Here in Washington, it’s election season. Yesterday was the DC Primary Election, which means we saw a lot of stickers like this: (more…)...Read more
Tag Archives: English
What English Sounds Like To Non-English Speakers: A Short Film in Fake English
As one YouTube commenter puts it: “This must be what it feels like to have a stroke.” It also serves as a good reminder that not everyone speaks English- and it doesn’t hurt to speak slowly and enunciate!
Translation Tuesday–devil’s strip!
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...Read more
Word-of-the-Week Wednesday–The F Bomb
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more