A Typical Tuesday!

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Hi!  I thought I would show you what my day looked like yesterday (Tuesday), which is quite standard on the auxiliar and teaching front. 7:55 // My alarm goes off, so I hop out of bed and snooze for another 9 minutes of sleep. 8:04 // I get up for real because I am supposed […]

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Good Resources for Teaching ESL Classes

Last year, I spent a lot of time just randomly doing Google searches to find materials for my private lessons.  This year, I have done a better job of finding websites that continuously have good materials for private lessons.  You know, materials that don’t have random ads all over them.  Nothing says amateur teacher like bringing worksheets […]

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How Things are Going.

Howdy, ya’ll!! I’m typing this up from my bedroom, wearing cozy sweatpants and an over-sized soft sweater with a hot cup of coffee and rain pouring down outside. We have the day off today for the National Day of Spain.  When I asked my students why we had off today, the overwhelming answer was “i have […]

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Say What 3

I did a few of these ¨Say What¨posts in the beginning of the year, when the things that my students would say would shock me. Say What 1 Say What 2 I´m more used to them now, but this one was too good not to write… While teaching the kids about the future tense using […]

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Say What? II

When teaching a group of six 5-year-olds In the middle of a lesson about rooms in the house, one of them says, “What the f*ck!” And then they all repeat, “What the f*ck!” And they are cracking up. I tell them they can’t say that and it’s a bad word and they all look at […]

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