Category Archives: Tefl

drop it like it’s hot

We’ve all had one. That one student who insists on asking endless questions, who queries every tiny thing that passes your lips, who needs an explanation for everything ever said in the English language EVER. Who seems to like putting … Continue reading

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mardy bum

Listening to the Arctic Monkeys song Mardy Bum this morning got me┬áthinking about the language I use and how it has changed over the years of living abroad and teaching. The song suddenly reminded me that “mardy” was a word … Continue reading

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