In Honour of Father’s Day
How many ways do you know how to say father in English? Three? Five? More?! I thought it would be à propos on this Father’s Day (note that it is Father’s, the day of father, as opposed to Fathers, plural, the day of/for fathers) to write a post on that precise question, and perhaps provide…
The Flipside of My Un-March-Break (or: How to translate 3 great québecois expressions of enjoyment)
For primary and secondary school teachers and students (and many of their parents!) in the Quebec City area, it was the March Break this past week. A delicious week of rest and relaxation to sleep in, go skiing, skating or tobogganing, or take in a movie, visit a museum or just plain stay home and…
Here’s to 2019!
In one word, how would you describe your Christmas vacation? I gave each of my adult business English students a pale blue hashtag-imprinted post-it. The students kind of gave me a funny look, then took out their pens and began to write. When they were done, I asked them to stick them on the conference…