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Venice – another way to do it…

Thursday 01/09/16 I’ve been to Venice before. 3 times in fact. Here I am sitting on a terrace, somewhere near the Naval museum, scribbling on the only piece of paper I can find: my boarding pass (at least I was … Continue reading

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Just a teacher…

Slightly random Sunday morning blog post – get a coffee! I have mentioned a number of times before, that when you teach English to foreigners; you tend to be so much more than “just a teacher”. I say this, since … Continue reading

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End of the year – what have we learned?

  It’s not been a bad year for GracieLiz, if you have seen my review, it was a pretty good year for the blog: I gained a few more followers – both from strangers and friends and had quite a … Continue reading

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More misunderstandings in TESOL…

I have got writer’s block. I am supposed to be writing a final assignment to get my Diploma finished, but as always – a master in procrastination, I am finding it ever difficult to sit down and write. I have … Continue reading

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TESOL/TEFL/TESL/Cert/Diploma…. what??

As the end of my TESOL season draws to a close, I find myself thinking about what I do and what it’s all about. Nothing new there, but here is an opportunity to clear up a few misunderstandings about the … Continue reading

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What have I been up to?

It’s been a month since I last posted, so here’s a round up of what I have been up to since then… The summer really did come to an end, and so did life as I knew it. I’d spent … Continue reading

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Summer’s end…

It’s that time of year again, which means nothing for people outside the world of TEFL. It’s that time of year when there is excitement, panic and wonder in the staffroom. When facebook statuses are requests about advice on how … Continue reading

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the end of the dip…

Well well well. I am sitting here in my pyjamas, sipping tea, with a little bit of a hangover and quite frankly a strange sense of nothing much to do… A text message from a colleague woke me up this … Continue reading

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What are you studying?

There’s a question I dislike almost as much as “What do you do for a living?” See my post https://graceelizcomeshome.wordpress.com/2015/01/11/what-do-you-do-for-a-living/ for more on that one… So I am temping at the moment. In fact I have just finished a 5 … Continue reading

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Just write!

Just write! Go up to your room and write. You like writing don’t you? So go ahead and write! Why don’t you become a travel writer? Why don’t you write for a living? I hear this a lot. My excuses … Continue reading

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