iESL lesson: Letter to my daughter

iESL lesson: Letter to my daughter
Task 1: Read the following poem and fill in the blanks using the correct form of the words given in brackets. Task 2: Now watch the video or listen to the poem and check your answers. LETTER TO MY DAUGHTER By Boona Mohammed  To my little baby girl Sakinah, I want to tell you so ...

Khadijah – The Mother of the Believers

Khadijah - The Mother of the Believers
Salaam folks! This is a Ramadan special lesson we have made for all of you. We have made this question in exactly the Exercise 2 format of the IGCSE ESL paper. We have included pre-reading and post-reading tasks as well. We hope our students will learn more about the first wife of the prophet of ...

7 Lessons from Ali’s Life

7 Lessons from Ali's Life
By: Babar Ahmad Whenever a great person passes away, the tremors felt by the world are in proportion to the legacy that that person left behind. In this week’s blog post I reflect on seven lessons in leadership that we can learn from the life of the boxer Muhammad Ali. Leadership is most valuable during… ...

Muslim teen arrested after taking homemade clock to school

Muslim teen arrested after taking homemade clock to school
Fourteen-year-old Ahmed Mohamed just wanted to get noticed by his teachers. Instead, he got arrested. In an incident that has raised allegations of racism and made a Texas school district the target of online outrage, the ninth grader was pulled out of school in handcuffs after a digital clock he built himself was mistaken for… ...

A Muslim wedding with a difference!

A Muslim wedding with a difference!
The couple who tied the knot in the Turkish province of Kilis in the Syrian border and invited 4,000 Syrian refugees to celebrate with them. A Turkish bride and groom decided to share their joy on their wedding day by inviting 4,000 Syrian refugees to eat with them and celebrate in the southern Turkish city… ...