Category Archives: Lingua Franca

Culture Clash

I pride myself on my classroom management skills. Apart from a couple of disaster lessons in my first teaching post, I’ve always found it pretty easy to keep a class under control. I don’t shout, don’t take things personally, and … Continue reading

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Global Villagers and the Greetings Conundrum

I’ve always been a fairly ‘no contact’ kind of person. Which is fine, because I’m British. I’m allowed to keep a reasonable amount of distance between my body and everybody else’s; it’s a part of my culture. When I meet … Continue reading

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