OH S—! Oasis and the 3rd Person SINGular

He speak well but there's often just one or two missing letters that make all the difference; he know the rule but he don't apply it! OH S---! I was jogging along yesterday morning, and Gas Panic! by Oasis came on via my iPod's shuffle. Listening to the lyrics, I started musing about the following [...]


Silence is Golden

I love my aunts dearly, but they ask a lot of questions...tough questions...very fast. They visited Rome last weekend to surprise me for my 29th birthday, and, fuelled by prosecco, they were in fine form. "What will you do before you're 30?" (1 second pause) "Are you going to settle in Rome long-term?" (1 second [...]

The Brain is a Muscle. Train It!

Do the steps you're taking every day line up with where you want to go? Stage 1: SMART goal setting Stage 2: Training diary (below) Following the guiding principles of the outstanding From English Teacher to Learner Coach, our priority should be for successful students, not just successful lessons. This is where I hope an English training [...]

Teacherpreneurship Revisited: Q&A with Marina Kladova

Not sure what teacherpreneurship is? Before you read on, find out from our 2017 interview here.  Just before she prepares to present at the IATEFL conference this week, I checked back in with Marina to hear about recent developments and her experiences in the teacherpreneurship movement. Before Marina takes the floor, why am I on board? [...]