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Resources for English language teachers & students are now available on my Patreon page. 

‪A course here and there, an occasional textbook or audio program, even living here in Germany - none of these really helped German stick in my tired brain.

Only once I started intentionally immersing myself every day, did I start to see huge improvements.

I’ve detailed the tools I have used and currently use in this guest blog post, hosted by LingoDeer.

blog.lingodeer.com/best-way-to

How fast can you find all of the Australian animals in this ?

The fastest was an English teacher in Japan - just 19 minutes!

New word searches and are available each month on - patreon.com/posts/animals-in-w

Trying to work out how far up the foot the sock should come before I start on the heel....

New to - May not have been the best idea to start with toe-up socks as a first ;-)

Looking for easy or activities for homework tasks? Word search puzzles and crosswords work well to familiarize students with new vocabulary.

Here’s one for a travel-themed lesson: patreon.com/posts/tourist-word

Grrr at health setbacks 

#teaching - how do you keep teen interest alive in #language classes? 

Resources for English language teachers & students are now available on my Patreon page. 

Glad to see Germany will now let me leave and *may* allow me back in without a visa if (when) happens, providing I have all possible supporting documentation with me (rental and work contracts, residence permit, tax records, evidence of superannuation payments ... ) and am prepared for long processing times at the border. Because of course, everyone carries these types of documents on holiday!

The petition will now actually be discussed in parliament, recognising the huge number of signatures it has received.

Please sign the if you haven’t already done so, and you are a UK citizen who doesn’t want to happen!

petition.parliament.uk/petitio

To watch the numbers without overloading the site, use livefrombrexit.com/petitions/2

If you’re a UK resident or citizen, and don’t want , sign this official petition: Revoke Article 50 and remain in the EU. petition.parliament.uk/petitio

(Keep trying if the site goes down - bots are regularly overloading it)

To watch the numbers without overloading the site, use livefrombrexit.com/petitions/2

The numbers aren’t updated often because the petition site servers are struggling. :-(

If you’re a UK resident or citizen, and don’t want , sign this official petition: Revoke Article 50 and remain in the EU. petition.parliament.uk/petitio

(Keep trying if the site goes down - bots are regularly overloading it)

To watch the numbers without overloading the site, use livefrombrexit.com/petitions/2

The numbers aren’t updated often because the petition site servers are struggling. :-(

Why are ‘favorite’ toggles on all platforms/apps right where your thumb scrolls on a phone? I’m always misfavoriting things! 😖

The key to learning a language is to use it. And not be afraid to use it badly. But also to know when you *do* need to use it correctly - please get a native speaker to check UIs, product documentation, online content, signs, ...!

I keep thinking 'local' timeline is physical, not local server. Too long with GPS invading social media?

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