101

The students have been working diligently for the past two weeks to create colorful, fun, and engaging decorations for "Walls…
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Who Am I?

There was non-stop laughter in Stephen's class today. Each student was given a post-it note with the name of a…
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Postcards: Behind the Scenes

Each English class at Forenex covers different themes and grammar points throughout the duration of camp. The students have an…
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Places and Directions

There always seems to be laughter coming from Andre’s classroom and today was no exception. The students are learning new…
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Postcards from camp practice

Today was a very busy day! Walking into Stephen's classroom, you could tell the excitement was running high. Students were…
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Phonetic Pronunciations

Zach’s games are always stimulating and creative. Today his class practiced translating phonetic writing into proper English phrases. Here are…
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Verbs to Adjectives

Andre’s class always finds a way to turn a grammar lesson into an exciting competition. Today they are learning how…
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Duck, Duck, Goose

Who will be the next goose? In this pronunciation activity, one student walks around the outside of the circle. As…
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Scavenger Hunt

Kim’s class is learning about penguins this week! Instead of simply reading about them, the students can search for information…
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Postcard Practice

The one and only Postcards from Camp are coming up! Many of the classes have begun practicing their dialogues and…
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Navigate the Minefield

Preposition Minefield https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bpcfs9Hjjck WIth little time and no room for mistakes, individuals must rely on the advice of their classmate’s…
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Star Students of Week 1

To be a Star Student means the individual shows a variety of excellent qualities. At the end of Week 1,…
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Field Day: Fly Swatter

The fly swatter is back! In this event, students must compete against one or two other classes to capture the…
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Field Day: Long Distance Telephone

This morning we resumed Field Day Activities with all of the Forenex classes. After the excitement of yesterday, the students…
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Field Day: The Perfect Bonding Experience

Field Day is an opportunity for students to get out of the English class, while still speaking English. It was clear…
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Field Day: Water Balloon Toss

Palma, Mallorca is infamously hot, and today was no exception. The last competition of today’s field day was the ever…
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Field Day: Sentence Relay

After today’s exam everyone was looking forward to an hour of fun and games. During the third hour, we took…
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Exam Review: Tape Toss

Bryan V created an interactive “tape toss” game for his students so they could review important grammar and vocabulary for…
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Week One Exams

The time has finally come! Today all of the students took their exams to mark the end of their first…
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Pronunciating the Final /s/

One of the distinguishing traits of a native English speaker is the way they pronounce “s” at the end of…
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Acting with Adverbs

In an interesting twist, Bryan I.’s class found a way to incorporate charades and adverb grammar. An adjective describes a…
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Auction Vocabulary

The students in Stephen’s class got to show their competitive side playing "Auction Vocabulary". Using a variety of challenging words,…
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In five years...

Dancing is a great way to warm up for English class! This morning, Andre’s students did a few rounds of…
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Passengers on a Train

In Kim’s class, the students arrange their chairs in two lines with each partner facing each other. Taking turns, each…
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Change places if...

In Allison’s class the students were able to practice their vampire vocabulary playing a game called “Change Places” "The students…
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Flyswatting for English Pronunciation

The students in Andre’s class absolutely loved playing the Flyswatter game. They were able to practice pronunciation and speaking with…
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Grammar Gamble

Feeling lucky? Today the students in Bryan V.’s class had a chance to compete and bet points in an interactive…
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Bang!

Today in Bryan I.’s class, the students were able to play a very fun game called “Bang!” In order to…
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Palma Class Photos

Today we took our first official class photos with each teacher. Each group will work together as a class for…
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Find someone who can...

Stephen's class was up and moving around today. They played a version of "scavenger hunt" that required them to do…
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Class Rules

Allison’s class calls them rules, Stephen’s class calls them commandments, and Bryan V’s class calls it a constitution. Either way,…
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Student Teachers

Sometimes the best way to learn, is to teach! In Kim's class, students had the opportunity to teach some of…
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Express Yourself

Andre began his first class with a fun activity that got the students moving and expressing themselves. In groups of…
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Personal Flags

Today in Bryan's class, the students had an opportunity to make personal flags. The purpose of this activity is to…
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Favorite things and Characteristics

Today in Zach's class, the students were able to get to know each other and practice their English by drawing…
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The English Placement Exam

Yesterday the students arrived so there was a lot of excitement. Many of the students are in Palma's Forenex camp…
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Meet the Forenex Teachers in Palma

Today is the big day! Before the students arrive in Palma, we would like to introduce the Forenex English teachers.…
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Welcome to Palma 2015!

The Forenex Staff has arrived to the Palma Camp! We are very excited to welcome our new students to this…
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Postcards From Camp

It's been an amazing two weeks together, but now it's time to say goodbye. It's been a pleasure to keep…
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Lip Dub and Slide Show

The teachers and students were busy this fortnight in Palma. We've been rehearsing a lip dub and have also prepared…
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Last Day Fun

Now that the students have taken their final exam, it's time to bond with each other and their teachers. I…
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Exam Number Two

After the morning announcements, the teachers took their kids upstairs for their second and final exam. Katie's class was tested…
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Students of the Week and Forenex Frenzy Winners!

It's a sunny, clear morning in Palma and today is our last day of English class. We started out all…
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Camp Challenge Number Four: Dance Off

Today there was music blasting in every room. I heard shouts and steps in unison, but I couldn't see anything.…
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The Monitor Challenge

The monitors dropped by today to have an English battle with the students. Each class welcomed in two monitors and…
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Superlative Olympics in Cia's Class

Cia's class has been studying superlatives this fortnight, so to reinforce it in a fun way, she created the Superlative…
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Bilingual Brainstorming in John's Class

John had some more difficult vocabulary to teach his kids. With medieval themed words like "peasant", "squire", and "coat of…
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Vocabulary Variety in Katie's Class

Good morning from Palma! Katie's class is definitely having a good one. To repeat the success of her outside reading,…
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