Trivia is not Trivial!


Author: Angel Anderson Did you know that people weigh less in some parts of Canada than anywhere else in the world (due to weaker gravity)? Or that in certain archery competitions, the competitors must start by making their own bows? Well, I didn’t until some days ago when some of my teenage students told me so. And how did they know? Because they are inquisitive - and also because they were completing a task I gave them.   But why is this important, you may ask. What relevance, in an English class - especially an exam-preparation class, is knowing that a [...]