They were mentors for those of us in the younger generation, preparing us for the real world.
As an ESL instructor, there are times that may require you to become a bit of a hypocrite.
I had to ask myself whether I strived to cultivate a friendship or a student-teacher relationship.
Though it was an unnecessary feeling, I sometimes felt isolated as a Jew in Europe.
I have to be honest: sometimes, I remained silent, grinning internally at my students’ expense.
Every course, whether ESL or not, needs a day or two that break from the norm.
This unassuming binder, we were told, would become our lesson planning bible.
I found justification for ditching the lesson plans for long chats.
Yes, you obviously need to accept some courses – but you don’t need them all.
I’m very excited to be joining the Go Backpacking team, and I’ll be posting weekly on the grand experiment: the ESL life abroad.