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Dammit, Jim! This is a grammar lesson, not a spelling lesson.

On my last day of the CELTA course, I had to teach a grammar lesson. So far, I’d had a hard time with teaching grammar. I think that might come from my own dislike of it. As a language learner, … Continue reading

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Fuck My Lesson Plans: a Lesson on Giving a Bad Grammar Lesson

About a week and a half into the teacher training program, I made an important discovery: I was exhausted. I’d already taught three lessons at this point. Each day I’d had to teach (and most of the other days, too), … Continue reading

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So Apparently I Know Spanish (But Good Luck Convincing the People in My Head)

After almost two months of living in Argentina, I’ve made an important realization: Holy shit, I can speak Spanish. Granted, I don’t speak it terribly well. I have an accent and I make tons of mistakes that just scream, “FOREIGNER,” … Continue reading

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