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Three Weeks and Counting

It’s fast approaching! Hard to imagine that this final project, my constant companion for the past few months, is coming to a close.

As of late, I’ve been working a lot on my process book. 197 more words

Foreign Language

The Conversationalist - Tales From the Checkout Line

The thing I have going for me is I’m willing to make a fool of myself. I like talking. And, I like people. I’m the annoying lady that strikes up a conversation in the grocery line. 525 more words

Packing, Planning & Purging

Just Putting It Out There.....FREE Chinese Classes for kids!

Do you remember when learning another language was a requirement in school?  I sat through countless hours of rehearsing Spanish words and trying to formulate sentences with Senor Jorge. 226 more words


The Bilingual American

The limits of my language are the limits of my world.
‒Ludwig Wittgenstein

I’m American.

I’m (almost) bilingual.

I’ve lived in the United States my whole life. 951 more words

Minimize Transitions to Gain 5 weeks of Modern Language Learning

One of the ways to save time in the modern language classroom is to minimize the  transition time between activities. If a teacher does five activities during the class and there is a minute transition between each activity, then the teacher has lost five minutes per class. 488 more words

Modern Language

I Have a Cat in My Pants - Language Learning Needs to Change

CNN published an article about the most in-demand job skill. It was IT right? No, nursing! Wait, no – definitely the ability to work without sleep. 449 more words


Pardon My French

The other day I had to Google the French word for “stork” for another post. I was pretty sure it was “cigogne” but since my autocorrect is set to  English, it underlined it right away. 390 more words

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