Category Archives: Language

This category contains my posts and comments in relation to language teaching and learning.

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Continuing the theme started by the list of books that I feel sum me up, I am now moving on to events from history which share my birthday, and which sum me up, of course!  As before, I leave it to … Continue reading

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Continuing the theme started by the list of books that I feel sum me up, I am now moving on to films (or movies for my American readers!). As before, I leave it to others to guess why I chose … Continue reading

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Just for a change, I thought I’d make a list of books that I feel sum me up, as I see myself.  I leave it to others to guess why I chose them!  This can also be a fun activity … Continue reading

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It has been about 5 months since I left Japan and I am surprised – although maybe I shouldn’t be – at how much not being constantly exposed to a language causes it to disappear.  I have had the occasional … Continue reading