language teaching and learning

LTL REFLECTION: blame the teacher

LTL REFLECTION: blame the teacher

My Arabic tutor is not getting paid for his labours; which might be why he isn’t labouring very much.

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READING ESL: stories from the tarot

The Rembrandt Hotel

This story is inspired by the Nine of Cups (a Tarot card) and an etching by the famous Dutch artist, Rembrandt

It is quite long (over 6,000 words) and it is written for adult ESL readers; a much neglected audience, in my opinion. There are lot of titles written specifically for young readers and teens, but not much for older people. I quite like young adult fiction myself, but I also like to read stories where there are older characters as well as younger ones.

READING ESL_Rembrandt Hotel 

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