Happy Sunday dear readers! What have you been up to this weekend? I went to see the eclipse on Friday evening in the forest near our house. Then on Saturday we made tomato sauce for pasta! It was fun but a lot of work. I’ll make a separate post to share the photos and experienceContinue reading “How is that pronounced?”
One of the most frequent mistakes my students make is saying some version of the following:
“I have difficult.”
Hello dear readers and students. Even though I no longer live in the U.S., I cannot ignore what is happening there. My heart has been breaking seeing the news of children separated from their parents at the border, but I just didn’t know what to do. So I decided to write about it. I knowContinue reading “Immigration is a HUMAN RIGHT”
A human’s existence or presence in a country is never illegal.
Greetings language students! I’m back with a language tip this week. Today, let’s talk about being used to something. I talked about this a little in my Instagram stories, but I thought I’d include it here as well. Routine * Schedule * Preference If you do something on a regular basis or prefer to doContinue reading “Language tip: I am used to…”
‘Gonna’ cannotstand alone!
Greetings everyone! Summer has arrived here in Sicily, and I needed a break from teaching and updating feedback yesterday, so we went to the beach in Marsala!
When learning a language, feedback is essential for improving. You need to know what you’re doing right, what you’re doing wrong, and most importantly, WHY.
Happy Tuesday everyone. I’ve already gotten 1 lesson under my belt this morning, and in the down time, I thought I’d share some language learning wisdom. Find an interesting article online that has an audio version of the written text. For example, this article “A Lesson in How to Overcome Implicit Bias” from NPR‘s Code Switch. Continue reading “A Language Learning Tip”