Teacher's Tales

Teacher Tales, Week 5 and 6

Most of my students do not understand the concepts of “personal questions” and “maintaining a private life.” My world is their oyster; my foreign ways are strange and wonderful, and my life is a fantastic enigma. Hence, I get asked odd, intrusive, but usually innocent questions, mainly to do with my love life. Continue reading

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Teacher's Tales

Teacher Tales, Week 3 and 4

Because none of the teachers are native English speakers, I have suddenly become an Authority of the English Language and Explainer of All American Culture. I have had to elucidate the health care crisis, why people have guns, and apologize on behalf of my government for spying on Spain. Continue reading