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My rant about my student on probation.

I have been teaching this girl for a few weeks now, the one I mentioned in a previous blog. I decided to put her on probation; every class if she was good, she would gain another class. 840 more words


TEFL: teaching English as a foreign language

What’s the difference between called and cold?

That may sound like a silly question, but it is an issue for many people learning English, because the two words sound alike. 1,404 more words

Misc Humour

The point is... what IS the point?

As an English teacher, I spend a great deal of my time thinking about English: thinking about words, thinking about communication, thinking about how to explain things, thinking about why we say the things we say. 1,022 more words

Thoughts And Musings

TEFL Teacher Training

Tuesday, 3 November, 2015

Dear friends,

I recently taught two weeks of English classes which I’d rather not go in to detail about, as they were quite a mess. 435 more words


Español y Yo

Hola a Todos,

I know you’ve all been champing at the bit, waiting to hear my take on the differences and similarities between the Spanish and English languages, the slew of grammar goodies one should take very seriously should one wish to speak Spanish like a native. 2,175 more words

International Travel

Before the School Bell Rings

Hola a Todos,

On Sunday, my roommate (Maddy) and I went to a huge flea market located in the La Latina neighborhood, a 10-minute walk from our condo. 620 more words

International Travel

10 Things Teachers Hate

True Talk: I don’t hate teaching. There isn’t any other job out there that I could imagine doing, aside from maybe writing.

Teaching is my passion.

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