This month we welcomed our new librarian, Ms. Alicja Dmowska.
Ms. Alicja has been an English teacher for many years and also has had the wonderful experience of writing and editing dictionaries for children and youth. She later began her doctorate in linguistics.
” My Master’s in History of Art turned out to be very helpful while writing the Proverbs and Phrases Dictionary for Middle and High School Students.
Many phrases originate from ancient Rome or Greece and have been present in most European languages for centuries. For instance, the proverb pecunia non olet (money doesn’t smell) is found in every modern language!
While choosing a picture portraying a particular expression, I knew exactly where to look in classical art.”
Multiculturalism at Thames British School Warsaw
A peek at a conference on ‘Children in the world of cultures and languages’ Our Polish Curriculum Co-ordinator Agnieszka, had the privilage to be one of the speakers at a conference organised by Wszechnica Polska University in Warsaw on March 28th. The variety of topics presented ranged from early language aquisition, through the use of Japanese kamishibai theatre in teaching, to children’s stories and songs; yet most of the speeches had one topic in common – multiculturalism. Being a multicultural community, TBS faces some of the challenges discussed at the conference. […]
Thames British School in a Forbes and Business Insider article as the right investment for your child!
We are extremely proud to have Thames British School mentioned in an article published in both Forbes and Business Insider. Our Head of Admissions […]