From your Editor

Dear readers, The Messenger continues to be here for you. This issue has been produced by a team of fully engaged students of AJ_EJTM, it is an inspiring issue and I thank everyone who has participated on its development. If you feel engaged by any of the ideas, please feel free to contact …

The Tengwar, Tolkien’s Writing System

Lucie Skrčená   Resumé Tolkien’s genius is hard to squeeze into one article. Apart from his profession, philologist, he is a famous author of fantasy books and tales, by which he showed himself to be a great inventor, illustrator and story-teller. The following article will introduce the background and the main features …

How to use TV Shows to Learn English

Daniela Kristeková TV shows provide an excellent way to improve your English. Immersing yourself in the stories of others while soaking up new words and phrases and improving your comprehension – it sounds amazing, doesn’t it? But if you want to truly get the most out of the time invested, …

Discovering Bright Ideas Coming from Finland

Oľga Čuperková Finland is a northern European country with approximately five million people. Apart from its vast number of lakes, aurora, difficult Finnish language, Santa Claus village and reindeer, this country is famous for its educational system. The Finnish educational system is widely considered to be one of the best in …

Travelling Around the World on the Wings of Stamps

Natálie Janíčková 8.AB: Travelling Around the World on the Wings of Stamps During my summer holiday, I wondered how I might add some special experience to my teaching. Finally, I decided to join my eighth graders in a remarkable project called Postcrossing. I chose this class because there are only nine learners, so it wasn’t …