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Every Book on Your English Syllabus, Summed Up in a Single Sentence

By ElodieJuly 21, 2017
Look, I don’t need to know why you’re here. I don’t need to know what misfortune has befallen you, what dark and... More  →
Every Book on Your English Syllabus, Summed Up in a Single Sentence

Every Subject, Hacked

By Emma W.September 25, 2015
It's the start of the semester, not yet October: your notebooks are still shiny and only partially filled; you've only lost one... More  →
Every Subject, Hacked

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