• Posts Tagged ‘English’

    Translation Tuesday–devil’s strip!

    by  • July 17, 2012 • Tuesday Posts • 0 Comments

    Hey GLNers!  Today’s post is geared towards a large portion of our community for whom American English is not a native language.  It is not for me so I wanted to share a resource that I have found to be very helpful. Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE) was compiled over 50 years and...

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    Word-of-the-Week Wednesday–The F Bomb

    by  • June 27, 2012 • Wednesday Posts • 1 Comment

    As you can see from the title, today’s post might not be for the sensitive. It will, however, be quite amusing. GLN often likes to ask its students, teachers, and organizational volunteers what their favorite word in a foreign language is. This question usually gets asked at happy hours and other GLN events, and...

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    Word-of-the-Week Wednesday!

    by  • May 2, 2012 • Wednesday Posts • 0 Comments

    Hello my GLNers! Fun fact: today is word-of-the-week Wednesday! (But I bet you already knew that.) Another fun fact: many of our teachers and students have learned English as a foreign language. (Maybe you already knew that, too.) Therefore, since the word of the week introduces a word in a foreign language, and to...

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    Travel Thursday!

    by  • March 22, 2012 • Thursday Posts • 0 Comments

    And now, the moment you’ve all been waiting for: the last installment of Duke’s adventure teaching English in Spain! Day Five: 80 Hours of Teaching English Yup, that’s what our certificates say. 80 hours of volunteer teaching with VaughanTown. This program has been great. Although I had previously received my certification to teach EFL,...

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    Travel Thursday!

    by  • March 15, 2012 • Thursday Posts • 0 Comments

    Last Thursday we were treated to a travel tale from Duke (too bad his name doesn’t start with a “T”…think about it), and this week we’ve got another installation from him! Read on to find out how his week in Spain progressed… Day Three: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Alarm...

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    Travel Thursday!

    by  • March 8, 2012 • Thursday Posts • 1 Comment

    Duke, our VP of Branding and Marketing, recently spent some time at a language program in Spain. But instead of taking Spanish classes, Duke passed on his native English. Read on to learn about a day in the life… Day 1: Día de Vino I don’t think I’ve ever drunk this much wine in...

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