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Marcelinny's sweet student, Candy

“No mistakes, no learning.”

I can’t forget the day I met Candy for the first time. She was a bit reserved. I tried to make her smile; but she seemed too shy to smile back. 385 more words


Class 2

No one in this world deserves pain
No one in this world deserves hate
No one deserves tears, or to fear
Nobody deserves it

Barbarossa, …

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Introducing Okie Quillin, author of Learn English The American Way - English Book 1 for ESL Students

“I’ve had such a bad experience with another publishing company before. From the beginning with Outskirts Press, I was very impressed on their service, publishing process… 122 more words

Language Arts

"A little bike in the coffee pot" : idioms about craziness

Let me present you two French idioms about craziness :

  • Il travaille du chapeau (he works from his hat)
  • Il a une araignée dans le plafond (He has a spider in the ceiling)
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Easily Confused Words: Inflation vs. Conflation

Inflation and conflation are easily confused words.

The spell-check application of most word processing software programs would not catch a slip-up of these two words. Spell-check is looking for words that aren’t in its dictionary, and words that resemble words in its dictionary, but are possibly spelled wrong. 318 more words

Easily Confused Words

Puppet theater

We have been reading “The Odyssey” with 6th graders in English Acquisition class that I am currently co-teaching at the moment. There are 12 students in the class and in groups of 4 they have chosen a scene between the two options that the teacher have given, wrote a script about it in one class hour, and finally they have rehearsed and staged their puppet theater shows. 57 more words