We’ve got video!

We have added videos to supplement each book and let students study additionally. The videos are level appropriate and meant to extend the learning and provide spoken/conversational context to help students. learn. It’s easy for students to access. Just select “Study” on any book title page and then “Video”. Not all books have videos but […]

Blended Learning With Gif Lingua

We believe that reading interesting materials about interesting topics is the key to student engagement and acquisition of language. Input. Gif Lingua perfectly supports any classroom English language teacher and can be used in several ways. 1. Pre-lesson. If you know you are going to teach “the family” next lesson, assign students the book, quizzes […]

For The Love Of Reading

There is a growing recognition that we need to “do less to do more” in our reading programs at school.  We have been failing to truly instill a love of reading by crowding into reading all sorts of activities other than just reading. Donalyn Miller, reading teacher and author of “The Book Whisperer”, outlines this […]

A New Platform

We are almost ready to launch the updated version of Gif Lingua Books! We’ve completed the new landing page – visit at http://giflingua.com The new site is coded in the most up to date architecture – Laramel. The recoding makes it lighting fast and a completely clean experience on all screen sizes. Mobile, tablet, netbook […]

Why read?

Reading is a research supported activity beneficial for student learning – a language or acquiring knowledge.  However too often schools don’t support and promote reading programs because of many administrative and institutional pressures and traditions. Reading we know works when several things are in place: There is student choice. Students read what they want and are […]

Christmas Reading

We have loads of great books to read and quizzes to study about “Christmas”.  Study the top 100 words with our vocabulary books or learn about Christmas symbols, food, shopping and more ….  Also see all our holiday related books here.  Gif Lingua is great for those times when students are on extended holidays. It […]

Our App – Feedback

We currently have available a demo web app that is publicly available. We plan to release the final version early in 2017 and need your feedback to improve the app. We’d welcome any feedback. Just click the “i” icon in the top right corner to go to the info page. There using our ? icon, […]

Science is cool!

We have hundreds of books for students interested in science or the environment.  Student learn English, study the vocabulary of each book with Quizlet flashcards and get really engaged by learning about a subject that is really fascinating. It’s the best of both worlds – learn English and gain some subject knowledge. Here are just […]

Learn Interjections with Gifs

Interjections are an important part of speech.  Hmmm, Duh? Ah…. Huh!   are what we are talking about. Gifs are a great way to learn these. Gifs isolate the non-verbal communication involved and detail the nuance of this important conversational feature. Try these books and study sets (remember, registered teachers also get the worksheets!)  Also […]

Worksheets

Currently Gif Lingua Books is going through a complete overhaul on our development servers. Complete new frontpage, netflix style for browsing book content. We’re excited. In the meantime, the team is adding worksheets for all books (over 2,000+). Available to registered teachers. Once registered just click the Download button and you’ll see a “Resources” button when […]