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Grown-Up English: LOL Moments With ESL Students

Rifling through some blog ideas, I found a dog-eared page recording hilarious moments with my adult ESL students. I decided to focus on this subject, most of all…

Teaching English in Latvia: Linda

With posts like How do you solve a problem like a Latvian? and The many layers of Latvian men, Linda sits squarely at the no-holds-barred end of the expat blogging…

The Most Bizarre ESL ‘Class’ I’ve Ever Had

Ok, I admit it–I cringe when someone asks me if I can give  English lessons to their bundle of joy. First of all, adult ESL learners sign up for lessons…

Teaching English in France: Ryan

After teaching English for three years in Spain (one in Castilla-La Mancha, one in Asturias, and another in Galicia), my friend Ryan is now working in Royan, France…

9 Spanish School Expressions You Shouldn’t Take Literally

Working in any school means that you’ll encounter colorful language, from teachers as well as students. When I first arrived in Spain I was confused about different terms…

5 Ways My English Has Changed Since Moving to Madrid

Living in a Spanish-speaking country, as well as teaching English to Spanish speakers, has left it’s mark on the way that I speak. Here are the top 5…