What living in Australia, Canada and England has taught me about English

Having experienced the English language in so many different places has taught me a few things. One of them is that it is like bottomless coffee. Read on to learn why.

Cultural Awareness in classroom management

A brief intro Skip to The importance of cultural awareness in the classroom My first experience ever in a language school was as a novice teacher. Actually, it was more as a Journalism student who needed a part-time job and happened to speak good English than as a teacher per se. This was over 20Continue reading “Cultural Awareness in classroom management”

The social impact of ‘Where are you from?’

As soon as any student starts their journey towards becoming a speaker of English, a couple of pre-made sentences, a learner’s ‘toolkit’, is handed them. Statements such as “I am (name)” or “my name is (name)” are the tip of the iceberg. Soon after students are presented with the predictable and unskippable “he is”, “sheContinue reading “The social impact of ‘Where are you from?’”