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Is it political? (American English & British English)

Is it political? (American English & British English)

Questions to non-native English-speakers: where are you from? And what variant of the English language were you taught? As for me, I’m from Russia and was taught to speak British English. I can say for sure that it’s the same for like 90% of the […]

Languages: reasons & consequences

Languages: reasons & consequences

There have been so many attempts to start learning a new language in my life. Even when I was a child I was addicted to learning new things about the world through a language. Fun fact #1: being a cute 8 y.o. gnome I wanted […]

Teaching English To Russian Children

Teaching English To Russian Children

It’s storytime today! This category is dedicated not to some random theory but to real episodes from my experience as a teacher. The very first story is some kind of an overview of my job with the emphasis on its fun part. Six months ago […]

Favourite songs as an instrument of Learning

Favourite songs as an instrument of Learning

Eventually in our studies we all get bored with textbooks or other conventional sources of knowledge. Nowadays, in order to enliven their classes, a lot of teachers use practically everything the world is giving to us. It’s a law of nature: if you want to […]