Build-your-own Nutty Tilez Hall of Fame: saving the planet!

by Laura Kernaghan
February 14, 2019

You’ll all be very happy to know that the Hall of Fame is back! Our wonderful contributors have put together lists on all things nouns, verbs and everything in between, but now it’s time to get down to the nutty gritty (see what we did there?🥜) and talk about the environment. A special thank-you to

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Accenting Accents

by Laura Kernaghan
February 14, 2019

As you may already know, here at thisislanguage.com we’ve been working on some exciting new content to share with you (read more about it here). Over the next few months, we’ll be adding over 500 new French and German videos to the site, for even more linguistic variety. So what’s new with accents you might

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New Videos!

by Laura Kernaghan
January 31, 2019

Here at thisislanguage.com we’ve been working on some exciting new content to share with you all! Lots and lots of you have told us how much you and your students enjoy the different accents showcased in our Spanish videos, and how beneficial exposure to this variety can be in the classroom. We thought we’d better

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Build-your-own Nutty Tilez: Christmas edition!

by Holly Meehan
December 5, 2018

Christmas is here! We’ve put together some festive Nutty Tilez lists, with all the words your students need to talk about the upcoming holidays. The perfect way to bring to some Christmas cheer to your classroom, and get practising for next year’s Nutty Tilez competition! Remember, to set these for your students, simply log into

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Build-your-own Nutty Tilez – Autumn Days

by Holly Meehan
November 8, 2018

Nothing brightens up a blustery autumn day like a bit of Nutty Tilez madness, so we’ve put together some seasonal Custom Lists for you to use with your students.  Remember, to set these vocab lists, simply log into thisislanguage.com, click on the Nutty Tilez button on your homepage and select Custom Lists. Then, just click

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Build-your-own Nutty Tilez: Back to school!

by Holly Meehan
August 30, 2018

Welcome back! We hope you had a nice relaxing break. Now that you’re back in the classroom, why not kick off the new term with some Nutty madness?! We’ve put together some vocab lists to get your students back in the zone with all the vocab they need to talk about their holidays and get

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New and improved time log for student work!

by Holly Meehan
May 17, 2018

You can now see more information than ever on the work your students have done on thisislanguage.com! What’s all this then? Well, last term we asked what you what you most wanted to see added to the site and this was the winner: a more detailed time log for student work. Oh, yeah! And it’s

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AUS/NZ Nutty Champions 2018!

by Holly Meehan
April 19, 2018

It’s official: the 2018 Nutty Tilez was a cracker! Over 8,500 students from across the globe took part and we are delighted to now be able to announce the winners. French 1. Jazmin T, Logan Park High School “I had a lot of fun participating in the Nutty Tilez competition, the game is so engaging

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US Nutty Champions 2018!

by Holly Meehan
April 19, 2018

It’s official: the 2018 Nutty Tilez was a cracker! Over 8,500 students from across the globe took part and we are delighted to now be able to announce the winners. French 1. Richard A, Chantilly High “To prepare for the contest I created flashcards and studied the vocabulary after school. I also made sure to

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Build-your-own Nutty Tilez: Summer words!

by Holly Meehan
April 19, 2018

We’ve put together some seasonal Nutty Tilez lists to supercharge your students’ vocab learning! Inspired by warm days and light evenings, our hand-picked selection of useful summer words will see your students through to the holidays! Remember, to set these for your students, simply log into thisislanguage.com, click on the Nutty Tilez button on your

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Get exam-ready with build-your-own Nutty Tilez!

by Holly Meehan
April 19, 2018

It’s that time of year again! As your students ramp up their revision, why not try using custom Nutty Tilez lists to keep them on top vocab-learning form? Have a look at these useful exam prep lists created by other TIL teachers! You can simply copy and past them into the Custom Lists search box to use

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Madrid Nutty Champions 2018!

by Holly Meehan
April 11, 2018

It’s official: the 2018 Nutty Tilez was a cracker! Over 8,500 students from across the globe took part and we are delighted to now be able to announce the winners. English 1. Gonzalo M A, Ortega Y Gasset 2. Iciar N S, Ortega Y Gasset 3. Belán Z C, Ortega Y Gasset 4. Yasmina M, Ortega Y Gasset 5. Laura

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UK Nutty Champions 2018!

by Holly Meehan
April 9, 2018

It’s official: the 2018 Nutty Tilez was a cracker! Over 8,500 students from across the globe took part and we are delighted to now be able to announce the winners. French 1. Ali B, Reading School 2. Ilana P, The Grammar School at Leeds “The hardest part was the speed of the last few levels

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Nutty Tilez Competition 2018 – Madrid

by Holly Meehan
March 8, 2018

  Playing somewhere other than Madrid? Have a look at the competition details for the US, UK or AUS/NZ. Get ready! It’s almost time for the most anticipated international contest of the year: the Nutty Tilez Competition is back! Students across the globe will battle each other (and Demon Dante!) over 56 bonkers hours, in the hope of being

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Nutty Tilez Competition 2018 – Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong & Singapore

by Holly Meehan
March 8, 2018

Playing somewhere other than AUS/NZ? Have a look at the competition details for the UK, Madrid or US. Get ready! It’s almost time for the most anticipated international contest of the year: the Nutty Tilez Competition is back! Students across the globe will battle each other (and Demon Dante!) over 56 bonkers hours, in the hope of being crowned

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