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From a language teacher ‘s diary

Dear Diary,

Sometimes I ask myself if anything that I do makes any sense. What is my goal in life? Where do I go? What is the purpose of my existence?! Yesterday I had a lesson with Robert. He seems unable to remember to use articles in front of nouns, although we have practiced it for ages now. It is still: ‘I went to cinema to see film’. I have used all my language teacher tricks of trade: explanation, examples, drills, comparison, I pleaded with him and threatened him…. Nothing seems to work! Continue reading From a language teacher ‘s diary