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Ask a Teacher: Delicate Conversations in the Classroom

By Mr. FossNovember 26, 2012
Q: Hi! I was just wondering what you do when you're teaching or discussing something in class that brings up... More  →
Ask a Teacher: Delicate Conversations in the Classroom

What's Your English Gentry Name?

By ContributorJuly 19, 2012
Whether you prefer a little Jane Austen or Downton Abbey, everyone loves the elegance and sophistication of the English gentry.... More  →
What's Your English Gentry Name?

How to Speak Australian Slang

By Janet ManleyApril 25, 2012
Sometimes, as a native Australian, people don't understand me when I'm talking to them in the bonza ol'  U.S. of A. And... More  →
How to Speak Australian Slang

Ask a Teacher: Do You Get Tired of Teaching the Same Material?

By Ms. DameApril 9, 2012
Q. Do you ever get bored of teaching the same material over and over again? A. One of the greatest aspects of teaching... More  →
Ask a Teacher: Do You Get Tired of Teaching the Same Material?

Words We Don't Have in the English Language

By ElodieMarch 16, 2012
Let's face it—there are some actions, emotions, and ideas that the English language just can't convey. And where English drops the ball,... More  →
Words We Don't Have in the English Language

Ask a Teacher: Do You Expect Students To Do All the Reading?

By Mr. JungSeptember 23, 2011
Q: Do you actually expect students to do all the assigned reading? A: Yes, I expect students to do all the readings. That... More  →
Ask a Teacher: Do You Expect Students To Do All the Reading?

Ask a Teacher: On Being in Charge

By Mr. JungSeptember 6, 2011
Q: Do you like being in charge of a class? Do you feel like it makes you bossy in other aspects of... More  →
Ask a Teacher: On Being in Charge

Ask a Teacher: What's Your Favorite Book?

By Mr. JonesAugust 31, 2011
Q: What’s your favorite book? Why? A: In high school, I never read for pleasure. I read assigned books, I participated in the... More  →
Ask a Teacher: What's Your Favorite Book?

Ask a Teacher: Can You Tell If a Student Hasn't Done the Reading?

By Mr. JungAugust 23, 2011
Q: Can you tell if a student hasn’t done the reading? A: I will raise your question with another question: do you know... More  →
Ask a Teacher: Can You Tell If a Student Hasn't Done the Reading?

You Know You're English When...

By ContributorApril 7, 2011
Louise Dandy, we can't believe you get a day off of school just because there's a royal wedding.... More  →
You Know You're English When...