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TALK NINETEEN TO THE DOZEN

Teachers have many stories to tell. This is one of them. There was a student once who had booked a week of afternoon private lessons and I was assigned to be her teacher. The moment she walked into the classroom, she made it clear that she was interested in having conversation practice. It’s a reasonable (and […]

FORTNIGHT / DOZEN

Many of the students in my classes usually stay for 2 weeks. They can’t afford to stay longer because of family or work commitments. It is  a surprise for them to discover that in English we have a word for a period of 14 days – a FORTNIGHT. Similarly, if you do something every 2 […]