Questions from a Rockstar Blogger

Recently, Aubrey Leaman, from If Mermaids Wore Suspenders, nominated me for a blog award. While I don't do blog awards (they remind me a little of the 90s email forwarding craze), I was psyched that she thought of me. I felt like the fangirl who catches a rockstar's guitar pick when he flicks it into the audience! Aubrey … Continue reading Questions from a Rockstar Blogger

5 weird things that change when you learn a new language

Before I moved to Brazil, I taught ESL to a group of refugee students from all over the world. I taught at an intermediate level, and I remember being surprised by my students' insistence that they didn't feel fluent, that their English was inadequate. Of course, I recognized that they had a lot to learn, but … Continue reading 5 weird things that change when you learn a new language