The Little Things Matter

As the Head Teacher / Program Coordinator in the Summer English Program in France, I was also responsible for managing and evaluating the performance of my co-teachers. It wasn’t an easy task because I had to make sure that my co-teachers were ready for their ...

Jardin du Luxembourg — Do French People Sit All Day?

At lunch, I had a conversation with my French colleague, Augustin. I asked him suggestions on where to go for my last day in Paris. I’ve already been to the cliche popular tourist spots. He gave so many suggestions that I asked him to type it ...

A Mad Escape to Angers

See what I did there? 🙂 Sunday is usually the lightest day of the week. The Director encouraged us to spend this day to rest, engage, play, and have fun! Unless sanctioned by the organizers, the students weren’t allowed to leave the premises. For us ...

La Methode: Maison du 16th siecle

July 30, 2017, late morning Flight to Dusseldorf, Germany in about 8 hours. I returned to Paris after my teaching work in southwestern France. I had the whole morning (and a little bit of the afternoon) left to explore as much arrondissements as I can. ...

‘Comment dire (how do you say) Teamwork?’

The exciting part of my trip to France was not only about setting foot in my dream destination. It was also the idea of working and collaborating with the French people. At first, I was overwhelmed given my limited French communication skills. It didn’t turn ...

A Night Excursion to Segre

The summer program has ended. It was the last night for the high school students. There was an awards night. I spoke at the first part where I awarded some of my students for their improvements in English, their ability to communicate in English, and ...
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