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This is an Broken English Blog

I planed to have an English blog since 2014.

Sometimes I couldn’t remember when I came to Australia.

It was in 2013.

In the first two months, I could barely speak English. 286 more words


Authors Answer 90 - Writing in Another Language

All of us are fluent in English. Most, if not all, of us have studied a language to varying degrees in school. But have any of us achieved enough ability in those languages to actually write books in them? 442 more words


Antonella Cortese

Title: Director/Teacher

Company: Comitato Promotore della Lingua Italiana

Location: Edmonton, AB, Canada

Edmonton, AB, Canada, July 15, 2016, Antonella Cortese, Director and Teacher of the Comitato Promotore della Lingua Italiana, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in education. 212 more words


Tú no tocas la cebolla

I am learning Spanish so that I might be able to do research in Chile.  I fear that I am a long way from being able to explain myself, but I liked this particular phrase I had to translate today in Duolingo.  32 more words


It's not stealing!

I’m interested in teachers’ use of the word ‘steal’ when talking about using the resources and ideas offered by other teachers. It’s a phrase I’ve heard numerous times in professional discussions, both face-to face and online, and not just between those involved in language education but all disciplines. 503 more words

Language Teacher Support

Six great reasons why English speakers should learn other languages

A person who speaks many languages is a polyglot.

A person who speaks two languages is bilingual.

And a person who speaks one language?

You guessed it, a native English speaker. 722 more words


Game: $10,000 Pyramid

$10,000 is an old game show which works absolutely great in the ESL classroom, as long as you can keep the students from cheating. After dividing the class into two teams you can have the teams go head to head, or let each team have a chance. 907 more words