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5 weeks go by pretty quick...

So, I’m back in China. Not that it feels like I’m returning to anything I knew before. There is no Dulwich bus picking me up at 7.20am every morning. 1,375 more words

drive a hard bargain

drive a hard bargain

to demand a lot or refuse to give much when making an agreement with someone

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Fat in South Korea

Now I get to talk about something that I have dealt with and encountered and had to learn to deal with in my 4 years in Korea: Being fat in a culture that sees and holds beauty to an insanely high standard. 2,112 more words

South Korea

Comparatives and Superlatives activity

My 1ESO and 2ESO students were studying comparatives and superlatives toward the end of this past school year, and so my co-teachers asked me to prepare an activity to practice these things with them because they were having some difficulties. 732 more words


Problems with the IELTS Speaking Test #ielts #learnenglish

IELTS stands for International English language testing system. It is different with TOEFL and TOEIC which is pretty well-known. I am not saying that IELTS is not popular, but in Indonesia, if you are applying for a job, usually some universities and enterprises uses TOEFL for the requirement.

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Learning a new language is hard. Learning a new culture is even harder.

The Italian: Thank you for dinner, or should I say ‘thank-y’?

Me: What? NO! Never, ever say that! Who told you that was a thing? 92 more words

The Italian