Tag Archives: Books

Worldly possessions

Most people have in their homes a fair number of things that are very important to them, many irreplaceable. There are probably lots of old photographs, antiques passed down from grandparents, and baby’s first shoes tucked away in a chest … Continue reading

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Beyond the plateau of language learning

If you’ve ever learned a language by spending time in a foreign country, you will know what a roller-coaster of a process it is. If you’ve never had to use the language outside a classroom before, the start may be … Continue reading

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Tuesday observations

It’s an ordinary Tuesday in the life of an auxiliar, and here’s what’s on my mind: 1. Spain really needs us here. I was teaching a cute little lesson involving my kids reading about people from various parts of the … Continue reading

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I promise Amazon isn’t paying me

Up until about a month ago, I had one very big problem with Spain (and living abroad in general): English language books, or lack thereof to be more precise. The problem is manifold. First, books in English are somewhat difficult … Continue reading

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