What it Takes to Become Czech

Today I have the great honour to introduce a new author on my blog, Sean Miller, who taught for 15 years and now has translated for 15 on some of the intricacies of going native in Bohemia. Sean was born in the US but has a Czech citizenship and considers himself as Czech. In this …

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Team Teaching – Blog Challenge

Back in the old day when I didn’t have this blog I used to envy those who did and could take part in blog challenges. Several people have said my latest Team Teaching post would deserve a blog challenge. Also, Tyson Seburn said recently I should do a blog challenge: https://twitter.com/seburnt/status/1028671200057286656 So here’s what I’m …

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Teachers and translators talking together

Design credit: Václav Pinkava It is my great honour to introduce translator  Melvyn Clarke on Angels and Lions. Melvyn is one of the few people to have mastered the Czech language to the point of translating novels into English. His translations include the ever-popular Hrdý Budžes, while the sequel, Onegin Was a Rusky, was published at …

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Glenys

I was going to write a completely different post today. But as we all know, man proposes, but the God disposes. It is with a sad and heavy heart that I heard of the passing of Glenys Hanson, a wonderful person, teacher and a beloved member of our online ELT community. I got in touch …

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