Tag Archives: teaching English

English as She is Spoke

I know you have seen a lot of Twain this week, but he  has always been one of my favorite writers! I was so happy to feature him in my classes this week. Yesterday, I gave my students a lesson … Continue reading

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Witty Twain

This week we are talking about Mark Twain in my classes. I giggled at Twain’s wit and veracity as I prepared for my lesson this week! I thought I would share some of it with my readers! Hope it makes … Continue reading

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Happy Mardi Gras!

I shared the magical holiday of Mardi Gras with my students this week. Some of them said to me, “This is the craziest holiday we have ever heard of!” I have actually have not been to a Mardi Gras Parade … Continue reading

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Sharing the love!

I traveled 21 days straight during the winter holiday. Sometime, soon, I promise to take the time to tell you about my travels, but today is the start of a new semester. It is a time for new beginnings. This … Continue reading

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Letters to Santa

I have been on holiday the past several days, but now I am back at school. Today,in my classes, we talked about the German tradition of St. Nicholas Day (December 6th) and learned about Santa Claus. After reading several letters … Continue reading

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Leaving Chinchou

Today, I want to share a little Chinese poetry. When I found out I would be teaching in China, I read as much Chinese literature as I could find. I explored the poetry of this country, in particular. Tu Fu was … Continue reading

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Bound for Shanghai!

Hello everyone! Just a quick post. I recently turned thirty. I was not too thrilled about leaving my roaring twenties, but I think it may be the most exciting year of my life yet! I am off to Shanghai, China … Continue reading

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