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The Mandalorian – Saviour of the Star Wars Franchise?

Monika TeleszováIn this article, I would like to write about the new Star Wars TV series, The Mandalorian. As opposed to other Star Wars series which were animated, this is the first one that is live-action. The Mandalorian had its premiere in November 2019 on Disney+ and immediately became a hit. The …

Invisibility and Other Anti-Powers

Sára SchmiedováStage in three… two… one…The moment is here. The moment that hundreds, thousands, perhaps millions of people have been waiting for. All unique individuals who, at this very moment, have one thing in common: a love of the music of a specific artist. But what goes on when the lights go …

The application of poetry in teaching English

Mikhail IgnashchenkoReading and writing poetry in the ELT classroom tends to be unpopular due to the many restrictions and prejudices that such work entails. In many teachers’ minds, poetry is one of the most complexes of the literary genres, where linguistic, social and cultural information is tightly packed and intertwined …

How Online Learning Has Affected Students

Christiaan PrinslooWith the rise of the Covid-19 pandemic, changes in all facets of life have been made both forcefully, through government restrictions, and naturally, as a result of said restrictions/changes. One of these facets is university life, how students learn and how teachers teach. I will be focusing on how the changes …

Generation Coronavirus

Jana GajdováDo you still remember the summer a year ago? Hot, sunny days? Lazy clouds in the blue sky interlaced with white airplane vapour trails? Streets bustling with artists, musicians, and exotic-looking tourists taking thousands of pictures, and pushing and shoving each other to get the best views of the magnificent …